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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Republican lawmaker worries that his party is shrinking
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As I’ve often said (though not originally, of course), when it comes to politics, demography is destiny.

And as I’ve also often said, demography is not on the side of the Republican Party these days — and therefore, neither is destiny. Or so it would seem.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, the South Carolina Republican, defined the challenge facing the GOP in an unguarded comment last year. “The demographics race we’re losing badly,” he said. “We’re not generating enough angry white guys to stay in business for the long term.”

And now a prominent Republican lawmaker in the House (above) is sounding ...

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