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Some elements of this text to consider:
- At first glance the text seems to be a scientific diagram of a fusion reaction but a closer look reveals that is a political text.
- The difference labels of the diagram indicate that the text is written by and for a U.S. conservative audience.
- The reaction indicates what the author believes is a way to revive the Republican Party – mix together “Ron Paul Republicans” (libertarians) with Reagan Republicans and pragmatists. This reaction will expel “closet leftists” and “corrupt leadership” leading to a “Revived Republican Party”