The Republican Party needs a makeover.
But don't take our word for it. We're just repeating the misgivings of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who has expressed his concern over the increased significance of such right-wing figures as Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, and Sarah Palin.
These folks are becoming the de facto representatives of the GOP, despite their fringe appeal and frequent missteps.
Their appearance on the cover of this week's Weekly Standard has concerned Gingrich. Unlike the GOP screamers and blowhards, Gingrich is actually a knowledgeable and accomplished legislator.
The story, from Think Progress, is here.