When it comes to the 2016 Republican nomination, one man is currently sucking all the media oxygen out of the room.

Erick Erickson of RedState blames Donald Trump’s rise on a failure of leadership in the Republican Party. Matthew Continetti of the Washington Free Beacon has a similar take.

When it comes to assessing Trump’s politics however, one of the right’s happiest and most dearly missed warriors once told us everything we need to know.

Matt Vespa of Townhall takes us on a trip down memory lane:

Flashback: When Andrew Breitbart Said Trump Is Definitely Not A Conservative

In 2011, Juan Williams was filling in for Bill O’Reilly and there was an area where liberal talk show host Leslie Marshall and the late Andrew Breitbart found agreement: a Trump candidacy isn’t a good thing for America. Moreover, the late conservative blogger said the business magnate is certainly not a conservative:

“…Of course, he’s not a conservative. He was for Nancy Pelosi, before he was against Nancy Pelosi…celebrity is everything in this country if these guys don’t learn how to play the media the way Barack Obama played the media last election cycle and the way that Donald Trump is playing the election cycle–we’re going to probably get a celebrity candidate.

Here’s the video:

You should read the rest of the article, as Vespa does a good job of proving Andrew Breitbart’s comments were completely correct.

On a related note, Trump just picked up an endorsement which will undoubtedly impress many conservatives:

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