Saturday, February 04, 2012

Summing Up Republicans In One Paragraph

The Miami Herald's Leonard Pitts has captured the sorry face of today's Republican party and he did it in just a few lines:

Under Reagan, optimism about the future was the Republican brand. But that brand has curdled in the ensuing 30 years and the party that once sold hope has become instead the party of grouchy codgers yelling at the future to get off their lawn. More to the point, it has become a party of those unable to process the sense of dislocation, the loss of primacy and privilege our present demographic path portends. Thus, it has become the party of resentment and resistance, the last stand against ongoing racial, religious, cultural and sexual upheaval, the Alamo in the fight to forestall change.

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1 comment:

Anyong said...

I know this if off topic but thought some might be interested in reading "Ottawa is About to Pick Your Pockets - Again; Old Age Security - By Numbers; OAS Changes Will Cause Aboriginals & Poor to Die Sooner" at
The figures this blogger uses all makes very good sense.