For Republicans, defending the Donald is a fool’s errand | Mulshine – HEDGE accordingly

What do you call a person who insists that Donald Trump is the leader of the Republican Party? These days, that’s a position more likely to be pushed by Democratic leaders who’d like to keep Trump as the face of the party . As for the conservative Republicans of my acquaintance, most are of the opinion that Donald Trump lost all credibility when he sold out Republican values in a desperate attempt to hang onto his personal power. Those values are supposed to include a distaste for deficit spending. It’s true than other Republican presidents have run up deficits, but Trump took them to the $3 t…

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