What if Bannon wins?

If the former White House strategist purges the GOP, would anything really change?

Steve Bannon.
(Image credit: October 14, 2017)

Stephen Bannon is on a tear. Liberated from the White House and its workplace requirements of feigned politeness and tie-wearing, the former chief strategist to the president is waging an unapologetic war against that president's party, a righteous and glorious crusade to bring down the GOP and replace it with ... well, with something else.

But what, exactly? If Bannon's side wins this civil war, what does the Republican Party become, and what will it do?

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