What’s Next For Liz?

The mid-terms are just a mere 60 days away and time for IST to take a closer look at the possibilities of our vote.

The big story is that Liz Cheney was beaten in Wyoming in the GOP primary.

So what’s next for the beaten Repub?

But first let’s talk about Liz for a moment…..

Liz Cheney didn’t do the one thing she was meant to do: convince any of her fellow Republicans that Trump was a threat to the Republic and, by extension, the “values” of the Republican Party, because Trump’s “values” are now symbiotic with those of the GOP. So, she was a failure. In fact, the Cheneys–Dick, Lynne & Liz–have been agents of political corruption since Dick’s tenure in the Nixon Administration, steadily eating away at whatever frail ethical foundations the party may have had for three decades, rotting clean through by 2001–the detritus providing the seedbed from which the toxic tendrils of Trumpism sprouted. So it is fitting that this is her political end, undone by the savagery of a party her family re-shaped in its own depraved image.

Ideologically Liz Cheney was pretty much in lockstep with Trump, backing nearly every vicious social and economic policy he sent to the Hill. (She voted for Trump bills 93% of the time.) She might as well be Stephen Miller’s political doppelgänger. Liz only diverged from Trump on those few occasions when he went soft on foreign policy–on Russia, Iraq, Syria, North Korea and Afghanistan. She’s always been a guard dog of her father’s ruinous legacy. Her objections to the J6th insurrection were to its overtness, which risked exposing the way the continuity of power–real power–is maintained in the US, from one administration to the next, with little real change in policy. Call it the Deep State if you like–though it’s really just “the State.” If anything, it was the clumsiness of Trump that offended the sensibility of the Cheneys. Because Liz and Dick both know from experience there are subtler ways to fix the outcomes of elections.

During her abbreviated tenure in Congress, Cheney voted Liz Cheney against restoring the Voting Rights Act, against raising the minimum wage, against the Equality Act and the Equal Rights Amendment, against the George Floyd Act, the Build Back Better and Infrastructure bills, against the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act, against the $35 Insulin bill, against the Women’s Health Protection Act and against anti-gas price gouging bill. A real hero for our time…

Just a quick look at candidate Liz……

There are those out there that like Liz and think she would do well as an independent presidential candidate…..I do not agree….in fact she would probably help Trump (if he decides to run)….

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) confirmed last week that she is considering running for president in 2024.

But a new poll shows that if Cheney runs as an independent, her campaign would backfire and help former President Donald Trump if he is the Republican nominee against President Joe Biden.

In fact, Yahoo News said Cheney would “single-handedly swing the election to Trump.”

Specifically, the poll discovered that in a hypothetical matchup between Biden and Trump, Biden would win by three points, 42% to 39%; 20% of respondents said they are not sure who they would support.

But when Cheney is thrown into the race as an independent spoiler, Biden’s re-election chances sink completely — and Trump is propelled to victory.

With Cheney in the race, Trump would win by eight points over Biden, 37% to 29%, while Cheney would secure 11% of support. Nearly one-quarter of respondents (23%), however, said they are unsure of who they would support in such a scenario.

So if you are considering that independent candidate I would re-think that decision and do a little research before casting your vote.

As I always say….choose wisely.

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17 thoughts on “What’s Next For Liz?

  1. I have to remind myself that she represents that MAGA element that makes Wyoming a bit perplexing. I live in Western Nebraska, so am familiar with Wyoming and people there. Much like people in my state, it is hard to understand how they fall so hard for a New York huckster, grift artist, congenital liar, philandrist. (I hope I didn’t mis any of his qualities in my list… LOL!)

  2. With Liz as second in command of the January 6th committee, I am almost fully convinced that she was still doing Trump’s bidding in that role as vice chairman because I have a gnawing suspicion that Trump orchestrated the whole January 6th investigation thing to reinforce the image of himself as being unjustly persecuted in the hopes that the very actions of the committee would stir up support from his base and from the public in general .. giving the poor persecuted former president a shitload of sympathy and empathy that could be turned into votes for his second term ….a most masterful manipulation by the “Stable Genius” of illusion and confusion. As to what happens to Chaney’s political career, I could care less because I believe that if she did run for president and win, she would spend a lot of her term acquiescing to Trump’s fondest wishes and desires.

  3. With Liz as second in command of the January 6th committee, I am almost fully convinced that she was still doing Trump’s bidding in that role as vice chairman because I have a gnawing suspicion that Trump orchestrated the whole January 6th investigation thing to reinforce the image of himself as being unjustly persecuted in the hopes that the very actions of the committee would stir up support from his base and from the public in general .. giving the poor persecuted former president a shitload of sympathy and empathy that could be turned into votes for his second term ….a most masterful manipulation by the “Stable Genius” of illusion and confusion. As to what happens to Chaney’s political career, I could care less because I believe that if she did run for president and win, she would spend a lot of her term acquiescing to Trump’s fondest wishes and desires.

  4. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Just think about this … “There are those out there that like Liz and think she would do well as an independent presidential candidate … I do not agree … in fact she would probably help Trump (if he decides to run).”

  5. I feel Liz and Donald are at opposing ends of the same axis. Once you become extremist – you can not see the other side, compromise or accomplish anything worthwhile. IMO

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