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    The south was solid Roosevelt country for four decades.  Then the Dems went away from being the "party of the working man", and became the "party of blacks, war protesters, hippies, feminists, and freaks".  That's how my Dad, a lifelong Roosevelt Dem, explained it to me after he voted for Ronald Reagan in 1980.

    Dems destroyed the Dem party base in the fundamentalist south.  Republicans couldn't have done it without them, least they couldn't do it without them for 40 years.  

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