Wednesday, July 27, 2016

16 Years Ago, William F. Buckley Wrote This About Donald Trump ...

There has been a lot of discussion in the last several months over whether not several conservative icons would be supporting Donald Trump for President. William F. Buckley, the founder of National Review and host of Firing Line said during the 1964 GOP primary that his rule was to support the "most rightward viable candidate." That has often been turned into "the most conservative, electable candidate."
Andrew Breitbart in 2011 said of Donald Trump, "Of course Donald Trump is not a conservative. He was for Nancy Pelosi before he was against her." Breitbart was famous shortly before his death in 2012 for his "Two Paths" speech at the CPAC convention. His speech reiterated his support for the GOP nominee, whoever it was, at a time when many conservatives were questioning supporting Mitt Romney.
We can all venture a guess but since both men are dead, we'll never really know if they'd support Trump. Like Andrew Breitbart, Willam F. Buckley wrote something about Donald Trump when he was talking about running for President -- in 2000. Buckley, in an essay he wrote for Cigar Aficionado and said the following about Trump:
Read the rest of this op-ed HERE.

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