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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 8: Maryjane Medina, 18, a first time voter, walks up to polling booth to cast her vote at a polling station set-up at Watts Towers Arts Center on November 8, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Nolte: Trump’s Base Did Not Show Up to Vote in Virginia. Why Would They?

For 25 years, I have been a faithful Republican voter, and never, in all of those years, have I ever been anywhere near as disgusted with the GOP as I am today. And I do not mean today-today over Tuesday night’s blowout in Virginia. You win some; you lose some. That happens in a democracy. But this loss, the Republican Party deserved. Oh, brother, did it ever.

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NeverTrump ‘Republicans’ Gloat over Democrat Victory in Virginia

The small but vocal contingent of “NeverTrump” Republicans — those who swore never to vote for Donald Trump in the 2016 election, even if that meant handing the country to Hillary Clinton and the Democrats — were exuberant Tuesday night, as Republican gubernatorial candidates went down to defeat in New Jersey and Virginia.