It’s worth noticing – that already twice after the elections the House of Representatives has passed big bipartisan bills, and left the wackos out in the cold.
As we noted earlier, the House of Representatives has already twice passed legislation this year in violation of the “Hastert Rule.”
The GOP leadership needed a majority of Democrats to pass legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff and to provide Hurricane Sandy relief aid to impacted communities. Between those two high-profile votes, there were 29 House Republicans who broke with the majority of their caucus and joined Democrats to pass the bills.
These 29 “double-defectors” could be considered prime targets for GOP primary challengers, likely with support from Tea Partiers and other fiscal…