[Editor’s note: A look back at a post I wrote in 2013….]
New York Times Op-Ed columnist Gail Collins does not mince words:
Right now, the show horses of the United States Senate are Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida. All preparing for a 2016 presidential bid. All making visits to Iowa. They’re the new faces of the Republican Party. Really, really new. The three of them have an average age of 45 and an average tenure in Washington of 1.9 years.
Whatever happened to learning one job before moving to the next step?