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Steve Bannon wants to destroy the Republican Party

Washington (CNN)Steve Bannon is a misunderstood man.For most people, he is a symbol of the hyper-partisanship running roughshod in the country, the architect of Donald Trump's "us vs them" campaign in 2016.And, sure, Bannon doesn't like Democrats. At all. But Bannon's true passion is not the destruction of the Democratic Party. It's the destruction of the Republican Party.Bannon's real motives were on display Tuesday night in Alabama as he campaigned for embattled Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore. Time after time, he lashed out at Republican leaders -- in often deeply personal tones.Here are a few of Bannon's more over-the-top attacks:On Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake: "Jeff Flake, wrote a check today -- are you kidding me? If you are going to ...