Allow me to extrapolate here

For months I have resisted saying this for fear of being branded as crazy. However, after reading the story below, what I am about to say warrants at least some consideration.
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source: The New York Times

Marco Rubio Pushed for Immigration Reform With Conservative Media

A few weeks after Senator Marco Rubio joined a bipartisan push for an immigration overhaul in 2013, he arrived alongside Senator Chuck Schumer at the executive dining room of News Corporation’s Manhattan headquarters for dinner.
Their mission was to persuade Rupert Murdoch, the owner of the media empire, and Roger Ailes, the chairman and chief executive of its Fox News division, to keep the network’s on-air personalities from savaging the legislation and give it a fighting chance at survival.
Mr. Murdoch, an advocate of immigration reform, and Mr. Ailes, his top lieutenant and the most powerful man in conservative television, agreed at the Jan. 17, 2013, meeting to give the senators some breathing room.
But the media executives, highly attuned to the intensifying anger in the Republican grass roots, warned that the senators also needed to make their case to Rush Limbaugh, the king of conservative talk radio, who held enormous sway with the party’s largely anti-immigrant base.
So the senators supporting the legislation turned to Mr. Rubio, the Florida Republican, to reach out to Mr. Limbaugh.
Read more.  It's worth it this time.
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For months now, I have listened to conservative pundits (particularly local Milwaukee, WI radio talk show hosts) trash Trump.  Their arguments against him are almost always either weak, outright lies, or at the very least, can just as easily be applied to any of the other Republican candidates.

Most of them repeatedly say that they cannot understand why people support Trump.  What's mystifying to me is, why they don't.  Why would you not support your party's clear front runner unless you were somehow bribed, coerced, or other wised encouraged to do so by people much more powerful than you?

I'm not saying that that what's happening, but it sure would go a long way towards explaining the behavior of the anti-Trump "conservatives".

If the above story is true, then I'm sure you would all agree that anything's possible.

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