Apocalyptic George Will: If Trump wins the nomination, prepare for the end of the conservative party

If you look beyond Donald Trump’s comprehensive unpleasantness — is there a disagreeable human trait he does not have? — you might see this: He is a fundamentally sad figure. His compulsive boasting is evidence of insecurity. His unassuageable neediness suggests an aching hunger for others’ approval to ratify his self-admiration. His incessant announcements of his self-esteem indicate that he is not self-persuaded. Now, panting with a puppy’s insatiable eagerness to be petted, Trump has reveled in the approval of Vladimir Putin, murderer and war criminal.

Putin slyly stirred America’s politics by saying Trump is “very . . . talented,” adding that he welcomed Trump’s promise of “closer, deeper relations,” whatever that might mean, with Russia. Trump announced himself flattered to be “so nicely complimented” by a “highly respected” man: “When people call you brilliant, it’s always good.” When MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough said Putin “kills journalists, political opponents and invades countries,” Trump replied that “at least he’s a leader.” Besides, Trump breezily asserted, “I think our country does plenty of killing also.” Two days later, Trump, who rarely feigns judiciousness, said: “It has not been proven that he’s killed reporters.”

Well. Perhaps the 56 journalists murdered were coincidental victims of amazingly random violence that the former KGB operative’s police state is powerless to stop. It has, however, been “proven,” perhaps even to Trump’s exacting standards, that Putin has dismembered Ukraine. (Counts one and two at the 1946 Nuremberg trials concerned conspiracy to wage, and waging, aggressive war.)

Until now, Trump’s ever-more-exotic effusions have had an almost numbing effect. Almost. But by his embrace of Putin, and by postulating a slanderous moral equivalence — Putin kills journalists, the United States kills terrorists, what’s the big deal, or the difference? — Trump has forced conservatives to recognize their immediate priority.

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I intend to, Sir.

We have to do our part.  We have to support candidates that best represent our faith and our Constitution.  But the Bible says that God places leaders of countries.  It's time for Him to bring America back into His fold and become the light of the world, in Christ, once again!  The questions is, who is He going to put into leadership to do it and will Christians follow?  Our choice........

Well God has been steadily guiding my footsteps since 2007 for sure and Trump is the man God is pointing me to...so much so I have officially joined his campaign

No, we do not listen to outdated pundits like Will and Rove, who can take his whiteboard and stick it firmly UP his ass!

We currently have 19 Trillion in debt and it is all because of George Will's party.  They spend all of their time on the other side of the isle conspiring to satisfy their own, not the American people.  I would just like for him to define Conservative, it damn sure isn't the same as mine. 

George will grew up in central Illinois. Most of his little friends were St. Louis Cardinal fans who grew up happy and healthy. George grew up a Chicago Cubs fan. While most of his friends were happy and content, George was bitter and disillusioned. He is a sad, pathetic man in serious need of being institionalized.

Of course, from George Will's perspective, the "Conservative Party" is the RINO/Establishment Republican Democrat Lite Party!

The only Conservative Party is the TEA PARTY.  I do not see how Trump could destroy the TEA PARTY.

The great, conservative 'TEA Party' left many potential elected officials in the lurch during the last Nov. elections.  Look at McDaniel in Mississippi.  When they realized that he actually had a shot at winning, then all of a sudden the started supporting him.  When he was running, they said he would never be a contender and left him in the woods to fend for himself. That did it with me and the "TEA Party".  They are as self-serving as the other two parties. 

I think you didn't keep up with what was really going on in that race. The RNC paid !!! Democrats (Who after the counting was over and Cochran given the nod.) had already voted in the democratic primaries. Then the RNC destroyed McDaniel's.

"Chris McDaniel ran for the United States Senate as a Republican. He won the Republican Primary in Mississippi, but was thrown into a runoff against Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) 32%, the incumbent.

During the runoff, the Republican Party in Mississippi and Washington pulled out all the stops to stop McDaniel. They assailed outside conservative groups as malevolent influences in the Republican Party. They used friends in the news media to attack conservatives who strayed from the party line."

I will NEVER trust the RNC again ! NEVER !

