On 20 January 2017, will our nation be facing a new president with almost no mandate? Each of the factions now running a presidential campaign—Clinton, Sanders, Trump, Cruz, Rubio—is not just about personality or style, writes Jim Geraghty in NRO. “Within the parties, primary voters are choosing among extremely different visions and policy ideas. Chunks of each party are looking at their traditional allies and asking just what interests and ideas they really have in common any more.”
The Democratic and Republican parties are already broken. With the intense and irreconcilable divisions about the role of government, policy priorities, and what the country really needs, neither party is likely to be united any time soon. Read more from Mr. Geraghty here.
FLASHBACK: Geraghty gives advice to conservatives in 2014: