GOP Civil War

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It really does appear that the GOP is heading for civil war. Everyone is unloading on everyone else. The political “party” is cratering. Here are just a few things that have the GOP at war with each other.

Nobody seems able to agree on a speaker. Kevin is still frantically seeking votes, and now reports are moderate republicans are getting angry. Also, there appears to be some rebellion among House republicans toward McCarthy’s idea of kicking democrats off of committees. Some Republicans like Nancy Mace are not enthusiastic about it.

“Teams win. Fractured teams lose,” said GOP Rep. Don Bacon from Nebraska. GOP factions are turning on each other, each faction feeling resentful that the other is “holding them hostage.”

In the meantime, Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell do not appear to be getting along, with Kevin taking potshots at Mitch’s spending strategy. Kari Lake is on the mind of many since she will not stop insisting the Arizona election was stolen. The Republican national chair race is getting uglier as I write these words.

Matt Gaetz is saying it is “certain” that McCarthy will never have the votes to be House speaker. Marjorie Taylor Greene dismayed many republicans by bragging about how she and Steve Bannon would have organized a better insurrection than the January 6 terrorists did.

In the meantime, always with them, lurking in the corners of their terrified brains, is Donald John Trump. Any moment now, he might just be indicted. Also a problem is Trump’s continued lashing out at Ron DeSantis and the competition between the two of them.

As we move closer to the end of 2022, the GOP appears not like a triumphant political party but more like a bunch of frightened children stranded in their own private Idaho where nothing and nobody can help save them.

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