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Re: Nikki Haley is just another Bushy neocon

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Con Reeder, unhyphenated American

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Feb 10, 2024, 10:27:25 AMFeb 10
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On 2024-02-09, JE Corbett <jecor...@gmail.com> wrote:
> When I first learned Nikki Haley was interested in the presidency, I thought she
> might be a good choice for the GOP since I didn't think Trump was going to run
> and didn't think he had a prayer of getting elected. Both have since surprised me.
> While Trump has engineered the greatest political comeback since Nixon in
> 1968, and maybe even greater than that, Haley has showed herself to be just
> another old establishment Bush/Cheney neocon that has lost control of the
> party. That faction of the GOP has never forgiven Trump for denying Jeb Bush
> the party's nomination and possible election in 2016. In their minds it was his
> turn and it was stolen from him by an outsider and political neophyte Donald
> Trump. How dare he upset their applecart.
>
> What the old GOP establishment has never figured out is the reason the rank
> and file Republicans abandoned them is because they found a guy in Donald
> Trump who would fight for the things they believed in. The old establishment
> claimed to believe in those same things, but when push came to shove, they
> would get rolled by the Democrat leadership because they didn't have the
> stomach for a fight. We saw it in Bush 41. We saw it in Senate majority
> leader Bob Dole. We saw it in Bush 43. We saw it in one Republican House
> Speaker after another. When the MSM started to criticize them, they would wilt like flowers.
>
> When I first learned Trump was going to attempt a comeback, I was lukewarm
> to the idea. No more. I am all in for Donald Trump. Not only will he get my
> vote, he will get my time and my money. I will do my part to make sure the
> next president isn't named Joe, Kamala, Gavin, or Michelle. The country
> needs four more years of Donald Trump.

In the unlikely event that Biden can survive the current crisis, or
the longshot that the Dems would entrust the nomination to Kamala, I
wouldn't mind Trump being president.

But Gavin Newsom or one of the other Dem governors will be opposing
Trump, and that's got to be an L for Trump. He is toxic; this was
proven by the 2022 midterms when all of the candidates he embraced did
5-10 points worse than normal Republicans. He single-handedly lost
the Senate 3 times -- 2020, GA runoff, and 2022.

One just hopes that he'll go quietly and fade into the woodwork...yes,
it's a vain hope but what else do we have?

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