Trump's latest statement blows up GOP's 2022 messaging and strategy alike

Politics October 19, 2021 News
Trump's latest statement blows up GOP's 2022 messaging and strategy alike

From Daily Kos | News You Can Do Something About by Kerry Eleveld, Daily Kos Staff

It’s not going exactly as planned for the geniuses in the Republican Party. The whole idea was that, instead of killing off Donald Trump when they had the chance during impeachment, they would keep him around so they could thread the needle of pinching his supporters while still appealing to the GOP’s more traditional upper-income voters.

Except that strategy somehow assumed that Trump would play nice, take an interest in boosting the GOP’s electoral prospects, and stay on message. Good bet, right?

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