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Daniel J Burke

At least Trump offers something new

At least Trump offers something new

The bewilderment plaguing the Republican establishment vividly demonstrates how clueless our political leadership has managed to become. In late January, a cavalcade of so-called leading conservative thinkers took to the pages of The National Review to denounce the conservative credentials of bellicose billionaire Donald Trump and demean his entitlement to serious consideration as the Republican presidential nominee. And since then, the insurgent Mr. Trump has rolled on in the party primaries, while the heir to the establishment throne, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, has called it quits after dumping a reported $130 million down the sewer that was his anticipated coronation. Perhaps...

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