With the prospect of Donald Trump winning the Presidential primary seeming increasingly likely, moderate Republicans have started to wonder whether they will ever return to the days of their last President, when policy was balanced, thought-through and well-articulated.
“Back then the most outlandish thing we had to worry about was the occasional dodgy war in the Middle East, or the odd collapse of a financial market. Whereas now, well, it’s all gotten a little crazy,” Republican strategist Ted Nailsworth said.
“It’s the incoherent babble of these current candidates too. It really is difficult to know what they’re talking about sometimes. But Bush, he had a way with words”.