Will Gavin Newsom Copy Trump?

Gavin Newsom wants to be Donald Trump.
Eight years ago, Trump took stock of the Republican Party and found it ripe for conquest.
Who could stand against him?
The Bush dynasty elected two presidents, yet both left office with the GOP in retreat. 
If Jeb Bush seemed the inevitable nominee for a few weeks or months in 2015, that was only a sign of how stagnant the party had become.
The GOP had nominated a series of second choices and losers: In 2000, Republicans rejected John McCain, only to turn to him eight years later; that year the party said no to Mitt Romney, then nominated him in 2012 for lack of a cr …