(DETROIT NEWS) — Michigan Republicans could do their party and the nation a service Tuesday by handing the presidential bid of Donald Trump it’s first major setback. The billionaire has moved comfortably through the first stage of the primary campaign, winning a majority of the contests and building a solid lead in the delegate count.
Polls suggest he’ll do the same in Michigan, and in most of the other states to come.
But his nomination is not inevitable. Michigan Republicans could help stop him, and they should.
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An anti-Trump moment is building among Republicans who can’t fathom that this name-calling, shape-shifting reality TV star could end up representing both the party and conservatism in the fall general election. And it’s not just because they think he can’t beat Hillary Clinton, the likely Democratic nominee.
It’s because Trump is neither a Republican nor a conservative.