The dark side of American conservatism has taken over - The Washington Post

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8 weeks ago by aebraddy
This article is adapted from Max Boot’s new book, “The Corrosion of Conservatism: Why I Left the Right. via Pocket
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8 weeks ago by Werderbach
In 1964, the GOP ceased to be the party of Lincoln and became the party of Southern whites. As I now look back with the clarity of hindsight, I am convinced that coded racial appeals had at least as much, if not more, to do with the electoral success of the modern Republican Party than all of the domestic and foreign policy proposals crafted by well-intentioned analysts like me. This is what liberals have been saying for decades. I never believed them. Now I do, because Trump won by making the racist appeal, hitherto relatively subtle, obvious even to someone such as me who used to be in denial.
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9 weeks ago by dpb