It’s really the only moderating force left, but Trump’s attacks on globalization and trade go directly against their interests..
Nominating a charlatan for president is the most obvious indication of the rot at the core of the Republican Party. No healthy institution would voluntarily elect Donald Trump to lead it. The speech Trump delivered in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, attacking globalization and trade, will provide more cause for panic among Republican elites. Yet Trump’s ascendance has obscured, for a time, the equally big troubles that produced him.