While the Purity Caucus keeps abandoning all the other candidates over trivial reasons.
That’s how it keeps working. No conservative 3rd party would have the ability to get the stick out there rears long enough to get off the ground.
Bush the Elder squandered the Reagan legacy in one term.
George W. left the GOP a smoking ruin, only to be brought back by the Tea Party, not the GOP-e.
And the GOP-e wants a third episode?
And don't even get me started on the inherent problems to republican government that family dynasties have created. Name-brand politics has squelched too many potential new voices out there.