Memo to all weak-kneed Republicans: Get a grip
© Getty Images

Oh, horrors! Oh, shocking! Oh, lewd, lewd, lewd!

Spare me. What’s really shocking is the smarmy sanctimonious hypocrisy of it all.

ADVERTISEMENT
It’s comical to watch the drama coming from Democrats in response to the 11-year old “hot mic” incident with Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpShocking summit with Putin caps off Trump’s turbulent Europe trip GOP lambasts Trump over performance in Helsinki Trump stuns the world at Putin summit MORE.

Democrats who defended a President who admitted to receiving oral sex from an intern in the Oval Office while discussing bombing runs against Serbia, and who think it’s just hunky-dory to put boys in the Girls’ locker room in public schools

But Republicans? Really? Senators Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeWisconsin GOP Senate candidate rips his own parents for donations to Dems GOP moderates hint at smooth confirmation ahead for Kavanaugh GOP senators introduce resolution endorsing ICE MORE and his ilk (who, let’s not forget, have long been #NeverTrumpers), climbing high on their sanctimonious horse to say Trump’s comments were just about the worst thing that’s ever been said about women?

Puh-leese. As Charles Krauthammer so cogently pointed out on Fox News the evening the scandal broke, if you thought Donald Trump was a saint, you haven’t been paying attention.

Any Republican with an ounce of political savvy should understand that Hillary’s playbook is all about impugning Donald Trump’s character. That is all she’s got. Because if she ran on the issues — her secret endorsement of open borders, for example – she would go down in flames.

It’s time our party got a collective grip on itself.

Tony Perkins and Ralph Reed, two responsible evangelical leaders, got it just right in their comments.

Here’s what Perkins, who heads the Family Research Council, said:

"My personal support for Donald Trump has never been based upon shared values, it is based upon shared concerns about issues such as: justices on the Supreme Court that ignore the constitution, America’s continued vulnerability to Islamic terrorists and the systematic attack on religious liberty that we’ve seen in the last 7 1/2 years.”

To the Mike Lee’s, Kelly AyotteKelly Ann AyotteNew Hampshire governor signs controversial voting bill Former Arizona senator to shepherd Supreme Court nominee through confirmation process Shut the back door to America's opioid epidemic MORE’s, Mia Love’s, and Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanGOP lambasts Trump over performance in Helsinki Trump stuns the world at Putin summit Former Trump aide says he canceled CNN appearance over 'atrocious' Helsinki coverage MORE’s out there: have you forgotten why we elected you in the first place?

Have you forgotten why the Tea Party exploded onto the political scene in 2010, and why Donald Trump succeeded in roundly defeating 16 highly-qualified and highly-skilled Republican opponents in the primary?

A movement has sprung up in this country, and the political elites are terrified that it will succeed in pushing the eject button on their cozy Party of Big Government that has ruled, raped, and destroyed this country for too long.

Republicans and Democrats belong to this Party. Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonShocking summit with Putin caps off Trump’s turbulent Europe trip GOP lambasts Trump over performance in Helsinki Trump stuns the world at Putin summit MORE is the current leader of this Party.

Republican and Independent voters are undoubtedly smarter than the Mike Lee’s, Kelly Ayotte’s and the rest of them. These voters understand that the Movement will ultimately triumph, and that they will never go silent again until it does.

They will elect Donald Trump and Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceLewandowski: Trump-Putin meeting advances goal of world peace Indiana has spent over million on cleanup of failed Pence family gas stations: report What really happened with the breastfeeding scandal in Geneva MORE because they know that this is our last chance to keep our nation from plunging over the cliff into an abyss of debt, weakness, and servitude.

They know that an election victory by Hillary Clinton and Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineDem infighting erupts over Supreme Court pick Election Countdown: Latest on the 2018 Senate money race | Red-state Dems feeling the heat over Kavanaugh | Dem doubts about Warren | Ocasio-Cortez to visit Capitol Hill | Why Puerto Ricans in Florida could swing Senate race Green Day's 'American Idiot' climbs UK charts ahead of Trump visit MORE will mean a bigger, more expensive, more intrusive federal government, higher taxes, and a diminished U.S. military.

They know that a Hillary victory will mean America will continue to “lead from behind,” the “policy” Hillary touted as such a huge success in Libya, even as America’s enemies continue to attack us and get away with it unopposed.

What part of “defeat” do Mike Lee and Kelly Ayotte fail to understand?

I’m not talking a defeat of Donald Trump. I’m talking about the defeat of the America most of us still love and cherish.

To repeat: nobody ever thought that Donald Trump was a saint. That was never his qualification for office.

The reason Donald Trump is the only Republican qualified to become the next president is because he is the only one who understood early — and continues to articulate — the broad-based popular movement of Americans who are determined to stop the theft of our nation by the political and media elites.

Timmerman is a Donald Trump supporter. He was the 2012 Republican Congressional nominee for MD-8 and is the author of Deception: The Making of the YouTube Video Hillary & Obama Blamed for Benghazi, published by Post Hill Press.
The views of Contributors are their own and are not the views of The Hill