The immigration debate is actually fracturing the Republican party, but if you listen to Broder---he blames the Democratic Party. It's just weird.
Broder: Well, the Democrats have taken the position that they now will do with the nation's business. And if they're not doing that business, and clearly the immigration issue is very much on people's mind, I think they will suffer the same consequences that the Republicans suffered a year ago. People are fed up with seeing Washington bickering, fighting, infighting and never dealing with the issue.
TPM has more...: Dems worked with the White House on a compromise, brought the bill to the floor, and about four-in-five Senate Dems voted to support it. In contrast, 85% of the Senate GOP caucus voted against it, and the president apparently couldn't move a single Republican vote. Broder finds Reid, Durbin, & Co. a convenient scapegoat, but if he's looking for a party to blame, he's got the wrong one...read on