If Republicans want to win again, they must lose first. It’s the only way to shake the stench of the past four years. Manifesting unyielding loyalty to a man who is only loyal to himself seems to me like nothing short of political malpractice. Much like the response to the Coronavirus, things didn’t have to end up this bad. Voters would have forgiven Republicans for their craven power grab, “that’s the nature of the business,” they would have said. What they can’t forgive and will take decades to forget, is the doubling down on lemming-like behavior. … [Read more...] about Republicans have to let Donald Trump lose if they want victory
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Hagerty, a former Ambassador to Japan, was endorsed early in the race by President Trump (and later by the other Tennessee senator, Marsha Blackburn, along with Tom Cotton, Nikki Haley, and Mitch McConnell). Sethi came on strong towards the end with attacks on Hagerty as a RINO squish who played a prominent role in the 2008 presidential campaign of Mitt Romney; he was backed by Rand Paul and Ted Cruz and played the outsider-ideologue role, even though neither candidate had ever run for office. Hagerty has attacked Sethi for a yankee background (calling him “Massachusetts Manny”) and for a tiny ActBlue donation years ago. Sethi emphasized in his ads that he was the son of legal immigrants (both physicians as well) from India. As Cook Political Report’s Jessica Taylor observed, the candidates both dove off the deep right end as though they couldn’t control themselves: … [Read more...] about Trump’s Candidate Bill Hagerty Wins Wild Tennessee Senate Primary
President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says his faith is 'bedrock foundation of my life' after Trump claim Coronavirus talks on life support as parties dig in, pass blame Ohio governor tests negative in second coronavirus test MORE has repeatedly claimed that the U.S. has one of the lowest COVID-19 mortality rates anywhere in the world, even though the nation has recorded more deaths from the coronavirus than any other country. … [Read more...] about Trump downplays COVID-19’s mortality rate in US
Sen. Gary PetersGary Charles PetersTop Democrats say postmaster confirmed changes to mail service amid delays The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump's visit to battleground Ohio overshadowed by coronavirus Senate Democrats demand answers on migrant child trafficking during pandemic MORE (D-Mich.), the top Democrat on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, told the Associated Press on Thursday that he’d launch an investigation into reports DeJoy is cutting back on overtime and ordering some mail be delayed if it is not sorted on time. Those orders would affect the expected surge in mail voting this November, and Democrats believe it’s part of a deliberate effort to make mail-in voting more difficult. … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Campaign Report: Trump’s visit to battleground Ohio overshadowed by coronavirus
“I think the biggest story right now in America is the fact that our social media companies are literally banning the President of the United States for sharing information that even some public health officials agree with regarding transmission rates for young people and the likelihood they’ll pass along this virus. I mean, what kind of world do we live in where the tech overlords in Silicon Valley can silence and stifle communication of the leader of the free world?” … [Read more...] about Gaetz: Why Is the DOJ Not in Federal Court Seeking an Injunction Against Social Media Companies to Stop Them from Election Interference?