Republicans successful Congress are divided connected thing that determination should beryllium cosmopolitan statement on. The GOP is divided connected COVID vaccinations.
As Steven Dennis tweeted:
Vaccination argumentation truly splitting GOP, from "Fauci Ouchie" Boebert successful 1 campy to McConnell, Blunt repeatedly urging everyone to get vaccinated. McConnell, who often notes helium had polio arsenic a kid and knows the worth of vaccines, says he's "perplexed" wherefore radical are hesitant.
— Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) July 13, 2021
Mitch McConnell shouldn’t beryllium perplexed astatine all. Those who are playing up the anti-vaccination misinformation are doing truthful for personage and governmental gain. Saying brainsick anti-vaccination statements volition get immoderate Republican connected Fox News. The crazier and much fervent the better.
Trump pioneered this behavior, and the Republicans who privation to beryllium conscionable similar him are pursuing successful his footsteps.
The Fractures In The Republican Party Are Growing Deeper
The striking constituent of the disagreement successful the Republican Party is that it is deepening. Donald Trump fractured the party, and his absence, but his refusal to fto spell of his grip connected the GOP has created a weird concern wherever Republicans are warring the battles of the past with nary unifying connection oregon docket for the future.
No 1 is much politically cynical than Mitch McConnell, but adjacent helium sees the world that the anti-vaccine rhetoric could pb to the deaths of the voters that Republicans request successful 2022 and 2024.
It should person been a no-brainer. Republicans should person been racing to get vaccinated. Instead, the GOP has go a decease cult whose demise is simply a grounds of a heavy and agelong past rift successful the cardinal operation of the party.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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