Skip to comments.I voted for Trump to destroy the GOP
Posted on 03/09/2016 9:35:38 AM PST by smokingfrog
We have a very serious political problem in this country. Our system of government works best when it is balanced between roughly equal political parties, one on the center-right and the other on the center-left.
Unfortunately, what we have is a centrist Democratic Party and a far-right Republican Party. Therefore, the system is out of balance, creating gridlock even as the public cries out for action on serious problems such as our deteriorating public infrastructure, epitomized by that in Flint, Michigan.
I believe that Republicans made a deal with the devil in 2009 when they embraced the Tea Party, a populist group who were just mad as hell and weren't going to take it anymore. In Congress, the Tea Party has been aggressive in destroying all the norms that made it work for more than 200 years.
The government was shut down, increases in the debt limit are constantly at risk, nominations to even the most minor administration positions are blocked and, now, the president has been denied the opportunity, which is his right under the Constitution, to name a new justice to the Supreme Court.
Flush with such "victories," extremists of all shapes and sizes were attracted to the Tea Party ranksChristian religious fanatics, gun nuts, anti-gay bigots, nativists opposed to all nonwhite immigrants, secessionists, conspiracy theorists and, of course, racists.
What binds them together is hatred. Hatred of government, yes, but also hatred of liberals, minorities, homosexuals, non-fundamentalist Christians, environmentalists, feminists, and many other groups.
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The Centrist Democrats are running an out-and-out Socialist for President. Hmmm..
More proof that DC is long overdue for a major fumigation. This guy worships big government and thinks there should be no checks and balances.
Somehow, he pretended to be a moderate just long enough to start his career path in DC.
Amen, amen, amen!!!
The Republican Party must be annihilated.
I’ll give him credit, but IMO he’s doing the right thing for the wrong reasons. lol
This guy is a Krugman/Keynesian economic commie.
That’s where I stopped reading. No point wasting another minute with LSM lies.
Not just one. TWO!
I don’t know, but there were similar changes for the worse at the Club for Growth and later the National Review.
Many more than just those three, plus party "leaders" like Rinsed Prius.
I would add: Romney!
There is only Left of center.
ROFL...Mao was a centrist to this idiot......
The “centrist” Bushes gave us Clinton and Obama.
Time to try something different, I’d say. Not sure Trump is the answer, but would not take advice from this guy or loser Romney either.
We have nothing more in common with these people because they have destroyed the society and culture with identity group politics and political correctness. They are not Americans in any meaningful way. Obama is the prime example.
They hate our guts and we hate theirs.
Wondered the same about pretending. He wrote the following.
“He is the author of the New York Times best-seller Impostor: How George W. Bush Bankrupted America and Betrayed the Reagan Legacy (Doubleday, 2006) and The New American Economy: The Failure of Reaganomics and a New Way Forward (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009). His latest book, The Benefit and the Burden (Simon & Schuster, 2012), is a history and review of issues related to tax reform.”
Many of them don’t get it.
that’s funny. i vote dem to monkey-wrench our dem rulers here in ca.
I'm old enough to remember Mitch McConnell going to war with the Tea Party: "We will crush them everywhere."
Well, the crushing is going the other way this time.
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