Commentary: Trump vs. the ‘Stepford Wife’ Republicans

When the protagonist in Ira Levin’s novel, The Stepford Wives, begins to suspect that other women in her Connecticut town are robots, she surmises:

That’s what they all were, all the Stepford wives: actresses in commercials, pleased with detergents and floor wax, with cleansers, shampoos, and deodorants. Pretty actresses, big in the bosom but small in the talent, playing housewives unconvincingly, too nicey-nice to be real.

Which brings to mind the viral video of Mitt Romney reacting to his Twinkie birthday cake. Lack of ample bosom aside, Mitt is a great example of someone playing a housewife unconvincingly, too nicey-nice to be real. He is a Stepford-Wife Republican.

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Commentary: How Romney and the Anti-Trump GOP Fueled the Border Crisis

by Julie Kelly   The crisis at the southern U.S. border proves at least one thing to be true: Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is more honest than Senator Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and his fellow anti-Trump Republicans. Ocasio-Cortez, to her credit, has never tried to fool the American people or her…

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Mike Huckabee Criticizes Romney for Trump Remarks

by Mary Margaret Olohan   Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee responded to criticisms of President Donald Trump by Republican Utah Sen. Mitt Romney in a tweet Friday. “Know what makes me sick, Mitt?” Huckabee tweeted. “Not how disingenuous you were to take @realDonaldTrump $$ and then 4 yrs later jealously…

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Congress Puts a Carbon Tax Back on the Table after It Failed in 2018

by Tim Pearce   A pair of U.S. congressmen from Florida are making a renewed bipartisan push for carbon tax legislation that failed to gain traction in 2018, The Washington Examiner reported. Reps. Ted Deutch, a Democrat, and Francis Rooney, a Republican, are planning to reintroduce a bill Thursday that…

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Commentary: Trump Presidency Is The ‘Bain’ Of Romney’s Existence

by Julie Kelly   Just as the Republican Party is purging itself of hackneyed lawmakers, bitter neoconservative commentators, and insatiable interventionists, along comes Mitt Romney to remind us of what we definitely are not missing. In a late New Year’s Day sermon published in the Washington Post, the incoming senator…

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Top Debates To Watch For In New Congress

by Rachel del Guidice   Democrats took control of the House of Representatives Thursday, starting a new era of divided government. Here are four things to watch as the 116th Congress begins amid a government shutdown. 1. Tension Between Progressives and Other Democrats Democrats are set to vote Thursday on…

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Commentary: Red State Dems’ ‘Moderate’ Claims Fall Flat Under Glare of Truth

by Jeffrey A. Rendall   Here’s a bit of wisdom: a liar is a liar is a liar. It isn’t complicated; if there’s a Democrat running for senate from a red state chances are he or she claims they’re “my own person,” intends to “work with President Trump” on the…

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Commentary: The Perfidious Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney & Orrin Hatch

by George Rasley   That didn’t take long. As soon as President Trump endorsed Mitt Romney’s candidacy to succeed Utah’s retiring Senator Orin Hatch and voters in the Beehive State handed the nomination to Romney (even though he actually lost the GOP State Convention vote) Mitt showed his true colors…

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