Memo to ‘No Labels’: To fix Congress, first fix the GOP

When the group “No Labels” debuted two years ago, they were mocked as “naive and patronizing,” and for good reason. No Labels blamed “both sides” for congressional dysfunction when Washington’s problems were the obvious result of the Republican Party’s plunge into extremism. Indeed, Republicans would use 2011 to lurch from crisis to crisis, first with […]

By Jamelle Bouie January 14, 2013