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Thursday, March 03, 2016

Pat Buchanan: When Did the Washington Post Become the Conscience of the Republican Party?

Excerpted by Nicholas Stix
 

Attacks on Trump Driven by an Establishment in Panic
By Pat Buchanan
March 3, 2016, 6:25 p.m.
VDARE

Donald Trump “appeals to racism.”

“[F]rom the beginning … his campaign has profited from voter prejudice and hatred” and represents an “authoritarian assault upon democracy.”

If Speaker Paul Ryan wishes to be “on the right side of history … he must condemn Mr. Trump clearly and comprehensively. The same goes for every other Republican leader.”

“Maybe that would split the (Republican) party,” but, “No job is worth the moral stain that would come from embracing (Trump). No party is worth saving at the expense of the country.”

If Republican leaders wish to be regarded as moral, every one of them must renounce Trump, even if it means destroying their party.

Who has laid down this moral mandate? The Holy Father in Rome?

No. The voice posturing as the conscience of America is The Washington Post, which champions abortion on demand and has not, in the memory of this writer, endorsed any Republican for president—though it did endorse Marion Barry three times for mayor of D.C....

[Read the whole thing at VDARE.]

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