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Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell endorsed Donald Trump for president on Wednesday, a remarkable turnaround from the onetime critic who blamed the then-president for “disgraceful” acts in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack but now supports his bid to return to the White House.

Trump is the modern apotheosis of the GOP, uniting its big tent xenophobic fundamentalist wings and crony corporatism.

McConnell is just acknowledging how Trump has managed to dial it up to 110 with a cult of personality instead of just fat cat corporatist suits.

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What can you expect from that old fart???...

LOL

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159 years or age, combined, right behind that podium. Then pundits wonder, outloud, why young voters in this country just cannot relate to the leaders of today.

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“He didn’t get away with anything yet — yet,” McConnell said in the Senate at the time.

“We have a criminal justice system in this country. We have civil litigation, and former presidents are not immune from being accountable by either one,” he said.

Mitch, when you arrive at those Pearly Gates and George Washington is waiting with his trusty little hatchet…run.

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Looks like that civil war in the GOP that Biden supporters were counting on will not come to fruition.

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Trump is the modern apotheosis of the GOP, uniting its big tent xenophobic fundamentalist wings and crony corporatism. 

Nonsense, but he does unite traditional Americans, conservatives, moderates and evangelicals as well as small business owners and entrepreneurs.

McConnell is just acknowledging how Trump has managed to dial it up to 110 with a cult of personality instead of just fat cat corporatist suits.

Well, to a point and for once you are saying something that is true. The GOP of today are not the Reagan Republicans of a decade ago and the roles between the parties have flipped, the GOP have become the party of the poor, working class and some or no college degrees, whereas the Democrats have become the party of the affluent, the educated, corporate and the powerful elite. Mitch did a lot for the party, thankful to him for helping to get 3 strong conservatives appointed to the highest court in the nation and to block Garland from the bench. I will always be grateful for that. The GOP of today is the Trump MAGA party, the party is anti-establishment and pro-America first. Mitch was a globalist, he was just way out of touch with the minds of modern conservatives of today for the most part. Glad he endorsed the former President, now Nikki needs to make the same move soon.

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What did Trump call Mitch McConnell? ‘Stone-Cold Loser’.

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What did Trump call Mitch McConnell? ‘Stone-Cold Loser’.

Yup!

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Mitch McConnell is a sell out and has been since he decided to "kiss the ring". He should have forced Trump to take a Civics class and learn how the US Legislative process works.

He did what the GOP wanted as far as Federal Judge appointments. Better than anyone before him. Little did everyone else think that would take away their right to abortions and to be free from religion.

Sell out. He can't retire quickly enough.

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Mitch was a globalist

How many patents does he hold in China?

America first. Exemplified by gold sneakers made in Chinese sweatshops.

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Well, good ole' "Moscow Mitch" will retire and live up to his name...

And once again we're treated to a "cojone-less" Repub who fails to stand up for his wife who was insulted by Trump...

Ted Cruz proved what a Texan he was by kissing Trump's rear after he called his wife Heidi "ugly"...

Now you have Mitch endorsing Trump after he called Elaine Chao "Coco Chow"....

Just goes to show that Liz Cheney has more guts than any of these neutered, impotent Repubs...

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the GOP have become the party of the poor, working class and some or no college degrees, whereas the Democrats have become the party of the affluent, the educated, corporate and the powerful elite.

If you actually believe that all I have to say is that MAGA is a hell of a drug.

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Just goes to show that Liz Cheney has more guts than any of these neutered, impotent Repubs...

Who?

If you actually believe that

Not believe, know.

all I have to say is that MAGA is a hell of a drug.

Yup and it’s addictive.

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the GOP have become the party of the poor,

Red States don’t have to stay poor. That is a conscious choice more than anything.

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Mitch putting party over country again.

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And just like that, McConnell's legacy goes back in the toilet. So much for Republican resolve to defend the country.

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