Republicans Finally Figured Out That Trump Is A Loser And They Might Be Doomed
Republicans are saying that Trump is a loser, but he still controls much of the party including the RNC.
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The Problem Of The Just Popular Enough Loser
In 2020, The Brookings Institute issued a report that argued that political professionals needed to get more involved in presidential primaries.
We do not claim that primary elections have no place or serve no purpose. To the contrary: They test candidates’ abilities to excite voters, raise money, and campaign effectively; they provide points of entry for fresh faces, ideas, and constituencies; they force candidates to refine their messages and prove their stamina. What we do claim is that primaries are insufficient. By themselves, they are only half of a functional nominating system.
Without professional input, the nominating process is fraught with risks that turn filling the country’s highest office into game of chance.
Republicans have a problem. Donald Trump is the frontrunner to win their nomination in 2024, and they have realized he is a loser.
Trump is a certain general election loser in 2024, but he is just popular enough to win the nomination in a crowded field, and now the Republican Party is trying to figure out how to stop him.
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