Republicans have long been known as “the stupid party.” They do stupid things, such as waiting until mid-November to push a must-pass tax cut that should have been done by April.

But in recent weeks the GOP has finally been showing some brains and some backbone on taxes. It is using its majorities in Congress to roll back and roll over the left, and it’s about time.

In a more rational world, tax reform could have been bipartisan. But once Democrats declared they would be unified obstructionists on tax reform, there was no reason to throw a bone to the “resistance movement.” Playing nice with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., won’t buy any votes, so why bother?

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