Now that he is all but assured the Republican Party nomination, it’s time to take stock. How will GOP nominee Donald Trump shape his party of choice? The early indicators are troubling.
Chris Christie and Charlie Baker face very similar political circumstances – Republican Governors in deeply blue Northeastern states. Mitt Romney strongly considered Christie for his presidential ticket. But when all three had to decide on a Donald Trump Presidency, at one of the last junctures where he can be derailed from the GOP nomination, only the Massachusetts men said “no.” If Trump wins, Christie is culpable. Governors Baker and Romney decided quite differently.
yes, the GOP needs more Baker and more Romney.
It needs more Massachusetts and far less Jersey.
Iowa is unrepresentative of the United States and Iowa caucus goers are even more divorced from the American populace. And that’s exactly why Iowa is actually representative of our unrepresentative American electoral politics. Iowa is the American election process on speed -- if speed was made from ethanol.