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Ben Shapiro Embarrasses Himself By Groveling for Supreme Court Seat

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A known #NeverTrump radio show host and blogger seems to warming up to President Donald J. Trump now that there is a soon-to-be vacant  Supreme Court seat.

Ben Shapiro, lawyer by trade and host of the “Ben Shapiro Show” made the following post on Instagram after learning that Justice Anthony Kennedy would be retiring.

“Mr. President, I’m ready for duty,” the caption reads.

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But Shapiro has not always been “ready for duty.” In fact, he was a vehement #NeverTrump obstructionist during the 2016 presidential campaign.

One of the reasons Shapiro did not support Trump? He did not think Trump would make wise Supreme Court appointments. Surely, Hillary Clinton would have done much better.

“In the absence of a serious foreign policy and economic plan not involving massive tariffs – and in the absence of a rational and decent candidate – pro-Trump advocates have fallen back on the one argument and one argument only; he’ll be better for the Supreme Court,” Shapiro wrote in August 2016 in a post called “No, Trump Isn’t Going to Save the Supreme Court.

After a longwinded Hugh Hewitt-sourced argument (always a solid conservative to consult on such matters), Shapiro concluded by saying the following:

“So no, Trump won’t appoint a conservative Supreme Court justice. This is the reality-based position. But in the fantasy world where polls don’t matter, Senate procedures don’t matter, and Mitch McConnell is a fire-breathing fighter on behalf of conservatism, sure, everything will be fine.”

In light of this awful take, it’s probably best that Shapiro take of the judge’s robe, sit back down behind his desk, and continue being wrong. Trump will find a real conservative to fill the Supreme Court vacancy.

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Neocon David Frum: Trump one of the “Fattest Presidents Ever”

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Neoconservative pundit and former Bush administration Iraq War architect David Frum made himself a target of mockery for a personal attack on President Trump’s physical fitness.

Frum claimed on CNN Sunday that “Donald Trump was the oldest president ever, one of the fattest presidents ever, the least physically capable president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt was in a wheelchair.”

The personal attack devolved into hyperbole when Frum claimed Trump “can’t pick up a ball, never mind throw it.

Trump’s latest medical physical revealed him to be overweight, but claims that he’s the fattest President in history are categorically incorrect. William Taft had the highest BMI (body mass index) of any U.S President, famously being rumored for becoming trapped in a White House bathtub. Analysis of various Presidents shows that Trump’s BMI is generally on par with Presidents Teddy Roosevelt and Zachary Taylor.

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In any case, it’s probably not the most newsworthy of stories that a 73-year old man who works constantly is overweight. Trump’s medical documents have consistently painted a picture of a President in good health.

Frum tried to revise his own remarks in a tweet after being mocked on the schoolyard bullying, claiming that it was only fair to talk about Trump’s weight when conservative commentators questioned Hillary Clinton’s health in the 2016 election.

But there’s little to no comparison between Trump’s weight and Hillary’s health concerns. The former Secretary of State was often befit with wheezing fits and had to leave campaign events early appearing extremely disoriented during the 2016 campaign.

The deposed class of neoconservative pundits such as Frum fancies themselves “principled” commentators, yet a mere scratch on the surface shows them to be no more shallow than the most vacuous of smug cultural liberals.

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