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Democracy in Crisis: Jim DeMint Works to Change the Constitution—While Showing Contradictions in the Modern Conservative Movement

In the early years of the Obama era, then-Sen. Jim DeMint embodied a series of contradictions in the American character. The hard-jawed and bitter-faced South Carolinian was simultaneously a theocrat, a cynic and a salesman. What he sold, as salvation, was hate and fear. He realized before the rest of us that it does not […]