Ever-Classy Trump Speaks Ill of the Dead

“Wonderful to see Colin Powell, who made big mistakes on Iraq and famously, so-called weapons of mass destruction, be treated in death so beautifully by the Fake News Media. Hope that happens to me someday. He was a classic RINO, if even that, always being the first to attack other Republicans. He made plenty of mistakes, but anyway, may he rest in peace!”

— Former President Trump released a statement on the death of former Secretary of State Colin Powell.

Trump Bashes Cassidy

“Now, Wacky Bill Cassidy can’t walk down the street in Louisiana, a State I won by almost 20 points. He could not even be elected dog catcher today, the great people curse him.”

— Former President Trump blasted Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) on Monday after the senator said in an interview he would not vote for him if he ran for president again in 2024, The Hill reports. Trump called Cassidy a “RINO” who had “begged” for his endorsement in 2020 “and used it all over the place to win re-election.”

Another Right-Wing Radio Host Contracts COVID

“It is infinitely preferable to have natural immunity than vaccine immunity and that is what I have hoped for the entire time. Hence, so, I have engaged with strangers, constantly hugging them, taking photos with them knowing that I was making myself very susceptible to getting Covid. Which is, indeed, as bizarre as it sounded, what I wanted.”

— Conservative radio host Dennis Prager announced that he has Covid-19 while he ranted against vaccines.

Republican: Trump’s Meddling Causing 2022 Worries

“This should be a 100 percent, straight-up referendum on Biden. Instead, you have Trump the narcissist trying to inject himself into what should be a glide path for Republicans to an incredibly successful election, by making it all about him.”

— Former Rep. David Jolly (R-FL), quoted by the New York Times, on the 2022 midterm elections.

California GOP Leader: ‘I Honestly Don’t Know’ If the Party Can Even Win a Seat in the Legislature

“We’re not going to win a gubernatorial seat overnight. Can we win things that are within reach, which is an assembly seat. … I honestly don’t know. I don’t think so, but I want to be wrong.”

Ray Perz, vice chairman of the Yolo Count GOP, assessing the state of affairs for his party in California at the CAL GOP Convention on Sept. 24, 2021.

Kinzinger Knows Who the REAL RINOS Are

“Madison Cawthorn can invoke coming bloodshed, and Paul Gosar can flirt with white nationalism, and they’re signing a letter asking to have me kicked out of the caucus. This is how far the Republican Party has fallen. They call me a RINO but I haven’t changed. The Republican Party has changed into an authoritarian Trump organization. They’re the RINOs. Trump is a RINO.”

— Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), quoted by The Atlantic.