Why did we let those damn Neoconservatives and Religious Righties take over the Republican Party?

Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan would not be proud. Thanks to likes of Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, George H. W. Bush, John McCain and George W. Bush, the Republican Party has become one of the most fiscally undisciplined, free market unfriendly and theocratic political parties in the United States. It hurts us... show more Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan would not be proud. Thanks to likes of Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, George H. W. Bush, John McCain and George W. Bush, the Republican Party has become one of the most fiscally undisciplined, free market unfriendly and theocratic political parties in the United States. It hurts us that the GOP in Congress only took the mantle of fiscal discipline and deregulation (insofar as there are still non-Keynesians in the GOP) and makes us look hypocritical as we combat the encroachment of government upon the private sector and a soaring national debt. First thing we need to do is get rid of all the Keynesians in the GOP (i.e. GWB and John McCain) and replace them with Neoclassical and Chicago School economists.
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