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“I know that Republicans in Texas have been conservative for a long time but there was a time when conservative Republicans in Texas were not absolutely batshit crazy,” Sykes, founder of the conservative website The Bulwark, told MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace in video shared online by Mediaite.
“Texas Republicans used to be respectable,” Sykes continued. “And now we are almost in this competition … between Florida, Arizona and Texas to see who can be the most MAGA, who can play the most hair-on-fire culture war games, because that seems to be this race to the bottom that we’re talking about here.”
People who are nutso bigots love other very public bigots. They’re smart enough to understand they endanger their own livelihood, friendship of other normal human beings, folks who just wish to live and get along in life – which ain’t always easy. If they act like the neighborhood Nazi.
But, watching some lowlife prick who’s on Easy Street because he gets paid to be a prick makes them feel a little bit better. Not a better human being. Just better off than someone else.