Tue, 6 January 2015
In many ways, 2010 was the precursor to 2014. Sharron Angle was the poster child for Republican extremism.
Hidden in the laughter on mainstream news shows was an unexamined self regard, an arrogance that helped add to public resentment.
It was not the main reason mainstream candidates lost that year, and four years later.
But it was a reason.