The Republican Party has been an open sewer of lunatics, racists and treasonous running dogs for year.
But only recently has this fact begun to irritate the yappiest neoconservative troll in Fred Hiatt's Bush Regime Dead-Ender Safe House. So, in typical Jennifer Rubin fashion, Ms. Rubin has elevated her hero Mitt Romney's asinine "self-deportation" idea to new, and ideologically-unheard-of heights. In order to spare her further embarrassment, the entire Republican Party must immediately repudiate the entire Republican Party.
From the WaPo:
No matter how many Republicans denounce Trump, the racism charge sticksBy Jennifer Rubin June 9 at 9:00 AM...Republicans may protest and condemn Trump’s comments all they like, but for every denunciation, a Republican surrogate offers up some contorted defense. And Republicans keep Trump as their nominee. Trump’s racist and misogynistic rhetoric makes him toxic to women and minorities, and it risks tarring the party for years.
In short, a bad rap (Republicans’ opposition to the liberal agenda makes them racists) has been turned into an accurate, deadly analysis. (Too many Republicans harbor bigoted views of minorities and/or do not recognize racism when it’s in front of them.) Not all Republicans can be labeled as such, but far too many. The solution only comes with repudiation of Trump, success of diverse candidates and an empathetic agenda that demonstrates Republicans care about all Americans, not just rich, white males.
It is that problem that now hangs over the GOP. It’s why the GOP is likely to lose the presidential race and perhaps one or more houses of Congress. It is why many will conclude it is better to scrap the party and start anew. Ironically, they may have to kill off the party of Lincoln to save the spirit of Lincoln.
It was never a "bad rap", Ms. Rubin. It was just another one of those inconvenient truth about your party that you and so many others have profited so handsomely from lying about, over and over and over again.
Also, it continues to be a source of cheap and bitter amusement to me that professional Beltway toads like Ms. Rubin continue making a living by eventually being forces grudgingly around to poaching their analysis and metaphors --
Ironically, they may have to kill off the party of Lincoln to save the spirit of Lincoln.
-- from from their betters long after their betters have seen right past their scrim of bullshit and defection to the ugly truth that they are trying so desperately to hide (from me in January in a post about Republican Detachment Disorder sufferer, David Frum):
Now that Donald Barnum Trump, Failgunner Ted Cruz and the caravan of benighted shoutycracker GOP candidate wannabes that follow them around have removed any lingering doubt that nothing short of the Bến Tre Option --'It became necessary to destroy the town to save it'-- will ever "fix" what is actually wrong with the GOP,..