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Home Front: Politix
Republican Senator: The GOP MUST Purge Trump Supporters
2016-07-19
[DAILYCALLER] Arizona Republican senator and prominent Donald Trump critic Jeff Flake
...Republican junior senator from Arizona, elected in 2012. Prior to that he was a U.S. Representative for twelve years...
believes the GOP must purge the presumptive nominee’s supporters after the election in order to survive.
But only after they've given their votes to the down-ballot Republicans, I notice. The honourable junior senator from the great state of Arizona wants to be sent back to the DC party circuit.
In an interview with The New York Times
...which still proudly displays Walter Duranty's Pulitzer prize...
published over the weekend, Flake said that many of Trump’s fans are motivated by racism and need to get the boot as soon as Trump, he hopes, goes down in flames.

"Those who want a Moslem ban, those who will disparage individuals or groups -- yes we ought to, we need to [purge]," the senator told The Times.

He cited William F. Buckley’s famous purge of John Birch Society members from mainstream conservatism as a precedent, and believes it is necessary due to Trump’s lacking performance in the polls at the moment.
Posted by:Fred

#15  How to commit political suicide? Let me count the ways....! They don't call him Flake for nothing.
Posted by: Alaska Paul   2016-07-19 22:11  

#14  Another Erdogan wannabe, choosing his stop on the democracy train. He is a disgrace.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike   2016-07-19 17:45  

#13  Liberal "Republicans".
Posted by: Percy McCoy7690   2016-07-19 15:54  

#12  Why doesn't he just join the Democrats? Romney, Bush and Rubio too. Hell, Jeb, the Beest might even offer you the veep slot on her ticket.
Posted by: Abu Uluque   2016-07-19 11:40  

#11  Aptly surnamed.
Posted by: charger   2016-07-19 11:36  

#10  Look up "Bolshevik/Menshevik", Anakin.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru   2016-07-19 09:13  

#9  He's up for re-election in 2018. Purge him
Posted by: Frank G   2016-07-19 08:51  

#8  Considering Trump got more Republican votes than any other nominee suggest to me that you might be the one being purged later, senator.

The base hates you. You stopped representing them. Prepare for your expulsion.
Posted by: DarthVader   2016-07-19 08:40  

#7   "Those who want a Moslem ban, those who will disparage individuals or groups -- yes we ought to, we need to [purge]," the senator told The Times.

Vietnamese survivors, Haitian refugees, those fleeing violence in Latin America, those running from the disaster of the Obama ME debacle. When have White Europeans/South Africans been given an opportunity to come here in mass? There's a pattern of racial discrimination going on here Senator and you support it.
Posted by: Procopius2k   2016-07-19 08:03  

#6  Because the other choice is worse, ?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru   2016-07-19 07:53  

#5  If the GOP isn't going to represent the people, then why did we even bother with voting?
Posted by: Slutle Snore7910   2016-07-19 01:25  

#4  "Those who want a Moslem ban, those who will disparage individuals or groups -- yes we ought to, we need to [purge]," the senator told The Times.

I wonder if he has any idea just host hypocritical that statement is. Probably does't have a clue.
Posted by: CrazyFool   2016-07-19 01:14  

#3  actually, senator, I suspect you will be purged first by way of primary.
Posted by: Nguard   2016-07-19 00:11  

#2  Wherever he goes, can you see to it that he takes Romney, Kasich, Graham, and about a dozen other rinosters with him ?
Posted by: Besoeker   2016-07-19 00:09  

#1  Flake is an idiot. He needs to go.
Posted by: 49 Pan   2016-07-19 00:05  

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