Tuesday, August 5, 2014
How Richard Nixon's Legacy Has Corrupted The Party Of Lincoln.
Richard Nixon was a clever politician. He realized that Lyndon Johnson's embrace of the civil rights movement would turn many against the Democratic Party. His "Southern Strategy" was successful; it turned the Dixiecrat's in the South into Republicans. This article explains how Nixon's strategy has placed a heavy burden on the GOP. It has become the anti-modernity party. It is defined by what it opposes. It is devoid of new ideas that are consistent with a challenging future that will demand new ideas. It selects politicians to run for government offices whose mission is to weaken the ability of government to function.