The nature of political parties has changed over the decades. This New Yorker article hones in on the collapse of a strong political machine that used to be the Republican Party. It is a puppet show for those who have enough money to pull the big strings, which is not too much different from the Dems. The GeeOpie, however, has been thrown for a loop by someone who has enough money to pull his own strings. Now, it will be a game of those who have the big money (Los Hermanos Koch, etc) versus The Donald. It is now over a year away from showtime, and plenty of time to waste tons of money pulling strings. And poor Reince - he looks like a nervous Don Knotts, trying to appear that he is in control; NOT:
Does the G.O.P. Need a New Machine?