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kentuck

(111,563 posts)
Wed May 6, 2020, 08:47 AM May 2020

Republicans are like gangrene in the body politics.

I recall as a youngster when one of the traveling preachers got bit by a rattlesnake while handling serpents in one of the church services. He refused to go to a doctor. The Lord would look after him. It never occurred to him that the Lord may have put a doctor there to save him or that He gave man knowledge to understand that rattlesnakes are poisonous and should not be trifled with. Did he not think God capable of such simple tasks?

Anyway, after about a week or so, the snake bite on his hand set up gangrene and he finally had to go to the doctor. The doctor told him that his hand had to be amputated. He never blamed the snake, he just blamed the gangrene.

That seems to be where we are with the Republican Party. The snake has bit them and their body is full of gangrene. They would rather die than go to the doctor.

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Republicans are like gangrene in the body politics. (Original Post) kentuck May 2020 OP
+1, the current culture of republicanism is anti American and needs to be snuffed out uponit7771 May 2020 #1
You're correct. LastDemocratInSC May 2020 #2
Vote. Every. Republican. Out. Of. Office. Raster May 2020 #3

LastDemocratInSC

(3,715 posts)
2. You're correct.
Wed May 6, 2020, 09:05 AM
May 2020

The current crop of what passes for "Republicans" do not respect the fundamental values and character of our nation. They are using the freedoms the nation provides to destroy it.

Kinda like what a virus does in a person's body.

Raster

(20,999 posts)
3. Vote. Every. Republican. Out. Of. Office.
Wed May 6, 2020, 09:35 AM
May 2020
None of them deserves re-election.
All of them are guilty of enabling tRump* and subverting democracy.
Nothing will ever get better in the U.S. until the GOP* is gone!

#DeleteTheGOP #GOPCorruptionOverCountry #GOPBetrayedAmerica
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