Reagan’s homebase gives birth to a new progressive majority of today

By David Huerta, Maria Colin

With the images of families being tear-gassed at the San Diego-Tijuana border being shown on television every day, it’s important that we emphasize the resistance that is growing in California.

Orange County has been a Republican stronghold in California for over 70 years. It’s the birthplace of Richard Nixon and the influential right-wing John Birch Society. It’s where President Ronald Reagan had a margin of victory that he credited not only for his success but also the overall success of the Republican party. Now, with a complete blue sweep of its formerly red Congressional seats, Orange County is no longer GOP [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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