Back when Republicans were Patriots and Not Nationalists

Back when Republicans were Patriots and Not Nationalists January 7, 2017

…much less servile slaves of a cult of personality and mammon worship:

“To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.”

― Theodore Roosevelt

Compare and contrast that with this naked declaration of Banana Republicanism:

Every knee shall bow, every tongue confess that Donald Trump is Lord. And if not–if you so much as disagree–REVENGE!

This is not American. This is not Christian. This is evil.

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