I'm very aware of what happened in that race, the purchased votes.. the whole thing.  When McDaniel started running, his campaign went to the TEA Party for endorsement or at least support and they refused saying that they didn't want to back a loser.  They said that he didn't have a chance against Cochran and they didn't want to waste their resources.  When the election was over and all of this corruption from the RNC started coming out, they came back to McDaniel and said that they would back him (since it was so close).  If they had backed him from the beginning, he would be in office now.  All of this other stuff that you're talking about came to light after the election (when the Dems were allowed to vote in the primaries, pastors were paying their church members to vote for Cochran, etc.)  The TEA Party abandoned McDaniel from the beginning and only went back to offer help when they realized he could possibly win and it would be a coup for THEM.  That did it with me and the TP.  The TP abandoned him, the RNC abandoned him, and the federal courts abandoned him.  Thad Cochran should be in prison for election manipulation. 




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Fact Check:   'Joe Biden Claims ‘We Didn’t Lock People Up In Cages’

CLAIM: Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed, on immigration: “We didn’t lock people up in cages.”

VERDICT: FALSE. The “cages” were built by the Obama-Biden administration.

Univision moderator Jorge Ramos asked Biden at the third Democrat debate at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas, why Latinos should trust him after the Obama administration continued deporting “undocumented immigrants.”

Biden claimed that the Obama administration’s policies were more humane than those of President Donald Trump: “We didn’t lock people up in cages,” he said.

In fact, the “cages” were built by the Obama administration to deal with a surge of unaccompanied minors who crossed the border illegally in 2014.

Originally, the Obama administration was “warehousing” children — literally — in overwhelmed Border Patrol facilities. Breitbart News broke the story of the surge, which was partly triggered by Obama’s policy of allowing illegal alien children who entered the country as minors to stay in the country (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA).

Above image credit: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File

The above photo was published by the Associated Press in June 2014, and the photo below is of Obama’s Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, touring a Border Patrol facility with “cages.”

Above: Border Patrol officers escort Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Gov. Jan Brewer through the department’s Nogales processing facility for immigrant children. (Photo courtesy Barry Bahler/Department of Homeland Security)

The “cages” are chain-link enclosures in Border Patrol processing facilities that are meant to protect children from adults in custody. They are not permanent accommodations.

In mid-2018, as the Trump administration began enforcing a “zero tolerance” policy that stopped the “catch-and-release” policy of letting illegal aliens go after they were arrested. Detaining adults and children meant that children had to be processed separately; the enclosures prevented adults from harming children.

As Breitbart News reported at the time, children were not housed in “cages.” They were processed and then taken to shelters, where they were given medical care, toiletries, education, recreation, and counseling, and where staff attempted to find relatives or sponsors to whom they could be released.

Democrats began tweeting images of “kids in cages” to condemn the Trump administration. Journalists, too, shared those images.

One problem: they were taken during the Obama administration.

Public outrage at the images led President Trump to end the policy, and require families to be detained together.

Democrats keep repeating the mistake, however: in July, they had to delete a tweet that used an image from the Obama era and cited the “inhumane treatment” of children by the Trump administration.

Republicans argue that not detaining illegal aliens is actually the cruel policy, because it encourages migrants to undertake a dangerous journey, often guided by cartels and smugglers.

As Breitbart News’ Alana Mastrangelo noted recently:

But what’s worse than “cages,” however, are reports of migrant children also being handed over to human traffickers during the Obama administration — while Biden was vice president — according to the New York Times. Between October 2013 and July 2015 alone, nearly 80,000 unaccompanied children from Central American countries were detained by U.S. authorities.

It remains unclear how many of the tens of thousands of children were handed over to human traffickers — including sex traffickers — during that span of nearly two years, as those cases are reportedly not tracked.

“Others were ransomed by the very smugglers to whom their families paid thousands of dollars to sneak them into the United States,” reported the New York Times in 2015, during Obama’s presidency and Biden’s vice presidency. “Some lost limbs during the journey or found themselves sold into sexual slavery.”

Biden told voters in South Carolina last month that he would close all border detention facilities, guaranteeing that the migrant flow would continue.

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