GOP Fundamentalists Left Behind By Modern World

• Today’s republican party is going throught the classic fundamentalist response to the modern age. They are going backwards in areas of social tolerance and feel resentment for being left behind.

• Their reaction parallels the dysfunction of Islamists who cannot cope with modernity, and therefore, they surrender even more to the medieval past.

• The right’s hatred of Obama could be explained as their resentment of a man who has succeeded where they have not – by making a place for himself in a changing world.

What Today's Republicans Believe