The republican base-base in every sense of the word-is comprised of low-intellect racists and religiously and racially bigoted individuals. The Republicans keep getting elected by appealing to this kind of voter, using code words short of using THE n-word-they pick up the hint. This is their true constituency, the people who run out and vote in Republican primaries.
Why Won\’t the GOP Candidates Speak Honestly About Racism? – The Root