Skip to comments.Karl Rove: Letís face it, the GOP nominee might need to be someone other than Trump or Cruz
Posted on 04/01/2016 5:18:50 PM PDT by Enlightened1
If the establishment wants Ryan, they could nominate Ryan, let Trumpers and Cruz fans spend the next three months screaming that they’ll never vote Republican again, and then pray that the sheer amount of day-to-day irritation they endure from watching Hillary Clinton campaign finally leads those people to say in October, “F*** it, Ryan it is!” That’s a Hail Mary pass, but nominating Cruz after he’s been weakened by Trump attacks and embittered Trump fans by “stealing” the nomination through delegate chicanery is a Hail Mary pass from your own 20. And nominating Trump, given his radioactive unpopularity with the wider electorate, is a Hail Mary pass from your own end zone.
Exit question: Rove claims here that everyone’s misunderstood Rule 40. Is he right? All Rule 40 does, he says, is prevent candidates who’ve failed to win a majority of delegates in eight states from being formally nominated with a big speech and a seconding speech. It doesn’t prevent delegates from voting for whoever they want, which means Ryan, Romney, Walker, Perry, et al. are very much in the mix as nominees. That’s the first time I’ve heard that interpretation. And even if Rove’s right about what the rule says now, I’ve got a funny feeling that that’s not what it’ll say once Trump’s and Cruz’s fans on the Rules Committee are done rewriting it.
(Excerpt) Read more at hotair.com ...
Trump and Cruz supporters prepare for Paul Ryan even though he does not have a single vote.
This will be a HIJACKED 2016 SELECTED ELECTION.
Maybe this will unite Trump and Cruz supporters against the Establishment?
Here’s Karl Rove talking about it,
Rove will you please sit down, and be quiet.
For crying out loud. Go away.
Lets face it if you and your criminal friends try it you will have hell to pay and it will truly be the end of the republican party
Nominate Rove for Latrine Cleaner. Get him the hell out of our nomination process!!!
Let’s face it Rove, you’re a pathetic sack o’ sh*t that blew 430 million dollars last election cycle and didn’t win ONE RACE.
You need to take a permanent political dirt nap.
Maybe the other kind too. Have some more cheeseburgers ya loser.
Karl Rove makes me want to go to the gym and do some work on the heavy bag.
He is a heavy bag.
Hot Air is the properly named site for anything coming from Rove.
This is why Trump and Cruz supporters must unite against a common enemy if we are to have any chance to turn this country around.
He’s more of a sack to me.
“Here comes Karl Rove and the GOPe with THE BIG STEAL”
You have that much confidence in a Trump you think this blob of a washed-up failed operative can take down Trump?
If Trump doesn’t get the nomination it is the Big Implode, not the big steal.
(Ask yourself exactly what is Roger Stone’s connection to Rove?).
No kidding. We can at least agree that Rove is Satan’s bloody hemorrhoid.
“Lets face it if you and your criminal friends try it you will have hell to pay and it will truly be the end of the Republican Party”
Oh the mellow drama!
Rove and anyone else in on this crap are out of their minds and need to prepare for the revolution that’s coming!
I intently dislike and distrust Trump but I will not support any Rovian chicanery. You’ve got to play by well known, well publicized and well agreed to rules.
Trump SHALL meet and exceed ALL of the present rules to be the nominee. Should the rules committee start playing crazy games with the rules, there shall be hell to pay!
Cruz really has NO WAY to meet all of the rules to be nominated.
Let’s face it, Karl, you might be in a real small lonely little party soon.
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