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12/02/2013 10:51 pm ET | Updated Jan 23, 2014

Republicans' Self-Hatred Swells: The GOP Vs. Its Own Base

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Does any modern political party besides the GOP hold a huge segment of its base in contempt? I’ve written a lot about how Republicans have failed to make inroads with Latinos, young voters or women since their 2012 defeat, but what’s really interesting is the way they continue to deride many of their older, white, working-class voters, too.

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