While 73% of the 74 million people who voted for Trump have a “very favorable” opinion of him, only 32% of those people have a “very favorable” of the Republican party. One-in-five Trump voters have an unfavorable view of the GOP. Many of them were in the streets of the capital last weekend:
Mitch McConnell, Kelly Loeffler, and David Perdue may think the electoral loyalty of those 74 million is to the red team, but it’s not. It is to Trump:
What would happen if Trump told his supporters the GOP had betrayed them and urged them not to support in Georgia the party that turned its back on them when it mattered most? If instead of chanting in DC, these supporters were outside polling stations next month in red hats urging people to “destroy the GOP” on election day?
The Samson option is there if Trump decides to use it. If Loeffler and Perdue win in January, these are the people the right will be counting on to hold the line:
Is that really better than letting the neo-liberal Democrat establishment own everything that happens over the next two years?