It seems MAGA world and hard-right conservatives just can’t let former President Donald Trump go – even though he is facing 91 separate charges, and he could very well get hauled off to jail.
Sometimes it seems the GOP is forgetting about all of this…or just ignoring it. But anyway…
Writing for the ever-increasingly conservative Newsweek, former Fox News contributor and Trump Alum Monica Crowley makes the case for the Donald to head back into the Oval Office in 2025.
She writes: “Shortly after Israel was savagely attacked by Hamas terrorists, a popular meme appeared showing former President Donald Trump in silhouette in a Batman-esque bat signal with the line: “The entire world right now.” Under Trump, “peace through strength” wasn’t just a suggestive mantra; it was a governing imperative. Trump understood that when the United States is weak or is perceived as weak, the good guys retreat, the bad guys advance, and the wheels come off the world.
Trump also knew that by putting America First, our allies and our adversaries would understand that he meant business: If the American people or interests were threatened, there would be an overwhelming U.S. retaliatory response. This kept the bad guys in check and allowed the world to enjoy relative peace, stability and prosperity.”
She presses on: “Biden’s recent Oval Office address—delivered after Arab leaders canceled a scheduled summit while he was en route to the region and while U.S. forces in Iraq were being attacked by Iranian-backed forces—put that into bold relief.
Biden failed to punish Hamas’s terrorist patron Iran, did not forcefully demand the release of American hostages, equated rampant antisemitism with invented Islamophobia, did not condemn the raging antisemitism in his own party, and announced a request for another unaffordable $100 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and other things.
This continuing weakness invites ever-more aggression from our adversaries. Taiwan could be the next casualty of Biden’s impotence.”
So, what to make of all of this? Well, first of all, read the whole thing, as you get a sense of why MAGA won’t ever embrace Ron DeSantis or Nikki Haley. Clearly Donald Trump is the king of the GOP and that won’t chance.
But why won’t they admit that Trump may never even make it into the general election? Sure, it’s one thing to cheerlead for Donald Trump in a major publication. However, how can anyone support Trump knowing jail is such a distinct possibility? My brain hurts.
Conrad J. Tinnerson is a breaking news reporter and editor for 19FortyFive.
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