Andrew hopes he sees in this division the seeds of a "return to sanity" if/after Romney loses.
There are drawbacks to this, surely, but the upside is that I preserve my sanity.
A wise observer wrote a week ago, with respect to immigration: "I'll believe Republican sanity when I see it."
early 15c., "healthy condition," from Middle French sanité "health," from Latin sanitatem (nominative sanitas) "health, sanity," from sanus "healthy; sane" (see sane). Meaning "soundness of mind" first attested c.1600.
sanity san·i·ty (sān'ĭ-tē)
The quality or condition of being sane; soundness of mind.
Soundness of judgment or reason.