How the GOP Used Trump and Why They Can Dump Him and Still Keep Screwing Americans

Tim Libretti, PhD
5 min readJul 11, 2022

The emerging trend in right-wing politics, which is quickly gaining steam, is, in a quick phrase, to dump Donald Trump.

Maybe the right wing isn’t going full-on Liz Cheney in equaling her outright denunciation and prosecution of Trump for his misdeeds, but they are distancing themselves from him, for sure, in more polite and…

Tim Libretti, PhD

Professor of Literature, Political Economy enthusiast, Dad, always thinking about the optimal world