The Republican Party is no longer operating like a modern political party. It is operating much more like a religious and political cult, under the control of one man. — Representative Jamie Raskin
The Republican Party is no longer operating like a modern political party. It is operating much more like a religious and political cult, under the control of one man. — Representative Jamie Raskin
On Politics: Jamie Raskin’s year of tragedy and Trump
Today, Raskin is weary of thinking and talking about Trump. He even insisted that the former president’s name appear nowhere on the jacket of his book, including on any signs in the cover photograph of the Capitol mob.

But Raskin is also deeply anxious about how Trump’s fixation on the 2020 election is reshaping the G.O.P., from his efforts to bolster hard-right candidates in key offices to his allies’ push for new laws that seem aimed at consolidating Republican power.

“The Republican Party is no longer operating like a modern political party,” Raskin said. “It is operating much more like a religious and political cult, under the control of one man.”
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