You know things are bad for the Republican Party when a large Mormon women’s group is calling on senators to suspend the Kavanaugh confirmation proceedings until a thorough investigation is completed.
Women aren’t just mad – they’re organized and mobilized politically in a way we’ve never seen before. Sane decent men as well as all decent American women are counting on organized angry righteous women to destroy Groper-Trump, and the misogynist rape-tolerant Republicans to save America.
If there’s cause for hope in these horror-show days, it’s that the Republican Party has no idea what’s about to hit it this November: huge numbers of women who aren’t just mad – they’re organized. They ask: Why would Dr. Blasey Ford “set up” Kavanaugh when the cost of doing so is to have her name dragged through the mud and be forced to flee her own home to avoid death threats by Trump’s NRA/white nationalist evangelical thugs?
The disdain for women the Republicans have shown by continuing to rally behind Kavanaugh while defaming his accusers is only energizing all decent women and many decent men.
Trump has repeatedly sexually assaulted women. He nominated a man repeatedly accused of sexual assault to the highest court in the land. Women are rising up against this manifest evil doing the groundwork for a historic political reckoning.
Despite the betrayal of their gender, their faith and their country by white evangelical Trumped women, the rage of millions of thinking decent women, including overwhelming majorities of women of color, is now laser-focused on the Republican Party and bent on its just destruction.
Twenty-five thousand protests have taken place since Trump’s inauguration involving 21-million Americans. These figures that greatly exceed levels of protest at any prior time in US history- even the height of the Vietnam War. And women have consistently been the majority taking to the streets.
Quietly and persistently, women have also been pursuing a powerful electoral anti-Trump ground game that’s striking in both its scale and its character. The righteous anger surrounding Kavanaugh and the Republican leaders determined to “plow right through” with his nomination will only make women’s volunteer armies grow in both size and significance. Watch out! They are independent of the Democratic Party thus under the radar.
The November election is a referendum on the future of women’s rights as much as a midterm election. If America is saved, thank our women.
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