April 6, 2016

Charles Krauthammer can't believe Donald Trump's supporters. This is from the Fox News transcript. Yes, Megyn is transcribed as saying "diluting themselves."

KRAUTHAMMER: It will help to narrow the fact that he trails Trump. It will probably end up being less than 200 delegates as a result. And if they go into Cleveland bunched up, that's a huge advantage for Cruz relative to where he is now. All of that is true. Could be a turning point. But I'm impressed by one thing, according to the exit polls, Trump, who will come in second if the exit polls are right, is going to have somewhere in the high 30s.

Now, think about what has just happened. He runs in a state where he's up against a popular governor, who has a very strong machine. He's also up against -- this is Trump -- up against very sophisticated, very influential local talk radio. He's also up against a ton of money. Huge amount was dropped on him. It wasn't only the Cruz money or the Cruz PACS but it was the stop Trump PACs dropped millions of dollars on him. And on top of all that, it comes after the worst two weeks of the campaign, the fact that Tucker said earlier, is the worst two weeks he's ever seen for any candidate. If in spite of all of that, Trump comes in with high 30s, then he has the most rock solid floor of support of any candidate in memory.

Trump said he could walk out on 5th avenue, could do that tonight, and I suppose if his twitter ever broke down he might do that, and shoot somebody and he'd never get -- he wouldn't lose a vote. There's something about his support that is so solid, that despite the loss in the face of all this, it shows a remarkable staying power.

KELLY: And that's -- I mean, we've seen that in contest after contest, that you know, his core of basic supporters will not abandon him. And, you know, those Republicans who think they will are diluting themselves

Interesting how those same Republicans show the same stick-to-it-iveness in watching Fox News for decades, even through two Bush administrations, two lost Presidential elections, Obama killing Bin Laden, the Supreme Court upholding Obamacare, Hillary slaying the Benghazi Committee, and let's never forget the network's solid predictions that Mitt Romney would win in 2012. Even from you, Charles Krauthammer.

If they stick to the massive journalistic fail that is Fox "Screw truth, our ratings are the best" 'News', why wouldn't they hang on to the bitter end to a narcissistic loser like Trump?

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