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No, this is what one might call a unicameral breakdown: one, and only one, of our major parties has been going crazy for twenty years and is now having a full-fledged gibbering, I’m-The-Emperor-of-Antarctica breakdown.
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One of the great oddities, and tragedies, of American life, however, is that the extreme right has only been sporadically quarantined from the reasonable right. Having become accustomed to using the extreme right for non-extreme purposes, American Republicans seem to be in sporadic denial about the necessity of the American equivalent of a republican front, French-style.