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There has been a great deal of finger-pointing following the midterms. I’d like to throw my finger into the fray and point, not at a person, but at a power structure in the halls of Congress. There’s not so much money in building the wall, repealing and replacing Obamacare, or balancing the budget, especially when the big donors don’t want those things.
At the same time, you have to make voters believe that you are doing your best to fight for their issues. It’s far easier for Democrat and Republican leadership to get rich if they keep this facade going as long as possible. Once the parties in power learned how to enrich themselves at the expense of the voters, they would resist any effort to upset the unified political machine which kept their coffers full.
However, someone threatened to ruin everything that the elites had spent decades perfecting. As it turns out, most Republicans don’t appreciate being strung along election after election by weak, apologetic candidates whose only answer to radical leftism is to adopt the mean position between insanity and common sense. Like him or not, Donald Trump was the people’s answer to this stagnant and corrupt balance of power.
Which brings me to the new narrative I’ve been hearing from the conservative media and others on our side. Ron DeSantis, an amazing Governor and future President, is being set up not as the Trump Alternative, but as his Replacement. Some of the people pushing this narrative want DeSantis because they care about Conservative victories. But others, it seems to me, view DeSantis as their Trump Card to end all Trumps.
I don’t know what the future holds for either Trump or DeSantis, but I believe they are stronger united to a common cause: that being to get some real leadership in the GOP, and stop the old guard from holding their voter base hostage.
Don’t get baited into a false choice between Trump or DeSantis.Published in