To give two simple examples: the outrageous use of the filibuster in the Senate and the refusal to give an incoming president in the midst of the worst recession since the 1930s a single vote on a stimulus package that was one third tax cuts.
May 3, 2012
More on the GOP as the problem
And I know that at least Steve wasn't impressed with this argument, but I certainly find it convincing. Sully notes some reactions. One of the key points is that this is not an issue of conservative v. liberal. I don't think what the Republican party is doing on foreign policy or domestic policy is really conservative.