The Game Theory of a Vacant Speakership
Thinking through how Kevin McCarthy's ouster plays out.
Time for some game theory.
Let’s try to think through the power dynamics of the post-Kevin McCarthy House era, the strengths and weaknesses of the various parties, and try to imagine based on the cards in their hands how things are likely to play out.
Let’s start with the basic facts:
The overwhelming majority of House Republicans were satisf…