Despite all the hype and hoopla of the recently concluded “Trump Fest” at CPAC (the Conservative Political Action Conference), Republicans face a crushing collection of intractable problems and dire prospects for the immediate future. The worst part of the GOP’s current dilemma: the loudest voices in the party stubbornly refuse to acknowledge its alarming situation.
“We went through a journey like nobody else, there’s never been a journey like it, there’s never been a journey so successful,” Donald Trump assured the CPAC faithful gathered in Orlando, home to the aptly named Magic Kingdom. “That’s why the party is growing so rapidly,” he added later in his 90-minute address.
Where, exactly, is the evidence of this unrivaled journey of unprecedented triumph and growth?….Click here to read the full column at NEWSWEEK.com.