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Sun Oct 14, 2018, 11:59 AM

6. I touched on this when I wrote about how absurd it is for the likes of Steve Schmidt...

...to talk about how the pre-Trump Republican Party was the party of anti-slavery Whigs or even the party of Lincoln, who was no abolitionist.

Anti-Trump Republicans are in an embarrassingly ridiculous state of denial. They made Trump possible. They praise Reagan, who kicked off his campaign by giving a speech about states' rights less than 10 miles from where 3 civil rights workers were murdered. Before that you had the backlash to civil rights legislation that drove Strom Thurmond and the like from the Democratic Party. You had Nixon's Southern Strategy. There was the rise of the Moral Majority and the Powell Memo in the '70s. And every Republican before Trump utilized dog whistling.

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