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03/03/2016 - Food For Thought: 3/2/2016

The GOP Has Two Weeks to Take Down Donald Trump

The Washington Post

With the window for stopping Donald Trump almost completely closed aftter Super Tuesday, The Washington Post looks at what strategies the GOP establishment may employ over the next two weeks to deny him the delegates needed to cinch the nomination.
Howard Schultz’s Stormy Crusades: The Starbucks Boss Opens Up

Forbes 

Forbes sits down with self-made billionaire and Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz for a lengthy interview that explores everything from his views on emerging business model threats – to why he has attached his brand so closely with social causes.

 

What Went Wrong for Marco Rubio

Slate

Slate provides an “An autopsy of a failed campaign” and makes the case that Marco Rubio’s failure has been less about Donald Trump and more about a GOP establishment that seems to have failed to learn anything from the past two national election cycles.

 

Beware: Exploding Politics

The New York Times

The New York Times’ Thomas Friedman opines that the seeming ascendance of Donald trump may actually end up being a good thing; exploding the current Republican party and opening the way for a new, mature, hybrid center-right version of political leadership.