Better to take them over after they are defunded and crash and burn. Short term abandonment of Party funding and caucus support could facilitate that.
Might as well elect Pelosi Speaker in Jan.
I believe Pelosi has been Speaker “ad litem” throughout Boehner’s term.
Frankly, this is just one further step in what he did in 10. He wants a centrist party, give him one, vote present for all key votes and let the dems carry the day. The sooner this demented two party system goes over the edge, the better for the entire country.