Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) was practically booed off the stage in Utah while Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) is seeing her House leadership role fall under dire threat. It must be a bitter pill for the red side of the Swamp Uniparty to swallow.
GOP establishment dinosaurs are learning that they won't be able to pull off in their party what their Democratic establishment cohorts successfully orchestrated with Joe Biden: putting the old band back together. Whereas the Democrat Old Guard conjured the frightening specter of Donald Trump to shoehorn panicky Democrats into eventually backing an unpopular Biden for the 2020 party nomination, Republicans will not be able to use the "far-out liberal" Biden administration in a similar way. The GOP grassroots refuses to fall for that game anymore.
How About Those Kooky Liberals, Folks!
Romney gave it the old Harvard try nonetheless. “So, what do you think about President Biden’s first 100 days?” Romney chirped at the start of his address to the Utah Republican State Convention on May 1.
It did not go over well. A solid wave of boos rolled over his attempt to play the trusty old Those Darn Liberals card.
“You know me as a person who says what he thinks, and I don’t hide the fact that I wasn’t a fan of our last president’s character issues,” Romney continued.
Strike two. The jeers only increased, and the Conscience of the Party card quickly melted in Romney’s well-manicured hands.
Exiting state party chair...