Dean Heller

To blunt Trumpism, resistance will need to translate into votes

To blunt Trumpism, resistance will need to translate into votes

Republican members of Congress will be happy to return to the serenity and safety of Washington after spending a week back in their home districts either hiding from Trump-troubled constituents or braving a gantlet of angry protesters at raucous town hall meetings.

Democratic-leaning citizens are riled up. Even in small towns in the reddest of the red states, people of all ages are marching, picketing and shouting down politicians who are used to carrying on without ever having to deal with voters who disagree with what they are doing. The question is, will it make a difference?

The answer is, probably not right away. Yes, some GOP senators and representatives may pause to...

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