Eric Black It’s easy to understand, and perhaps not that hard to sympathize with normal, mainstream Republicans who had to first figure out their position on Donald Trump when he emerged as a serious threat to win the GOP presidential nomination, and then perhaps adjust it when their party’s prospects became totally entwined with Trump's political fortunes.Today’s case study is Minnesota’s own Norm Coleman, a former DFLer turned Republican who served as two terms as mayor of St. Paul and one as U.S. senator. (Coleman was also the Republican nominee for governor in 1998, the year Jesse Ventura was elected.)Based on what he wrote a year ago about Trump, and what he was quoted recently as saying about him, Coleman seems to be among...
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Norm Coleman seems to have evolved in his assessment of Trump