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Hey, Republicans, Democrats Are Going to Pin Trump on You No Matter What

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Photo credit: Gage Skidmore
Photo credit: Gage Skidmore

One of the hardest lessons I learned working in campaign politics was that the truth really doesn’t matter. At least not to Democrats.

When Democrats attack, they go for the jugular. They don’t worry about an attack being “fair.” They look to do as much damage as possible — by any means necessary.

Last week, when Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) said he was not ready to support Donald Trump, manyin themedia speculated this was to provide “cover” to congressional Republicans in competitive districts.

If this is really Speaker Ryan’s intent, it is a bad political strategy. There is no such thing as providing “cover.”

If Democrat operatives find Donald Trump to be unpopular enough, they will tie a GOP candidate to him in a New York minute, even if the GOP candidate publicly voices opposition to Trump.

I understand conviction. I understand opposing Trump on moral grounds. If a GOP candidate is ideologically #NeverTrump and feels compelled to say something about it, okay, whatever. But let’s not pretend this will impact the Democrats’ strategy in any way. They won’t hold back.

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Read the full article at The Daily Caller.

Jon Schweppe is the Communications Director for American Principles Project. Follow him on Twitter @JonSchweppe.


Jon Schweppe

Jon Schweppe is the Director of Government Affairs for American Principles Project. Follow him on Twitter @JonSchweppe

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