Opinion writer

Backstage for a rally, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks to singer-songwriter James Taylor and Khizr Khan, Gold Star father, before a campaign event in Manchester, N.H., on Nov. 6. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post)

Not all #NeverTrump Republicans will vote for Hillary Clinton. However, some will, in large part to signal to their own party that it cannot expect blind party loyalty. Their higher obligation is to the welfare of the country.

R4C16.org, one of the most active anti-Trump Republican groups, has a final closing message featuring some respected Republicans. It is an extraordinary, unprecedented repudiation of a party’s nominee:

In a campaign with so little to cheer about, they should be commended for their intellectual and moral integrity.