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'The Republican Party has clearly lost its way'

The other day, a woman confessed to me that she's a Republican.

Republicans may bristle at the verb, but it's used advisedly. The lady admitted her party affiliation the way you would some personal failing. "I don't tell a lot of people," she said, "but . . ."

In fairness, her reticence might have been in part because we met in a blue state.

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