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Saturday, July 09, 2016

Huckabee has Trump's back

Mike Huckabee just blew a whale-sized hole in the Democratic Party and Never Trump narrative that Republicans are irreparably divided over Trump.

In Politico, Huckabee wrote:
"Breaking News! If Ted Cruz, John Kasich and others don’t endorse Donald Trump, they won’t be invited to speak at the Republican National Convention!” So the anchors all urgently reported earlier this week.
That’s not breaking news—that’s breaking wind. Of course politicians who refuse to endorse Trump shouldn’t be speaking. As someone who has not only attended but spoken at every GOP convention in some capacity since 1992, I can assure you that not only has the GOP presidential nominee (George H.W. Bush, Bob Dole, George W. Bush, John McCain and Mitt Romney) controlled every detail of the convention down to who sings the national anthem and who closes in prayer, but every word of every speech is approved in advance by the nominee’s team.
To pretend that Trump is being heavy-handed by saying that those who don’t endorse him won’t speak is not only unfair, it also misses the bigger story: Why aren’t we talking about the outright lie told by a number of my fellow GOP presidential contenders on national television during the very first debate in August of 2015? We were asked point blank if we would support the eventual nominee who survived the primary process and won the nomination. And we all said “yes” except for Trump, who declared that he wanted to make sure he was treated “fairly.” Not long after, Reince Priebus, the Republican National Committee chairman, went to Trump’s New York office and extracted from him a pledge that he would also support the nominee of the party.
Huckabee was one of the 16 rivals Trump - a rookie candidate - defeated.

These Never Trump diehards are annoying. Yesterday, I had this exchange on Twitter with Gay Patriot -- nice guy but a little too wound up on the subject.




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9 comments:

  1. I like VtheK (if that's him) and a lot of what he has to say, but Don's right. Ya gotta run to win.

    Scott, I think, needs a little more time in grade, but he would make a good President some day.

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  2. Interesting how Gay Patriot went all Godwin once he started to lose the argument.

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  3. Godwin's Law prevailed again. Amazing. It really is just about as immutable as any of the laws of thermodynamics.

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    1. Ah...I lost the race to "Holding My Nose" by just one minute!

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    2. "lost the race to "Holding My Nose"..."

      So you're saying that, for every action, there's an equal and proximate olfaction?

      I'll be alright in a minute...

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  4. Does GayPatriot not know that The Donald is not anti-gay?

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  5. Mike Huckabee just blew a whale-sized hole in the Democratic Party and Never Trump narrative that Republicans are irreparably divided over Trump.

    It seemed odd to me that Surber was saying nice things about the Huckleberry, so I did a search of the Don Surber website and discovered that Huckabee is not well liked herein.

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  6. Mike Huckabee just blew a whale-sized hole in the Democratic Party and Never Trump narrative that Republicans are irreparably divided over Trump.

    It seemed odd to me that Surber was saying nice things about the Huckleberry, so I did a search of the Don Surber website and discovered that Huckabee is not well liked herein.

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