Wiretap: The conservative attack on Donald Trump

Stopping Trump

George Will is all in on stopping Donald Trump and preserving what he calls “the manners and grace that should lubricate the nation’s civic life.” But he was just getting started.  If Trump is nominated, Will writes, conservatives must do everything they can to ensure that the Donald not only loses, but loses all 50 states. Via The Washington Post.

Still game?

Trump says Ted Cruz and John Kasich are hanging by his fingernails, and the latest poll numbers help him make the case. He leads Cruz in must-win Indiana by 15 points in the latest NBC/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll. Via The New York Times.

Wavering loyalty

Remember Cruz’s big delegate wins the past few weeks (think: Colorado)? According to The National Review, some of those delegates are wavering.

Growing problem

Paul Ryan’s Donald Trump problem grows worse every day as Trump moves closer and closer to the nomination.  Via The New Yorker.

Weak men

Elizabeth Warren slams Donald Trump’s woman-card line used against Hillary Clinton, saying “that’s what weak men do.” Via The Boston Globe.

Watch this

If you didn’t happen to be watching CSPAN on Saturday night, here’s Obama’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner speech. Via Time.

No joke

The real joke, Ezra Klein writes at Vox, was that Obama was not joking.

Outside forces

Todd Purdum: As the nation desperately looks for something other than the political status quo, Hillary Clinton might well win the presidency but still lose the country. Via Politico.

Cuba libre

The first U.S cruise ship in 50 years leaves for Cuba. And, yes, you can buy Cuban cigars once you get there. Via The Atlantic.

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