If You Lie Down With Dogs, You Get Fleas
That’s an old adage, attributed to actress Jean Harlow, but what makes adages old is their truths. And the truth is that the Republican Party is in deep shit. The depth is measured in this case by the 35,000 actual and provable lies their putative leader, then-president Trump, told during his four-year presidency.
Don’t send me hate-mail, I once was a Republican.
The fleas in this case are an infestation
A serious case of itching lies beneath the robes of the three Supreme Court justices nominated by Donald and hurried into their seats by an out-of-breath Mitch McConnell prior to the 2020 elections.
The trouble with fleas is one never knows where they will bite next.
Denouncing a national election
Trump, in the tradition of Olympic-grade tellers of lies, saved his greatest effort for last, claiming his 2020 loss was the result of massive fraud and stolen from him by murky forces lurking in the deep state. In his paranoia, they had always been against him.
No defeated presidential candidat…