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Mac Stipanovich: Win or lose, Never Trump movement remains proud

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With Donald Trump still down in the polls with a week to go, the edifice of excuses designed to justify his potential defeat is being hurried to completion. To the foundation stones of voter fraud and a mainstream media conspiracy his campaign manager recently added treason, alleging that if Trump loses it will be, in large part, because he was stabbed in the back by the Never Trump renegades in the GOP. That is a baldfaced lie. Never Trump did not…

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Joe Clements: ‘Never Trump’ politicos set the stage for this

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The Donald Trump tape scandal unloaded a torrent of un-endorsements over the weekend, much to the delight of the longtime “Never Trump” crowd. Here is the problem, my “Never Trump” friends: you are probably a big cause of the Trump phenomenon. Perhaps no group of people in the history of earth has been more gratuitously civically irresponsible than Republican politicos. Donald Trump is only able to succeed by standing on the shoulders of a base created by 25 years of…

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Tom Jackson: GOP won’t like what follows the summer of Donald Trump

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The atmosphere crackled like the approach of a late-afternoon thunderstorm with the release over the weekend of polls showing the current state of the presidential race. Which is appropriate, because so far there has been lots of menacing rumbling, if not a great deal of light. And, like any storm on the horizon, this one might pass without leaving a trace. Still, it seems the time is right to brace ourselves. Based on the freshest available evidence, it’s no longer…

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Congressional GOP beginning to accept Donald Trump as nominee

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Congressional Republicans are beginning to accept, and even embrace, an outcome that was once unthinkable: Donald Trump as the GOP presidential nominee. In the wake of the businessman’s commanding wins in five Eastern states this week, a growing number of lawmakers say that Trump is taking on an air of inevitability. Some argue they should get behind him now instead of trying to stand in his way, as some establishment Republicans are still attempting to do by backing various “Never…

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