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Future of GOP is murky
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PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. – On one side are the pragmatists: Republicans who want to be part of the governing process and accept compromise. On the other are the purists, who prefer playing gadfly to governing and equate compromise with betrayal.That fault line runs right through the middle of the GOP today, and it was on clear display at CPAC, the recent gathering of conservative activists. The pragmatist creed was voiced by Gov.