So long, New Hampshire. It’s been a blast

posted at 8:01 am on February 10, 2016 by Jazz Shaw

As you might guess, I had to stay up past my bedtime last night but it was worth it. The finish in New Hampshire was a feast for those who have to deal with the often tedious mechanics of political campaigns on a daily basis, if only because there were surprises galore, with even the correct assumptions having a bit of a twist to them. New Hampshire has a reputation for shaking things up and they didn’t disappoint. But before we all pack up our virtual bags and head for warmer climates, let’s take a quick look at how the landscape shifted in the past twelve hours.

I’d rather start with the Democrats this morning because it’s a somewhat shorter story. What can we say about Hillary Clinton’s dismal performance in the Granite State? It’s being called a disaster and a crushing loss, among other things. No argument there on my part. Clinton was soundly rejected by what was essentially a two to one margin, but we need to keep in mind that she was only rejected in New Hampshire.

Even with all the Feel the Bern hype, we still don’t know if Sanders is just the boxer who got in a couple of lucky punches in the opening round. Dan Balz at the Washington Post points out that Clinton has some insurance baked into the cake in the next dozen or so races.

But Nevada is a small-scale contest compared with what comes after that — the Feb. 27 primary in South Carolina. Clinton’s strength and Sanders’s weakness are among African American voters, who make up half or more of the Democratic electorate in the Palmetto State. There will be much on the line for both campaigns in South Carolina, but especially for Sanders’s.

After that comes Super Tuesday, the March 1 round of roughly a dozen contests, many but not all concentrated in the South. Sanders sees opportunities in Colorado, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Massachusetts, along with targeted congressional districts in many of the other states.

Last night one Clinton aide sent out a note saying that the Democratic primary would be decided in March, not February. That’s about as close as they’ve come to acknowledging that Sanders even exists in the larger general election picture. And that’s not some form of delusional insanity. Sanders still has to prove that he’s viable outside the state that he’s virtually lived in since last summer. If an obscene amount of money flows into his coffers today, staffers show up in the next 15 primary states in large numbers and the polls (particularly among minority voters) begin to bend significantly by this coming weekend, I might start getting my hopes up. If not, Bernie may quickly go back onto the back burner until such time as Clinton is indicted for something.

As to the GOP race, it was a dream night for Donald Trump, but I don’t think we know much else beyond that despite all the hype being sent around today. But whether you’re a Trump fan or not, as I noted last night on Twitter, this headline at the Huffington Post has to make any conservative smile if only for the apoplectic spasms currently sending the Left to the fainting couches.

HuffPo

Donald is currently leading in both South Carolina and Nevada by generous margins and his team is learning more and more tricks every day. New Hampshire voters, both among registered Republicans and independents, didn’t have any problem with Trump’s style and tactics. If that carries over through the beginning of March he’s going to be very hard to catch, even if this breaks down to a three man race.

The other Yuge winner last night was Ted Cruz. He was expected to fall flat with the finicky, not terribly evangelical voters of New Hampshire, but rather than a 5th place finish he came in third, staying ahead of most of the establishment lane in some tough territory. It’s worth remembering that we’re moving into a huge pack of states which are very rich in those evangelical votes, so Cruz’s fortunes should only rise from here until after Super Tuesday. The guy has one heck of a ground game and can manage retail politics with the best of them.

John Kasich pulled off a miracle and took a strong second place and some delegates. This was possibly the best news in the world for Trump because God only knows where Kasich finds any traction after this. But it keeps him in the race and splits up the establishment money and voters which is just what The Donald needs to keep the coal firing into the boiler of his campaign train. Bush came close enough to stay in the race and even has a few delegates. His pile of cash along with those modest positive gains will keep him around for a while.

