The circular firing squad takes its toll on Republicans 

Wow, did you hear what Donald Trump said about Hillary Clinton? No? How about what Marco Rubio said about President Obama? No again? OK, they were trick questions.

GOP firing squad

 


As Written By Michael Goodwin for New York Post:

There was nothing to hear because because Trump and Rubio don’t talk much about Clinton and Obama.

But you surely heard what Trump and Rubio said about each other. And what Trump said about Jeb Bush and Ben Carson.

You probably also know that former President George H.W. Bush rattled the rafters by attacking the top advisers to his son, former President George W. Bush. And that those advisers, Donald Rumsfeld and former Vice President Dick Cheney, fired back at the elder Bush.

It’s a typical presidential campaign, Republican style. The circular firing squad is taking its toll.

All the GOP guns are blazing — at each other. Mutual destruction makes it hard to win an election, and easy to lose one. Just ask President Mitt Romney.

The brutal attacks he endured in the 2012 primary softened him up for the Obama juggernaut in the general election. Obama’s claims that Romney was a greedy capitalist who destroyed middle-class jobs echoed charges made first by Newt Gingrich and other Republicans.

Trump is the master of insult this time, and takes pleasure in slashing his rivals. Truth be told, he’s good at it, with his …. KEEP READING HERE

 

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