Please don’t Blame Trump for Republican Losses

Republicans could face devastating losses in this November’s midterm elections. Predictably, the never-Trump crowd and pundits will blame the president for the debacle.

The blame Trump impulse will be strong because big and embarrassing losses are looming. For example, Republicans face competitive governors’ races in the supposedly “red” states of Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa, Georgia, and South Dakota.

Moreover, polls predict Republican losses in the governors’ contests in Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, and Michigan, The Los