Before I could get it written, NRO beat me to the punch.
Since I mentioned this idea to a golfing buddy two weeks ago, I can prove it was original. But if I wrote it now, some fool might accuse me of plagiarism anyway. I've never plagiarised anything and I'm not going to start now, hence the link.
In any case, Henry Olsen hit it on the head. Republicans better wake up, or find themselves in the history books. Or, given that liberals write the history books these days, just gone and forgotten.