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Matthew Yglesias: 7 ways the Latest Fox poll Is the Republican Establishment’s Worst Nightmare: “From an establishment point of view…

…this is a shockingly multifaceted disaster. Let us count the ways: 1) Trump is unbowed, unbent, and unbroken…. 2) Ben Carson is rising, not falling…. 3) Ted Cruz is beating the rest of the real politicians…. 4) The Trump/Carson/Cruz/Huckabee vote is bigger than the Bush/Walker/Rubio/Kasich/Christie vote…. 5) The good performances didn’t help…. 6) The most likely nominees are underperforming….
7) Mike Huckabee ¯\_(ツ)_/¯[:] For years now, people have been talking about Republicans’ ‘strong bench’… the bumper crop of governors elected in the GOP’s sweeping 2010 midterm victory, almost all of them reelected in 2014. And yet, guess who is beating every single member of that farm team? A former governor who left office in 2007, ran for president in 2008, and whose views are anathema to the party’s donor base.