I love Mark Levin, but in my humble opinion, he is disregarding a very important facet of this race: Donald Trump is using the Democratic playbook as a Republican – and it works. Ideologically, I like Senator Ted Cruz , but Trump competes like a Democrat – cutthroat and no quarter given. We will not win back the White House playing by Marquis de Queensbury rules.
Cruz is a competitor and Trump knows how to destroy competitors. Additionally. Trump is CORRECT in surmising that the Democrats, scum that they are, will go after Cruz on his eligibility and connections to Goldman Sachs. It doesn’t matter if the topics are of no substance; they will weaken Cruz at the polls.
Cruz does not have the crossover appeal that Trump has. Trump does not have the ideological purity, but he is leading a massive populist uprising, and ONLY Trump has had the guts to say what needs to be said: build a wall, deport every stinking illegal, and halt Muslim immigration temporarily until Congress can get a handle on this situation.
Here are some takeaways from Levin’s rant:
“This is why I’m sick and tired of stupid talk!” Levin said on his program. “This is why I’m sick and tired of stupid issues! I didn’t spend 40 years of my life — 45 to be exact — to reach a point where we actually might take back the White House with somebody who is conservative, whomever that is, to be discussing birther issues! And fake issues!”
“And whatever candidate tries to draw us into these arguments and these debates that are mindless, that are useless, are not going to save this republic, are not going to affect the debt, the kinds of judges we have strengthen our military, and then I call them out!” he continued. “Whether some people like it or not. It’s that simple.”
“The attack on Cruz in many ways is an attack on us,” he said toward the end of his monologue. “That’s the problem. He’s nasty, nasty, nasty, Donald says. Why? Because Mitch McConnell says he’s nasty? Because Bob Dole thinks, he’s nasty? Because the ruling elite Republicans think he’s nasty?”
Listen to the audio:
To destroy the Democrats, we have first to destroy the Republican Party way of fighting. Ted Cruz, for all his intelligence and academic bona fides, cannot accomplish that unless he starting fighting like them. Trump is doing this already.