“There’s an intra-Republican debate: some people say the Republican party lost its way because it got too moderate, some people say they got too weird or too conservative. [Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal] thinks they got too moderate, and he’s making that case. it’s just a form of nihilism. It’s just not where the country is, it’s not where the future of the country is [and] I think it’s insane. I think it’s a disaster for the party.” — Conservative-minded N.Y. Times columnist David Brooks, speaking last night to Jim Lehrer.

Here’s Cenk Uygur talking last summer about Jindal’s exorcism episode.

Thansk to HE reader “raygo” for coining the headline of this piece.