Government for Sale

There’s a lot of good stuff in this RNC fundraising slideshow obtained by Ben Smith, including most obviously the part where the RNC makes clear that it regards its base as “reactionary” yahoos driven by “fear,” but this was my favorite one:


It’s a nice touch with the “Atlas Shrugged” dog whistle, but right up there in big letters they’re saying that using the levers of government to sell public policy to donors was the RNC fundraising strategy when more Republicans were in office. Classic Kinsley gaffe.