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Thomas Friedman to GOP: Start the New Republican Party

Friedman argues for a new party that would represent a sane, principled center-right alternative to Donald Trump.

In case you missed it, I’m a day late passing along Thomas Friedman’s great column published online Tuesday, headlined “Dump the G.O.P. for a Grand New Party,” in which he calls on any Republicans who care about what the party has stood for in the past, or who care about the minimum level to which either party can afford to stoop in a country locked into a two-party system, to leave the Party of Trump and start a new party that would represent a sane, principled center-right alternative.