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150+ Former Bush, Romney, and McCain Staffers Unite to Back Biden Over Trump

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More than 150 former staffers for the past three Republican nominees—George W. Bush, John McCain, and Mitt Romney—have come together to endorse Joe Biden and denounce President Donald Trump.

In the first, reported by The New York Times, more than 100 ex staff members for the late Sen. McCain backed Biden, with Mark Salter, McCain’s top aide, saying: “We all agree that getting Donald Trump out of office is clearly in the national interest.”

The second, reported by Politico, was signed by over 30 former staffers from Romney’s presidential campaign and it urged Americans to elect Joe Biden—the same man they attempted to defeat in the 2012 campaign. They warned that a Trump victory will “permanently transform the Republican Party into a toxic personality cult.”

The third, also reported by Politico, is signed by over 20 Bush alumni and said that it’s time to have a president who displays “character, integrity, decency, and leadership.”

https://www.thedailybeast.com/bush-romney-and-mccain-staffers-unite-to-back-biden-over-trump



You don't have to vote for Joe Biden, you can write someone in like John Bolton.

Are you surprised so many republicans are worried about what's happening to the republican party?
 

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It is no longer the GOP - it now is a Trump based cult of personality.
 

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You don't have to vote for Joe Biden, you can write someone in like John Bolton.

Are you surprised so many republicans are worried about what's happening to the republican party?

No, because I'm one of those Republicans who worries about what happened to the party.
 

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RINOs who hate America. After the emperor's, er I mean president's RESOUNDING victory, Bill Barr will prosecute....

Not praising the orange one is seditious.....

It's ego MUST be fed!
 

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You don't have to vote for Joe Biden, you can write someone in like John Bolton.

Are you surprised so many republicans are worried about what's happening to the republican party?

Bolton would be worse than Trump
 

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It is really very simple, yet terribly sad to watch.

The general opinion of today's Trump enablers and supporters (including FoxNews)... "All of these staffers worked under RINOs, cowards, establishment relics, and people that were captured. Trump told us to only like people that were not captured. Anyone else that worked for Trump, left for whatever reason, and were in anyway critical of Trump no matter how mild are also RINOs and absolute traitors to the Party. And we extend those brands to anyone not full supportive of all things Trump."

To everyone else on the planet including Republicans, Moderates concerned about the party, and really anyone with an IQ above their shoe size... "Trump has taken the Republican Party and created a modern day cult with everything that implies made up of gullible lunatics, extremists and conspiracy theorists, and lastly hate filled fringe White Nationalists and racists who for years all hid in the background like cowards until Trump came along and gave them a platform."
 

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Finally, the fascist corporatist guard of the Republican party is being pushed out. They'll be right at home in the Democratic party, they can join the civil war in that party between the new communist regressives and the old fascists.
 

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You don't have to vote for Joe Biden, you can write someone in like John Bolton.

Are you surprised so many republicans are worried about what's happening to the republican party?

Plenty of Democrats abandoning their party to vote Trump as well. Populism blurs party lines. ;)

Vernon Jones: "The Democratic Party Has Become Infected With A Pandemic Of Intolerance" | Video | RealClearPolitics

Why these black former Democrats are voting for Trump in 2020

Why so many Latino voters are flocking to Trump's GOP
 
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It is really very simple, yet terribly sad to watch.

The general opinion of today's Trump enablers and supporters (including FoxNews)... "All of these staffers worked under RINOs, cowards, establishment relics, and people that were captured. Trump told us to only like people that were not captured. Anyone else that worked for Trump, left for whatever reason, and were in anyway critical of Trump no matter how mild are also RINOs and absolute traitors to the Party. And we extend those brands to anyone not full supportive of all things Trump."

To everyone else on the planet including Republicans, Moderates concerned about the party, and really anyone with an IQ above their shoe size... "Trump has taken the Republican Party and created a modern day cult with everything that implies made up of gullible lunatics, extremists and conspiracy theorists, and lastly hate filled fringe White Nationalists and racists who for years all hid in the background like cowards until Trump came along and gave them a platform."

In the end I think it just came down to the GOP making a Faustian deal with the pied piper who could effectively channel the demographic the GOP always courted cautiously.
 

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It is really very simple, yet terribly sad to watch.

The general opinion of today's Trump enablers and supporters (including FoxNews)... "All of these staffers worked under RINOs, cowards, establishment relics, and people that were captured. Trump told us to only like people that were not captured. Anyone else that worked for Trump, left for whatever reason, and were in anyway critical of Trump no matter how mild are also RINOs and absolute traitors to the Party. And we extend those brands to anyone not full supportive of all things Trump."

To everyone else on the planet including Republicans, Moderates concerned about the party, and really anyone with an IQ above their shoe size... "Trump has taken the Republican Party and created a modern day cult with everything that implies made up of gullible lunatics, extremists and conspiracy theorists, and lastly hate filled fringe White Nationalists and racists who for years all hid in the background like cowards until Trump came along and gave them a platform."

Elequently said.

It gets me that it's always "mindless hate", totally unjustified. The Trumpanzee thinks that ANY rational look at Trump® sees a success in all areas of life, someone who has done nothing but good for all Americans, but the "TDS" make you hate a great man who has only done his best for YOU!

The real fact is he's a phony, he's ALWAYS been mnothing but a fraud. If not for the Apprentice, he'd be bankrupt and likely dead or in jail by now.
 

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Are you surprised so many republicans are worried about what's happening to the republican party?

Democrats should be more worried about what is happening to their party. In terms of Swamp Republicans, who cares what those globalist stealth demorats think.

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You don't have to vote for Joe Biden, you can write someone in like John Bolton.

Are you surprised so many republicans are worried about what's happening to the republican party?

I've said it before. These former leading republicans who fail to support the republican party by failing to support the choice of republican voters are not truly republicans. They need to join the democrat party and stay there. There pleas in years past for the republican party voters to unite after the primaries and vote for the party candidate are hollow now that they don't like the candidate chosen by the people. By the People, that's the idea. Those who cannot do that are not truly republicans.
 

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I've said it before. These former leading republicans who fail to support the republican party by failing to support the choice of republican voters are not truly republicans. They need to join the democrat party and stay there. There pleas in years past for the republican party voters to unite after the primaries and vote for the party candidate are hollow now that they don't like the candidate chosen by the people. By the People, that's the idea. Those who cannot do that are not truly republicans.
Tribalism Uber Alles, eh?
 

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Democrats should be more worried about what is happening to their party. In terms of Swamp Republicans, who cares what those globalist stealth demorats think.

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Honestly, the GOP is completely fractured. The 2024 GOP primaries will be VERY interesting, and I say this whether Trump wins or loses this year.
 

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Get Trump out at all costs.
 

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Remember when they did these “big list of people against Trump” pieces back in 2016? It didn’t work them and it won’t now.
 
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