John Kasich

Who can save the GOP?

Who can save the GOP?

The political carnage of the Alabama Senate race, in which Democrat Doug Jones upset President Donald Trump's candidate, Roy Moore, in an ultra-GOP state, humiliated the president and has left the Grand Old Party badly in need of a credible old-time establishment leader to take him on. But none is in sight.

Mr. Trump, in openly campaigning for the loser, an accused sexual predator of teen girls, has tarnished the once-respected party of Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Eisenhower and Reagan.

So have the current GOP congressional leaders, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan, in timidly embracing the Trump legislative agenda, including a widely...