Makes sense to me:
If Cruz and Rubio are too immature to stop fighting each other to attack Trump, we should force them.
If Marco Rubio is in first or second place headed into your state’s primary, vote for Rubio, even if you like Cruz.
In the same way, if Ted Cruz is in first or second place headed into your state’s primary, vote Cruz, even if you like Rubio.
The goal must be to first stop Trump.
Then we can hash it out between ourselves.
I’m in a bind here, folks. I know that some of you are going to yell about this in the comments sections, I’m in no mood to tolerate that*, but it’s unfair not to trust adults to act like adults. So I won’t pre-close comments. But I am in a state right now, and it’s a half-and-half one. Half of it is because of the 9/11 Troofer who is the front-runner right now. The other half is because of the Cruz-Rubio wars, which are incredibly tiresome and accomplish nothing.
[UPDATE: As expected, Trump supporters cannot take a hint. YOU’RE NOT WELCOME HERE. I’ve spent the last two weeks dealing with a constant stream of white nationalist Trump-lovers, a few of whom presumed to say shit about my wife and my kids – and oh, yes, my marriage. If your guy gets nominated, I will end up in an intolerable position where I either quit politics, or I defend a guy who is pissing on every principled policy position that I’ve embraced since 2003. I will pick quitting politics, fully aware that this means admitting that I will have fundamentally wasted a large, non-family portion of my life. I will do this, because I will be possibly literally DAMNED otherwise, but I am not happy about it.
So if you want to stick around – and I can’t imagine why you would, given that I’ve just told you that I don’t want you here – keep your mouth shut about Donald J. Trump. Who will, by the way, not build a wall. Not least because Hillary Clinton will be the next President if he’s the nominee.]
*I’ve met and like Ted Cruz. I’ve met and like Marco Rubio. I’ve worked with and like Erick Erickson.