Letters: Nov. 6, 2006

The End of an Era?

Ronald Reagan's Republican revolution vowed fiscal restraint, national security and morality. Today's G.O.P. has brought heavy spending, an apparent spawning ground for terrorists and a sex scandal. Readers debated the party's fortunes and whether our cover image captured its predicament

Your cover image was an apt metaphor for the governing style of the Republican majority in Congress [Oct. 16]. Its members have bullied, lied, changed rules, twisted arms and done everything possible to retain power, without consideration for the minority Democrats or the nation as a whole. The G.O.P. has violated the principles it once stood...

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