This article tracks the evolution of the Republican party's shift from "a party of blue blood northeastern gentlemen to a party of southern agrarian populists" and its espousal of less moderate and more conservative positions over time. It considers what this means in the future for more moderate Republicans.
EXTREMELY MOTIVATED: THE REPUBLICAN PARTY'S MARCH TO THE RIGHT,
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