Republican Party ‘engulfed in lies and fear’ per another former Republican legislator

I’ve often wondered what will become of the Republican Party, aka the GOP. The party has linked itself to the former guy, a ‘man’ without conscience, without intellect, that it seems they have nowhere to go but down. Keith’s post this morning tells us of a few members of the party with the courage to speak out and say, “This is not who we should be!” Thanks, Keith, for giving us hope that perhaps some in the GOP are as disgusted as we are!


In an article this weekend called “Former GOP lawmaker: Republican Party ‘engulfed in lies and fear'” by Jonathan Easley of The Hill, yet another former lawmaker is sharing his concerns about how far his party has fallen. Here are a few paragraphs from the article, plus a link below.

“Former Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) argued in a pre-taped interview that ran Friday that the Republican Party has lost its way and become ‘engulfed in lies in fear.

Curbelo and former Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) teamed up as part of the nonpartisan debate seriesIntelligenceSquared argue that many within the GOP are knowingly pushing a lie that the election was stolen out of fear of retaliation from former President Trump.

In his opening remarks, Curbelo said that by embracing former President Trump’s election claims, which preceded the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, the GOP had lost its…

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5 thoughts on “Republican Party ‘engulfed in lies and fear’ per another former Republican legislator

  1. Yes, “Thanks, Keith,” and thanks to those courageous former GOP members who are speaking out, often at their own peril and that of their families, as well.
    Stay safe, Jill,

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  2. I can’t help but wonder if the current GOP are glad that no-ones listening or whether they wish more were listening. The truth is, if they all turn their backs on Trump there’s very little he could do except try to start his own party and that just splits the vote. Chances are his mind will be occupied with other things soon as the writs are served.

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    • The frightening part is that too many are listening. You are right … there is nothing Trump could do if they turned their backs on him, but what they fear is what his base might do … his base being their core voters. I think that is the hold he has over the GOP … that if he tells his base to oust them all, they will blindly do his bidding. They’re not among the deepest thinkers, after all. Sigh.

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