The Decline of the Republican Party — Podcast March 7, 2016

From Abraham Lincoln to Donald Trump: Whatever Happened to the Grand Old Party? Democratic Perspective looks at the accelerating decline of the Republican Party. From Abraham Lincoln to Teddy Roosevelt to Donald Trump — whatever this progression signifies, it’s far from Theodore Parker and Martin Luther King’s vision of the  arc of the moral universe. The history of the Republican Party is a dark mirror of the social and political conflicts of the past 150 years of American history. Properly understood, it can offer us critical insights into the workings of the so-called law of unintended consequences.

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