But not everyone is staying… or at least they might not be. Several reporters incorrectly blasted out a message saying that Chris Christie had dropped out almost immediately, after manage to kick over Marco’s sand castle and not benefit from the bout. As of this morning he’s officially “looking things over” and will make a decision later. (Personally I think it’s time to call it a day, Governor.) Carly Fiorina is doggedly hanging in there despite barely beating some of the people who had already dropped out of the race. There’s no word from Ben Carson as of this writing. He scored all of 2% last night, but he may be busy picking up some new shirts for South Carolina.

And what about Marco Rubio? The general consensus in media circles seems to focus on the phrase self-destruction. His original plan called for a second place finish in New Hampshire but he took 5th place. Where else is he polling strongly in the next primary states and how many donors are going to want to keep dumping money into this effort after that sort of a beating? He can limp on to the next two races, but he needs yet another miracle to go much further from what I’ve seen.

I have to admit, I enjoyed the New Hampshire campaign a lot more than our adventure in the cornfields of Iowa. Last night has reset the checker board yet again and the candidates are being put through their paces. Nobody is going to be able to coast at this point, (not even Trump) and that makes for a good campaign and a strong candidate when we come out of it.

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That flows both ways, sport. Our guy didn’t call yours a pussy and the nastiness from the your rank file here is anything but admirable.

Malachi45 on February 10, 2016 at 9:02 AM

Our guy didn’t “call your guy a pussy,” either. When you have to make shit up to support your own distorted POV, you look pretty silly.

It’s indisputably true that your side was exceptionally nasty after Cruz’ IA victory. You haven’t seen the same thing from the Trump supporters on this thread, but a few of you have tried to construe some pretty benign posts as nasty. Your lack of self-awareness is becoming legendary here.

JannyMae on February 10, 2016 at 11:56 AM

Cursing the Republican Party and whining about Fox News.

The left’s plan is working very well via Democrat Donald Trump.

If Trump is the nominee we will lose the election to either out and out socialist Bernie or corruptocrat Hillary in a 45+ state landslide.

The trailer parks don’t understand that.

If you are dumb enough to vote for Donald friggin Trump, you deserve President Hillary Clinton. And you will be reminded of that every day by many as you whine about the Clinton Scandal Of The Week.

Moesart on February 10, 2016 at 11:57 AM

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 11:55 AM

Then you are blinded by your narrowness.

cozmo on February 10, 2016 at 11:58 AM

I have been getting emails and calls from Trump and Cruz campaigns —- South Carolina spotlight

jake-the-goose on February 10, 2016 at 11:59 AM

Moesart on February 10, 2016 at 11:57 AM

Sounds like you are looking forward to another Clinton presidency.

Your gal ain’t doin’ so good.

I think I would find more intelligence in a trailer park that whatever it is you call home.

cozmo on February 10, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Cursing the Republican Party and whining about Fox News.

The left’s plan is working very well via Democrat Donald Trump.

If Trump is the nominee we will lose the election to either out and out socialist Bernie or corruptocrat Hillary in a 45+ state landslide.

The trailer parks don’t understand that.

If you are dumb enough to vote for Donald friggin Trump, you deserve President Hillary Clinton. And you will be reminded of that every day by many as you whine about the Clinton Scandal Of The Week.

Moesart on February 10, 2016 at 11:57 AM

Tears are delicious.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 12:02 PM

Feb 10, 2016 at 11:40 am Moesart
Goldwater was a real conservative(excellent President too) Trump is a fake NE moderate Republican. The kind the party always demands how can he lose?

LeeBelieu on February 10, 2016 at 12:03 PM

They were talking about Iowa.
But I agree with Joseph K. I have never seen a single Cruz supporter admonish even one of their fellows with their tone.

