(Un)Conventional Wisdom

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters at his primary election night event at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Robert David Sullivan March 16, 2016
Ohio follows the South in boosting Trump and Clinton.
Richard Nixon know how to get two-thirds of the white vote, at least in 1972.
Robert David Sullivan March 14, 2016
Resentment toward changes in American life resulted in a landslide in 1972.
Evangelical pastor Joshua Nink, right, prays for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, as wife, Melania, left, watches after a Sunday service at First Christian Church, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Robert David Sullivan March 11, 2016
If Trump is the white Catholic consensus candidate, late primaries look good for him.
Was independent Michael Bloomberg outsmarted by independent-minded Donald Trump? (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
Robert David Sullivan March 09, 2016
A hostile takeover of GOP proves more effective than trying to rise above party.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Trump National Golf Club on Tuesday in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Robert David Sullivan March 09, 2016
Clinton takes the old Confederacy and Trump sweeps Appalachia.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally Sunday in Madison, Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Robert David Sullivan February 29, 2016
The front-runner is promising not to let people “die in the streets.”