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Mutually Assured Destruction

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 11:27
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A few weeks ago, I predicted that no matter what the result of the presidential election that the inevitable result would be a destabilization of our political system.

I had not anticipated the #NeverTrump coup on Saturday. I didn’t expect the Republican Party to disintegrate so rapidly a month before the election. If Trump lost the election, the polling indicated it would be a narrow loss and that the #NeverTrump crowd would restrain themselves for the sake of down ballot races. After the election, I expected there would be a settling scores and a failed purge.

In that scenario, no one faction would have emerged victorious. The establishment wing would have blamed Trump and his Alt-Right supporters. The #TruCons would have blamed the establishment for creating the conditions that led to the rise of Trump. They would have been able to say that Cruz had come around late, endorsed Trump, and that they were good soldiers. Trump would have blamed the establishment and the #TruCons for hamstringing his candidacy. Each faction would have returned to its side of the ring. If the #NeverTrump coup had failed at the convention, what sense did it make to have one now?

It was far too late for a coup to succeed. It seemed like an irrational, improbable, far fetched scenario. And yet, someone in the #NeverTrump camp got a hold of the nuclear launch codes – and launched the nukes at their own party. Stunned by a nuclear first strike from #NeverTrump, Trump has launched his own nukes.

Can you believe it?

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