April 6, 2016

Donald Trump knows that the Cruz victory in Wisconsin threw a monkey wrench into his national domination plan to arrive at the magic number of 1237 delegates going in to July's RNC Convention in Cleveland. Megyn Kelly spoke with Charles Krauthammer about the possibility of rioting at the convention if Trump doesn't win the nomination on the first ballot vote.

Krauthammer explains that Trump has only a plurality, not a majority of support among Republicans. This leads to an automatically contested convention. He explains:

KRAUTHAMMER: Once you go to the second ballot, where so many of the delegates are released, over half of them are released, at that point nobody has any idea where it goes. But I think Trump, beyond the first ballot, is far less likely to win the nomination.

KELLY: What of the predictions that that'll lead to riots?

KRAUTHAMMER: Well, it depends what Trump decides. He has tremendous power over his troops. If he decides to stand up and walk out, then thousands will walk out after him. If he decides he's going to make real trouble and it will disrupt the convention, I don't mean with violence but I mean protests, demonstrations, boycotts, you can see that.

It'll be up to him whether he feels it's in his interests and whether he feels if he reacts viscerally in any way, whether he feels cheated; and if he does, all Hell will break loose.

Both Kelly and Krauthammer know damn well that this convention could be a massive brouhaha of epic proportions, and admit that Republicans can vastly change the current political landscape with one vote at the convention. We shall see what transpires. In any event, stock up on the popcorn for this one folks!

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