battle for the soul of the Republican Party

Bush, Walker & the fight for the soul of the GOP

Elias Isquith, Salon

Liberal Salon offers an interesting take on the battle for the soul of the GOP: Does the GOP exist as a traditional political party, in the sense that it is a collection of different groups that have shared interests and who seek to make them real through public policy? Or is the GOP an ethno-nationalist vehicle designed to save, preserve and, ultimately, redeem the U.S.’s besieged population of “Real Americans”?