The Republican Party is now living with the consequences of scrambling to eagerly elect a candidate for America’s highest office who is serial liar, a xenophobic racist, a misogynist and a blathering idiot.
He admitted he hasn’t paid taxes in 18 years.
Even Paul Ryan has abandoned him now, and the list of GOP elected officials running for him or desperate to try to remain silent about his positions, statements, and behavior continues to grow.
You have to ask yourself why Republicans are abandoning him now, since their exit seems more like political calculous than actual concern for women.
Indeed, Trump’s campaign is threatening GOPers who abandon him—by threatening to expose their own anti-woman behavior:
“Kellyanne Conway, Mr. Trump’s campaign manager, also offered an ominous warning for Republicans fleeing Mr. Trump. She noted on television that Mr. Ryan had been booed by Trump fans over the weekend in Wisconsin and said she knew of Republican lawmakers who had behaved inappropriately toward young women, and whose criticism of Mr. Trump was therefore hypocritical.”