Media Mention  /  May 6, 2021

The Daily Beast: Trump, GOP Leaders, and Even Liz Cheney Allies Say She Is a ‘Dead Woman Walking’

“Liz Cheney is the kid at the parade that says the emperor has no clothes,” Sarah Longwell, an anti-Trump GOP strategist, told The Daily Beast.

“They want their message to be built on a lie,” Longwell said, “and she’s not letting that happen.”

According to Longwell, it’s an obvious problem for Republicans: Cheney is “objectively correct,” but that’s not the reality in which Republicans want to live. It’s much more politically expedient to pretend that Trump actually won the election, thus necessitating voting access restrictions, and to pretend that Trump bears no responsibility for the insurrection.

Continue reading at The Daily Beast.