Hot on the right: It’s Donald Trump’s GOP now


A roundup of editorials on Friday includes Patrick Buchanan’s take on the Republican Party and Donald Trump, the Virginia Governor’s race and a settlement between the IRS and tea party groups. 

1. It's Trump's Party Now

From Real Clear Politics: How could the Beltway GOP not see that its defining policies -- open borders, amnesty, free trade globalism, compulsive military intervention in foreign lands for ideological ends -- were alienating its coalition?

2. Are Democrats trying to lose Virginia's governor's race?

From Washington Examiner: While few gave Gillespie and the GOP ticket a chance a couple weeks ago, Democrats' errors on top of errors could lead to a November surprise. 

3. Conservatives Targeted by IRS Celebrate Settlement

From Washington Free Beacon:  “Mark Meckler, president of Citizens for Self-Governance, hailed the $3.5 million settlement that came "after years of stonewalling."

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