Maybe it’s a circular firing squad on the Titanic, playing Nearer My God to Thee.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) likens GOP to “Titanic”: “We’re in the middle of this slow sink. We have a band playing on the deck, telling everybody it’s fine, and meanwhile Donald Trump’s running around, trying to find women’s clothing and get on the first lifeboat.” pic.twitter.com/L7Wjy87ngV
— Face The Nation (@FaceTheNation) May 9, 2021
“Right now, it’s basically the Titanic. We’re like, you know, in this in the middle of this slow sink, we have a band playing on the deck telling everybody it’s fine. And meanwhile, as I’ve said, you know, Donald Trump’s running around trying to find women’s clothing and get on the first lifeboat,” Kinzger said.
“And I think there’s a few of us that are just saying ‘guys this is not good,’ not just for the future of the party, but this is not good for the future of this country,” he added.
Adam Kinzinger: "It's incredible. Liz Cheney is saying exactly what Kevin McCarthy said the day of the insurrection. She's just been consistently saying it. And a few weeks later, Kevin McCarthy changed to attacking other people." pic.twitter.com/9CEuSfT93y
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) May 9, 2021
(b) The GOP also blocked the SAFE Act election-security bill, which would have required Risk Limiting Audits for all federal races in 2020, including the GOP's unexpected sweep of "tossup" House races and poll-defying Senate victories in Maine and NC… 2/
— Jennifer Cohn ✍🏻 📢 (@jennycohn1) May 9, 2021
Maryland Gov. Hogan criticizes those within the GOP who insist they need to double down on keeping former President Trump as its leader despite his loss in 2020, saying that it's part of a “battle for the soul of the Republican Party." https://t.co/QWIFLG5MX3
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) May 9, 2021
Newt Gingrich claims “as a historian, people are going to find it’s absolutely true” that there was a vast conspiracy of forging mail-in ballots to steal the 2020 election from Trump.
This man is a former high officeholder, continuing to push lies that already led to violence. pic.twitter.com/F2YLWZHXxA
— Eric Kleefeld (@EricKleefeld) May 9, 2021
After telling Chris Wallace that, yes, Joe Biden is the legitimate president, Rep Jim Banks (R-IN) says:
"I stand by my vote to object on January 6th, I stand by the Texas lawsuit, because I have serious concerns about how the election in November was carried out." pic.twitter.com/6pS3jTMukS
— The Recount (@therecount) May 9, 2021
“You’re not mopping fast enough. (Laughter) That’s a socialist mop. (Laughter and applause) Grab a mop — let’s get to work.” – Barack Obama (2009); “Soyez réalistes, demandez l’impossible!”