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  • In this history of Republican politics and American history since the 1950s, Mr. Kabaservice describes in detail "the GOP's slow and painful transformation ... into an organization entirely dominated by ideological conservatives."

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  • Mr. Kabaservice indicates that he holds to an ill-defined idea of conservatism as a militaristic, nativist, tight-fisted "ideology" that is embraced by very bad people.

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