How does one define the base of the GOP these days? It’s probably not a pretty exercise, but Natasha Chart at MyDD gives it a champion’s effort:
It’s time to begin referring to the Republican Party by more accurate terminology. For example, as the White Nativist bloc of a former British colony. People who claim against all sense and reason that they’re the only “real” representatives of their migrant-saturated current homeland, while glossing over both their cruelty and fear with a dreamy sentimentality.
That might sound harsh, but seems far more polite than pointing out that they’ve become the storm drain catchment for every batsh_t, nihilistic bigot left orphan by the dissolution of the American Independent Party.
Read the whole thing.