It was the summer before the presidential year to come, more than seven months before the New Hampshire primary. All of the Republican presidential candidate’s top campaign staff had quit; he was virtually out of money. The pundit class declared him politically dead, mocking his campaign.

“It is about as close to terminal as you can get without actually dying,” Republican strategist Alex Vogel said about the candidate’s chance to win the Republican nomination.




TOWNHALL MEDIA GROUP