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Looking back on GOPLifer predictions

From its beginnings after the 2008 election, the GOPLifer project was driven by foreboding. Republicans had, through a combination of denial and neglect, allowed dangerous forces to build. Absent some drastic intervention from the party’s sharper, braver minds, it seemed

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Posted in blue wall, Election 2016, Republican Party, Uncategorized

How the GOP will change after Trump

How much will the Republican Party change after the Trumpocalypse? Zero. Nada. None at all. Leaders at every level have signaled that white nationalism is now acceptable in the Party of Lincoln. From Paul Ryan to Scott Walker to Marco

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Posted in Election 2020, Politics of Crazy, Uncategorized

Why Republican criticism of Trump fails

Mitt Romney took to Twitter on Monday to denounce Trump’s infamous KKK hedge. For months Romney has been cautiously critical of Trump, but only now does Romney consider Trump’s antics “disqualifying.” Other conservatives have now echoed Romney’s comments and a

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Posted in blue wall, Civil Rights, Election 2016, Uncategorized

Republicans after white supremacy

“We’re not generating enough angry white guys to stay in business for the long-term.” Sen. Lindsey Graham Inside today’s GOP, racism is like global warming. It’s an inescapable reality with powerful implications for our daily lives that is too ideologically

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Posted in Civil Rights, Election 2016, Neo-Confederate, Tea Party, Uncategorized

What a White Nationalist Renaissance looks like on a map

Americans are famously indifferent to history, but history refuses to return the favor. There are legacies from our past that refuse to release their grip no matter how stubbornly determined we are to ignore them. The New York Times posted

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Posted in Civil Rights, Neo-Confederate, Republican Party
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