I won't underestimate the senseless, self-destructive tendencies of certain Idaho GOP camps again. I should have known the sore-loser gasoline stored in the forehead veins of the vanquished would soon enough explode on the "establishment" party pilot light, and we would have political fire. A persistent faction in the Idaho Republican Party can't or won't swallow the nearly complete defeat it received on its most favorable terms in the closed GOP primary. This faction is so hellbent to get its way, to punish, or whatever - it seems blind to the consequences -- Opinion Editor Robert Ehlert, Idaho Statesman. Full comment here.