In later decades, there’s been an apparent devolution, however, and it is found solely in the Republican Party. Instead of progressing into the 21st Century, the GOP and its candidates seem to push for the 18th. A plantation platform for business, a declaration of holy damnation on society.
And the easiest way to see this regressive devolution is to compare the Republicans in office today to their party’s platform of 1956. They’ve done a complete 180 since the Eisenhower days, and on six topics in particular.