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Nolte: Heritage Report Ranking Trump Above Reagan Again Exposes #NeverTrump Grifters

For a year now, all you have heard from our provincial #NeverTrump tribalists is how those of us who backed Trump were duped into supporting a secret Democrat, a lefty, a guy who could not wait to sell us out. Well, once again, these narcissistic #NeverTrump grifters have been exposed by reality, this time in the form of a Heritage Foundation report that ranks President Donald Trump above Ronald Reagan.

#NeverTrump on Jerusalem, Embassy Decision: ‘Good for Trump’

The remnants of the #NeverTrump movement, made up of conservatives who swore never to support Donald Trump for president, generally acknowledged that Trump had done something special on Wednesday when he recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directed the State Department to begin moving the embassy there.

Kellyanne Conway, Election Night (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

POLLAK: November 9 Was the Day After Groundhog Day

The conventional wisdom is that the past year has been extraordinary, a constant barrage of the unprecedented, the exhilarating, and the outrageous. That is true, to an extent. But on a deeper level, the past year has seen a return to what was once “normal.”

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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.

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The Attack on ‘Whataboutism’ Is a Defense of Hypocrisy

President Donald Trump’s opponents have learned a new word: “whataboutism.” Democrats and NeverTrump Republicans alike have embraced the term as a weapon against anyone who objects to the double standards that are routinely applied by Trump’s critics in the mainstream media.

Politico: Rise of Trump Caused ‘Identity Crisis,’ Feuding, and Firings at the Wall Street Journal

Eliana Johnson details in Politico magazine how the rise of Donald Trump caused “an identity crisis” for the once venerable arbiters of conservatism on the Wall Street Journal editorial board. Trump’s populism and economic nationalism clashed with the Journal’s globalist open borders and free market absolutism, and his election to the presidency ultimately relegated the Journal’s anti-Trump conservative pundits to the “sidelines” of political influence.

‘Never Trump’ Yale Law Prof. Surprised Trump Has Not Moved on Birthright Citizenship

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Peter H. Schuck, Yale University’s Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus and self-described “militant moderate,” reiterated his opinion Monday that birthright citizenship is not required by the U.S. Constitution. Though opposed to many of the president’s positions, he was surprised the administration has not made opposition to citizenship for the children of illegal aliens more central to its immigration policy.

POLLAK: Free Trade and the Conservative Intellectuals

Free trade enthusiasts who support President Trump are simply saying that his new approach deserves a chance. No one has abandoned free trade, and if the veterans of NeverTrump would put aside their wounded pride, they might see that there is less distance between them and the administration than they may care to admit.