1/22/16, "Shadow of populism hangs over Davos," Financial Times, Gideon Rachman in Davos, Switzerland
"Delegates mull Trump presidency, UK-EU split and borders crackdown."...
"Eric Cantor, the Republican former majority leader in the House of
Representatives, told a session at Davos that he doubted Mr. Trump's candidacy would survive the primary elections that decide the
Republican nominee. But then again, Mr Cantor lost his own supposedly
safe seat in 2014 to the populist insurgent Dave Brat — which hardly
suggests an infallible grasp of public sentiment."...via Drudge
1/21/16, "Eric Cantor Of All People Predicts Trump Won't Survive The Primaries," Talking Points Memo, Sara Jerde
"Cantor was defeated
in his own 2014 primary by a little-known Virginia economics professor,
David Brat. Considered a big win for tea partiers, Cantor's loss marked
the first time in the history of the country that a House majority
leader had been defeated in a primary while holding that position.
Cantor made the bold prediction in an interview with Bloomberg published Thursday. He added that he thought the world economy would suffer under a Trump administration.
"Unfortunately I do think that if there were to be a Trump
administration the casualty would likely be trade,” Cantor told
Bloomberg. “That’s a very serious prospect for the world.”...
Cantor endorsed former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for the GOP nomination last year, which elicited this response from Trump:"...
Comment: Cantor was always obsessively concerned about "the world's" self-appointed elites. Millions of suffering Americans didn't interest him. That's why he was removed from office in 2014.