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Eliana Johnson provides some solid reporting on what went wrong with the Cruz campaign. You should read the whole thing. Advertisements

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Andrew C. McCarthy: Trump Would Press the Agenda That Drove His Voters from the GOP. Here’s an excerpt, but you should read the whole thing: Remember: Boehner spent the last decade working with Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid. … Continue reading

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John Podhoretz points out that in a contested convention, all arguments as to who must or should get the nomination are ridiculous: Many of those who argue Trump can and should be denied the nomination if he fails to come … Continue reading

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Jonah Goldberg— As I’ve been saying for months, the only way the delegates order off-menu is if the balloting goes way, way, way too long (which I suspect it won’t, but it could). If Trump fails on the first ballot, … Continue reading

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National Review: Cruz’s Indignation Is Justified: Trump Has Scraped New Lows

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Ross Douthat gives a cautionary warning to those who think Ted Cruz is a conservative messiah.

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The GOP And Contested Conventions: A Historical Perspective

Historically, there have been twenty-four GOP or Democratic conventions where the nomination contest went beyond the first ballot. This is a survey of these past conventions to see their overall tendencies, especially as they relate to a possible contested GOP … Continue reading

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