Terry Michael Explores the Wings of the Democratic Party Vs. the Branches of the GOP


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Placing either of America's two big-tent parties into a single ideological box misses historical and contemporary cross currents that buffet Democrats and Republicans to the left, to the right, and back toward the center. In the second decade of the 21st century, there are at least two wings of the Democratic Party, and three branches, plus a twig, of the GOP. Terry Michael evaluates the differing factions, particularly with an eye on what may happen to the Republican Party come 2016.