To the Editor: Re “Trump’s G.O.P. Hit List in Speech Puts Party on Campaign Notice” (news article, March 1): Joseph Conrad wrote, “The leaders of men are carried forward in the hands of their followers.” Never was this more true than with Donald Trump.
It should come as no surprise that he doesn’t intend to start a third party. Why should he when, by owning the allegiance of his millions of Republican followers, he owns a perfectly good party of his own?
Mr. Trump’s obsession with Republicans in Name Only is interesting, because it is not his enemies within the party who are RINOs, but rather his followers.Read more on nytimes.com