Controlled Opposition: the problem is McConnell and McCarthy, not Trump or DeSantis
For all of the editorial ink spilled this week about how Donald Trump is to blame for the lack of a “Red Wave,” or speculation about the DeSantis v Trump presidential debate, there seems to be very little attention paid to the institutional forces that have been running the Republican Party for decades.
America’s progressive, authoritarian shift has only accelerated under the stewardship of GOP institutional forces, represented today by the likes of Sen. Mitch McConnell and Rep. Kevin McCarthy, both of whom may soon be anointed as the leaders of their respective chambers. These GOP frontmen and their facilitators are not merely weak, feckless politicians, they’re much worse than that.
Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy are bought and paid for assets for a variety of interests, none of which represent protecting the individual freedoms of Americans. In exchange for the highest seats of power, these two men sold themselves
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