The elephant, as it were, in the room is how well the Republicans can get along with tea partiers who are energized by their ideas more than the party. Cue Mr. Blunt. "I'll repeat again: communication, so they understand. You got to keep talking to people who have these expectations so they understand what the fight is about at the moment." He adds that Sens. [Marco] Rubio and [Rand] Paul are "great" to have in Washington, but "I think everything will not turn out the way they think it will."And it's not like Blunt was getting grilled by Keith Olbermann -- the WSJ is a division of News Corp., the same company that owns Fox News.
With our half-hour up, Mr. Blunt stands in mid-question, claps me on the back without offering a hand in farewell, and says, "See ya."
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