Before anyone on the right gets excited by delusions of grandeur, let me ask: Do Republicans think they will win Catholic voters by sending Sarah Palin to CNN to say Pope Francis is a liberal?

Incredibly, this happened today. Do Republicans think they win Hispanic voters by trying to claim credit for killing immigration reform? I do not believe immigration reform is dead, but if it is, getting credit for killing it would be a disaster for Republicans in 2014.

Do Republicans think they will win over female voters by obstructing President Obama's superbly qualified female nominees to federal courts? Isn't it interesting that in the new NBC poll on the 2016 presidential race, Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonKoch-backed group launches six-figure ad buy against Heitkamp Trump keeps up 'low IQ' attack on Maxine Waters GOP leaders to Trump: Leave Mueller alone MORE would win in a landslide against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) in the North, South, East and West?