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Harmeet Dhillon Offers a Better Future for the GOP and Will Attract Voters Like Me
Short takes on the news
There is strife in MAGA land over the new RNC chair. Beloved Mike Lindell has thrown his hat in the ring and is quite popular with Trump supporters. They love him and why wouldn’t they. His rags to riches story is one of the great examples of how hard work can build an empire, even when your life has hit the skids. He’s also been persecuted unfairly, by the corporate class, and hunted down by our newly weaponized DOJ.
But Mike Lindell can’t win. Sorry, but he can’t. Even if he did, he would ensure Democrats stay in power for the foreseeable future. He is high profile enough that everyone in America has heard of him. If they’re Trump supporters they know he’s the MVP at the rallies. If they watch Fox News they know he’s the My Pillow guy and if they’re on the Left he’s their favorite target to mock.
I like him enough that I sleep on two My Pillows every night. They’re very comfortable I might add.
All of this is also true of Marjorie Taylor Green, should she become Trump’s Veep pick. She’s smart. She’s a fighter. She’s popular in MAGA. She’s also been unfairly targeted by the media and the Left. But, like Lindell, she is high-profile enough that many people know her name and don’t have a positive association with it.
The Democrats are drooling over the prospect of Green because they know if she’s on the ticket the moderates will never vote for Team Red ever again.
It just comes down to this: do you want to win or do you want to lose?
Harmeet Dhillon’s actions to protect and fight for Trump supporters is nothing less than hot fire.
The Democratic Party is run by highly educated lawyers, essentially, who can simply change laws if they want to win elections. Having control of the mainstream media narrative has given them a huge advantage but it only works with their reliable targets like Lindell or Greene.
But Harmeet Dhillon is someone the Democrats are most definitely afraid of. She’s teflon to them. They can’t make fun of her and they can’t outsmart her and they can’t exploit her.
That’s not to say that Ronna McDaniel isn’t any of those things. But a wipeout like the GOP saw in November of 2022 means she’s gotta go. That’s just how it works - a massive failure on that scale means it’s time to swap out leadership. Dhillon understands the game. She knows exactly what has to be changed and how to change it.
Best of all, she offers a new face for the GOP, one that might attract different voters. Steve Bannon defines MAGA as “inclusive, participatory nationalist populism.” That is how you win. You can’t win by holding onto the past. You can only win by selling a positive. A Lindell wins says the 2020 election will be the only thing that matters. A McDaniel wins says that the GOP don’t think anything needs to change. A Dhillon win says the GOP is ready to fight back.
Obviously, I’m not a Conservative. I’m not a Republican. I don’t know what I am. But I think I can offer up advice from someone drifting who might be persuaded to vote for the GOP, especially if the leadership is coming from someone as sharp and focused as Harmeet Dhillon.
If the GOP starts to focus on the positive and not the negative they can help save this country from the Left. And it needs to be saved. Selling a positive means:
Fight FOR women’s rights and the rights of children to have a public education free of indoctrination, not against transgender rights.
Fight FOR life, not against abortion.
Fight FOR equal protection under the law not against Black Lives Matter.
Fight FOR jobs and the nuclear family, not against globalism.
Fight FOR a separation of Church and State that designates the Great Awokening as a religion, which will mean it’s treated like any other religion when it comes to the government’s overreach.
As long as you’re selling a positive and not a negative you will attract voters in the middle. Be the sanity party.
And then they will fear you.
The War Escalation in Ukraine
Speaking of things I have no business offering my opinion about, this war is making me nervous. I know that smarter minds than me have suggested to not help Zelensky and Ukraine defeat Russia that it will be like Chamberlain and Munich, the moment Hitler should have been stopped.
But the thing is, Putin isn’t Hitler.
