It’s excessive time to name out Republicans loyal to a demented fascist for his or her anti- and un-American actions that now not border on fascism as a result of they’ve, as a motion, crossed that line.
Whether or not one likes Liz Cheney’s conservative bona fides or not, her fealty to American democracy can’t be questioned.
For the file, this writer isn’t any fan of Ms. Cheney’s conservative politics, however she is probably going that final conservative dedicated to American democracy. That truth alone is what has the near-entirety of the GOP out to purge her from Trump’s fascist motion – what was once the Republican Occasion.
It’s sure that each one the Republicans in Congress and the states know full properly that Trump misplaced the 2020 election that Trump’s Division of Justice and Nationwide Safety companies confirmed was essentially the most safe in American historical past. A incontrovertible fact that many Republican governors and Secretaries of State agreed with in certifying the outcomes for President Joseph Biden’s victory.
Nevertheless, because of their cowardice and concern of Trump and his delusional know-nothings, fascist Republicans are working in live performance to perpetrate what has develop into referred to as “the massive lie.”
After all the BIG LIE is that the 2020 election was fraudulent and stolen from Trump as a result of Democrats, China, Black Lives Matter, Individuals in opposition to fascism and sure Devil the Satan colluded to destroy America by denying a fascist tyrant a second time period to complete decimating America’s fragile democracy.
Consultant Liz Cheney is just not among the many Republican fascists perpetrating the massive lie and the Republican neo-fascists are attacking her for accepting the well-documented actuality, and fact, over Trump’s BIG LIE.
It’s apparent to this writer that Ms. Cheney understands historical past and sure is aware of that the Trump Republican machinations and propaganda are precisely what elevated the Nazi Adolf Hitler to energy in 1930’s Germany. It was Adolf Hitler’s Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels who stated “that in case you repeat a lie typically sufficient it turns into the reality.” Trump and Republicans have repeated the BIG LIE typically sufficient that it’s fact to hundreds of thousands of Trump’s ignorant base.
Despite the fact that a majority of Individuals will not be shopping for into the Trump fascist BIG LIE that he received the 2020 election in a landslide, or that there was large fraud and rigging depriving him of a second time period, Trump’s hate-driven acolytes won’t ever consider the election was “essentially the most safe in American historical past” or that President Joe Biden received. Liz Cheney not solely is aware of the BIG LIE is exactllly that, she is the one Republican calling the BIG LIE what it truly is – a giant lie.
If anybody doubts Ms. Cheney’s devotion to democracy and America, it was reported on Thursday that “Rep. Liz Cheney secretly masterminded a unprecedented Washington Submit op-ed authored by high army leaders, simply three days earlier than the Capitol riot.”
The “extraordinary” op-ed was a response to speak amongst Trump fascists that the American army must be mobilized to “oversee” a brand new election that declares Trump the victor. The revelation that Ms. Cheney was the mastermind behind the op-ed nearly actually sealed her destiny as a persona non grata within the fascist Republican motion.
She was already being demonized by Trump’s fascist facilitators within the GOP for not supporting the BIG LIE, and really calling it out as an even bigger lie. However reporting that she was the offender behind a “stark warning from 10 Protection Secretaries from each events” within the Washington Submit will likely be met with Trump’s full rage. And if Trump is sad, his fascist devotees in the Republican movement will make Ms. Cheney pay dearly along with her political life.
As many commentators have warned, not solely is Trump and his fascist Republican acolytes nonetheless undermining America as a democratic republic, collectively they’re setting the stage for an honest-to-dog rise up that may make his January 6th lethal coup d’état try seem like a church ice-cream social. For canine’s sake, Republicans are nonetheless taking part in off Trump’s revolt and assault on the US Capitol as simply bunch of harmless Individuals exercising their First Modification proper to peaceably assemble to air their grievances.
As famous by William Saletan writing for Slate:
“Trump chooses language that’s significantly prone to incite rise up and destabilize the federal government.A month after leaving workplace, he told the Conservative Political Motion Convention that President Joe Biden was by no means really elected. Three weeks later he declared that “we had an Illegitimate Election.” On April 12, he wrote that the U.S. authorities was within the grip of ‘an unconstitutionally elected group of Radical Left Democrats who’re destroying our Nation.’”
Republicans know that is half and parcel of the BIG LIE, and they’re totally conscious that Trump’s insurrectionist devotees are panting to take drastic army motion to revive their demigod to energy. Nevertheless, just one Republican, Consultant Liz Cheney, as true a dyed-in -the-wool conservative as there may be in America, is standing up for the reality and in opposition to Trump’s fascist BIG LIE.
Sadly, Trump’s fascist facilitators within the GOP are going to make her pay along with her political life for being an American patriot.
Audio engineer and teacher for SAE. Writes op/ed commentary supporting Secular Humanist causes, and exposing suppression of girls, the poor, and minorities. An advocate for freedom of faith and significantly, freedom of NO faith.
Born within the South, raised within the Mid-West and California for a well-rounded view of America; it doesn’t look good.
Former minister, lifelong musician, Mahayana Zen-Buddhist.