POLITICS

The Ideological-Operational Divide In The GOP

In the late nineteen-sixties, when Richard Nixon was practicing law on Wall Street but had his eye on bigger things, the columnists Rowland Evans and Robert Novak reported that Nixon’s advisers were studying a new book titled “The Political Beliefs of Americans,” with particular interest in its use of opinion polls to explain the nature and depth of conservatism in America.

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