A sleeper cell of four Republicans struck the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission this week, escalating what had been previously been a campaign of covert obstruction into an overt act of sabotage. That act should be seen for what it is: A "denial of service attack" on bipartisan cooperation and public deliberation, designed to destroy the Commission's work and discredit its findings.
The subversives also released a document which they characterized without any apparent embarrassment as a "primer." You may remember that "primers" are the simple books used to teach small children, like the Dick and Jane reading series, My Little Book of Dinosaurs, or So You Want to be a Lobbyist.
But the most important book the saboteurs used was the Republican playbook - for disrupting, subverting, and destroying government institutions. Pay attention to that playbook. It's been used before, and it will be used again. more »
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