It was hard to pick one quote from the opinion piece that Max Boot wrote for the Washington Post this week entitled, “The GOP can’t be saved. Center-right voters need to become Biden Republicans.” The columnist explains that he changed his own party affiliation from Republican to Independent the day after the election in 2016 and hasn’t regretted it “because the GOP has become even more of a horror show than I anticipated.”
The party’s center of gravity has shifted to kooks such as Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (who blamed Jewish space lasers for wildfires) and low-rent hucksters such as Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz (who reportedly shared nude photos of his sexual conquests with his colleagues and is under investigation for possible sex trafficking).
But here’s the quote that really sums it all up:
Boot addresses why it’s time for some Republicans to support Biden in order to move the party back to the center. He addressed it today on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.