From The zman.com
One of the many things that has been exposed by the Trump campaign is
that America does not have a two-party political system. It has a 1.3
party system. A good example of this is how Paul Ryan probably had one
of his cronies leak that lewd tape to embarrass the party nominee.
Whether or not he orchestrated it is immaterial, as he clearly had
foreknowledge and was prepared to pile on as soon as it was released. In
fact, it looked like he was coordinating a revolt against the nominee
until it became clear it was going to backfire.
This is not the normal functioning of a political party. Hillary
Clinton could be caught on video, strangling a baby, and the party would
rally to her side. The media would celebrate baby strangling for a
week. Just look at how hard they tried to hide her severe health
problems from the public. That’s how political parties are supposed to
work. The role of the party is to advance all of its candidates, even
the ones they don’t like all that much. John McCain is an obnoxious
nutjob, but the party fully supported his candidacy.