Republican Party

The GOP (Grand Old Party) calls itself the Party of Lincoln.

It is a party in crisis. Huge donors have threatened politicians at all levels with retaliatory SuperPacs if they counter the Libertarian Koch/Mercer/Trump agenda including the healthcare bill, tax reform, deregulation and privatization across numerous sectors.

Video: Steve Bannon Declares ‘Season of War’ Against GOP Establishment at Values Voter Summit October 14, 2017 Breitbart

The Moral Crisis

While the last many decades have allied the Republican party with evangelical Christianity, the investigations and scandals continue to expose the rift.

Roy Moore, AL Senatorial candidate, sparked much dialogue following 4 accusations of molesting underage girls.

Woman says Roy Moore initiated sexual encounter when she was 14, he was 32 Washington Post  November 9, 2017

Rachel Maddow put it into the context of other corruption in Alabama, where roughly half are evangelical Christians.

What Alabama Roy Moore Means for Donald Trump’s RepublicansRoy Moore is a populist Christian and a soldier in the larger Republican revolution that is rooted in frustration with Washington.

Roy and His Rock-October 2005 Roy Moore, the “Ten Commandments Judge,” has embarked on an odyssey that is taking him and his controversial monument far beyond his home state of Alabama. He wants the Republican Party to bow down. The Atlantic