Yet they are the first to demand that Trump supporters cater to their beck and call and treat them nicely, or they won’t be there in November.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 11:55 AM

Then you are blinded by your narrowness.

cozmo on February 10, 2016 at 11:58 AM

That has nothing to do with me at all.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 12:03 PM

Feb 10, 2016 at 11:57 am Moesart
I think your trailer is falling apart bro us hicks know not build em out of glass and throw stones. I’m still trying to master running with scissors though

LeeBelieu on February 10, 2016 at 12:06 PM

That has nothing to do with me at all.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 12:03 PM

Cozmo, who is sane, and often writes well, just can’t accept that there are some of us who loathe Cruz, and think he is a fraud. He can’t stand anyone poking holes in Cruz’s flimsy image as the Shining Knight of Pure Conservatism, and lashes out.

I’ve said flat out that I won’t vote for Cruz if he is the nominee, and to him that is inexplicable.

People like cozmo (and Cruz) are not really anti-establishment – they pretend to be, and even believe they are, but it’s finally just a rhetorical pose. Hence the phenomenon of the crazed anti-Trumpers and the closet Rubio supporters.

We’ve exposed that, and they are having a hard time.

Cruz and his supporters deserve no credit for stopping Jeb?/Rubio. That was all because of Trump, and us.

Joseph K on February 10, 2016 at 12:13 PM

Joseph K on February 10, 2016 at 12:13 PM

Oh, I can accept that there are plenty of y’all who loathe Cruz. HeII, he reminds most of his supporters of the prototypical used car salesman.

I can also accept that there are plenty of people who hate Trump with a passion as hot as the sun. Envy may play a part in that.

Neither are totally without merit, but their hatred has clouded their judgement and tossed out all their objectivity. So everything they write against their nemesis (including you) is worthless information.

And, I take great offense to being referred to as sane.

cozmo on February 10, 2016 at 12:22 PM

See you in four years

Do you expect President Trump to get primaried?!

The Nerve on February 10, 2016 at 12:29 PM

That has nothing to do with me at all.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 12:03 PM

Cozmo, who is sane, and often writes well, just can’t accept that there are some of us who loathe Cruz, and think he is a fraud. He can’t stand anyone poking holes in Cruz’s flimsy image as the Shining Knight of Pure Conservatism, and lashes out.

I’ve noticed this several times now.

I’ve said flat out that I won’t vote for Cruz if he is the nominee, and to him that is inexplicable.

People like cozmo (and Cruz) are not really anti-establishment – they pretend to be, and even believe they are, but it’s finally just a rhetorical pose. Hence the phenomenon of the crazed anti-Trumpers and the closet Rubio supporters.

Most of these Cruz supporters would support Marco Rubio in a flat second. I will not support any one of them other than Trump. I was reserving a seat on the sidelines eating popcorn for this election after the Republican party passed funding for Obama’s Illegal Executive Amnesty.

We’ve exposed that, and they are having a hard time.

Cruz and his supporters deserve no credit for stopping Jeb?/Rubio. That was all because of Trump, and us.

Joseph K on February 10, 2016 at 12:13 PM

Well that was because of Trump, I don’t think we have much of an effect. But Ted Cruz has done nothing to stop either Jebra! or Rubiobot. And he loses to Rubiobot in every debate encounter. And he loses to Rubiobot in every encounter.

He’s like Gingrich with his aura of being a good debator, and yet whenever Rubiobot and him have an encounter, the Rubiobot is able to get under his skin very quickly and fluster him, and not to mention completely destroying his arguments with it’s programmed talking points. Gingrich was undone by Romney when he was out-debated by him after South Carolina. Cruz would be in the same boat with Rubio.

And all the Cruz supporters would happily vote for the Rubiobot in November. And then come here all aghast when amnesty passes.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 12:29 PM

And, I take great offense to being referred to as sane.

cozmo on February 10, 2016 at 12:22 PM

Oh what I would give to be seen as sane.

HonestLib on February 10, 2016 at 12:30 PM

And all most the Cruz supporters would happily vote for the Rubiobot in November. And then come here all aghast when amnesty passes.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 12:29 PM

FIFM

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 12:31 PM

HonestLib on February 10, 2016 at 12:30 PM

Yeah, but you still care about things.

cozmo on February 10, 2016 at 12:38 PM

We’ve exposed that, and they are having a hard time.

