The big story from Ohio is not about Donald Trump’s power
American Enterprise Institute Senior Fellow Kevin Kosar wrote a piece for The Hill about the problem of primaries and how they continue to disenfranchise voters despite increased media attention on former president Trump’s outsized influence.
“Very few people vote in primaries and those who do vote tend to be very ideological, so they support intensely ideological candidates. Primaries, it is worth mentioning, also tend to attract candidates who are willing to endure their indignities. The aspirant for office must put himself in hock to extreme primary voters and uber-rich donors with hobby horse policy demands, all while enduring the slanders of political hatchet men paid by dark money.”
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