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2022-08-17 Fifth Column
Cheney's loss in Wyoming completes GOP's near-total capitulation to Trump's 'election lie'
Advisory: This is MSN - and illustrates what 'journalism' has sunk to.
In a watershed moment for the GOP, Rep. Liz Cheney, the most fearsome
eh... you misspelled toothless... again
and resolute Republican opponent of former President Trump’s lies about the 2020 election, was rejected by Wyoming voters in her own party Tuesday night.

Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney and the vice chair of the Jan. 6 committee, lost her primary election to Trump-endorsed attorney Harriet Hageman, who paid fealty to Trump by echoing his false claim that the 2020 election was "rigged."

Hageman had been leading Cheney in the polls for months, and appeared to have defeated her opponent by a large margin Tuesday night. The result signals a turn for the Republican Party toward a greater embrace of baseless myths
Baseless myths - which happend to be backed by a rather large pile of actual *evidence*. Not that Cheney would recognise evidence if it goosed her.
about the 2020 election that have already incited violence and unrest, such as the Jan. 6 assault
Assault - what else do you call walking around the capital picking your nose after being let in if not a violent ASSAULT!
on the U.S. Capitol, and are likely to foment more over the next fewer years.
Cheney was defiant in defeat. "Now the real work begins," she told supporters after the race was called. "I have said I will do whatever it takes to ensure that Donald Trump is never anywhere near the Oval Office, and I mean it."
So if you happen to see her on the street corner - just pass her by - you don't want a piece of that!
Cheney’s defeat — which she called "the beginning of a battle" in which "our democracy really is under attack" — caps a four-month series of Republican primaries which tested the extent to which Trump still commands loyalty among party voters. Trump started out wobbly,
With only what you might call a whole shitload of endorsement successes.
as his attempt to punish Georgia’s Republican governor, Brian Kemp, was clearly doomed by late March.

But Trump’s late entry into the Ohio Senate primary, on behalf of high-profile author J.D. Vance, gave him an early win that blunted Trump’s humiliation when Kemp won in late May.

The spring and summer contests had ups and downs for Trump-backed candidates.
I mean he only had about 100 endorsement victories and what, six losses. Terrible statistics... Just horrible!
But leading up to the Wyoming results, candidates who refuse to acknowledge the 2020 election results ran the table in Arizona’s Republican Party.

Cheney, however, has always been Trump’s biggest nemesis,
who he pretty much ignored - except for an occasional mean posting.
and with her defeat, the purge of the Republican Party is nearly complete. With a few exceptions, Republican lawmakers who firmly reject Trump’s false election claims have been all but wiped out.
And that is a very good thing!
But after the 2020 election, Cheney refused to bow to Trump’s evidence-free
Well except for hours and hours of video, stacks of affidavits, and analysis that Biden's win was statistically impossible, All the audits since which showed widespread cheating, 2000 mules and that is probably just the tip of the iceberg.
insistence that he had been cheated. On Jan. 3, 2021, she distributed a 21-page memo to her Republican colleagues in the House, and to the public.
I'm sorry - I have to stop now and wash the layers of Bullshit off my waders. Boy I hope the stink goes away...
Posted by CrazyFool 2022-08-17 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10820 views ]  Top

#1 despite endorsement from Al Franken
Posted by Lord Garth 2022-08-17 02:01||   2022-08-17 02:01|| Front Page Top

#2 Could not have happened to a "nicer" Rhino <(Republican In Name Only) --- Bye Liz --- Please go hunting with your Dad -- He'll Lovingly "finish the job" the "election didn't" 36% loss == you are cooked - Run for the Presidency? --- Can you say Sado Masochistic? --- Please No!!!! Go Fishing with your Dad -- the least which might happen is, you will drown, nice picture follows...
Posted by Phomomp McGurque9767 2022-08-17 02:40||   2022-08-17 02:40|| Front Page Top

#3 The term RINO is acronym, there is no “H” in it.
Posted by Tyranysaurus Jones4656 2022-08-17 06:18||   2022-08-17 06:18|| Front Page Top

#4 She seems to be out of shape enough, loud & rude enough, and Trump Deranged enough to host The View.
Posted by Airandee 2022-08-17 06:23||   2022-08-17 06:23|| Front Page Top