Cruz and his supporters deserve no credit for stopping Jeb?/Rubio. That was all because of Trump, and us.

Joseph K on February 10, 2016 at 12:13 PM

Well that was because of Trump, I don’t think we have much of an effect. But Ted Cruz has done nothing to stop either Jebra! or Rubiobot. And he loses to Rubiobot in every debate encounter. And he loses to Rubiobot in every encounter.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 12:29 PM

Credit for Rubio’s retreat goes to, first, Christie and second, Rubio. Wouldn’t have happened without their collaboration.

I don’t see what Trump or Cruz had to do with it.

Immolate on February 10, 2016 at 12:42 PM

Trump supporters do not claim to be understanding and consoling. We are gut fighters and we want to win.

Cruz supporters are always playing the “Remember November” card, admonishing us that we need their votes in the general.

I never see Trump supporters making this argument. And I rarely see Cruz supporters admonishing their own to tone it down to serve the greater cause. One comment by Immolate posted today does not change this equation.

Tend to your own garden. Keep your own troops in line. Don’t worry about us. If we fvck up, it’s our problem. What we decide to do with our vote if Trump fails is our business.

I have told finger-wagging Cruz supporters repeatedly that no one cares what you do with your vote in November. I repeat that now.

Joseph K on February 10, 2016 at 11:23 AM

It reminds me of the media cautioning the Republicans about their tone, or who they should run in elections.

fossten on February 10, 2016 at 12:44 PM

Well that was because of Trump, I don’t think we have much of an effect. But Ted Cruz has done nothing to stop either Jebra! or Rubiobot. And he loses to Rubiobot in every debate encounter. And he loses to Rubiobot in every encounter.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 12:29 PM

Credit for Rubio’s retreat goes to, first, Christie and second, Rubio. Wouldn’t have happened without their collaboration.

I don’t see what Trump or Cruz had to do with it.

Immolate on February 10, 2016 at 12:42 PM

The past seven months Trump has upended the race, Cruz hasn’t. He didn’t before Trump entered either. In fact, if it wasn’t for Trump, Cruz wouldn’t have a path period. Cruz has done nothing to stop Rubiobot or Jebra! on the national stage, he’s been in Trump’s shadow stealing the scraps from his conquests.

As to Christie:

Christie suicide bombed Rubiobot, and I can almost guarantee you it was at Trump’s behest. Because Christie has nowhere to go now after his governorship and wants to stay in power. Trump probably tossed out AG to him.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 12:48 PM

HeII, he reminds most of his supporters of the prototypical used car salesman.

cozmo on February 10, 2016 at 12:22 PM

So that’s why we support him. I didn’t know. Thanks for pointing that out. You must have a college degree.

Fair enough, I take back the “sane” comment.

Joseph K on February 10, 2016 at 12:48 PM

My favorite result — Lindsey lost to … PITAKI!!!

Bonus: When Hillary loses her three favorite demographics — moveon.org members, Hispanic women and union men — as not just voters, but as the the CHAIR of Trump’s most populous NH county campaign office … End Times.

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/article/2582918

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/trump-takes-new-hampshire/article/2582874

fred5678 on February 10, 2016 at 12:56 PM

The past seven months Trump has upended the race, Cruz hasn’t.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 12:48 PM

Every four years you can carve the Cruz-candidate out of halva. Rubio is not the only talking-points robot. Ted Cruz is playing the part of “The Conservative” – oh look, a “surprise” win in Iowa! Hey, he came back from that defeat in NH to blow away the “establishment candidates” in SC! One can do these elections in one’s sleep.

Cruz is the establishment’s anti-establishment candidate. Every establishment needs one. They stick him out there to give the rubes in the base the illusion that they have a choice, and that they matter.

