I’m not talking about the professional entertainers, such as Sean Hannity and
These are actors who can suspend disbelief and make crass artifice seem sincere. Currently, they are playing outraged defenders of the Constitution and disappointed champions of bipartisanship. Faced with President
Interspersed with the outraged orations, there are dewy-eyed pleas: Just work with us, Mr. Obama, just sit down and talk things over and we can solve the immigration problem together. It is a mark of their superb dramatic skills that Republicans can say these things and keep a straight face.
They rise above the reality that both Reagan and his successor,
Chiming in from the wings, Louisiana Republican Gov.