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2. I think the entire GOP is rattled.
Thu Oct 26, 2017, 06:22 PM
Oct 2017

IMO, the lifeblood of the typical conservative personality is to have a strong authoritarian structure - both in their private and political lives. At this time, they have no single structure to rely on - in fact, there seems to be multiple structures pulling at them, despite their powerful need for unity and a system headed by a god figure, as Reagan was.

I also would question if average Republican voters understand the complexity of these divisions. Perhaps most don't care.

I feel no sympathy for anyone connected to this cult, and feel no remorse if they self-destruct.

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