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TRAIN WRECK: Trump may destroy the Republican Party
Jan 23rd, 2016 by Warren Swil

GOP looks

increasingly like

Humpty Dumpty

The cover of the National Review special issue devoted to opposing Donald Trump. Click image to enlarge.

There is a glimmer of hope shining through the train wreck that is the Republican Party presidential primary, and it is not an oncoming train.
Donald Trump may just destroy the GOP.
The schism in the party is getting so deep it looks increasingly likely that it can never be healed.
With the bastion of conservative thought the National Review magazine throwing salt into the wounds this week, it’s like Trump is wielding an axe to cleave the party in two.
Bemused observers are beginning to hope the split in the party is becoming irreversible – and that would be good for America and the world.


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TARGETED: Firearms makers soar on talk of new controls

PRESIDENT TAKES AIM AT GUN LOBBY WITH NEW SAFETY MEASURES
Choking back his tears, President Obama focused national attention on the need for improved gun control – an issue that has became a source of shame for all Americans.
While the new gun safety measures announced by the president are unlikely to have a major impact, they do have far greater symbolic value. At least he is willing to take on the gun lobby.
Perversely the president’s remarks sent stocks in the biggest purveyors of firearms soaring on US markets.


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