Skip to comments.If Trump Is Nominee.... [my opus]
Posted on 05/01/2016 4:50:43 PM PDT by Calpublican
As a 5th generation Republican and Lifelong Conservative the political events of recent years have been frustrating. None are more frustrating than this election cycle.
We prayed and hoped for a real Conservative to counter the leftward pull of Obama. We wanted someone to pull the country to the right so we could possibly be, at least, center America, where we typically like to land in national politics.
We have had several Conservative candidates this cycle, but many who have called themselves "Conservative" have coalesced behind a man who is the farthest thing from Conservative as is imaginable and why? Because of FEAR.
Fear of the other, fear of violence, fear of immigrants. These are valid fears, but when fear turns to hate judgement is clouded. That is what has happened. Instead of standing by principles, "Conservatives" have been drawn to hateful rhetoric. Even after Trump has disavowed his own rhetoric to the NYT& others, the seed has been planted. If one wonders how despots rise to power, this is how. Exactly.
Trump's positions are all Liberal/Leftwing, some experts speculate Neo- Proto- or Ur-Fascist as well . He did not magically become Conservative and he has given ample evidence of this---repeatedly. But the fearful will not or cannot hear it.
If Trump is the nominee which Liberal will I choose? I choose Hillary and will, for the first time in my life, vote for a Democrat for president. Why? Because if Trump wins, pretending to be Conservative, he will destroy Conservatism for 20 yrs. He is not pulling down-ticket Conservatives so his administration would be Liberal to the max.
It is a difficult choice but I am absolutely convinced it is the correct choice. If I have to vote Liberal, I vote strategically Liberal.
You choose Hillary? Get lost.
You’re an idiot.
But I’m sure you get that a lot.
6 out of 10 on the Opus Scale.
C’mon...you can flame out bigger than this
Fellow class of 2000. It was a good run. Sorry to see you go.
You’ve got to be kidding.
As bad as trump may or may not. Be. I ‘ll never vote dmocat.
I will vote for the R nominee, write in whom you may chose, but voting Hilllary is right out.
SHE’S A CROOK.
You've had your say, it is incoherent.. Now go away.
The truth is our country has turned from God in so many ways.
So you’ll vote Hillary? You’re a nut.
NOTHING cruz has done over the past few months is even remotely conservative...... a TRUE conservative would show a little humility and sportsmanship, admit defeat, and get behind the winner..... the only person benefiting from cruz’s actions is hillary
Here is the character of the guy you support.
Fiorina introducing Ted and Heidi at a rally falls off stage and Ted ignores her. Just because he seems like the most conservative guy out there doesn’t make him the best choice. You sound like a Bernie supporter, seriously.
You vote for Hillary you vote to destroy the country. Go to hell.
Look, it must have been tough for you when Linda Graham dropped out, but hey, at least trump will at least attempt to ensure your wife or daughter isn’t forced into a burka, forced share a bathroom with a perv, or be made to star in an ISIS beheading video..
Because all those conservatives we have elected to office recently can point to an accomplishment in reducing our debt, welfare, or addiction to government?
Note, my statement is an accomplishment. Cruz shutting down the Senate is not an accomplishment it did not actually stop the bleeding.
Trump can point to an accomplishment. The Wollman rink in New York City had repairs planned by the city government. They were ridiculously over schedule and budget. Trump claimed he would get it done in 6 months at $2.5million; 4 months later, he finished it for $2.25million.
The only other one I can think of in recent memory is Newt Gingrich.
If HRC is elected, the difficulties will not only continue, but intensify.
Mentioning prayer and The Former Twelfth Lady in the same breath does not compute.
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