There’s no repairing the damage he’s done until you confess to the normalization and rationalizations that let him bring us to the edge of a conspiracy-driven insurrection.
Rick Wilson is the author of Everything Trump Touches Dies: A Republican Strategist Gets Real About the Worst President Ever. He is a national Republican political strategist and media consultant based in Florida who has produced television for governors, U.S. Senate candidates, super PACS, and corporations. He’s on Twitter at @therickwilson.
His mob wasn’t there to find evidence of fraud, or force legislators to listen to their grievances; they were there for the lulz. They were there because Trump had sent them.
He lost the election, but his true believers, denying that defeat to the bitter end and already preparing to sabotage everything the Biden administration does, are the party now.
It’s not enough to merely enjoy their agony and humiliation. It’s not enough to hope they’ll be shamed and correct their behavior. Have you not met these people?
Joe Biden will be the 46th president of the United States. We’re done. It’s all over but the weeping and rending of MAGA garments.
Team Biden should learn a lesson that Republican veterans of the 2000 recount know well: Never, ever, ever, ever, ever concede defeat until the last dog in the fight dies.
Joe Biden was more presidential in 90 minutes than Donald Trump has been in four long years, let alone in his 60-minute flop-sweat attempt at counter-programming.
President Superspreader and those closest to him are feeling the pain of his reckless, moronic decisions.
You didn’t think this president was going to prepare like a grown-ass adult, did you? From the family to the Vichy staff, here are three more likely scenarios.
This wasn’t a president trying to calmly lead the nation through crisis; this was Trump simply not giving a f--k.