"Frum, whose article "The Great Republican Revolt" is the cover story of the January/February issue of The Atlantic, argues that the Republican Party is now divided on class lines."
Dec. 21, 2015 article
12/21/2015, "David Frum on Donald Trump's rise within a Republican Party in revolt," CBC News, by Arielle Piat-Sauvé (Canadian Broadcasting News)
"What the GOP will need to do to push another candidate forward."
"Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump represents something deep in the Republican world--something deep in the American world, according to David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic.
With a little more than a month more to go until the Iowa caucus, Trump — who has been steadily leading his party's presidential nomination race since June — is looking increasingly less likely to make a quick and quiet exit.
"Unless people who are interested in politics get an understanding of what that thing is, of where he comes from, you won't be able to deal with him," said Frum in an interview with Hannah Thibedeau on CBC News Network's Power and Politics.
Frum, whose article "The Great Republican Revolt" is the cover story of the January/February issue of The Atlantic, argues that the Republican Party is now divided on class lines.
"The people who write the cheques and the people who run the party in Congress are one group of people," said Frum.
But on the other side of this class divide remains an overwhelmingly large group of voters who do not have a college education and who have struggled to do well in the American economy— this is the core Trump has tapped into."...
[Ed. note: "70% of Americans don't have college degree, Rick Santorum says," Politifact, Katharina Fiedler, 4/18/2015. "We rate his claim True." What if they all voted?]
(continuing): "Trump has become their champion against a leadership of a party they still vote for, but have lost faith in," explained Frum."...