Thursday, March 24, 2016
Donald Trump And The Breakdown Of The Conservative Coalition
Every political party depends upon a coalition of supporters. Donald Trump's success in the GOP primaries has weakened the glue that has held the Republican coalition together. This article describes the chasm that has developed between influential conservatives as well as the conflict within the Christian evangelical movement. This goes well beyond a conflict between the GOP "establishment" and those outside of the establishment. Each of the coalition partners are having their own problems over the nomination of Donald Trump.