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How the GOP Became the Party of the Rich

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Introduction

Over the past two decades the Republican Party has undergone a radical transformation, reorganizing itself around a grotesque proposition: that the wealthy should grow wealthier still, whatever the consequences for the rest of us. Click through to find out how the Party of Reagan – which at least understood that higher taxes on the rich are sometimes required to cure ruinous deficits – became, quite simply, the Party of the One Percent – the Party of the Rich.

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