I’m am trying to sort out for myself the state of the Republican party today and while it is always dangerous and to a degree unfair to lump people into archetypal categories it becomes something of a necessity when you talk about any large group of people coalesced around a cause or in support of a person or candidate.
I think I am with Chris Moody the CNN correspondent with the categories he describes in his July 20th, 2016 article Three types of Republicans at the RNC.
- All-in for Trump
- #NeverTrump until the end
- Settling for Trump, maybe
But there are certainly more subgroups and ideological divisions within the Republican Party as decibed in the Factions in the Republican Party (United States) – Wikipedia article.
Some of the miscellaneous articles on this topic I am collecting and reading: