We use case studies in law and business to learn about how rules and principles work in real life. This is apparently not so in politics — or at least Republican politics. Trump’s victory in 2016 should be the model for any Republican candidate who is serious about winning, especially since that victory was buttressed by a string of defeats both before and after it.
The special elections earlier this month continued the trend of the GOP snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. Andy Beshear, the incumbent white Democrat who is the Governor of Kentucky, defeated his black Republican opponent, Daniel Cameron. (more…)