The decent Republicans who are refusing to put party before country are coming out in droves to denounce the dangerous demagogue at the top of their own party’s ticket and back Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. The latest is Donald P. Gregg, who worked as a national security adviser in George Herbert Walker Bush’s White House. He’ll be joined by his former boss, who has reportedly told friends and family that he intends to vote for Clinton.
Gregg, however, did not mince words when it comes to what he thinks of the two candidates. First, he praised Republican presidents, and went on to lay into GOP nominee Donald Trump:
“In my view the two great diplomatic overtures since World War II were carried out by Republicans — Nixon to China and President George H.W. Bush’s outreach to Gorbachev and the Soviet Union after the collapse of the Berlin Wall.
But we now have a person at the top of Republican ticket who I believe is dangerous, doesn’t understand the complex world we live in, doesn’t care to, and is without any moral or international philosophy.”
Gregg then went on to heap glowing praise upon Hillary, saying:
“I’m impressed with her knowledge and experience. She would make an extremely good President.”
Gregg, like so many others, is acutely aware of what it takes to actually be president. Trump is not up to the task at all; in fact he is dangerously unqualified and grossly unfit to serve as the leader of the free world and Commander-in-Chief of the greatest fighting force in the world. He could literally destroy civilization as we know it.
Many Republicans are putting their careers and reputations on the line by backing the ultimate Democrat in Hillary Clinton, but history will remember them not as traitors to the Party of Lincoln, but as statesmen who had the courage to do what was right rather than what was politically expedient at the time.
Thank you, Donald P. Gregg and every other Republican who has put country before party and backed the only person qualified to do this job.
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