“And in addition if you are going to be a party that’s going to be narrow, that is going to try to shrink everything, whether it is going to be anti-immigration, anti-trade — that’s not going to make it,” Kasich said in a none-too-subtle jab at President Donald Trump.
Not everybody in the GOP agrees that Tuesday’s election result in Alabama, which Trump took by 28-percentage points just a year ago, was an indictment on the Republican party’s policies and direction.
“The message is very simple,” said Corry Bliss, who managed the 2016 re-election campaign of Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio. “People don’t vote for pedophiles.”