I wish he'd gotten his epiphany earlier than this, but I'll take whatever we can get, and it's certainly a case where he'd much rather be voting for a Republican except for that pesky health insurance he's getting now.
James Webb, a 51-year-old YouTube celebrity who devotes his “Hot Lead” channel to topics like his love of guns and ranting about gay men kissing on The Walking Dead, may have shocked his viewers on Monday when he revealed that he was torn over which party to vote for in the 2016 election.
“But you know, the Republican Party, they haven’t done nothing for me, man. Nothing,” he remarked. “So, I’m leaning toward voting for Hillary unless something major comes up. I don’t trust the Republicans anymore because they’re wanting to repeal the Obamacare. And I don’t want them to do that, man, because then I’ll have to go to work again. My life’s already planned out.”
“Just a tough decision,” Webb sighed. “I voted for Republicans for 32 years, I’m a charter member of my Tea Party Patriots chapter. I’m also a veteran of the U.S. Army under Reagan, when Reagan was in. That was great when Reagan was in there.”
He's not the only Reagan Republican who has bailed out of the party, either. I know many who have come to understand just how destructive Reagan and today's batch of Republicans have been to this country.
I have my doubts about whether he'll actually pull the lever for Hillary in 2016, but it's still remarkable to see him come out and say it, given that his YouTube audience is extremely conservative.
I'll wait for Fox News or someone else to claim he's a plant. We shall see.