Actually, it was a reprint of her column in Ricochet last week, as apparently the editors at National Review realize their Never Trump movement to elect Hillary will fail just like its Against Trump edition failed to convince Republican to nominate one of those lessers whom Crooked Clinton could easily roll like those Saudi princes who giver her millions.
Heather Higgins made five points:
1) It feels a whole lot like Reagan in ’80 and Newt in ’94.Now Real Clear Politics posted his odds of winning at 20 percent today. Take those odds.
2) Who are you going to believe, polls or your lying eyes?
3) If what got incinerated was a phoenix, don’t bet against it rising.
4) Stages of Grief
5) It’s still summer.
Her fourth point is that Republicans are coming around because the latest polls show between 87% and 90% of Republicans now support Trump, as most Cruz, Rubio and Bush supports have gotten over their butt-hurt and are rallying to stop the Arkansas Mafia from taking over the White House again.
Trump is a rookie candidate who failed to quickly switch to a general election campaign mode. In switching this month he was clumsy. His townhall on Hannity last week was painful to watch. But Trump is quick on the uptake, and mastered the teleprompter. Also, he has a speechwriter who can speak Trumpese, while at the same time reining him in from his impulse to outrage the opposition. The result is you get the likable Trump. Against Hillary, that Trump cannot lose.
The positive case for Trump is his unbridled anti-Establishment Americanism. That appeals to the Scot-Irish bones in the national anatomy.
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