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Can a Republican Nobody Win the Nomination?

The last time the Republican frontrunner lost was in 1964, when Senator Barry Goldwater won the nomination (probably not the most inspiring model). Perhaps there is something in the nature of conservatism that is less attracted to exciting, new candidates of change. At the moment, however, the chances that an unknown Republican will win the nomination better than they have been since – well – 1964. Continue reading

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