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Sun Apr 11, 2021, 02:03 PM

Corporate America is still dangerously delusional about what the GOP has become

Corporations need to hear this, and probably a few half-hearted Republicans do too - former House Speaker John Boehner's GOP isn't coming back.

Boehner was perhaps the last leader of a now-dead Republican party we used to know. The one that was born during the Reagan years. The GOP that kept its hands out of the affairs of private enterprise, that championed free speech, that knew how to cut a deal, that you might want to have a glass of Merlot and a cigar with - that GOP's gone.

Instead we have a GOP that has no problem interfering with private business decisions. Govs. Ron DeSantis of Florida and Greg Abbott of Texas, for example, just signed legislation prohibiting private companies from requiring vaccination passports from customers.

Instead we have a GOP that punishes companies that do not share its political beliefs. In Georgia, the state House voted to strip Atlanta-based Delta Airlines of a $35 million fuel tax credit because it spoke out against a law that would make it harder for people to get to the polls. After decades of advocating for corporations to have more political power, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned companies to "stay out of politics," only to somewhat walk it back after remembering who his donors are.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/corporate-america-is-still-dangerously-delusional-about-what-the-gop-has-become/ar-BB1fxfdg

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Apr 11, 2021, 02:12 PM

1. When you move toward Fascism....

You tend to see that.

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Sun Apr 11, 2021, 02:18 PM

2. There are some in our party who need to hear it, too. -nt

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Apr 11, 2021, 02:45 PM

3. The Republicans forgot who controls them.

We need to eliminate campaign donations and go to Publicly Funded Elections. I have no doubt the corporations will remind Mitch who is boss. We need to remind corporations that they need us too!

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