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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
New book about the 2016 election.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Trump, Perry, a Turncoat, and The Wild Bunch

Jennifer Jacobs reports at The Des Moines Register:
Leaked emails show that the Iowan who is Donald Trump’s new national co-chairman was throwing bombs at him as recently as last month, expressing grave misgivings about the authenticity of Trump's religious faith and his conservatism.
“(Trump) left me with questions about his moral center and his foundational beliefs. ... His comments reveal no foundation in Christ, which is a big deal,” evangelical conservative activist Sam Clovis said in an email just 35 days before he quit his job as Republican Rick Perry’s Iowa chairman and signed on with Trump’s campaign.
In the emails, shared by Perry backers Wednesday with The Des Moines Register, Clovis castigated Trump for his past liberal positions and admission that he has never asked for God’s forgiveness for any wrongdoing.
In The Wild Bunch, William Holden said:
When you side with a man, you stay with him! And if you can't do that, you're like some animal, you're finished!