‘Anarchists,’ Conspiracy Theories Drove John Boehner from GOP

Tea party crazies forced Boehner out, but GOP has only gotten worse

Former Speaker John Boehner (Caleb Smith/Flickr)

When Speaker of the House John Boehner resigned from office in 2015, I knew it was a bad omen. It essentially meant that he couldn’t deal with the tea party crazies. Now, that’s not a good sign. If a long-term Republican can’t deal with his party’s…