‘NEVER TRUMPER’ COWARDICE
There was a time on Capitol Hill when Democrats accused Republicans of being cowardly because they did not “stand up” to President Trump, both as candidate and eventually as president. The Washington Post cited the “GOP’s cowardice problem” over a year ago, as did Salon, which asked, “When did the GOP add cowardice to its platform?” Earlier this year, House Judiciary chairman Adam Schiff declared there was an “epidemic of cowardice” among Republicans who did not push back against Mr. Trump.
Such criticism appears to have had an effect on the Grand Old Party, and it could cost them. Republican voters have noticed, and are vexed by GOP lawmakers who appear to appease Democrats by not standing fast with President Trump as he faces impeachment. These Republicans are taking the inaction personally.
“It’s completely ticking me off now. I’m to the point where I want to start calling my senator and say I’m not going vote for you unless you promise to do this to the next Democratic president. I’m done with what’s happening to Trump on a chronic basis,” one listener recently told Rush Limbaugh.
“You are so right about this. And all these Never Trumpers, they are falling into it like the biggest useful idiots. If these so-called conservative media outlets continue to publish all of these unhinged Trump’s got to go pieces, Trump’s got to get impeached, we need to get rid of Trump, all they’re doing is accelerating the left-wing takeover of the whole country,” Mr. Limbaugh replied, adding that GOP lawmakers do not appear to be