So why not try to burnish the party’s image by bringing some new (and uncontroversial) voices into the fold—even if they are a little silly, or if their message is a little simplistic, or if they are fourteen years old? With the Republican Party stinging from its recent losses, Meghan McCain isn’t the only one who wonders if maybe America is a little sick of hearing from Ann Coulter. And, when it comes right down to it, Jonathan Krohn makes just about as much sense as she does.

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Daniel Luzer is web editor of the Washington Monthly.