What’s an organization driven by the sole purpose of keeping Trump from the nomination to do? Struggle, that’s what.
A movement like “Never Trump” is entirely dependent on momentum and the money that goes along with it. Allowing Trump to roll through April almost uncontested — no part of the “Never Trump” group spent any money on TV in New York — looks like a major strategic mistake in retrospect.
John Weaver, chief strategist for John Kasich’s presidential campaign, bashed the “Never Trump” movement for its absence from the playing field in two major states.