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  1. LukeWVa Listener
    LukeWVa
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    I believe the analysts who say that the reason Cheney had to go is not because of her vote for impeachment and not because of her views of Donald Trump but because she could not stop promoting those views when what’s relevant is what Biden is doing now.

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  2. Henry Castaigne Member
    Henry Castaigne
    @HenryCastaigne

    Cheney as the underdog? Really?

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  3. Saint Augustine Member
    Saint Augustine
    @SaintAugustine

    Henry Castaigne (View Comment):

    Cheney as the underdog? Really?

    No less than Jeb!

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  4. Saint Augustine Member
    Saint Augustine
    @SaintAugustine

    Things that can be true at the same time:

    The election was stolen (one way or another, maybe even in a legal way).

    Trump is scum personally, electorally iffy, getting on in years, and not the best idea for the 2024 election.

    Current GOP politicians need to critique the Biden administration more than they need to critique Trump.

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  5. Boney Cole Member
    Boney Cole
    @BoneyCole

    Could it be that Trump changed the Republican Party that Liz Cheney knew and loved, into something that she does not know and hates? Liz is a jilted politician who can’t control here emotional reaction to change, and won’t consider adapting.   

    For all his faults, Trump presided as the most conservative President we have had since Reagan (a low bar, I admit).  Liz is a Republican swamper who likes the the other long time Republican swampers more than conservative government.  Liz is a toxic swamper, a crocodile with genetically modified gain of function poison spurting razor sharp teeth, to be used against any threats to the swamp.  It took a while to wrestle her down and wire her jaws shut, and expel her from the little piece of dry land reclaimed by the Trump administration from the DC swamp.  Unfortunately, she has now been released into the vast unreclaimed mire, to plot at leisure for further forays. I hope her raging emotional fires will be banked by the overwhelming adoration of the rest of the swamp.  Awards, lavishly compensated do-nothing appointments, magazine covers, etc., await her. 

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  6. Henry Castaigne Member
    Henry Castaigne
    @HenryCastaigne

    Saint Augustine (View Comment):

    Things that can be true at the same time:

    The election was stolen (one way or another, maybe even in a legal way).

    Trump is scum personally, electorally iffy, getting on in years, and not the best idea for the 2024 election.

    Current GOP politicians need to critique the Biden administration more than they need to critique Trump.

    Concise. 

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