The Republicans are reeling from the rejection of their election fraud lies, conspiracy theories, and hateful rhetoric by most Americans. No MAGA Senate. No MAGA Governors or Secretaries of State in the swing states. Americans who didn’t vote for Biden for president indirectly voted for him over Trump in the mid-terms. Democracy won in America, and there is a trend globally to reject autocrats like Trump. If Trump supporters don’t understand it is autocratic and criminal to ignore congressional subpoenas, steal classified government documents, attempt to insert fake electors to steal an election, incite violence against opponents, and suppress the vote, they shouldn’t be allowed to vote. Voting for an autocrat is a rejection of democracy.
Members of the Trump base who continue to support Trump, white nationalism and anarchists like Steve Bannon should refuse all the benefits of President Biden’s policies. Be a real MAGA loyalist and insist on paying full price for your insulin at the pharmacy. Return the stimulus money from Biden’s American Rescue Plan. Terminate your Obamacare Health Insurance and wait for the Trump/Republican healthcare program if they ever develop one. The hypocrisy of complaining about President Biden while gorging on the results of his policies that are strengthening the middle and lower middle class is a low character move.
This week, former VP Mike Pence and former Chief of Staff General John Kelly revealed more damning evidence of Trump’s corruption, low character and criminality. When asked during an interview what he thought about Trump running for president in 2024, Pence said, “I think we will have some better candidates.” General Kelly revealed that Ttump instructed the IRS to audit former Director of the FBI James Comey and Deputy director of the FBI Andrew McCabe in revenge for their lack of total fealty to him. The expectation of unquestionable loyalty is one of many traits Trump has in common with dictators.
America rejected Ttumpism in the mid-terms. They rejected the ideology of white nationalism, of denying the results of democratic elections, of cruelty and divisiveness, and the attack on women’s reproductive freedom. Americans have rejected the autocratic, fascist leanings of the Ttump Republican Party and the view that women, minorities and the LGBTQ community have unequal claims to individual rights in our democracy. The Republican MAGA candidates lost in huge numbers Tuesday and democracy regained the stability it lost because of the Trump-corrupted Republican Party and the GOP weaklings who remained silent opportunists.