1. David Brooks is calling for a second Republican Party.

2. Don't bother, says Glenn Beck, because the Republican Party is dead.

3. Meanwhile, in the real world, Rush Limbaugh promised a tough interview today with Marco Rubio about immigration. Instead, he slobbered all over Rubio:

What you are doing is admirable and noteworthy," Limbaugh tells Rubio. "You are recognizing reality."


After the segment with Rubio, Limbaugh said of Rubio, "Is that a good guy or what, folks? Here is a guy who does not fear talk radio."

Find audio of the whole appearance over at Business Insider. It's pretty shameless, and it makes something very clear: Right now, the Republican Party is whatever Marco Rubio says it is.