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Sun Sep 26, 2021, 06:47 PM

Betsy DeVos Criticizes GOP's 'Infatuation' With Trump

Add another Trump appointee to the LONG list of 'em who have seen the light (at least to some degree). But she was still horrible as education secretary.

Billionaire Betsy DeVos “implicitly criticized the GOP’s ongoing capture by Donald Trump” during a speech she gave before the Michigan Republican Party as their former Chair. DeVos made the comments on Saturday at the Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference.

On the same day Trump was holding a campaign rally in Georgia, DeVos told attendees at the biennial conference on Mackinac Island she worries that “principles have been overtaken by personalities in today’s political environment,” as reported by the Detroit Free Press. “Though personalities can be important to point the party toward its policies, ‘ours is not a movement dependent on any one person,’ DeVos said.”

“Education is about students, not systems,” DeVos said. Education funding “should be tied to students”, not systems and buildings.

DeVos, who served as education secretary under Trump, compared her time in Washington, D.C., to a trip to the dentist, saying it was useful but she was glad when it was over. But one of the bright points, DeVos said, was that she “didn’t have to live under the thumb of that woman from Michigan,” a reference to Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer, and her “mind-boggling” actions during the pandemic that closed schools and businesses” according to DeVos. DeVos served as Republican National Committeewoman for Michigan from 1992 to 1997 and as chair of the Michigan Republican Party from 1996 to 2000 and from 2003 to 2004.


https://hillreporter.com/betsy-devos-criticizes-gops-infatuation-with-trump-113647

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True Dough Sep 2021 OP
LakeArenal Sep 2021 #1
FakeNoose Sep 2021 #2
Skittles Sep 2021 #3
50 Shades Of Blue Sep 2021 #4
ZonkerHarris Sep 2021 #5
greatauntoftriplets Sep 2021 #6
Diamond_Dog Sep 2021 #7
Prof. Toru Tanaka Sep 2021 #9
Prof. Toru Tanaka Sep 2021 #8
Nictuku Sep 2021 #10
haele Sep 2021 #11
KentuckyWoman Sep 2021 #12
IcyPeas Sep 2021 #13
True Dough Sep 2021 #14
Deuxcents Sep 2021 #15

Response to True Dough (Original post)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 06:49 PM

1. Worms do turn.

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Response to True Dough (Original post)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 06:52 PM

2. Oh my ... Really?

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Response to True Dough (Original post)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 06:53 PM

3. ugh

I don't want to hear from Betsy fucking DeVos even when she is right. And she was glad when her tenure was over? NOT HALF AS GLAD AS WE WERE.

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Response to True Dough (Original post)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 06:59 PM

4. She is so fucking disgusting. Loathe her almost as much as I loathe him.

I'd say she'll never wash his stench off, but you can't really tell where his ends and hers begins.

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Response to True Dough (Original post)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 07:03 PM

5. Fuck you Betsy..

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Response to True Dough (Original post)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 07:03 PM

6. OMG, that's hilarious!

My Republican cousins in Michigan who don't live far from her house despise the DeVos family.

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Response to True Dough (Original post)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 07:06 PM

7. Yet

During her tenure as Education Secy. she happily sucked up to him. Add her to the long list of people who could have spoken up but didn’t.

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Response to Diamond_Dog (Reply #7)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 07:08 PM

9. And resigned when the heat was on.



Useless effing quitter.

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Response to True Dough (Original post)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 07:08 PM

8. Oh, NOW you're going to say something negative about TFG?



Shut up DeVos, you asshole. And Gretchen Whitmer is a much better person than you could ever hope to be.

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Response to True Dough (Original post)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 07:29 PM

10. No way will I ever admire this woman.

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Response to True Dough (Original post)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 07:32 PM

11. Probably doesn't like the reception she's been getting from her club friends.

Trump is such a gauche plebe. She also probably wants to travel internationally without having any Trump stench on her.

Too late.


Haele

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Response to True Dough (Original post)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 07:39 PM

12. Betsy honey, it isn't puppy love - it's an eternal commitment now.

He's all yours. Enjoy the party.

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Response to True Dough (Original post)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 07:55 PM

13. Screw her... But the more people who come out against him the better.

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Response to IcyPeas (Reply #13)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 08:20 PM

14. I feel very much the same

And while I realize she's vile, disgustingly rich and protected, at least she was willing to speak out even though the radical wingnuts who support Trump will likely try to make her life hell.

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Response to True Dough (Original post)

Sun Sep 26, 2021, 08:38 PM

15. Too little..too late, Missy

When she could have made a difference, she didn’t. She actually didn’t do anything for the advancement of education. Meanwhile, her commando brother gets to suck us dry, too. A horrible family of millionaire grifters. I have no..no respect for her. .

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