Limbaugh: Trump Used Cruz to Pull Off GOP Unity

Thursday on his nationally syndicated radio show, conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh weighed in on the speech given a night earlier by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in Cleveland at the Republican National Convention. Limbaugh argued that Trump knew what Cruz was going to say, and thus pulled off a “masterful move” in trying to achieve party unity. Partial transcript as follows: One of the crucial things here that we have now learned about this is that Trump knew what Cruz was gonna say. Right? That story has been reported, that Cruz’s speech was submitted. Cruz has said that the Trump people knew what he was gonna say. The Trump people say that they knew what Cruz was gonna say. And everybody involved let it happen. So what is the end result of this? There are two overwhelming, inarguable results from this. Number one, we’re gonna have a ratings bonanza tonight. And number two, we may be seeing the actual first threads of unity build behind Donald Trump because of this. And it could well be that Trump has pulled off a masterful move letting all this happen. I think that the argument that he may have done that is