Glenn Beck rips Kasich for staying in race
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Conservative radio host Glenn Beck, a Ted CruzTed CruzThe media couldn't be more blatant in distorting Trump's words on Charlottesville Curtis wins GOP primary for House seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz Kimmel: Let’s make Trump a king so he has no power MORE backer, on Wednesday blasted John Kasich staying in the Republican presidential race, saying "the republic is a stake."

“Kasich, I mean, excuse my language, but, you son of a bitch, the republic is at stake,” Beck said Wednesday on his radio program. “This is not like a normal race. The republic is at stake."

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Beck joined others on his show panning Kasich, calling the Ohio governor "delusional." 
 
"This guy is going to be remembered as a guy who possibly destroyed the republic," he added.
 
 
Kasich won his home state of Ohio on Tuesday night, complicating the delegate math for Trump as the GOP front-runner looks to lock up the nomination before the party's convention in July.
But Kasich's bid to stay in the race hoping for a contested convention puts a wrinkle in Cruz's plan to consolidate support after Marco RubioMarco RubioScarborough: Trump has chosen the 'wrong side' THE MEMO: Trump reignites race firestorm RNC spokeswoman: GOP stands behind Trump's message 'of love and inclusiveness' MORE dropped out of the race Tuesday night.
 
"I think any candidate — if you don't have a clear path to winning — it doesn't make sense to stay in the race," Cruz early Wednesday on CNN. "Every day John Kasich stays in the race benefits Donald Trump."
 
"Gov. Kasich won his home state – I think sort of a minimum expectation – but honestly he has no path," former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, a backer of Cruz, echoed during an appearance on Fox.
 
Kasich fired back, arguing neither Cruz nor Trump could win in a general election.