What the real Cruz supporters, fake Cruz supporters, and deranged anti-Trumpers fail to understand is that we are playing a different game from them, talking a different language. Trump supporters don’t care if “we” win in November, if “we” means GOP Inc., or “Conservatism.” We care if Trump wins or, more exactly, what Trump represents wins. It didn’t have to be Trump.

This is an existential election, a historical moment. “Conservatism” as represented by Ted Cruz won’t save this country, because what Ted Cruz really represents is poised to destroy it.

With Trump, the chance of saving it is slim, instead of none.

Cruz supporters and hysterical anti-Trumpers are going to have to decide for themselves. I’m not going to sweet talk you and kiss your @sses. Either decide where your rational self-interest lies, or go down with the ship, yelling “stop”.

Joseph K on February 10, 2016 at 12:59 PM

It’s indisputably true that your side was exceptionally nasty after Cruz’ IA victory.

Vindictive is the word that best fits. That was the predictable result of a Trump campaign (and commentariat here) that was smug and triumphant pre-Iowa and indulged in gratuitous sore-loserdom post caucus. This is why learn to temper our expectations and cockiness going into a fight so that we don’t have to each a bunch of crow after. Just good, conservative doctrine.

You haven’t seen the same thing from the Trump supporters on this thread, but a few of you have tried to construe some pretty benign posts as nasty. Your lack of self-awareness is becoming legendary here.

JannyMae on February 10, 2016 at 11:56 AM

No, but not because you’re not up to it, but rather because most (not all) Cruz supporters aren’t particularly bothered by the outcome. We are, for most part and to some degree, taking it calmly and without recriminations. I still disagree with much of what Trump stands for and more so to what his supporters say and do, but that doesn’t stop me from recognizing his accomplishment and congratulating him for it. After all, whether we are anti-Trump, anti-Cruz or anti-GOPe, we are all (I hope) solidly anti-Clinton/Sanders and pro-USA.

Immolate on February 10, 2016 at 1:03 PM

I’d rather start with the Democrats this morning because it’s a somewhat shorter story. What can we say about Hillary Clinton’s dismal performance in the Granite State? It’s being called a disaster and a crushing loss, among other things. No argument there on my part. Clinton was soundly rejected by what was essentially a two to one margin, but we need to keep in mind that she was only rejected in New Hampshire.

Some final observations from on the ground here in north-central NH re. the Democrat primary:

1. Bernie beat his Democrat “opponent” 4 to 1 among Democrat voters under 30 years of age. However, less of that group voted in NH this time compared to 2008. Only 12,000+ showed up.

2. Today the Dems and their parrots in the Democrat Media are falsely claiming that Bernie only won because “he’s from the state next door.”

But this is utter horse hockey; only 11% of the State of New Hampshire as a whole is penetrated by the Vermont Democrat Media. The reason for that is very simple: the vast majority of those media outlets are in Vermont’s largest city Burlington, which is way up in the far upper left corner of the state. Burlington is closer to Montreal than it is to New Hampshire.

Vermont’s major TV station, WCAX (C-BS) is one of those outlets. Only cable subscribers in the extreme northern part of NH are able to receive it.

The conclusion: Hillario! is even worse of a candidate in 2016 than she was in 2008. Her “speeches” have been nothing more that 30 to 45 minutes of screeching and shouting, and nothing else. The fact that so many Democrats still think she’s a decent candidate are not nearly as intelligent as they believe they are, and she certainly is nowhere near as intelligent as she thinks she is. In reality, she’s horrible. If she had a different last name, she would have been laughed out of town years ago.

3. The worst news of all for Bernie’s Democrat “opponent”? About as many Old White New Hampshire Women voted for him as voted for her!

Del Dolemonte on February 10, 2016 at 1:12 PM

The past seven months Trump has upended the race, Cruz hasn’t. He didn’t before Trump entered either. In fact, if it wasn’t for Trump, Cruz wouldn’t have a path period. Cruz has done nothing to stop Rubiobot or Jebra! on the national stage, he’s been in Trump’s shadow stealing the scraps from his conquests.

