Good sign

Republicans Finally Ditch Trump

If you’re looking to glean some small measure of hope from the current state of politics, The Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin has you covered. Reality TV star Donald Trump has carved out an inexplicable perch in GOP politics this year, but it seems Republican presidential candidates are finally done sucking up to him: most of them have declined invitations to a Trump-moderated debate. “With the exception of Newt Gingrich, whose radar isn’t attuned to spot trouble from a raving egomaniac with eccentric views, virtually all of the Republican field and the party has gotten the message that Trump is bad news.”