I wouldn’t even go so far as to call him a madman. He isn’t. He’s ruthless and calculating. He has never been unhinged. Invading Ukraine is probably the most unhinged thing he’s ever done. I’ve read various reasons why he invaded, from Ukraine threatening to join NATO, to a strategic move to protect the oil, and even the idea that he could bring Russia back to its glory days.
But everything we know about him - and we know a lot - indicates he doesn’t want to invade Europe and install a White Supremacist empire across the globe. He doesn’t have concentration camps (those would be in China) and hasn’t scapegoated an entire population as Hitler did. Putin is not even where Hitler was politically in the 1930s. He didn’t write Mein Kampf in prison, wherein he laid out his grand plan to blame and kill the Jewish people.
We might be headed toward that moment in the 1930s when strong leadership like Hitler’s was attractive to desperate, starving Germans — and this war will likely take us closer to that, just as our catastrophic exit from Afghanistan has destabilized much of the world. But this isn’t a WW2 moment so much as a WW1 moment.
That might sound like I’m defending Putin. I’m not. I’ve read all the books. I know about the jailing of journalists, the disappearing of enemies, the poison, the apartment bombings. But I also see a connection between what has happened to the Left and this war. The ongoing bitterness for the 2016 election and the need to make everyone pay for Hillary losing. There is probably more to it than that where Joe Biden is concerned but I don’t know enough to discuss it.
I understand that smarter minds than mine believe if we don’t help Ukraine Europe will collapse and Putin’s power will rise, and that, alongside Xi Jinping in China makes our place globally suddenly weaker. So what does that mean ultimately? Will we fight a proxy war for years and years or is this World War III?
My problem is that I don’t trust Zelensky and I don’t trust the superfans he has created here. I think he’s flying on ego by now and in love with his own celebrity, and thus, I do not think he’s acting in the best interests of his own people, much less anyone else’s.
Zelensky appearing on the Golden Globes, a show barely anyone watched, with Sean Penn giving him his Oscar is disturbing. What is it that he wants? How does he back down now? And should he?
Those pushing for war online and in media are the same people who treat Trump supporters like human garbage at best, terrorist threats to the country at worst.
The people who have American flags on their lawn, you know, the ones being called racists by the Left? They’re the ones who are going to be sent to fight if there is a war, not the children of the people with Ukraine flag in their bios.
What disturbs me more than pro-war people is that the idea that: 1) Putin and Russia can be defeated by Zelensky, or will back down. 2) Putin is as dangerous as Hitler was. Neither of these things, it seems to me, are true.
The question I have heard put forth is this: is the world a more dangerous place if Putin is left in leadership? That seems to be the same question asked on the eve of the Iraq war. The goal was to remove a dangerous leader from power. How did that turn out?
Foreign policy is obviously not my strong suit. I give my thoughts here as someone who is worried about nuclear war, not to mention the vulnerable people who will be sent to die should we enter WWIII. But obviously, no one should to listen to my advice when it comes to this war or any other.
Trump is Back on Facebook and Twitter - will Youtube be Next?
It was never a good plan to ban the sitting or former President of the United States from the major social media platforms. For me that was the beginning of the end for the Left. It showed they were slowly becoming a more fascist movement — nice fascism, fascism with a smile - but fascism all the same. We have to be a country where people can survive something Trump said. If we can’t, we’re too fragile to function.
The question is whether Trump will actually participate on these platforms or whether he likes being an enigma where people have to either turn to Truth Social or watch his rallies to hear what he has to say.
At the same time, Ron DeSantis appears to be gaining momentum in polls and with policy decisions. So if Trump feels vulnerable he might take to social media to boost his profile again, or he might stay in a protective crouch, at least for now.
I have a longer piece I’m working on that I’ll post over the weekend. Until then.
In case you missed it:
A great Megyn Kelly episode yesterday about protections for women.
The Fall of the Empire
Goats screaming like humans:
Speaking of alpha voices:
Project Veritas catches Pfizer employee either falsely bragging about what they plan to do or outing them for what they plan to do. Who can say?