Hot MAGA On MAGA Action As Felon45 Faces Opposition From The Right
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June 24, 2024

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign reached a deal last week to put down a secret rebellion within the ranks. On the right.

And the campaign reportedly is concerned more outbreaks may, uh, break out.

The Washington Post reports this morning that earlier this month the head of the Arizona Republican National Convention (RNC) delegation, Shelby Busch, led a group of America Firsters in plotting to steal the nomination from Trump at next month’s convention. Because that’s what they do.

The idea was to get enough states to support a rules suspension, which would let the rebel delegates assume control of the convention from the floor.

Because we’re talking about the MAGA of MAGA, no one seems too sure what the hell the point was of their secret revolution-planning meeting earlier this month. But the Post pieced together some guesses ventured by people who were there and would, in theory, have at least some idea wtf they were all talking about at their tragically not-capture-on-video meeting.

Once in control of the convention, their possible plans may or may not have included:

Maybe release delegates at the convention…somehow…from their commitment to nominate Trump.

Possibly block Trump’s vice presidential candidate if they’re deemed too America Second for the America Firsters or otherwise not MAGAy enough for the MAGA of MAGA.

Hypothetically nominate former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn as president because if you’re gonna nominate a felon for president, you want to ensure that they’re convicted of federal crimes.

According to the Post, the far right — that is, the far right of the far-right Republican party — now suspects that Trump has been co-opted by, wait for it, the Deep State. Which means Trump won’t Make America Great Enough Again, so now the far right’s far right must Make America More Great Enough Again, or at least Make Make America Great Again Great Again.

One Republican told the Post they believe some of the rebels want to lose because losing is great marketing for their real hustle: Grifting petulant MAGA donors. And that won’t stand because that’s Trump’s job.

When the Trump campaign got wind of the rebellion, they lined up — of course — alternate delegates to replace the rebel delegates.

But then, on Thursday, in perfect Trump style, both sides sold out their rank and file.

Busch struck a deal agreeing to drop the rebellion. She’d get to keep her rebel delegates, who had to promise to kiss the ring, but she had to jettison her top deputy, throwing him under the bus even though they all oppose mass transit. The Trump campaign, meanwhile, agreed to drop their slate of alternate delegates, leaving those gullible bastards in the same spot as everyone else used up and tossed aside by Trump World: Holding their pud.

The upshot: The secret rebellion died before it was revealed. And the Trump campaign is now permanently skittish about threats to democratic processes from the far right.

Welcome to the fucking club.

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