Almost every Republican elected official in Washington knows Donald Trump is unfit to be president—yet almost all of them are silent.
Stuart Stevens is a Republican consultant and writer currently working with the Weld for President campaign and working on a book about the Republican Party to be published by Knopf in the spring of 2020.
To many of us drawn to his side, President Bush represented the heart and soul of a basic decency that transcended any issue of the moment.
Reading between the lines of the Mueller indictment reveals a bush-league campaign more open to manipulation than any in modern history. That’s why there’s more to come.
His candidacy, aimed at an electorate that no longer exists, is a classic example of losing five bucks on every sale and trying to make it up in volume.
You can’t make it up—there’s a 25 percent or so chance that an unhinged demagogue will be America’s next commander in chief.
Trump talks about reaching Hispanics and blacks, but he’d be the most unpopular candidate with either group ever to lead a national ticket.
Republicans are sleepwalking toward catastrophe. There’s still a chance to stop Trump, but it’s going to require an end to madness and miscalculation.
There’s winning. And then there’s supporting a bigot. If the GOP lines up behind Trump, it doesn’t deserve to be taken seriously anymore.
The Republican frontrunner is anything but unstoppable—assuming one of the other candidates decides to finally knock him out.
It’s not rocket science. Hit him. Hard. Again and again and again. Get him out of his comfort zone. So why hasn’t anyone done it?