Republicans have to either push to admit more states into the union with favorable demographics, or do better with the minority vote in the current fifty.
This was to finally be the year of the movement conservative. What none of them realized, was that the white, non-college educated working man had abandoned the Republican party two elections ago.
For every vote bought, there is a vote sold. For every vote unwittingly given, there is a vote taken through deceit.
Don't waste effort defending statements and actions that have little or nothing to do with winning the White House.
It’s hard to believe that this much drama could be packed into just the first two days of the convention, but this has been no ordinary election year, the Republican nominee is no ordinary politician, so it follows that this would be no ordinary convention.
To his credit, President Obama condemned the despicable shooting of Dallas police officers during his visit to Poland last week. It wasn't with quite the passion and anger he reserves for condemning Republicans especially while overseas, but was appreciated.
There will be no shortage negative of ads and personal attacks in the coming months. Conservatism has so much more to offer America than that.
If in July in Cleveland the Republicans focus on the commonalities rather than the differences between Trump and conservative wing of the party some degree of unity can be achieved. If they do, they’ll be the stronger for it. If they don’t it could be a long, hot summer.
The Cruz-Kasich alliance is better termed a mutual non-aggression pact. It's true that Kasich didn't call for his supporters to vote for Cruz to stop Trump in Indiana, but he did pull his operation out of Indiana in favor of more fertile grounds in Washington and New Mexico. Some in the media were quick to call it a failure, the truth is we won't know until those states vote, starting on Tuesday.
The presidential primaries are usually settled by the time many states in the Northeast vote.