Trumpism may be here to stay

The All-American Donald Trump: Richard Yeselson on why Trump’s rise could only happen here. Jamil Smith on the un-American activities of Donald Trump. Timothy Shenk on the dark history of Donald Trump’s rightwing revolt: The Republican intellectual establishment is united against Trump — but his message of cultural and racial resentment has deep roots in the American Right. The Republican Party in exile: The world of GOP intellectuals and policymakers has been upended by Donald Trump — what is there to do but carry on? How conservative media can save itself in the age of Trump. For conservative press, the post-Trump reckoning can’t come soon enough. Republicans worry a falling Donald Trump tide will lower all boats. Senior Republicans say RNC must stick with Trump or risk losing Congress. Republicans prep “break glass” emergency plan as Trump tumbles.

Jared Kushner’s second act: His father-in-law’s bid for the White House is in shambles — is he the man to fix it? Trump’s Train considers a scary thought: He might lose. To Trump, even losing is winning. Win or lose, Trumpism may be here to stay in the GOP. Experts worry Trump’s war on America’s democratic institutions could do long-term damage. Sam Tanenhaus on Donald Trump, the American nihilist. Trumpism is a politics of loss and revenge. “Racialists” are cheered by Trump’s latest strategy. David Duke show celebrates Trump’s Breitbart hire: We’ve “taken over the Republican Party”.

Trump World: Elizabeth Titus on the Republican presidential nominee’s complicated orbit. What are Donald Trump, Roger Ailes, and Steve Bannon really up to? Donald Trump is actually running for president of talk radio. Trump’s media empire takes shape: The Republican nominee is losing the race, but he’s building his brand. Introducing the Trump News Channel coming in 2017: If Trump loses, his consolation prize may be a whole new right wing media juggernaut. Trump TV may be in the works; but can it turn voters into viewers?