all indications are that Mr. Bush’s attacks on Mr. Trump are falling flat, because the Republican base doesn’t actually share the Republican establishment’s economic delusions.

(via Trump Is Right on Economics - The New York Times)

When Trump came out for raising income taxes on the rich, like him for saving social security and for increased spending on domestic infrastructure I was sure that he was going to lose his Tea Party base. But he didn’t. Krugman’s explanation actually makes some sense.