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TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014, 2:58 P.M.

Idaho GOP Should Clean House

Idaho’s Republican Party has been headed off the cliff for a long time. Like the party nationally, it’s been organizationally kidnaped by narrow-minded absolutists in no way representative of either the long and honored conduct of the GOP or the mainstream of its historic membership. Both groups have created platforms filled with homophobic, racist, close-minded and hurtful language. Both are exclusionary. Both have espoused political goals antithetic to good government. Both have turned their backs on historic accomplishments of past Republican leaders who worked in the best interests of the country at-large rather than some imagined utopia of better days/Barrett Rainey, Ridenbaugh Press. More here.

Question: Online columnist Barrett Rainey contends that the Idaho GOP convention was a low point in the political history of Idaho. Do you agree/disagree?




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