Cal  Thomas

Trump has donated to many liberal Democrats, arguing that since he lives in liberal New York City he had no other choice. Really?

Conservative talk show host Mark Levin isn't buying it. On a recent broadcast of "The Mark Levin Show," he asked, "Where was (Trump) during the tea party's rise and throughout the battles it was having? Why was he donating to Senator (Chuck) Schumer, Congressman Anthony Weiner and Hillary Clinton's campaigns when the tea party was beginning to rise?" Levin also notes that Trump wants universal health care and asked, "How is that conservative?" Trump also has flipped from pro-choice on abortion to pro-life because, he told ABC's George Stephanopoulos, two married friends who wanted to abort their child, decided not to and now are happy they didn't. Pro-lifers won't be impressed because Trump didn't mention the baby's right to life.

Donald Trump is no conservative. In fact, it's hard to say which party he's affiliated with. In 1987, he was Republican. In 1999, he switched to the Independence Party. In 2009, when he first considered the presidency, the New York Daily News reported, "The Donald switched his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican."

One thing's for sure, if he runs for president, he could harm the eventual Republican nominee. Maybe that's why so many in the liberal media are promoting him while President Obama's approval ratings continue to fall.


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