The GOP hatches a plan. Yet it seems to continually backfire. (With apologies to Dr Suess and Horton Hatches an Egg). Last summer when Donald Trump was first running, the GOP figured he was a flash in the pan candidate who would fizzle out. But they figured they could use his celebrity to their advantage and made him pledge that he would support whomever became the Republican nominee and wouldn’t seek a third party run. Six months later, Trump is commanding the lead in the run to the nomination and Republicans are backtracking in droves.
One time candidate Marco Rubio stated “I still at this moment continue to intend to support the Republican nominee, but it’s getting harder every day.”
So will we end up with a brokered convention that could spell the end of the Republican Party as one entity? Will two sub parties emerge? So as the cartoon says, the GOP is holding to the pledge
“I meant what I said,
I said what I meant.
I’ll support Trump’s nomination
one hundred percent….
unless I destroy both of us in the process.”