My guess is the GOP field will eventually winnow itself down to three candidates, one from each of the respective camps. I'm betting right now on Fiorina, Rubio and Bush. I think someone like Rubio could satisfy the establishment and outsiders enough to be the nominee. But he may well need to put a Fiorina type on the candidate to satisfy the outsider anti-Establishment wing of the Republican Party.
As far as Donald Trump goes, I think people expected his balloon to pop in a sudden drop in the polls. It appears more likely it is going to be a slow deflation.
I expect Scott Walker to soon pull the plug on his candidacy as well as former New York Governor George Pataki.
The new CNN poll shows the top candidates to be:
In the previous CNN poll the top candidates looked like this:
Note: Polling results are rounded off so if a candidate is at 0% that means the candidate had less than 1/2 of 1% of support in the poll.