I keep coming across stories about how the Republican Party is in "disarray." Apparently, Republicans have lost their way. They have no leader and are running around in a panic, bickering about what they believe and what their message should be.
On the other hand, I keep coming across references to the Republican "echo chamber." Apparently, Republicans can't think for themselves. They simply run around believing and repeating whatever they are told.
So which is it? Are Republicans monolithic automatons, or a horde of unincorporated squabblers?
The answer is both, depending on which criticism is more convenient to the liberal making it.