Trump’s decision is in a category of its own…
(Breitbart) The remnants of the #NeverTrump movement, made up of conservatives who swore never to support Donald Trump for president, generally acknowledged that Trump had done something special on Wednesday when he recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directed the State Department to begin moving the embassy there.
Other Trump achievements, such as the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Antonin Scalia, could arguably have been made by other Republican candidates.
But there are few others — and perhaps none — who would have dared to defy the foreign policy establishment, the media, the threats of terror, and the chorus of international criticism to fulfill a campaign promise broken by predecessors from both parties.
Trump’s decision is in a category of its own, and most of Trump’s passionate NeverTrump critics could not ignore it.
Most effusive of all was former Breitbart News editor Ben Shapiro, whose website had all but called Trump anti-Israel during the 2016 campaign, declared that Trump’s decision on Jerusalem was an act of “political bravery” and “moral courage” in an appearance on Fox News.
Bethany Shondark Mandel, one of Trump’s (and Breitbart’s) most incorrigible critics, declared the #NeverTrump movement dead last month and tweeted proudly Wednesday: “Americans voted for Donald Trump precisely because he won’t deny basic geopolitical facts because terrorists tell him not to.”…