Republican politicians largely remain unwilling to directly the challenge the Dear Leader. And so, the emperor will get away with having no clothes for a while longer. On the other hand, RNC Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel is fair game. The Republicans' terrible midterms are Donald Trump's fault far more than hers, but she's far less dangerous to criticize. And so, she's become a popular whipping girl. The latest to indulge is Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD), who appeared on Fox to share her view that Romney McDaniel has to go. "We need to win. That's just the fact. Our kids' future depends on it," the Governor explained.
Of course, you can't replace someone with no one, and former representative Lee Zeldin has yet to throw his hat in the ring. So, who might take on the job if Romney McDaniel gets cashiered. How about... wait for it... the MyPillow Guy? That's right. Yesterday, Mike Lindell announced that he is running to lead the Republican Party. "I'm all in," he explained, "and one of the things that one of the big donors said to me, he said, 'Mike, everybody wants you to be head of the RNC, some of them just don't know it yet.'"
It sounds like the power of positive delusion to us, but who knows? If dissatisfaction with the current chair keeps growing, and Lindell is the only alternative, and the MAGA folks are running the show, anything could happen. (Z)