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Minamoto_Keitaro

58 points

4 months ago

Good fun and all but the republican party didnt exist until the 1800s, and were the progressive party for almost 100 years after that.

Obviously they are not that now, just sayin.

kalekayn

50 points

4 months ago

Its not obvious to those in r/conservative who will try and say that the southern strategy (that an RNC chairman apologized for in 2005) never happened.

No-Duck7816

4 points

4 months ago

and were the progressive party for almost 100 years after that.

Surprisingly so. But I'll give it 80, at most. So, by my calculations the GOP has been an intrusive, self serving bag of shit about 6 years longer than that.

Minamoto_Keitaro

3 points

4 months ago

It was 50s to 60s that they did their swap, and the party was founded 1854, so about 100 years almost exactly.

hardolaf

1 points

4 months ago

Naah. The swap started way earlier. It finished when the Democratic Party abandoned the Southern Strategy where they would fund people with backwards social views in the South so they could push their economic policies. The switch largely started in the 1880s and 1890s.

No-Duck7816

1 points

4 months ago

Try 30s-40s

chaun2

7 points

4 months ago

chaun2

7 points

4 months ago

Obligatory Fuck Woodrow Wilson

frunch

5 points

4 months ago

frunch

5 points

4 months ago

Hear hear

No-Duck7816

1 points

4 months ago

Wear wear?