James Sleeper is a lecturer in political science at Yale and the author of "Liberal Racism" (1997) and "The Closest of Strangers: Liberalism and the Politics of Race in New York" (1990). He lives in Alford.
Republican derangement: A party I respected has gone off the cliff
I grew up among virtuous Republicans inspired by what was best in the New England's Puritan tradition. That party is now gone.