As expected, the GOP — amidst all their hand-wringing and blame-gaming over their 2022 shellacking — is looking at their situation and taking stock of the wrong lessons. This is perfectly exemplified by the opinion piece written by former Trump appointee, Gavin Smith.
Gavin will not be having any of his former boss in 2024, you see.
“To my fellow Republicans … I simply ask: Are you tired of losing yet? Let’s move on from Trump.”
— Gavin Smith, CNN, 11/15/22
This, despite his praising the former administration because, “It’s unquestionable that the Trump administration … delivered a number of wins for the American people [such as] by rolling back burdensome regulations …” Then goes on to praise Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley as suitable torch-bearers.
In other words, it’s not that the GOP aided and…