Better capitulate than never...
This morning I had another talk with our party's candidate, Mr. Trump, and here is the paper which bears his name upon it as well as mine. Some of you, perhaps, have already heard what it contains but I would just like to read it to you: 'I'm going to win everywhere. Women love me, except for Megyn Kelly and Crooked Hillary.. The gays love me. And the Hispanics, but not the Muslim Hispanics, who are hiding under your bed waiting to kill you thanks to Obama. Melania is a genius who wrote the 1 and 2 Corinthians. My sons, Uday and Qusay, will be the most terrific Secretaries of State and Treasury in history. And the Blacks love me too.'
From the New York Times:
Paul Ryan’s Dance With The Donald
Among the Republicans going along with Donald Trump’s takeover of their party, the House speaker, Paul Ryan, has made a tortuous art — a zigzag of maybes, yes-buts and oh, I guess sos — of protecting his interests en route to capitulating to the inevitable at the nominating convention.
By supporting the Trump candidacy, Mr. Ryan has revealed himself to be a weak opportunist, far from the ideas man and budget wonk he made himself out to be when he secured the vice-presidential nomination four years ago. It probably hasn’t been easy to engage in the political casuistry needed to simultaneously reject and embrace Mr. Trump.
While condemning Mr. Trump’s more hateful utterances, Mr. Ryan has been careful never, ever to criticize Mr. Trump himself...