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Mon Oct 11, 2021, 03:51 PM

We Are Republicans. There's Only One Way to Save Our Party From Pro-Trump Extremists. EDITED

Last edited Mon Oct 11, 2021, 08:16 PM - Edit history (1)

By Miles Taylor and Christine Todd Whitman

Mr. Taylor served at the Department of Homeland Security from 2017 to 2019, including as chief of staff, and was the anonymous author of a 2018 guest essay for The Times criticizing President Donald Trumpís leadership. Ms. Whitman was the Republican governor of New Jersey from 1994 to 2001.

'After Donald Trumpís defeat, there was a measure of hope among Republicans who opposed him that control of the G.O.P. would be up for grabs, and that conservative pragmatists could take back the party. But itís become obvious that political extremists maintain a viselike grip on the national G.O.P., the state parties and the process for fielding and championing House and Senate candidates in next yearís elections.

Rational Republicans are losing the G.O.P. civil war. And the only near-term way to battle pro-Trump extremists is for all of us to team up on key races and overarching political goals with our longtime political opponents: the Democratic Party.'>>>

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/11/opinion/2022-house-senate-trump.html

Edit: M. Taylor discussed this, on C. Hayes show tonight.

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Mon Oct 11, 2021, 04:29 PM

1. JMHO this would be a group to focus on in the coming year.

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Mon Oct 11, 2021, 05:11 PM

2. Welcome them, sure.

No driving the Democrats to the center to get them, though.

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