Hallowed Be Thy Name
Having already made Ronald Reagan the equivalent of Roman emperor, Republicans may go the next logical step and proclaim him a god.
A resolution proposed for the Republican National Committee Winter Meeting attempts to tie Republican candidates to a series of ten conditions. Reagan’s name is evoked five times in his role as prophet, role-model and seer, with pols instructed to agree or be gone.
Parties have a long history of demarcating the in and the out, with mixed outcomes.
Lenin laid down the law in the Communist International with “The Twenty One Conditions.”