Republican voters

Will Donald Duck Debate With Cruz?

We here at CHQ might be the only media outlet that says “We don’t blame Trump” for skipping the Fox debate. But that doesn’t mean Donald Trump shouldn’t debate the other Republican candidates for President. That is why we strongly urge Trump to accept the challenge Senator Ted Cruz issued to him the minute it became known that Trump was skipping the Fox News Iowa debate.

The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank Hands Donald Trump 10,000 Votes In Iowa

The political class sees the GOP primary season as an exercise in pandering to grassroots conservatives’ demands for a limited constitutional government, lower taxes and policies based on traditional values, but once the nomination is secured the candidate is supposed to "pivot to the center." What alarms establishment Republicans like Mitt Romney and apparently offends The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank is that this year Republican primary voters are not buying the scam.

Trump is giving primary voters exactly what they want

Damon Linker, The Week

Trump may not precisely endorse the constellation of policies favored by either the GOP establishment or its reformist wing. But he's not an ideological apostate arbitrarily endorsing idiosyncratic positions with no plausible connection to the conservative movement. On the contrary, he's pushing a program that amounts to a distinctively Republican heresy.