Nikki Haley jumps the shark

Former South Carolina Governor and Trump’s U.N. Ambassador and foreign policy apologist Nikki Haley can’t make up her mind which side of the Donald Trump fence she wants to be on. It was recently reported in Politico that Haley had suddenly become critical of Trump’s post-election actions.

Speaking on Jan. 7 to the winter conference of the Republican National Committee, Haley was quoted saying: “President Trump has not always chosen the right words. He was wrong with his words in Charlottesville, and I told him so at the time. He was badly wrong with his words yesterday….His actions since Election Day will be judged harshly by history.”

About a week later, Haley was interviewed by Politico and was quoted as saying how angry she was at Trump for attacking Mike Pence for doing his constitutional duty of certifying the Electoral College results.

On January 25, Haley jumped back to the Trump side of the fence in an appearance on Laura Ingraham’s Fox News Trump propaganda hour criticizing the Democrats for impeaching and “beating up” on Trump. She whined: “…give the man a break.”


Haley’s two-faced political attitude prompted U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger tweeting that Haley “can’t play both sides anymore…Pick Country First or Trump First.” Kinzinger is one of the few Republicans with the courage to vote to impeach Trump.
Nikki Haley’s fence jumping seems to be a popular activity by many GOP members. Immediately after the Jan. 6 insurrection riot, GOP Congress members like Mike McCarthy and Lindsay Graham were very critical of Trump. But now they have recanted their criticism and have jumped back over the fence to the pro-Trump dark side I’m wondering when these GOP presidential wannabes will get caught on a fence post on a future jump.

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