The so-called “true conservatives” have been in a bit of panic mode for quite some time now, watching vulgar reality TV showman Donald J. Trump hijack their Republican Party’s nomination process in a strange and concerted bid to buy the White House with his own cold-hard cash.
Rally cries from throughout the Internet and in Washington have brought out the anti-Trump voters and exposed what could be a glass ceiling in his support, with Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas leading the charge against him in the primaries battle and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney leading the calls on the airwaves for a more disciplined, determined, thoughtful and conservative policymaker to emerge out of the war zone thicket for him to pass the GOP torch to.
It appears as if Rubio’s kamikaze nosedive into the Trump Tower in late-February may have doomed his own campaign, but ignited a battle against the orange-skinned billionaire.
“At this stage I’m at a point where we’re looking at Donald Trump and the future of the country, and we say to ourselves, ‘Is someone with his record — and someone who believes the things that he believes; which, in my view, would lead to a recession and a trade war and would lead to a world being less safe — do we want that person being president of the United States,” Romney said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet The Press.”
It seems to be sinking in with a lot of voters now, the question of, “What would a Donald Trump presidency mean for my life?”
And thus the #NeverTrump train keeps on gaining steam.
“The question is whether the field is going to allow for it moving forward. The most likely scenarios remain that Trump gets enough before Cleveland, or nobody does. The latter moved a little closer to realistic Saturday,” said Republican strategist Scott Jennings.
With Cruz having won the majority of delegates up for grabs on Saturday, Romney called out Trump for being “uncharacteristically low energy” and “not at all the real deal.”
Meanwhile, four different groups have reserved at least $10 million in airtime in Florida over a collaborative effort to stop Trump in the state by any means possible, according to the New York Times.
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