Several leading Republicans have publicly parted ways with the Trump campaign this week, including 50 security experts who did so with an open letter, and Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine. Is their a pattern to the trend? According to WaPo: “The less directly and immediately accountable to Republican base voters an elected official is, the more likely he or she is to break with Trump.” Which explains why George P. Bush is not following the lead of his dad (Jeb) and Uncle (W).

+ The most amazing stat of the election season so far: Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has spent $52 million on ads. Donald Trump’s campaign has spent zero.