On the Devin Nunes-ification of the GOP

Nunes isn’t the joke. He’s the punchline.

There may have been a time when Devin Nunes was a serious person. Nunes spent most of his Congressional career — which began in 2003 —clinging closely to former Speaker of the House John Boehner. Nunes was never regarded as exceedingly bright (think Paul Ryan) or politically adept (his seat is in a safe Republican district), but he was fiercely loyal to…