As to Christie:

Christie suicide bombed Rubiobot, and I can almost guarantee you it was at Trump’s behest. Because Christie has nowhere to go now after his governorship and wants to stay in power. Trump probably tossed out AG to him.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 12:48 PM

Trump’s overarching strategy was not more responsible for Rubio’s demise than it was for his rise. He definitely gave Rubio a window of opportunity post Iowa that Rubio drove a truck through, but trying to re-litigate a contest already decided.

Christie has been gunning for Rubio for months. I’m sure Trump was cheering him on during the debate, but I see no evidence of some three-dimensional chess move by Trump in this. Possible? Sure. But arguments based on that presumption are unpersuasive.

Cruz supporters and hysterical anti-Trumpers are going to have to decide for themselves. I’m not going to sweet talk you and kiss your @sses. Either decide where your rational self-interest lies, or go down with the ship, yelling “stop”.

Joseph K on February 10, 2016 at 12:59 PM

You and I agree that you will do nothing to enhance Trump’s electoral prospects. That isn’t your role. You are an enforcer, not a recruiter.

Immolate on February 10, 2016 at 1:19 PM

The past seven months Trump has upended the race, Cruz hasn’t.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 12:48 PM

Every four years you can carve the Cruz-candidate out of halva. Rubio is not the only talking-points robot. Ted Cruz is playing the part of “The Conservative” – oh look, a “surprise” win in Iowa! Hey, he came back from that defeat in NH to blow away the “establishment candidates” in SC! One can do these elections in one’s sleep.

Cruz is the establishment’s anti-establishment candidate. Every establishment needs one. They stick him out there to give the rubes in the base the illusion that they have a choice, and that they matter.

What the real Cruz supporters, fake Cruz supporters, and deranged anti-Trumpers fail to understand is that we are playing a different game from them, talking a different language. Trump supporters don’t care if “we” win in November, if “we” means GOP Inc., or “Conservatism.” We care if Trump wins or, more exactly, what Trump represents wins. It didn’t have to be Trump.

This is an existential election, a historical moment. “Conservatism” as represented by Ted Cruz won’t save this country, because what Ted Cruz really represents is poised to destroy it.

With Trump, the chance of saving it is slim, instead of none.

Cruz supporters and hysterical anti-Trumpers are going to have to decide for themselves. I’m not going to sweet talk you and kiss your @sses. Either decide where your rational self-interest lies, or go down with the ship, yelling “stop”.

Joseph K on February 10, 2016 at 12:59 PM

+1000

Nothing more to say.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 1:20 PM

The ONLY things I care about in this election:

1 – IMMIGRATION stopped

2- Supreme Court Justices.

Everything else can be fixed. Those two things can’t be.

Trump is best on Immigration. Don’t know about Supreme Court Justices.

stenwin77 on February 10, 2016 at 1:38 PM

Moesart on February 10, 2016 at 11:57 AM

Trump will beat Hillary easily.

dominigan on February 10, 2016 at 1:44 PM

Joseph K on February 10, 2016 at 12:59 PM

That was a great comment! I would repost it, but NWConservative already beat me to it!

dominigan on February 10, 2016 at 1:45 PM

This election is:

Nationalism vs. Globalism. (or Trump vs. the rest)

stenwin77 on February 10, 2016 at 1:46 PM

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 1:20 PM

dominigan on February 10, 2016 at 1:45 PM

Thanks!

Joseph K on February 10, 2016 at 1:51 PM

The past seven months Trump has upended the race, Cruz hasn’t. He didn’t before Trump entered either. In fact, if it wasn’t for Trump, Cruz wouldn’t have a path period. Cruz has done nothing to stop Rubiobot or Jebra! on the national stage, he’s been in Trump’s shadow stealing the scraps from his conquests.

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 12:48 PM

Absolutely agree.

