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  •  MLK was a Republican the same way Lincoln (3+ / 0-)
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    blueoasis, satrap, JerryNA

    was a Republican.  The problem for the GOP is somewhere along the way, they experienced several sea changes in their ideologies.  For example, they sold their political soul to the Religious Right and became morality cops.  They sold themselves into bondage to the old line Dixiecrats and became racial police.  They sold out to the military-industrial complex and moved from the party of isolationism to the one of American Exceptionalism.  I can point to several other such abrupt changes in trying to tack into prevailing political winds before those examples

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