Skip to comments.Trump warnings grow from forgotten Republicans (LOL!)
Posted on 08/18/2018 2:08:52 PM PDT by Drew68
The ranks of forgotten Republicans are growing.
Some were forced out, such as Tim Pawlenty, a former two-term Minnesota governor who lost this week's bid for a political comeback. Some, such as the retiring Republican Sen. Bob Corker, chose to leave on their own. Others still serve, but with a muted voice.
Whether members of Congress, governors or state party leaders, they are struggling to fit into President Donald Trump's Republican Party.
The expanding list of marginalized GOP leaders underscores how thoroughly Mr. Trump has dominated and changed the Republican Party in the nearly two years since he seized the presidency. The overwhelming majority of elected officials, candidates and rank-and-file voters now follow the president with extraordinary loyalty, even if he strays far from the values and traditions many know and love.
The Republicans left behind are warning their party with increasing urgency, though it's unclear whether anyone's listening.
"I hope this is a very temporary place for the Republican Party," said Corker. "I hope that very soon we will return to our roots as a party that's very different, especially in tone, from we've seen coming out of the White House."
The forgotten Republicans people like former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford and Ohio Gov. John Kasich have been unwilling to sit quietly as Mr. Trump steers the GOP away from free trade, fiscal responsibility, consistent foreign policy and civility.
Isolation and political exile have been their rewards.
Their diminished roles leave fewer Republican leaders willing to challenge Mr. Trump under any circumstances, even in his darkest moments.
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Is this the Corker who turned the Constitution on its head?
The forgotten Republicans....Sanford, Kasick, Jeb Bush etc. ROTFL Nobody is forgetting their treachery against their voting fodder.
And those would be?
What the title should read: GOPe types that have had the sh!t kicked out of them.
Mission Accomplished. This time it means something.
Tom Pawlenty = this year’s Jeb Bush
That’s like a who’s who list of silly, little vagina men of the GOP.
The Cuckhold Repubics, who no longer have a constituency outside of that idiot 82 year old woman who called Sean Hannity and told him she’s going to work her butt off for Jeff F***ing Flake in 2020.
Free trade. Open borders. Endless wars.
Forced out? Pawlenty lost a fair election ending a questionable come-back attempt.
Dumb ass Rino’s are howling at the moon.
Hey, reminds me. Is that jerk McCain dead yet?
The People insisted that an enemy of The People go spend more time with his family.
“Free trade. Open borders. Endless wars.”
Apologize and grovel.
I really don’t see a problem with the two major parties sorting themselves into a Populist Party and a Deep State Party. Do you?
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