Trump Backed By Carson, As Grip Tightens

Posted on Sat 03/12/2016 by

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Bolt New 01By Andrew Bolt ~

This was the theory: as candidates dropped out of the battle for the Republican presidential nomination, their supporters would unite behind the real rival to outsider Donald Trump.

That theory was wrong:

TrumpCarsonRepublican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has won another high-profile endorsement, with retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson becoming the second former Republican candidate to back him in the race for the White House.

“We buried the hatchet. That was political stuff,” Carson said during a joint appearance with the billionaire businessman…

“I have found in talking with him, that there’s a lot more alignment, philosophically and spiritually, than I ever thought that there was,” added Carson…

Another former candidate, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, announced last month he was backing Trump.

UPDATE

The aggressive intolerance of the Left, shutting down the debate it does not like:

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump canceled one of his signature rallies Friday, saying he didn’t want to see “people get hurt” after protesters packed into the Chicago arena where it was to take place.

The announcement that the billionaire businessman would postpone the rally until another day led a large portion of the crowd inside the University of Illinois at Chicago Pavilion to break out into raucous cheers. Meanwhile, supporters of the candidate started chanting “We want Trump! We want Trump!”

There were isolated physical confrontations between some members of the crowd after the event was canceled.

Speaking later with Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren, Trump said he had arrived in Chicago two hours earlier and about 25,000 people were trying to enter the arena…

Protesters at the rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rushed the arena floor in jubilant celebration after the announcement that he was calling off the event due to security concerns.

Many jumped up and down, with arms up in the air, shouting “F— Trump!” ‘’Bernie! Bernie!” and “We stopped Trump!”

The Left is the natural home of the totalitarian.

Andrew Bolt is a journalist and columnist writing for The Herald Sun in Melbourne Victoria Australia.

Andrew Bolt’s columns appear in Melbourne’s Herald Sun, Sydney’s Daily Telegraph and Adelaide’s Advertiser. He runs the most-read political blog in Australia and hosts Channel 10’s The Bolt Report each Sunday at 10am. He is also heard from Monday to Friday at 8am on the breakfast show of radio station MTR 1377, and his book  Still Not Sorry remains very widely read.

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