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Bush and the Death of GOP Multiculturalism

3 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I'll give George "Dubya" Bush this: He knew the GOP had no future if did not transform a good number of black Americans into homeowners ("ownership society") and Mexicans into US citizens. Both projects failed spectacularly (one because of greed; the other, sheer racism), and now the GOP is stuck with an aging and undereducated white base that's becoming more hysterical and irrational the more it shrinks.
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