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Sun Apr 9, 2017, 06:11 PM

As Georgia Vote Nears, G.O.P. Asks if Ideological Purity Matters Anymore.

*Mr. Trumpís takeover of the Republican Party has blurred the bright-line ideological distinctions that defined the right for the past eight years. Driven more by personal loyalty and a ravenous appetite to win than by any fixed political philosophy, the deal-cutting president has been received warmly by some mainstream conservatives. At the same time, even ideological hard-liners who share the presidentís pugilism but not his pragmatism have stuck by him because Mr. Trump has made the right enemies ó and gleefully ridiculed them with public insults rarely heard from a president.'>>>

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/09/us/politics/as-georgia-vote-nears-gop-asks-if-ideological-purity-matters-anymore.html?

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