Will Republican Elites Coalesce Around Trump or Try to Sabotage Him?
On Thursday, Donald Trump won most of what he was expected to win. He won Florida with 45.7% of the vote, which is a winner take all state, causing Marco Rubio to suspend his campaign. And even John Kasich’s win in Ohio doesn’t change the whole story, which is Donald Trump is on his way to be the nominee - and at the very least go to the Republican convention with a vast majority of delegates.
Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author whose articles and video documentaries have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Daily Beast, The Nation, The Guardian, The Independent Film Channel, The Huffington Post, Salon.com, Al Jazeera English and many other publications. His most recent book is Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel. His other book, Republican Gomorrah: Inside The Movement That Shattered The Party, is a New York Times and Los Angeles Times bestseller.
Thomas Ferguson is a political scientist and author who studies and writes on politics and economics, often within an historical perspective. He is a Political Science professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He is also a a contributing editor of The Nation. He is also the author of several books, the recent of which is Golden Rule: The Investment Theory of Party Competition and the Logic of Money-Driven Political System.
Watch: Blumenthal and Ferguson's analysis on the GOP's futute on The Real News Network below: