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Mark Sanford’s Sellout To The GOP Establishment Is Complete

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“LUV GOV” SAYS HE WILL NOT SUPPORT DONALD TRUMP IF HE WINS THE GOP NOMINATION

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s panic time in the “Republican” party.  The populist insurgency channeled by surprise GOP frontrunner Donald Trump has the establishment wing of the party on the run.

And let’s be honest … the status quo has absolutely no one to blame for its dire situation but itself.

Anyway, the GOP elites have thrown everything they have at Trump in the run-up to this month’s Super Tuesday primary elections – with absolutely nothing to show for their efforts.

Hopping on their establishment bandwagon at the eleventh hour?  U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford – formerly known as the two-term “Luv Gov” of South Carolina.

Once a principled pro-freedom, pro-free market politician, Sanford has changed dramatically since returning to politics in 2013.  We’ve been chronicling his descent into mushy middle-dom (here, here and here), but Sanford emphatically affirmed his loyalty to the “Republican” status quo this week when he became a founding member of the U.S. House GOP’s “Not Trump” caucus.

“His candidacy is one I certainly can’t support,” Sanford told The Wall Street Journal this week.

Really? We wonder what did it …

Perhaps it was Trump’s opposition to the crony capitalist trade bill Sanford supported?  Maybe Sanford is afraid Trump will kill the crony capitalist subsidies he endorsed?

Who knows …

Maybe Jesus told Sanford to oppose Trump?  Sort of like Jesus told him to vote for liberal U.S. Speaker John Boehner last year?

That would explain it, right?

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