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Sad Conservative Pundits React to Trump’s Nomination

This face isn’t going away anytime soon.

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Trump has finally secured the Republican nomination, but not all Republicans are happy about it. As the convention made Trump official and crossed that “presumptive” off his title, conservative pundits took to Twitter to emote.

Jennifer Rubin, conservative blogger for the Washington Post:

John Podhortez, editor of Commentary Magazine:

Jason Russell, writer for the Washington Examiner:

John Noonan, writer for the Weekly Standard:

Stuart Stevens, political consultant:

Kris Hammond, political commentator and #NeverTrump delegate:

Brian Bartlett, VP of Rational 360:

Dan McLaughlin, broadcaster for Fox Sports:

The spiritual leader of #NeverTrump, Bill Kristol, has yet to tweet.

*Correction, July 19, 2016: This post originally mistakenly included a tweet by Washington Post reporter Ed O’Keefe. O’Keefe is a political reporter, not a conservative pundit.

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