The Establishment Strikes Back

With Rubio out, the question is will the Establishment now get behind Cruz or look elsewhere for a nominee?

Yesterday, I would have said our choices were Trump, Cruz, or draft Romney at the Convention. Today, former House Speaker and leader with a spine of Jell-O, John Boehner, has offered yet another choice; Paul “I don’t stand for anything either” Ryan for President.

I think this is ridiculous. The really scary part of this story is this quote from Boehner:

“If we don’t have a nominee who can win on the first ballot, I’m for none of the above,” Boehner said at the Futures Industry Association conference here. “They all had a chance to win. None of them won. So I’m for none of the above. I’m for Paul Ryan to be our nominee.”
Boehner Endorses Paul Ryan for President

Talk about disenfranchisement and voter nullification! If this is the predominant view of the Republican Establishment (and it very well may be)—regardless of whom they want to draft at the Convention—this is the end of the Party. You can’t go thru an entire campaign and then say, “Oops, we didn’t mean it. You voters are too stupid to vote the right way so we won’t listen.”

I have been hearing rank-and-file Republican voters say that if the Establishment goes this way, then throw them out of the Party in Cleveland and take back the Republican Party. This could be our version of the Democrat Convention in 1972.

Ironically, the Democrats could find themselves is the very same predicament at their Convention if the FBI pulls the trigger on the indictment of Hillary for her illegal file server. They may need a new candidate and it won’t be Bernie Sanders.

Trump is halfway to the nomination and the second half will be an interesting ride.

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William

Dedicated Christian that has experienced many facets of Christendom thru the years. Father of three and husband of but one wife. William has over 27 years of experience in accounting and bookkeeping. He has worked for both government & private sector entities. His private sector background includes many years working in commercial and residential construction environments. Unlike most folks, this experience includes signing the front of the check, not just the back. Books that matter: Kingdom of the Cults by Walter Martin, Christian Reconstruction by R.J. Rushdooney, Days of Vengeance by David Chilton, Genesis Flood by Whitcomb & Morris, Evidence that Demands a Verdict by Josh McDowell; Political: currently, No Party Preference, recovering Republican involved at county and State level, participated in many campaigns and conventions, periodic CRA member since early days of Barbara Alby; Education: Nuclear Reactor Operator--US Navy, Masters in Business Administration, Bachelor's Degree in Government, Microsoft Certified System's Engineer, CompTIA Network Plus and A Plus certifications, and various post graduate classes.

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