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Critical update. One hundred current and former officials seem to be ready to pull the trigger and form a third party.

The Republican Party is in the midst of an internal hot civil war. The only thing missing is shooting. There are two very discernible sides to this war. First, there are the authoritarians, who believe that former president Donald Trump is the future of the party. The other side is the more traditional…