Who is this GOP?

In the current New Yorker, Hendrik Hertzberg ruminates on the shit-show that is the present Republican nomination process.  To start the piece, he offers the most concise and complete description I’ve seen of the Republican party today:

…the Republican “base”—an excitable, overlapping assortment of Fox News friends, Limbaugh dittoheads, Tea Party animals, war whoopers, nativists, Christianist fundamentalists, à la carte Catholics (anti-abortion, yes; anti-torture, no), anti-Rooseveltians (Franklin and Theodore), global-warming denialists, post-Confederate white Southrons, creationists, birthers, market idolaters, Europe demonizers, and gun fetishists…

 

 

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One Comment on “Who is this GOP?”

  1. melissa says:

    I think we can also add ..”haters of educated women”.


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