What Will It Take for the GOP to Condemn Trump’s Death Threats?

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In 2016, when Donald Trump bragged that he could shoot someone on Fifth Avenue and he wouldn’t lose voters, few Republican leaders assumed he was talking about targeting them. Well, the MAGA chickens have finally come home to roost. They’re super-sized, waving Confederate flags, doing one-finger Q salutes, and armed with AR-15s.

Fast forward to 2022, the twice-impeached vulgarian posted over the weekend what any reasonable person would read as death threats against Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Not to be outdone, he also hurled ugly racist insults against McConnell’s wife, Elaine Chao, who had been Trump’s first Secretary of Transportation.

McConnell, apparently, offended the perpetually aggrieved Trump by working with Democrats to keep the government funded and open. Trump accused McConnell—known as the Senate’s “Grim Reaper” for being an avowed obstructionist—of “approving all of these Trillions of Dollars worth of Democrat-sponsored Bills.” For this, and other perceived acts of insufficient loyalty, Trump wrote that McConnell “has a DEATH WISH,” and advised him to “immediately seek help and advice from his China-loving wife, Coco Chow.”

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