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Thu Oct 12, 2017, 11:48 AM

BTRTN: Uncorked... Rebublicans Count on a Coup Rather than the Constitution [View all]

Born To Run the Numbers on the implications of Bob Corker's comments -- that Congressional Republicans are knowingly allowing a man they view to be dangerously impulsive and foolishly provocative to keep his finger on the launch codes.


Excerpt: "The overall implication of Bob Corkerís shocking candor is actually hard to miss: the leaders of the Republican Party are counting on generals to execute a de facto emergency military coup rather than following their conscience to the legal steps that are already built into the Constitution: an orderly process of impeachment, or Section 4 of the 25th Amendment...
We have commented repeatedly at the cowardice of Republican leadership. The cowardice to strip away healthcare coverage from millions of people to score political points. The cowardice to stand on the sidelines as their leader defends the violence of neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and anti-Semites. The cowardice to pretend that global warming is not real. The cowardice to not explode in outrage when their leader arbitrarily bars transgender persons from serving in the military. The cowardice to enable their leader to spew endless lies. The cowardice to stigmatize and castigate people because of their faith. The cowardice to be intimidated into inaction by the gun lobby. The cowardice to stand behind a leader who is a brazen misogynist and a serial sexual assailant...And now, the cowardice to hope that a military coup will save them from needing to face the inconvenient reality that they, too, have already concluded that Donald Trump is unfit to be President of the United States."

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