In addition to its flamboyant racism, fascism and misogyny, the go-go juice on which the Trump campaign runs contains two, basic critiques of the American political system:
- The system is rigged by the corrupt elite to make sure the will of Ordinary Murricans Like You is always thwarted in favor of the whims of political insiders.
- The political insiders who conspire to bilk Ordinary Murricans Like You out of your democracy are also are the worst, stupidest deal-makers in the known universe and are constantly handing over our collective futures to sinister furriners for pennies on the dollar.
And if John Kasich and Ted Cruz had gone off on a planning retreat together with the goal of rolling out strategy deliberate designed to underscore the ugly truth of Donald Trump's critique -- at the worst possible time in the most public manner possible -- they could not have possibly have done a more effective job than they have done this week, by accident, in glare of a hundred teevee cameras.
The Cruz-Kasich Pact Is Pretty Much Worthless
Which is, of course, why the WaPo's most reliable pet neocon and Conservative establishment spokes-model, Jennifer Rubin, thinks this Axis of Weasels is fucking awesome!
A memo!Conservatives applaud Cruz-Kasich pactThe reviews are in for the pact between Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) and Ohio Gov. John Kasich to divvy up three of the GOP presidential primary states. Donald Trump has had a meltdown, now, among other things, insulting Kasich about his eating habits. The rest of the GOP seems pretty much delighted.“Naturally the Trump campaign is bellowing its disapproval of the Cruz-Kasich deal,” writes Michael Barone. “But there’s nothing unfair about enabling the anti-Trump majority, if it exists, from stopping the nomination of a candidate it believes would be disastrous for the party and dangerous for the nation.”A contingent of conservative opponents of Trump, aptly named Conservatives Against Trump, agrees. This group previously raised the potential for a third, independent conservative candidate. “There have been about 40 involved in the discussions. These are veteran grassroots leaders with decades, sometimes as much as 40 years, getting things done at the grassroots level,” says Quin Hillyer, a veteran conservative columnist who was present at the initial meeting of the group that includes journalist Erick Erickson and Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.). The group put out a memo praising the pact...