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Can the Republican Party be saved from itself?

From left: Former US President Donald Trump (Photo: flickr/Gage Skidmore) and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Despite its train wreck of a recent trajectory, the Republican Party didn’t really have that far to fall.

For most of the 20th century on, the GOP has been more concerned with obsessing over tradition and hoarding personal freedoms than championing the tired, the poor, and the huddled masses yearning to…