Tuesday on his radio show, conservative talker Sean Hannity castigated the so-called “Never Trump” movement for acting in a way that he said might result in Hillary Clinton becoming the next president due to their opposition of GOP nominee Donald Trump.
Hannity named talk host Glenn Beck and National Review editor Jonah Goldberg in particular during his critique and told his listeners he would be voting for Trump “with a clear conscience.”
“Let me just say to all of you and that includes the commentator class,” Hannity said. “That includes the Jonah Goldberg class, that includes radio talk show hosts. Glenn Beck is like on a — it’s a holy war for him at this point. I mean, he’s off the rails attacking me every day, blaming me for Trump. Well, no. I was fair to everybody, Glenn. Whether you want to admit it or not. I know I was fair. My conscience is clear. And I, frankly, I’m proud to pull the lever for Donald Trump with a clear conscience.”
Hannity went through what he said would be the consequences of a Clinton presidency and argued the “Never Trump” movement would be responsible.
“So here’s what I say to all of you ‘Never Trumpers’ — Glenn Beck, I hope you’re listening: You own Hillary Clinton’s Supreme Court appointments,” he added. “You own it. You are doing everything you can do to cast doubt in people’s minds. Trump gave us a list. You own her Supreme Court nominees, you own her un-vetted refugees and the 550 percent increase she will bring into this country. You own the jobs that illegal immigrants will take from the 95 million Americans out of the labor force. You own ObamaCare, which is a disaster for this country. You own education, because she is beholden to the NEA. And if we don’t improve the lives of 95 million Americans out of the labor force, I blame you for that, too because you’re helping elect her.”
“And I’m also saying that, hey, we have a $4,100 increase in health care payments since Obama has been president,” Hannity continued. “It’s only going to go higher. You get responsibility for that, too! We have got 12 million more Americans on food stamps. If that increases, I’m going to blame you. We have 46 million total. Eight million more Americans living in poverty. Fifty million Americans in poverty. If that gets worse, I’m blaming you. You know, we have the worst home ownership in 51 years. If that gets worse, guess who I’m blaming? I’m blaming all of you.”
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