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  •  'Old School' Republicans (0+ / 0-)

    The reviewer mentions how he considers himself an "old school" Republican.  It's interesting how today's progressives have a lot in common with Dwight D. Eisenhower and Teddy Roosevelt, both Republicans, as well as with FDR and JFK, both Democrats.

    Progressive politics: the best of both worlds? - ND Blog - Vote for Ryan!

    by rmgustaf on Thu Jun 01, 2006 at 08:43:12 AM PDT

    •  Progressivism started in the Republican Party (1+ / 0-)
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      Teddy R. was one of the most prominent. The Progressives left the GOP when Taft won the nomination in 1912 and former President T. Roosevelt ran third party (Bull Moose/Progressive) and beat Taft, but split the GOP and gave Wilson the Presidency.

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