- Sean Kennedy: Donald Trump holds sway over the same territory that the GOP covets
- If conservatives don't check Trump in, they will lose the voters who are flocking to him
Sean Kennedy is a writer based in Washington. Previously, he was a U.S. Senate aide, television producer and a fellow at public policy think tanks. The views expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)With less than a month until the Iowa caucuses, followed immediately by New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary, it's time the conservative base and Republican establishment destroy Donald J. Trump -- before it's too late for the party, the conservative cause, and the nation.