Tag: Never Trump

To Not Choose Is to Choose

I understand the Cruz supporters and Never Trumpers’ angst about Trump. He’s not a full-spectrum conservative. But remind me of all of our nominees in the past who have been?

‘Never Trump Is Officially Dead and Buried’: How Ken Cuccinelli, Mike Lee Sold Out Grassroots for Convention Floor Spectacle

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ken Cuccinelli of the Senate Conservatives Fund and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) sold out grassroots conservatives so they could make a spectacle on the floor of the Republican National Convention as part of the last dying breaths of the “Never Trump” collective, which is now officially dead, Breitbart News has confirmed.

Manafort: ‘The Never Trump Movement Is Nevermore, It’s Gone’

Friday on Fox New Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort said that the so-called “Never Trump” movement that planned to challenge Trump’s nomination at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next week is “nevermore.”

Horowitz: The ‘Never Trump’ Murder-Suicide Pact

What Erickson and his fellow saboteurs, led by Mitt Romney and Bill Kristol, want is for the Republican Party to block Trump and repudiate the record number of Republican primary voters who nominated him. This would actually be a Republican suicide in November – one that would indeed “murder the nation.”

Horowitz: The Never-Trump Diehards

One would have though that having failed to stop Trump’s nomination and then failed to find a prominent figure to lead their third-party effort, the beltway renegades would have been embarrassed enough to crawl under a nearby rock where they might ponder their lost credibility and squandered influence. Who, after all, could take seriously a movement launched through a tweet announcing an “impressive” candidate with a “good chance” to alter a national election, who turned out to be an obscure writer with no footprint in the political world?

It’s Time for Conservatives to Consolidate for Trump

Trump is not a philosopher-king conservative. He’s not a purist. Instead, he’s a mercurial, Machiavellian executive who sidesteps obstacles, cuts corners, manipulates loopholes, gouges eyeballs and leverages positional assets to achieve what he wants. His focus is on outcomes – on winning – not on ideology.

Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson to Never-Trumpers: ‘I’m It’

Libertarian presidential hopeful Gary Johnson could be a factor in 2016. The former two-term New Mexico governor, a Republican businessman perhaps best known for his years-long push to legalize marijuana, has a sobering message for a “never-Trump” movement desperately seeking a viable alternative.