The biggest political story of 2015 will also be the biggest political story of 2016: The Republican base has divorced the Republican establishment.The rupture has paralyzed Congress and polarized voters, both inside and outside GOP ranks.And no one knows how to fix this broken political party.The year’s top example of GOP dysfunction was the far right coup by — at most — 40 Republican members of the Freedom Caucus that ended John Boehner’s tenure as Speaker. Even with a GOP majority, the Ohio Republican could not get his team to move in the direction of constructive solutions to the nation’s biggest problems.

Source: Juan Williams: The GOP at breaking point | TheHill