Mainstreaming the Fringe: Marjorie Greene and Laura Loomer’s GOP

From 2012 to 2016, the white “base” of the Republican party pivoted from free trade, fiscal prudence, a globally active military, and an unshakable commitment to NATO and our allies in Asia to protectionism, unbridled spending, isolationism, and Russophilia — all on a dime.

What has been consistent in the party’s rhetoric?

Republican leaders’ resignation to U.S. House candidates Marjorie Greene of Georgia and Laura Loomer of Florida points to the answer: ugly dog whistle politics stoking fear of…