Excerpt from The Resurgent
By Erick Erickson
Republicans have finally crossed over into cults of personality, rejecting sound ideas. In the past forty-eight hours, numerous Republicans have come out in favor of Ivankacare, the big government entitlement offering government paid maternity leave.
The idea was wrong when President Obama proposed it. It is wrong now that Donald Trump is proposing. When your argument is “at least he is not Clinton” and your candidate supports an increase in the minimum wage, Hillarycare style healthcare, and now Ivankacare, your argument cannot really be taken seriously.