Maddow: GOP Could Turn Into ‘Xenophobic,’ ‘Nativist’ Movement of ‘Hard Right’

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<p>[See <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/scott-whitlock/2016/02/10/maddow-go…; for more.] On the same night Rachel Maddow dismissed the concept of the liberal media, the MSNBC host sneered that the Republican Party could turn into a &ldquo;xenophobic&rdquo; movement of the &ldquo;hard-right.&rdquo; Maddow flashed back to the 1996 presidential election and contrasted 2016: &ldquo;Pitchfork populism and xenophobic nativism of a very, very hard-right cast and [Pat Buchanan] won in New Hampshire.&rdquo;&nbsp; If Trump is the nominee, the journalist fretted, &ldquo;The American Republican Party will be in line with the National Front in France and the U.K. Independence Party in Great Britain and these other types of hard-right.&rdquo; Regarding Europe, Maddow suggested, &ldquo;I think they will see it through the lens of their own nativist movements.&rdquo;</p>

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