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Ramesh Ponnuru

A Fair Way to Choose a Republican Nominee

How the party can get out of its convention alive.
Go bold.

Go bold.

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Republicans have been talking about changing the rules for picking a presidential nominee at their national convention in Cleveland in July. Their best bet may be to go bold.

Right now, their options do not look good. Let’s assume that Donald Trump finishes the primaries with more delegates than any other candidate, but not a majority, and Senator Ted Cruz comes in second.