Right, the victim is to blame. That seems to be the latest narrative from the establishment. It's all OUR fault. They can't control themselves, and our addresses were too short.
Look, I agree that more of us are going to have to step up an be more intellectual and well-read. But the bottom line is that Republicans should be willing to lose their political careers to do the right thing. They are not. Some are, but about three-quarters are not.