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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

#TrumpTuesday: Resistance Is Futile?

Newt Gingrich (who is obviously part of the Borg): Trump cannot be denied

Instapundit: Choose your destructorWhat a wonderful time to be alive,  Mr. Brooks is confused, Dems gave us Trump, It's Over, Part I, Why Rubio is outRepublican voters feel betrayed by GOPPreparing for the post apocalyptic conservative movement and the reckoning (2008)

Actually I do not think resistance is futile, but I was prompted to do this given Jonah Goldberg's tweet below:

I do not believe a plurality translates into an automatic nomination---although if Trump starts landing more than 50% of the vote that is a whole different thing. At that point, he may even come into the convention with enough delegates to clinch it.

But right now with Trump taking Florida, Kasich fairly strong in Ohio in exit polls and early results (which like Florida is winner take all), and presumably Cruz competitive elsewhere--it is looking like there is a possibility of a contested convention.

Limbaugh predicted this: Cruz urged to apologize to Mitch McConnell (can't they just hug it out). Exit polls show voters are really angry with the GOPe. So any brokered convention will be a disaster if they think they will just shove an establishment guy in. That means the Democrats will almost certainly win the general.
If John Podhoretz can resist, so can you!

EBL: Donald Trump: Beware the Ides of March (or July as the case may be), How do you solve a problem like the Donald?Marco Rubio, Beware The Ides of March, and Jonah Goldberg: How I stopped worrying and learned to love the Donald

AoSHQ: It is all but over if Trump wins big

While We Slept: Donald Trump's Revolution is like...

Rush Limbaugh: Wise Men?, Watch out for Jeb, and hanging their hopes on Kasich

DaTechGuy: Baldilocks: Looking for saviors in all the wrong places

Ides of March: How it changed the world

Boom: Marco Rubio Drops Out

DRUDGE REPORT: Other than Ohio, looks like big night for TrumpKasich winning in Ohio ends up helping Trump and one of Ace's commentators describes Kasich pretty well

Rush Limbaugh: Obama is not serious about GarlandSchumer took out Rubio and Kasich: The GOPe's last best hope

Wombat: Mark Steyn: Of Trains and Trump and JWF: General Election Strategy

AoSHQ: This is not a good idea (if you want to oppose Trump, let Cruz have the chance to legitimately win--that is your only option right now)

Legal Insurrection: Don't Fear The Convention

1 comment:

  1. Trump had a good night. He's half way to having a majority of delegates.


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