Open Primaries and the Trump/Schwarzenegger Parallel

I hear a lot of talk about Open Primaries fixing things in our broken electoral system.  In California, open primaries have only served to cement the duopoly, which is why they are being pushed now I believe.  Also, in California we have experience with electing “celebrity” Republicans.  Reagan was a good example and Schwarzenegger another.  Once upon a time, Republicans did effectively govern in California and across this nation, but their focus on ideology has meant that many “effective” Republicans were driven from the party as “RINOs”, Republicans in Name Only. Pete Wilson and other effective Republican governors from California’s past, Like Reagan, just cannot make it through the Republican primary system any longer with their more reasonable social policies. The ONE thing Trump is NOT is an ideologue.  LOL!

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