Trump's lesson for the GOP

Finally, some Trump opponents are starting to get a clue. Ace of Spades HQ has an excellent analysis of Trump’s rise in support, and why it will continue unless others in the GOP take a clue from him.  Ace is no supporter of Trump, but he understands the essential role Trump is playing in countering the default of the GOP establishment in challenging the leftist hegemony over the boundaries of political discussion. He cites David French’s analysis of Trump’s smashing of the “Overton Window.”  French explains, at the rabidly anti-Trump Natioanl Review Online: Developed by the late Joseph Overton, a former vice president of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, the “window” refers to the range of acceptable political discourse on any given topic. As the Mackinac Center explains, “the ‘window’ of politically acceptable options is primarily defined not by what politicians prefer, but rather by what they...(Read Full Post)