Trump’s Takeover of the GOP Is Complete

Washington Post: “One by one, Republicans who stood up to Trump or questioned his statements and antics have made a pilgrimage to Trump Tower to kiss the president-elect’s ring, or joined his administration, or decided uncharacteristically to just keep their mouths shut.”

“And at long last Tuesday night, the figurehead of the “Never Trump” movement also capitulated. After an intimate dinner with Trump of frog legs and diver scallops at a fine Manhattan restaurant (in a Trump-owned building, naturally), Romney publicly acquiesced.”

“In an apparent attempt to secure Trump’s trust in him as a possible secretary of state, Romney lavished praise on the president-elect… Romney’s turnabout illustrates the power that comes with winning — the ability to reshuffle the political hierarchy.”

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