Mass GOP Tack to the Right Hurts Us All

With its overwhelming  approval of a red meat values plank in the party’s  platform last night, the Massachusetts Republican State Committee moved us closer to one party rule here in the Bay State.  Our civil life requires robust, honest and thoughtful discourse.  Having two legitimate political parties allows us to have a conversation across ideologies.  Without that tension, it becomes  harder for thoughtful Democrats to test our assumptions.  Instead of dialog, this platform leads us deeper into the echo chamber.


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