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Response to Pope George Ringo II (Reply #26)

Wed Nov 22, 2017, 01:15 PM

33. Yep - that shift in the parties was the beginning of the end

let's be honest.

Until Johnson got his run of civil rights legislation passed, the Democratic Party was a comfy home to southern white folks.

That left them vulnerable and Nixon was more than happy to poach them into the GOP.

The consolidation of racism/bigotry/homophobia, "moral" authoritarianism and business interests got us the monster we have today with 45 and an endless number of deranged repubican's in congress, state houses and local government.

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