For the far right, dreams die hard and delusions never end. As Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who represents a congressional GOP with unpopularity of 75 percent, prepares to summon former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonKoch brothers group won't back Stewart in Virginia Giuliani says his demand for Mueller probe to be suspended was for show Poll: GOP challenger narrowly leads Heitkamp in North Dakota MORE, with popularity above 60 percent, to testify, the overreach of House Republicans now threatens Republican control of the House. The triumph of the Tea Party within Republican politics is a gift to Democrats in 2014, as the disastrous vice presidential nomination of Sarah Palin in 2008 helped propelled Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaFeehery: Betting on Trump Pew study finds Americans can’t tell fact from opinion Should President Trump, like President Obama, forsake human rights in pursuit of the deal with a tyrant? MORE to a two-term presidency.

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In the latest poll I've seen about 2014, a generic poll by Washington Post/ABC, Democrats led Republicans by 48 percent to 40 percent — a huge margin. Of course, polls will vary. But the idea of a House GOP that is stunningly unpopular running inquisitions against President Obama, whose popularity towers above the GOP, and Clinton, whose popularity towers above the GOP even more, is a political disaster in the making.

The prime directive for the Tea Party is tax breaks for the rich and tax breaks for themselves — hardly a winning position in a nation that wants more equity and fairness for all. The Tea Party projects a politics and negativity,which is why it is so highly unpopular with voters. Palin represents a negativity and eccentricity and out-of-the-mainstream rightism, which is why she was such as disaster for Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainTrump plan to claw back billion in spending in peril McCain calls on Trump to rescind family separation policy: It's 'an affront to the decency of the American people' Senate passes 6B defense bill MORE (R-Ariz.), why she left the governorship after half of one term and why she has held no public office in recent years.

According to the delusional commentary of the right, their options for leader of the free world to run against Clinton in 2016 range from Texas Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzMcCain calls on Trump to rescind family separation policy: It's 'an affront to the decency of the American people' Cruz announces bill to end separation of immigrant families The Hill's 12:30 Report — Sponsored by Delta Air Lines — Furor grows over child separation policy MORE to Kentucky Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulSenate passes 6B defense bill This week: House GOP caught in immigration limbo Amendments fuel resentments within Senate GOP MORE. from Palin to former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), from Alaska's Joe Miler to former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.). The only Republican who runs within reach of Clinton is New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), who is anathema to the right and was not even invited to the latest national meeting of conservatives.

America does not want the product the right is selling. Let the fantasists and delusionists name their saviors for the Republicans and the Republic, which is the best news of the year for Democrats as Republican inquisitions continue from their unpopular partisans in the House.