This election is about generating RESULTS, not talk.

Cruz was easily blamed for the “government shutdown” by both the GOPe and media. He couldn’t fight that. He called out other politicians on the floor, but still couldn’t generate results. Cruz is and has been, about talk.

Trump enlisted Senator Jeff Sessions to co-write his immigration policy. He hired Session’s key aide of 7 years as his senior policy advisor. Where were the other campaigns on this issue? Did they hire any knowledgeable and trustworthy advisors on the topic of immigration? Why not? Any of them could have done that. But instead, we have only Trump that has taken action to back up his words with actions.

Trump has successfully handled the media, getting them to discuss the Constitutionality of anchor babies (!). He has stood his ground after being called sexist and racist. He has called out Hillary as corrupt and a rape enabler. He has stood firm even with overwhelming blowback from liberals and progressives. He has stood firm on immigration, while others have caved. Are we a nation of laws or not? Why are candidates running to promise NOT to execute the laws as written? Trump has generated more RESULTS in running, than any of the other candidates have in their elected office.

And the anti-Trumpers know this, and see this. Which is why instead of debating with reason, and reading our links to articles detailing the RNC rigging of the nomination and detailed reasoning of our support, they turn to name calling… howlers, trumpettes, tRump, etc, etc, etc. You really think name calling will persuade us? You really think we’ll even vote for your candidate after the disgusting smearing you leveled at us EVERY SINGLE DAY!

This is about RESULTS, not talk. Yet some are more willing to believe the sweet siren of talk over RESULTS. These people abandon reason for madness. I will not follow them, no matter how they yell and scream names at me. Continue on. My resolution is firm, my reasoning sound, and I carry on regardless of your opinion of me.

dominigan on February 10, 2016 at 1:59 PM

Absolutely agree.

This election is about generating RESULTS, not talk.

Cruz was easily blamed for the “government shutdown” by both the GOPe and media. He couldn’t fight that. He called out other politicians on the floor, but still couldn’t generate results. Cruz is and has been, about talk.

Trump enlisted Senator Jeff Sessions to co-write his immigration policy. He hired Session’s key aide of 7 years as his senior policy advisor. Where were the other campaigns on this issue? Did they hire any knowledgeable and trustworthy advisors on the topic of immigration? Why not? Any of them could have done that. But instead, we have only Trump that has taken action to back up his words with actions.

Trump has successfully handled the media, getting them to discuss the Constitutionality of anchor babies (!). He has stood his ground after being called sexist and racist. He has called out Hillary as corrupt and a rape enabler. He has stood firm even with overwhelming blowback from liberals and progressives. He has stood firm on immigration, while others have caved. Are we a nation of laws or not? Why are candidates running to promise NOT to execute the laws as written? Trump has generated more RESULTS in running, than any of the other candidates have in their elected office.

And the anti-Trumpers know this, and see this. Which is why instead of debating with reason, and reading our links to articles detailing the RNC rigging of the nomination and detailed reasoning of our support, they turn to name calling… howlers, trumpettes, tRump, etc, etc, etc. You really think name calling will persuade us? You really think we’ll even vote for your candidate after the disgusting smearing you leveled at us EVERY SINGLE DAY!

This is about RESULTS, not talk. Yet some are more willing to believe the sweet siren of talk over RESULTS. These people abandon reason for madness. I will not follow them, no matter how they yell and scream names at me. Continue on. My resolution is firm, my reasoning sound, and I carry on regardless of your opinion of me.

dominigan on February 10, 2016 at 1:59 PM

Another great post.

+1000

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 2:56 PM

Another great post.

+1000

NWConservative on February 10, 2016 at 2:56 PM

Absolutely!

And notice the crickets from the deranged dim-bulb anti-Trumpers.

They are always strangely absent when we give them the insult-free well-reasoned comments they are always demanding.

Joseph K on February 10, 2016 at 4:48 PM

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