Friday, June 24, 2005

GOP Lacks Faith

One of Reagan’s greatest appeal was his profound belief in the goodness of the American people. Even people who didn’t share his politics must admit this,
But, many in the Republican party, and the Religious Right especially, seem to have lost this faith. Their view of American society is both cynical and bleak.
How can you claim to love America, after all, when you believe American society is turning into a giant cesspool?
The far Right in this country has moved in a much more paternalistic and authoritarian direction.
Ironically, their cynical view of America strongly parallels the sentiments of the radical left.


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