MSNBC host Cenk Uygur said Thursday that former President George W. Bush seemed like a moderate politician compared to the current group of Republican 2012 presidential hopefuls.


"The reason Michelle Bachmann looked so reasonable" in the recent GOP debate in New Hampshire "is the whole party has moved her way," his guest, The Washington Post's E.J. Dionne, noted. "I think you're seeing this steady progression in the Republican Party... now if you want to use the government for anything, you can't be in the Republican Party."

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