Republicans Face Perfect Storm In 2016 Election Season
Pointing out the obvious as to why the GOP is just fit to be tied. Ted Cruz as the nominee would be the modern-day Barry Goldwater and Donald Trump has the power to make the GOP implode. This is the perfect political storm.
Bet the GOP is wondering now how they ever let the teabaggers have a seat at the table.
One growing worry about Trump or Cruz, top party officials, donors, and operatives across the country say, is that nominating either man would imperil lawmakers in down-ballot races, especially those residing in moderate states and districts.
“At some point, we have to deal with the fact that there are at least two candidates who could utterly destroy the Republican bench for a generation if they became the nominee,” said Josh Holmes, a former chief of staff to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. “We’d be hard-pressed to elect a Republican dogcatcher north of the Mason-Dixon or west of the Mississippi.”
What will save the GOP?
A moderate Republican–anything less than that and we will not be counting electoral votes on Election Night but how many Republicans are swept way in the storm.