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Franks: Selecting House speaker should not be that hard

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The House Republicans are poised to do the unimaginable - prove to the nation that as bad and incompetent as the Democrats have been lately, the GOP could actually be worse.
Could showing harmony on the first day of the new Congress by smoothly electing a House speaker be all that hard?
The road map is easy enough. Your elected Conference Leader becomes Speaker of the House if you are in the majority. Period.
During the 2022 campaign Democrats subtly inferred that “we may be bad, but elect the GOP to lead Congress and they would be worse.”
Now, “right out of the box,” the GOP seems...
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