From guns to health care, conservatives push a mythically-driven politics that's actively hostile to facts.
Destroying the middle class in order to save "America". 30+ years of one-sided hegemonic warfare reaps huge rewards for highly-destructive GOP.
Even if scandal narratives won't win elections, a la 1998, they're better than talking issues and facts for the GOP.
Evan an “evenhanded” analysis of scandals over 30+ years reveals profound right/left differences.
The recent outbreak of scandalmania shows how differently liberals and conservatives see the world: liberals in terms of facts, conservatives in terms of meaning.