Posted originally on the conservative tree house on August 22, 2022 | Sundance
The latest development is a remarkable amount of sunlight on the dynamic of the Republican party. In many ways this is the ‘big ugly’ we previously discussed. Cheney represents the outlook of the ‘acceptable republican’, and after her primary defeat now turns her attention to removing the ‘unacceptable’ republican politicians.
Ms. Cheney has transferred the remaining $7 million from her leadership PAC, mostly provided by democrat donor activists and Wall Street allies, into a new Political Action Committee created to attack undesirable republican politicians and benefit Democrats.
Immediately after Donald Trump announced his candidacy as a republican in 2015, it was easily predictable that a major conflict within the republican party would result. The traditional republican party platform for trade, finance, economics and foreign policy was in direct conflict with Trump’s America First outlook. With literally trillions at stake, we called the predictable battle, “The Big Ugly.” Cheney’s moves to help democrats are part of this larger ideological war within the party.
(Daily Mail) – […] ‘I’m going to be very focused on working to ensure that we do everything we can not to elect election deniers,’ Cheney said on ABC on Sunday morning.
‘We’ve got election deniers that have been nominated for really important positions all across the country. ‘And I’m going to work against those people. I’m going to work to support their opponents.’
She singled out two senators – Ted Cruz, for Texas, and Missouri’s Josh Hawley – as obvious targets. Cheney said the pair ‘took steps that fundamentally threatened the constitutional order and structure in the aftermath of the last election. ‘So, in my view, they both have made themselves unfit for future office,’ she added. (read more)
The media narrative engineers like to ignore that it wasn’t Donald Trump or any other MAGA movement individual that removed Liz Cheney from office. Ms. Cheney was rejected by the voters in Wyoming, her own tribe, no one else.
The voters in Wyoming rejected Liz Cheney because her brand of politics was only concerned about the interests of Liz Cheney. In other words, she is a perfect representation of a traditional republican.