It has been said that both McCain and Romney ran their campaigns with the specific intention of losing to Obama, and while I had entertained the notion, I am now starting to believe it. If true, this is disgusting beyond words, and here is evidence that makes it seem more than just plausible: Bush, McCain and Romney presidential staffers unite behind effort to elect Joe Biden.
In an open letter obtained by POLITICO, the group “Romney Alumni for Biden” says Trump’s rhetoric and actions are antithetical to the Republican Party they believe in.
“What unites us now is a deep conviction that four more years of a Trump presidency will morally bankrupt this country, irreparably damage our democracy, and permanently transform the Republican Party into a toxic personality cult,” the group writes in the letter, published on Romney4Biden.com and released on the day Trump is due to deliver his keynote convention address. “We can’t sit by and allow that to happen.”…
POLITICO also received in advance a letter from Bush alumni supporting Biden, whose signatories include former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, Bush domestic policy adviser Sally Canfield, former Ambassador James Glassman and former U.S. Treasurer Rosario Marin. The group praised Biden’s decency and ability to work across party lines and launched a website raising money for the Delaware Democrat.
There is nothing worth salvaging from the Republican Party of Bush, McCain and Romney.