#5 Once her usefulness to Dems and Never-Trumpers (BIRM) is over mid-November, you won't see her again
Posted by Frank G 2022-08-17 07:22||   2022-08-17 07:22|| Front Page Top

#6 I predict Liz and Meggie Moo will have a vicious fight over who gets to be the "true Republican" on liberal TV. It will be fun to watch, in a grim sort of way.
Posted by M. Murcek 2022-08-17 07:36||   2022-08-17 07:36|| Front Page Top

#7 
Posted by DarthVader 2022-08-17 07:53||   2022-08-17 07:53|| Front Page Top

#8 

YES !!!
America, AGAIN, has boldly stated it is tired of the elitist political families, that are constantly adjusting their positions on moral and Bill of Rights issues to stay in office/power.

Politicians need to listen to their Voters,
NOT their daddies and Donors.
Posted by NN2N1 2022-08-17 07:55||   2022-08-17 07:55|| Front Page Top

#9 The usual leftist spin. It either means nothing, or means nothing good for the right.
Posted by M. Murcek 2022-08-17 07:57||   2022-08-17 07:57|| Front Page Top

#10 The first and best weapon of a civil war is the vote. Seems to me the people have spoken. The Rino's and Dems can spin it any way they want,
Posted by 49 Pan 2022-08-17 08:22||   2022-08-17 08:22|| Front Page Top

#11 Well this made my day.
Posted by Chris 2022-08-17 08:22||   2022-08-17 08:22|| Front Page Top

#12 I would like to announce my personal total capitulation to the lie that the Dems cheated to win the 2020 presidential election. Now that Cheney has lost, I can reveal my true beliefs.
Posted by Super Hose 2022-08-17 08:36||   2022-08-17 08:36|| Front Page Top

#13 They are dusting off the "America is ungovernable" canard at all the lib outlets. We should aspire to "ungovernability" in the sense of not letting the Cheneys, Bushes, Ryans, McCains and so on tell us "who we are." You will know we have begun to achieve success when you read a Vox or Salon article about "anarchists" complaining that anarchy is "no fun" unless "they are in charge."
Posted by M. Murcek 2022-08-17 08:57||   2022-08-17 08:57|| Front Page Top

#14 L.A. Claims 27% Error Rate in [Gascon] Recall Signatures; < 1% Error Rate in Mail-in Ballots in 2020
Posted by Skidmark 2022-08-17 09:11||   2022-08-17 09:11|| Front Page Top

#15 "our democracy really is under attack"

...is their way of saying 'our side is losing'.
Posted by Raj 2022-08-17 09:26||   2022-08-17 09:26|| Front Page Top

#16 Most excellent in-lines Fred.
Posted by Besoeker 2022-08-17 10:01||   2022-08-17 10:01|| Front Page Top

#17 Trump's election lie...
It never occurs to these people how many conspiracies and lies they believed for years that eventually turned out to be garbage.
Posted by ruprecht 2022-08-17 10:04||   2022-08-17 10:04|| Front Page Top

#18 ...is their way of saying 'our side is losing'.

Yes, also a not so subtle threat to allies remaining in GOP...which is the stupid because if the 'Pubs do take the House and Senate, Dims would want those allies unless the calculus states that switching parties would switch majorities.

Take a Romney, for instance. Say 'Pubs get Senate 51-49 even after 3am, he switches, Senate is 50-50 with VP tie breaker.

*slight off topic, daughter is getting quite a real life applied civics lesson. She has a game on a server, put to a vote, wipe server and update with newest edition, or keep current (long term) data and see if worth it. She is watching, in real time, fake accounts and multiple voting machinations to make the outcome. The regulars know, whatever their opinion, who is who because same players for last 6 months. She say, "Well, we are ahead, and I'm tired and ready for bed, just check it in the morning." Me, "......"
Posted by swksvolFF 2022-08-17 10:24||   2022-08-17 10:24|| Front Page Top

#19 Just before the 2020 election fraud Biden put out a video bragging about having the largest election fraud effort in history. It was all over YouTube before YouTube squashed it.
Posted by Phons Omert2327 2022-08-17 10:52||   2022-08-17 10:52|| Front Page Top

