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How Bush Destroyed the Republican Party : Rolling Stone

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How Bush Destroyed the Republican Party” by Sean Wilentz in Rolling Stone 2008-09-04

George W Bush

By systematically replacing the bipartisan lobbying ranks with GOP hardliners, DeLay attempted to make Republicans the only party with whom corporate America would be allowed to do business — a partisan power grab of breathtaking audacity.

The Republican Party, having presided over the longest conservative political ascendancy in U.S. history, now finds itself out of touch with the American people, held hostage by radicals who have forsaken basic values like respect for the Constitution and the rule of law.

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