I enjoyed Frank Rich's Sunday column "Enough With the 100 Days Already." One criticism, a small violation of Occam's Razor--there is a needless complication in a description of the contemporary Republican Party: ". . . [T]he former party of Lincoln and liberty has now melted down to a fundamentalist core of aging, rural Dixiecrats and intrusive scolds-—as small as 20 percent of the populace in the latest polls. Its position on the American spectrum of ideas is somewhere between a doomsday cult and Scientology."
Why bring Scientology in the discussion when there is a real-life cult--Moon's Unification movement--that is a core component of the regional rump that the GOP has become?