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Friday, September 17, 2021

Calling former President Donald J. Trump "a cancer for the country," Representative Anthony Gonzalez, Republican of Ohio, said in an interview on Thursday that he would not run for re-election in 2022, ceding his seat after just two terms in Congress rather than compete against a Trump-backed primary opponent.

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True Believers have no problem threatening, or even taking, someone's life. After all, the dispensers of justice have the Truth and the Light on their side. They are, truly, the Amerikan Taliban.

#1 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2021-09-17 07:09 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 4

Big tent party? Fuhgedaboudit. More like the "Royal Lichtenstein Quarter-Ring Sidewalk Circus."

#2 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2021-09-17 07:40 AM | Reply

..and cancer everywhere is insulted by the comparison.

#3 | Posted by HeeHaw at 2021-09-17 09:53 AM | Reply

Unlike Trumpers, cancer can be treated and cured.

We've made great strides in battling cancer.

But we are losing ground in the battle against fascism.

#4 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-09-17 09:58 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"Mr. Gonzalez was emphatic that the threats were not why he was leaving " the commute was more trying, he said " but in a matter-of-fact fashion, he recounted people online saying things like, 'We're coming to your house.'"

Feral Trumpers indeed.

#5 | Posted by schifferbrains at 2021-09-17 10:24 AM | Reply

So there were no threats? Nope, there were threats.

#6 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2021-09-17 11:11 AM | Reply

Oh, and the "cancer" that is Trump.

#7 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2021-09-17 11:13 AM | Reply

Q: can you run in '22 ?
A: Can't Sir.

#8 | Posted by LesWit at 2021-09-17 11:49 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

#4 Covid is showing some promise as a treatment.

#9 | Posted by bored at 2021-09-17 12:24 PM | Reply | Funny: 2 | Newsworthy 1

Donnie Fail is a cancer and all Republicants are cowards.

#10 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-09-17 12:48 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Silence you don't know, trumpism like a cancer grows.....

#11 | Posted by Tor at 2021-09-17 12:51 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Republican propaganda is the cancer. Trump was just the biggest most harmful lump created by the cancer so far.

He'd never have been elected without rupert murdoch rotting the minds of americans for 20 years beforehand.

#12 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2021-09-17 01:03 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

R's hate independent thinking. Group-think for the win! Dumb heritage, religion, and culture will lead us to the past.

#13 | Posted by Brennnn at 2021-09-17 01:30 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

I hope Trump threatens to beat him up, lmao.

I would pay to see that cage match.

#14 | Posted by Corky at 2021-09-17 02:00 PM | Reply

"Donald Trump did not hijack American conservatism; in him it reached its logical culmination. The defining characteristics of post-1980 conservatism"its authoritarianism; denigration of reason and education; obsession with power at all costs; Manichean, black and white thinking; apocalyptic, religious fundamentalist mentality; paranoia and sense of being besieged even when in power; and gangsterish deceit, bad faith, and lack of principle, whether practiced by a transparent swindler like Trump or a supposed intellectual like Newt Gingrich"must lead to nihilism and mindless destruction."

Mike Lofgren

#15 | Posted by SomebodyElse at 2021-09-17 03:09 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Gonzalez should run as an independent and caucus with the dems if he wins.

#16 | Posted by FedUpWithPols at 2021-09-17 04:58 PM | Reply

Good luck to him. But it's very likely he's simply giving the seat to a Trumper, without a fight.

#17 | Posted by Whatsleft at 2021-09-17 05:49 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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