The GOP has two main factions vying for control of the party; each has its strengths and weaknesses, and the faction that is best able to draw unattached Republicans to it will likely control the party for the foreseeable future.
The final day of the convention not only starred Donal Trump but also put the spotlight on the national GOP's "big tent" approach on moral issues — by featuring as speakers religious-right conservative Jerry Falwell, Jr. and avowed homosexual Peter Thiel.
The third day of the 2016 Republican National Convention was meant to propel warring segments of the party closer toward party unity, but it was not meant to be.
The past year in American politics has been anything but conventional, and nothing illustrated that better than a strange party hosted by gay Republicans that took place near the GOP convention last night.
After an exciting first day, the second day of the Republican National Convention had a somewhat more subdued feeling.
The second session of the first day of the Republican National Convention resumed Monday the 18th in Cleveland, and it featured celebrities, victims of Democratic policies, and police supporters.
The Republican National Convention started yesterday in Cleveland, Ohio, and featured an eclectic mix of controversy and celebrity that voters have come to associate with the Trump campaign.
Though some attendees at the 2015 GOP convention are less than enthusiastic about having Donald Trump as the Republican delegate, support for Trump seems to cover a wide spectrum.
Young, computer savvy right-wingers have dubbed Republicans who espouse generally liberal views “cuckservatives” — enemies of conservatism and dupes of the Left.
The Democratic Party is alienating middle-class married white voters and older white voters, but the Republican Party does not seem able to differentiate itself enough to take advantage of this before it's too late.