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They really do begin to remind me of the loony left in Britain in the 1980s. Facing a huge shift away from their priorities and their record in the 1970s, Thatcher divided the opposition and ruled. It took Labour until 1997 to regain the center of the country, because they reacted to defeat by doubling down in the craziest ways. That's what the GOP seems to be doing now. They can score a few points, but the dumbest aspect of their current strategy is the attempt to demonize an inherently likable president. That can work - but not when it gets reduced to this kind of bloggy inanity.

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