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05 June, 2016
A foundation against the gales of populism | TribLIVE
Pure conservatives like Nichols scratched their heads in primary after primary this spring, watching voters support the same people they say they are angry with — along with a celebrity with no coherent message or visible plan.
How angry can you be if, in all the primaries across the country, incumbent House members retained their seats in the same elections where Trump crushed every establishment challenger?
What's happening is complicated but certainly not unforeseen. The third party that everyone has been searching for has emerged — within the Republican Party. Less certain is what will happen after November to the host party infected by an angry electorate.