#20 Does this mean her husband who is a "consultant" to the Chinese Communist Party loses his gig?
Posted by Phons Omert2327 2022-08-17 10:57||   2022-08-17 10:57|| Front Page Top

#21 Trump put a fork in three dynasties- Bush, Clinton, Chaney.
Posted by Jack Salami 2022-08-17 11:32||   2022-08-17 11:32|| Front Page Top

#22 #16 In-lines were by Crazyfool, I believe
Posted by Frank G 2022-08-17 11:47||   2022-08-17 11:47|| Front Page Top

#23 Getting your ass kicked by nearly 40% points is a serious drubbing for this uniparty neocon. The MSM is melting down and likening her to Lincoln, Thatcher, and Joan of Arc. Maybe the good people of Wyoming are just fed up with endless wars, lack of representation and the J6 witch hunt, constant lies, the Margo Lago raid and endless Trump derangement syndrome.
Posted by JohnQC 2022-08-17 11:49||   2022-08-17 11:49|| Front Page Top

#24 "I have said I will do whatever it takes to ensure that Donald Trump is never anywhere near the Oval Office, and I mean it."

Oh, you mean like participating in the Stalinesque J6 committee's witch hunt? How about rigging elections? Giving silent approval for Biden's tyrannical use of the FBI as his personal goon squad? Censoring critics? Voting for Trump's impeachment even though no evidence of his wrong doing was ever shown? Flipping the bird to your constituents?

Go cry to Daddy, Liz. Everybody else is happy that you are now a lame duck.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2022-08-17 12:15||   2022-08-17 12:15|| Front Page Top

#25 The MSM is melting down and likening her to Lincoln, Thatcher, and Joan of Arc.

  • Joan of Arc (burned at the stake)

  • Lincoln (shot in the head)

  • Thatcher (retired in silence)


I'm willing to let Liz pick one.
Posted by ruprecht 2022-08-17 12:18||   2022-08-17 12:18|| Front Page Top

#26 "I have said I will do whatever it takes to ensure that Donald Trump is never anywhere near the Oval Office, and I mean it."

Whatever it takes. That's kinda scary when you think about it. WHATEVER IT TAKES. Don't give a damn about voters or democracy or any of that. All that matters is her hate for Donald Trump. WHATEVER IT FUCKING TAKES!!!

Go to hell, bitch.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2022-08-17 12:22||   2022-08-17 12:22|| Front Page Top

#27 Apparently, considering running for President.

Wonder how that can be encouraged.
Posted by swksvolFF 2022-08-17 13:32||   2022-08-17 13:32|| Front Page Top

#28 Trump put a fork in three dynasties- Bush, Clinton, Chaney.

Now do Obumble
Posted by DarthVader 2022-08-17 13:34||   2022-08-17 13:34|| Front Page Top

#29 You know how soap can cause scum to rise up, that's Donald, he's Mr. Clean.
Posted by AlmostAnonymous5839 2022-08-17 14:12||   2022-08-17 14:12|| Front Page Top

#30 Celebratory dance:

Posted by Seeking Cure For Ignorance 2022-08-17 14:56||   2022-08-17 14:56|| Front Page Top

#31 That's teamwork, SCFI!
Posted by Bobby 2022-08-17 15:08||   2022-08-17 15:08|| Front Page Top

#32 
Now do Obumble-

Yes, that would be most welcomed.
Posted by Jack Salami 2022-08-17 17:01||   2022-08-17 17:01|| Front Page Top

#33  likening her to Lincoln

So, other than *that*, how did you like the election, Ms Cheney?
Posted by SteveS 2022-08-17 17:42||   2022-08-17 17:42|| Front Page Top

#34 The comparison to Lincoln is unwarranted. I'm more inclined to compare her to August Landmesser.
Posted by AuburnTom 2022-08-17 17:56||   2022-08-17 17:56|| Front Page Top

#35 The MSM and CNN (you have to excuse that, I work at an airport) are all to wall non stop Liz Cheney pontificating
It was actually Dickie who stuck a fork in the Bushes dynasty with his NeoCon buddies in State
Posted by Sock Puppet of Doom  2022-08-17 19:15||   2022-08-17 19:15|| Front Page Top

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