Skip to comments.Mitt Romney’s op-ed crystallizes all the reasons the old GOP establishment has been pushed aside
Posted on 01/02/2019 6:38:39 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Mitt Romneys op-ed Wednesday in The Post is being widely praised by the usual suspects in Never-Trump Land. This should be your first clue as to how wildly out of touch the senator-elect is with Republican voters.
What are some others? Lets start with the articles premise that President Trumps character is more important than his accomplishments or principles. Most Republicans simply dont accept this argument. Many instead see Trumps pugnacious and sometimes crude talk as an essential part of his virtue he fights while other Republicans cower. Others would prefer he tweet less and do more, but still prefer Trumps fallen angel to a Democratic devil.
Romney would like you to believe you can have your cake and eat it, too that you can be against Trumps character but for his policies. But that doesnt work in the real world. Railing about character hurts the president, and Republicans know that.
Romneys obliviousness comes through in other parts of his piece, too. He explains what aspects of Trumps tenure he supports, and lo and behold! they are the same as those he purportedly supported during his two failed attempts to become president. Notably absent from this approved list? Trumps immigration proposals. But these have everything to do with why he won. The vast majority of Republicans want illegal immigration controlled now. Nearly half want immigrants living here without legal authority to be deported, and more than 80 percent want Trumps wall....
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I am surprised this was in the Washington Post. Something I can agree with.
That sums it up very nicely.
It’s all about the Bush Plan for North Mexico.
The GOP elected want it.
The citizens don’t.
I hope Rand Paul pops him on the nose.
Who are you and what did you do to the-good-old WP?
John died and McRomney is “reporting for those duties”.
Rinos on the rise in the swamp.
Mitt Romney’s everything we hate about Rinos. I hope Trump destroys him like he did McCain.
Romney wants to be the new McCain, the “good” Republican worshiped because he’s hating on his party.
Romney was NOT a POW or EVER in the military he will be a much easier target for Trump, the MSM wont be able to throw his war hero status in our faces!!!! Mittens better watch himself but it is to late for that now he already shot his mouth off!!!
This does not sound like WaPo. Must be a mix up.
That Romney hasn't 'got that', is exactly why Mr. NoseintheAir lost his pres bid in 2012 and will wash out early in the primaries in 2020. We knew exactly what we were doing when we elected Trump - his morals as a former playboy have nothing to do with the brilliant mind and determined fighter this country needs.
Romney’s a lowlife dirtbag, not worth including in a curbside garbage bag. Same as all GOPe Deep State and Swamp Creatures are worthless trash, always are.
Surprisingly good article from the WaPo .
Yup, and having the courage to fight while others cower in fear is in my book far more indicative of “character” than being polite and “dignified”.
Makes me wish I never voted for the backstabber.
Enoughpeople on our side did NOT vote for him creating his loss THANK GOD!!! Dont beat yourself up we were thinking it was the lesser of two evils NOT SO!!! This BASTARD would have been just as bad as Obammie!!!!! OCARE included since he implemented it in MA. !!! Just thank goodness he didnt win!!!
The comments in the Compost are always vomit inducing. Are they shadow banning conservative comments, or is their customer base primarily lunatics?
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