by John Ellis
Almost every day now, I receive text messages from friends aghast at what’s taking place in the Republican primary. They stare in horror as Donald Trump marches in lock step towards the Republican nomination; an eventuality that will pretty much ensure that Hillary Clinton will be our next president. This frightening turn of events was almost unfathomable a few months ago. One of the most tragic things about the hijacking of the Republican Party by Trump is that it was unavoidable.