90 Miles From Tyranny : #NeverTrumper claim that looks pretty silly now: No reason to believe Trump would be better than Hillary

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

#NeverTrumper claim that looks pretty silly now: No reason to believe Trump would be better than Hillary

You’ll remember them saying it. They said it a lot. A reluctant Trump voter would acknowledge that Trump may not be a perfect candidate or a perfect conservative, but clearly he would be a much better president than Hillary - so the best thing to do for the sake of the country would clearly be to vote for him.

The #NeverTrumpers would thunder back: There is no reason to think Trump would be better than Hillary.

Oh? I mean, that’s a pretty low bar to clear. Better than Hillary is like better than Brussel sprouts. Pretty much all you have to do is exist. It’s like getting the $100 question right on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Trump couldn’t even do that?

Not to these people. Trump was a fraud. Trump was a con man. Trump was a liberal Democrat in disguise. He was probably a Clinton plant!

This was an awfully implausible argument, but they stuck to it stubbornly because it was the only way to knock down the best argument reluctant conservatives had for backing Trump. If they could somehow make the case that there really was no difference between Trump and...Read More HERE

1 comment:

Mr. Bee said...

It's not difficult to understand the #NeverTrumpers who were also not politically sophisticated. We've been lied to so much and the political class is so corrupt that naturally some reality TV star who appears on the scene has to be a charleton. The Nevertrumpers I won't forgive are the people familiar with Trump and who still attacked him as "not a conservative" because he wasn't their flavor of conservative. These are the pricks like the pundits at NRO who were so in the tank with the present regime that that Trump was a threat to their "in" with the Washington elite.