December 13, 2015

The GOP confederacy and its forerunners

We have suggested that the current GOP leadership is the most destructive since the secessionist Democrats prior to the Civil War. And we have periodically pointed out that the Southern slave owning elite manipulated lower class white southerners despite their vast difference. This article by Heather Cox Richardson, a professor at Boston College is one of the best we've seen on this under-discussed topic:

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and a right-wing insurgency the GOP can no longer control

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