At the headquarters where Republicans are plotting their takeover of the Senate, camouflage netting hangs from the ceiling and walls. Military surplus sandbags are piled up around operatives’ desks. And an ex-Marine named Ward Baker rattles off statistics that add up to trouble for Democrats.These guys are nuts. Like, really, really off their rockers. And if they win in 2014, the one thing we won't be able to say is that they didn't warn us.
“Our mentality is that we are at war every day,” said Baker, who as political director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee is helping command the 2014 midterm campaigns. “We’re here for one reason: to win the majority. Anything else is a failure.”
Not just mad as in angry. But mad as in crazy. Washington Post, take it away: