An anti-Donald Trump conservative group is reportedly considering launching a third-party candidate to run against the presumptive GOP presidential candidate.
Here’s the report from Politico:
“About two dozen conservatives from across the country are expected to participate in a nationwide conference call. ‘All options are on the table,’ said one before briefed on the agenda for the call.
“Conservatives Against Trump, a group of activists headed by Erick Erickson, Bill Wichterman and Bob Fischer, launched in March, when they held a closed-door meeting to discuss how to take down the mogul.
“Even as Trump’s last challengers dropped out this week, some in the party remain deeply opposed to him and have called for other figures – including Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse – to explore the possibility of a long-shot, third-party candidacy.”
Anyone who has political savvy or experience should know that running a conservative third-party candidate would be political suicide for that candidate – and could destroy the Republican party in the process.
The Republican establishment got itself in trouble this election cycle by ignoring the grass-roots base and not fighting President Obama’s policies. And now prominent conservatives want to double down on a bad bet by ignoring the will of the Republican base again?
Do you believe these “Conservatives Against Trump” are doing this out of principle, or out of spite because Trump wasn’t a GOP insider before he launched his campaign?
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