Glorified Plunder

When plunder becomes a way of life, for a group of men, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorises it and a moral code that glorifies it.

~ Frédéric Bastiat (1801-06-29 1850-12-24 age:49) The Law 1850

That is as succinct a description of the Republicans as any I have ever read.