Lindsey Graham: Time for folks to start ‘unendorsing’ Trump

Lindsey Graham: Time for folks to start ‘unendorsing’ Trump
'Round the Antares maelstrom and 'round perdition's flames.

[Ed. – Sure, what the hell.  Everybody on earth, please start campaigning for free for The Donald.  Would someone PLEASE take these old-consensus Republicans to the Clue-Mart and herd them in with a gift card in each hand?  ASAP?  Emphasis already in the excerpt.]

This is the guy who endorsed Ted Cruz — a man he truly loathes — in a failed effort to stop Trump, then begrudgingly started urging Republicans to rally around the nominee. But after that nominee’s latest bout of racial demagoguery and the ensuing rift within the GOP, Lindsey Graham sounds like he’s permanently off the Trump train:

No prominent elected Republican came to Mr. Trump’s defense unreservedly. And others found themselves wondering aloud what it would take — what Mr. Trump would have to say or do — for Republicans who have endorsed him to start jumping ship. Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, another former primary rival of Mr. Trump’s, urged Republicans who have backed Mr. Trump to rescind their endorsements, citing the remarks about Judge Curiel and Mr. Trump’s expression of doubt on Sunday that a Muslim judge could remain neutral in the same lawsuit, given Mr. Trump’s proposed ban on Muslim noncitizens entering the country. “This is the most un-American thing from a politician since Joe McCarthy,” Mr. Graham said. “If anybody was looking for an off-ramp, this is probably it,” he added. “There’ll come a time when the love of country will trump hatred of Hillary.”

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