Question For All You History Majors

Has there ever been a moment before in American history–or the history of any democratic country, for that matter–where the de facto leader of a major political party was an unhinged bigot who held no political office and no official position within the party, but just happened to have a big megaphone?

I think people are starting to understand the Rush Limbaugh effectively leads the GOP now. I’m not sure everyone realizes just how insane that is.


One Response

  1. Can’t think of anyone.

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