Rank-and-file conservatives, after decades of deferring to party elites, are trying to stage what is effectively a people’s coup by selecting a standard-bearer who is not the preferred candidate of wealthy donors and elected officials.Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton campaigns almost entirely on identity politics. She panders to minorities and makes racist accusations. Her principal purpose is to have the first female president. And to get the Clinton machine back in the White House
And many of those traditional power brokers, in turn, are deeply uncomfortable and even hostile to Mr. Trump and Mr. Cruz: Between them, the leading candidates do not have the backing of a single senator or governor.
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Sunday, January 10, 2016
The NY Times reports: