Ted Cruz And The GOP Collapse Continues

What kind of political party is it when a large chunk of the party loves a guy (Ted Cruz) that most folks who have ever known him personally hate him and another big chunk of the party that rallies around a guy (Donald Trump) who appeals to the darkest side of one’s tribal impulses, a party whose elected officials have only one mandate and that is to pump ever more wealth into the pockets of their super rich benefactors?

It is a party of upside-down inside out interests and goals, a collapsed party in denial. Paul Ryan goes about his ideological economic and political gibberish that only those on Wall Street can related to because it serves fat cat’s narrow ends. It is not something that Trump’s know-nothing followers or Cruz’s Jesus freaks care about.

Cruz’s is going to take his fundamentalist followers his way. Trump is going to take his fools his way. And the Wall Street moneybags will be left high and dry on their own rich, little island. For the GOP there is no there there anymore.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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