The Liz Cheney situation is a perfect microcosm of what the GOP is. They didn't turn on her for her family mantra of neocon militarism- they were totally cool with that. In fact they elevated her to a leadership position. But as soon as she decided to state a basic fact about/
the election results, rather than go along with the rest of the cult-like 'up is actually down' litmus test, then they all turned on her, just like that. It has nothing to do with 'rejecting interventionism' or w/e & everything to do with the GOP becoming a personality cult.
People like Glem have decided to cast that as further proof that since da shitlibs agree with Liz Cheney they are basically just neocons now. Rather than it being an indictment that the entire GOP, except for a select few, have decided to push a Democracy-erasing Big Lie.
She gets no political benefit to doing what she did. As pathetic as it seems, just stating that Biden won the election is a semi-courageous act in today's GOP. I'm not going to give her credit, bc fuck Liz Cheney, but it is objectively doing the right thing at a political cost.

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