Like Puller's Marines, the GOP is surrounded. That means Republican leaders have only two options: 1) Surrender. 2) Stand and fight. Right now, it seems as if they are seeking the least painful way to surrender. It's time to stand and fight instead. Republicans can still shoot their way out of their current predicament.
It won’t be pretty and they will have to fight ugly — but they can still win. Here is a three-step battle plan for doing so: