Trouble in MAGAland.
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The Washington Post’s Drew Harwell is reporting that there is trouble in the Trump camp of conspiracy theorists, insurrectionists and loony wing nuts.
The other day a crowd even booed the dear leader when he admitted to being vaccinated.
Trump is in a bit of a bind. He wants credit for getting the vaccines on the market during his term but his followers refuse to get vaccinated.
There’s a local Chicago version of this story involving the president of the Fraternal Order of Police, John Catanzara.
Catanzara has spent the last year attacking Mayor Lightfoot’s order that cops, fire fighters and other city employees get vaccinated or regularly tested.
Catanzara said the Mayor was acting like a Nazi.
Then he quietly went and got vaccinated.
Yesterday he announced he had tested positive. He apparently got a breakthrough infection, if he was telling the truth about getting vaccinated in the first place.
Now he’s using his testing positive and mild symptoms to show the vaccines don’t work and are, as he put it, “a treatment not a vaccine.”
So now he’s Doctor Catanzara.
You would think all this loonytoonery on the part of the MAGAs would be a gift to Biden and the Democrats.
But Biden’s polling numbers still linger in the low 40s.
Nobody is predicting anything other than a Democratic loss in the November mid-terms.
With the MAGAs in such disarray, how can this be?
We are told that the Party in power always loses the midterms.
This is like saying it always snows in Chicago in January.
It is true, but politics isn’t the weather.
If President Mumbles would focus less on saber rattling with Putin and Xi and focus more on ending the filibuster, pass the voting rights act and stop being Mr. Nice Guy to Manchin and Sinema when it comes to Build Back Better, the results in November could be very different.