Published December 20, 2022
Many Republicans are seeking to oust Ronna McDaniel as chair of the Republican National Committee chair after the party’s poor performance in this year’s midterm elections.
This is silly. McDaniel is not the reason for the GOP’s hardships. The real reason comes down to two words: Donald Trump.
Henry Olsen, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, studies and provides commentary on American politics. His work focuses on how America’s political order is being upended by populist challenges, from the left and the right. He also studies populism’s impact in other democracies in the developed world.