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Response to madokie (Reply #2)

Wed Jun 19, 2013, 09:27 AM

15. A couple of notable Republicans opposed it, too.

 

Barry Goldwater, for example. He came to regret it later in life and apologize for it.

But, no, this was the defining moment of the big political realignment when the South switched from the Democrats to the Republicans for the first time since Reconstruction and never went back to any great degree. It was a realignment that started in 1948 and culminated 20 years later with Nixon's Southern Strategy.

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