By abandoning any agenda during the Obama years, the GOP’s only remaining appeal was to the nativist insurgents.
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Is conservatism too entrenched to die, or is it nearing its end state?
On November 8, 2017, let’s have a moment of silence. We need a moment to reflect on the chaos and disorder of the past year. A moment to look back on how much we could have gained…and how much we have already lost and may still yet lose. We need a moment to reflect upon… Read more »
Trump built the loyalty of his base by being an insult comic. Why would they abandon him over policy?
Rep. Diane Black and Sen. Bob Corker will play big roles in the tax reform effort, and they both have a lot on the line.
Just days prior to Hurricane Irma’s expected assault on Florida, the Washington Post reported: Concern centered particularly on the Florida Keys, a chain of islands at the southern tip of the state that is a tourist hot spot and home to more than 80,000 residents. It is in the direct path of the storm as… Read more »
GOP political consultants despise the president, but advise their clients to embrace him.
It will be remembered as one of the most dramatic moments of this dark era. Tuesday night, after another sleazy speech by Donald Trump, Don Lemon of CNN set aside fears of being accused of “liberal media bias” and spoke the unvarnished, unfiltered truth about arguably the single worst Commander-in-Chief in United States history: Those… Read more »
I’m far more concerned about the bloodshed on the streets of Charlottesville than I am about the crocodile tears of “anti-Trump Republicans” like Bush White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter. You have to listen to his comments in full on MSNBC’s AM Joy yesterday to appreciate just how blind to recent GOP history he seems… Read more »
One Virginia Republican is trying to do just that.