MEDIA: GOP elites want to turn from Trump. Will the base let them?

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John D Groenveld

Nov 30, 2022, 7:36:22 AM11/30/22
Via Brave,
see Los Angeles Times' Melanie Mason on whether Kellyanne Conway
worries that Ken Griffin will allow Ron DeSantis to run to Donald
Trump's right on the National Question:
| In 2012, after two consecutive bruising presidential losses, party
| stalwarts decided it was necessary to remake Republicans' image. Fox
| News' Sean Hannity said he "evolved" in his thinking on immigration
| and endorsed a pathway to citizenship. The Republican National
| Committee commissioned what was widely called an autopsy, which
| prescribed softening stances on social issues and promoted
| immigration reform as a way to attract voters of color, young people
| and women.
| The Republican grassroots felt differently. Conservative shock jock
| Rush Limbaugh railed against the document. Four years later, the
| party backed a candidate whose hard-line immigration stance could be
| summed up with the phrase, "Build the Wall."

Besides DeSantis, what other MAGA candidate might campaign as a tribune
for legacy American proles by promising to make immigration "safe, legal
and rare"?

"President Trump On The Assassination Of Former Japanese Prime
Minister Shinzo Abe "Shinzo Abe will be greatly missed. There will
never be another like him!"" - Columbia
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