THEY’RE NOT YOUR FATHER’S GOP – THE SHINBONE STAR – REBLOG

Remarkably, I miss our honorable opponents. I didn’t agree with them, but they were Americans and the believed in this country. I don’t think these sleazeballs believe in anything except their bank accounts.

THE SHINBONE STAR

The Andy Thomas print “The Republican Club” hangs in Trump’s White House office.

After the results of Tuesday’s elections were pretty much tied up tight, I couldn’t sleep. In part, I was wondering how to get the Republican Party’s picture affixed to the side of milk carton.

They haven’t been seen in a while, and while I’m pretty sure that they’re dead, we cannot be certain until we’ve seen the body.

If you’re old enough, then you can remember when the Grand Old Party was the party of patriotism. Republicans preached that Democrats had a plan to hand over the United States to the Soviets. It was an accusation that was flogged by right-wing evangelical preachers, and well, we all know that preachers wouldn’t lie about that.

The Dems never gave us up, and the Soviets eventually fell apart, but the Republican dream never died.

Years later, the GOP would…

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  1. The only one of those men who might possibly sit down with DT would be Nixon and that I even doubt.

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  2. Strangely enough, I shared an article about the Liberal Party in Australia on Facebook yesterday with the comment that they had moved so far to the right that they were not the same party that I voted for in my twenties and thirties. I have become more left-leaning but I think that is largely because they have moved so far the other way that I became disgusted with them.

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  3. Interesting composition Marilyn, but I wouldn’t want to hang that picture anywhere.
    Leslie

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  4. It’s one thing to allege that dead people vote and another thing for a (legitimate) dead person to win an election. That says everything.

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    • When I ran for office (twice and it was 50 years ago), I was one of the two registered liberals in Nassau County (NY). My husband was the other one. Not surprisingly, getting be a candidate wasn’t very difficult, Jeff was busier than I was, so I did it. I was assured that I would not win even if my Republican opponent died — he would STILL be elected. Now, it actually happened.

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