The GOP Has Hitched Itself To A One Trick Pony

Little did Republicans in past years, when they where dog whistling Whites for votes, realize that it would end up sticking them with a one trick pony — the Donald — as their President and “leader.”

Yes, pure nastiness may work with others of similar dispositions and those who live in perpetual ignorance or denial, but except for the fluke election of 2016 Trump’s cancerous character is toxic for all whom embrace him. As the 2018 and 2020 elections bear down on the GOP, much of the Republican leadership seems to be standing in a dark tunnel, frozen in place, just staring at the light of a train about to run them over.

Because of rich cat donor demands the GOP has committed itself to policies that screw over average Americans who have become wise to the fact. And if that isn’t bad enough Republicans find themselves hitched to a president that a majority of Americans loathe, a man who has absolutely no positive, uplifting capacities.

He is without question a dangerous man who has the power and temperament to destroy, and high on his list of targets is the Republican Party. There seems to be only two responses to this political nightmare for Republicans — get out of politics, at least until after the crash, or just accept the fact (as indicated by this weeks election results) that with the one trick Donald in charge at least the end will come quickly.

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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