Now imagine how those conservative heroes might react to the latest news about today’s Republican leaders.
“If you UNCHECK this box [for recurring donations], we will have to tell Trump you’re a DEFECTOR & sided with the Dems,” says the National Republican Congressional Committee’s donation page on WinRed, the key platform for conservative online fundraising.
Former Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerBoehner: Trump 'stepped all over their loyalty' by lying to followers Boehner finally calls it as he sees it Harry Reid reacts to Boehner book excerpt: 'We didn't mince words' MORE (R-Ohio) agrees.
The best known Republicans on Capitol Hill today, BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerBoehner: Trump 'stepped all over their loyalty' by lying to followers Boehner finally calls it as he sees it Harry Reid reacts to Boehner book excerpt: 'We didn't mince words' MORE writes in a new book, are not conservatives.
In “On the House: A Washington Memoir,” Boehner said the conservative heritage of the Republican Party has been sunk by the power of “fawning right-wing media and outrage-driven fundraising.”.
Their lack of conservative principles, Boehner explains, led to the acceptance of Trump’s endless conspiracy theories, beginning with the lie that former President Obama was not born in the United States.
The Biden White House has concluded — correctly, I believe — that there is no longer anything to be gained from trying to reason and negotiate with what remains of conservative Republicans.
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellBiden to meet Monday with bipartisan lawmakers about infrastructure 100 business executives discuss how to combat new voting rules: report Arkansas governor says 'divisive' Trump attacks on GOP officials are 'unhelpful' MORE (R-Ky.) gave the game away last week when he said there would be no Senate Republican votes for the infrastructure bill.
“In fact, it pains me to see the cancerous gang of grifters, white supremacists and conspiracy-theory mad hatters who are killing the party of conservative principles.”
But when it comes to the GOP as a legitimate conservative, governing party, well, the party’s over