Rush Limbaugh says that instead of voting for Donald Trump, “The Republican establishment is prepared to vote for Hillary Clinton if it means holding onto their fiefdoms,” the Daily Caller reports.
During “The Rush Limbaugh Show” on Monday, Limbaugh said, “The Republican Party is prepared, if Ted Cruz gets the nomination, to not care whether he wins or loses.”
Reiterating a question that he received from a caller, Limbaugh said, “If the guy gets close to 1,237 but still has the majority in delegates, and they take the nomination away from him, we’re gonna lose the voters, right? What’s gonna happen? Folks — Patience. Patience, Rush. The Republican establishment is prepared to vote for Hillary Clinton if it means holding onto their fiefdoms… In fact, if Ted Cruz is the nominee and loses the general, the party will be happy. They’ll be able to blame the loss on conservatives and conservatism and be done — once and for all — with conservatism in the party.”
The Republican Party’s “primary objective is self-preservation, not winning the White House in this cycle,” Limbaugh insisted. “Given the vagaries of this cycle, the Republican Party’s primary objective is maintaining its own power structure and base for the current people that occupy it. The dead giveaway for that is when you hear some of them openly, publicly say that they will vote for Hillary rather than Trump And some of them have even said that they’ll vote for Hillary instead of Cruz. It means they don’t think the country’s in crisis. They don’t think anything of the sort. They don’t have anything in common with you on that score. And, number two, that it’s all about self-preservation, maintaining the current Republican establishment, the ruling class and their positions in it.”
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