Jeff Sessions didn’t cause Trump’s problems, and Joe Scarborough didn’t kill his former staffer. But what a window into a diseased mind.
So he wants thousands of people, most not wearing masks and scoffing at social distancing, to congregate. This will not end well.
Yeah, it’s early. But a blue wave is certainly building. If it’s a wipeout, will the Republican Party ditch Trumpism? It should be clear, but it’s not at all.
What we are witnessing is the logical conclusion of a presidency that has been allowed to roll over constitutional norms for years now.
First, he said social distancing is just a Dem-media conspiracy to prevent his father from holding rallies. Then, what he (and his brother) said about Joe Biden…
To a small but important segment of conservatism, “freedom” now includes the freedom to kill off society’s weak. This is Trumpism. Unmasked.
It’s not just the MAGA crew. Americans have long been sacrificing their elders at the altar of expedience, until the virus made that exchange too obvious to keep ignoring.
Fighter jets, happy doctors, Nancy Pelosi’s ice cream, and a wartime president—an ad that turns reality on its head. And it’ll probably work.
I know, I know. Some say it’s irresponsible. I say I need to vote for someone for president and be able to sleep at night. So there.
The party gambled and won by dropping its principles to stand behind Trump—but now that’s looking like a Pyrrhic victory.