Michael Gerson: The Only Republican in Good Standing Must Be a Liar or Resign

Trump’s Big Lie and the support of many in the Republican Party is a serious threat to U. S. Democracy.

The prophet Isaiah said, “Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil.”

If Traitor Trump and his willing MAGA minions get away with calling “evil good and good evil”, who will be willing to step up and fight to defend the U.S. Constitution against Trump’s Big Lie? Will you stay home and pray/hope that Trump’s MAGA Storm Troopers don’t come knocking on your door.

“First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a socialist.
Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a trade unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.” — Martin Niemöller

https://encyclopedia.ushmm.org/content/en/article/martin-niemoeller-first-they-came-for-the-socialists

Diane Ravitch's blog

Michael Gerson has been active in Republican politics for many years. He is appalled now that national and state leaders have created a loyalty test based on the Big Lie, the lie that Trump won the election, and Biden stole it. Liz Cheney was ousted from her senior role in the House Republican Caucus because she spoke the truth: Biden won, Trump lost, and its time to move on. Mitt Romney was booed by Utah Republicans for refusing to endorse the Big Lie. Very few Republicans, other than Cheney and Romney, have acknowledged that the election is over, following multiple recounts. Trump lost. Trump’s loss is now known as the Big Lie. However, in true Trumpian fashion, he calls Biden’s victory “the Big Lie,” once again trying to rewrite history.

Gerson wrote in the Washington Post:

For the activist base of the Republican Party, affirming that Donald Trump won…

View original post 772 more words

Comments are welcome — pro or con. However, comments must focus on the topic of the post, be civil and avoid ad hominem attacks.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.