We are ruled by politicians who are on the cusp of senility who represent a shriveling suburban base in the GOP that have either died or gone over to the Democrats.
“Mitch McConnell voted to acquit Donald Trump, then publicly torched him — encapsulating the dilemma of the man who now must guide a GOP riven by infighting over whether it’s the party of Trump or the center-right party he wants them to be.
McConnell is the de facto leader of the GOP for at least the next two years, as Trump remains exiled in Florida with no real public platform. And though McConnell is done talking about the former president after giving his most critical remarks ever about Trump on Saturday, he’s well aware that they may be on a collision course. …”
Diane Feinstein is 87 years old.
Mitch McConnell is 78 years old.
Nancy Pelosi is 80 years old.
Bernie Sanders is 79 years old.
Joe Biden is 78 years old.
Donald Trump is a youthful 74 years old.
Chuck Schumer is a relatively young man at 70 years old.
What the hell is the “center right” these days? Has that term been updated since the 1980s? How many people on the Right actually feel represented by the politics of National Review or George Will?
Check out these numbers on racial equality: 40% of older conservatives say racial equality is a very important issue, but only 3.8% of younger conservatives say it is a very important issue to them. 20% of moderate younger middle income voters say it is a very important issue. Younger conservatives are defined by anti-political correctness or anti-wokeness.
Check out the YouGov poll:
In light of these numbers, how can you say that Mitch McConnell is “center-right” and our views are “fringe” when 4 out of 10 Trump voters say their race is “extremely important” or “very important” to their identity. The number rises to 6 out of 10 when “somewhat important” is included.
It is true that Turtle is currently in power.
It is also true that he is a walking dinosaur that represents the ideology and demographics of the Republican Party of forty years ago. The same is true really of nearly everyone in power in Washington. Turtle is the actual “extremist” whose views on everything are hopelessly antiquated.
Note: Blumpf was just the tip of the iceberg.
The collapse of Conservatism, Inc, the Wokelash and Post-Boomer America is coming in this decade.