- Issac Bailey: For years, the GOP has made it clear it was so angry it would do anything to oppose Obama
- So much so, he says, it's now allied with an open bigot, something minority voters hear loud and clear
- Bailey: Driving away demographics GOP needs is delusional; it has itself to blame
Issac Bailey has been a journalist in South Carolina for two decades and was most recently the primary columnist for The Sun News in Myrtle Beach. He was a 2014 Harvard University Nieman fellow. Follow him on Twitter: @ijbailey. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)Five years ago this week, we should have seen this coming: A Republican Party so blinded by anger it would do anything to oppose President Barack Obama, including embracing an open bigot during the 21st century in America.