Many conservatives were frustrated during the primaries to see the entertainment wing of the GOP promote the candidacy of the distinctly non-conservative Donald Trump. AM talk radio hosts, Fox News commentators, and best-selling authors made their fortunes by condemning countless Republican office holders as RINOs, squishes, and sell-outs because they made promises on immigration that they refused to keep once in office.
While few entertainers out-and-out endorsed Trump, a majority cheered on his candidacy despite of his lifetime of flip flops and funding liberal Democrats. Whether it was for ratings, access, or personal friendship, their early boosterism of The Donald helped many self-defined conservatives accept the New York
b millionaire as a true-blue Republican. But with Trump’s disorganized retreat from his get-tough immigration policy, Rush Limbaugh admitted today that he never took Trump seriously on the issue.
Allow me to speak for every supporter of the 16 other GOP primary candidates: Now you tell us.