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The Republican Party isn't 'grand,' and its old ideas are making it irrelevant

Nov 20, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

The Republican Party's back-to-the-future outlook - complete with know-nothing economics, disdain for women in power and race-baiting - does not allow for new ideas to surface. Indeed, to prevent even the possibility of policy innovation and creativity, Republicans have become fact-deniers and economic ignoramuses. (No climate change! Trade deficits are economic death!) The intellectual atrophy of a party once responsible for welfare reform, school choice and PAYGO (budget discipline, what a con...