Are The Radicals Of The Republican Party Becoming The Mainstream? | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

Are The Radicals Of The Republican Party Becoming The Mainstream? | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC 1


Whether it’s comparing LGBT people to criminals and racists or questioning if there would be any population without rape and incest, the question has arisen: are the radicals of the Republican party becoming the mainstream? Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman and former New Hampshire GOP Chairperson Jennifer Horn join Chris Jansing to discuss.
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Are The Radicals Of The Republican Party Becoming The Mainstream? | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

63 Comments on "Are The Radicals Of The Republican Party Becoming The Mainstream? | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC"

  1. The Brown Shirts are now the Red MAGA Hats.

  2. there is a sucker born every minute
    that’s why he is president
    it turns out that about 40% of americans
    are just plain suckers

    • @Crimdor ask all of Trumps Intel appointees and Congress who has already proven to be by far the biggest threat.

      Hint: its the guy our America First President wants to bring back into the G7

    • Molly Jo Simmons | August 23, 2019 at 10:23 PM | Reply

      Paul Wilson
      You make me remember my dad in the 1960’s, he was so infuriated that “boys” were wearing long hair😆. He would yell “I can’t tell if it’s a girl or a boy!” Being 10,
      I thought to myself (what difference does it make to you?)

    • @Paul Wilson Do you mean “you’re”. Whatever you call it, there are many variations in each gender. Some of these variations are caused by the myriad drugs and chemicals that we are ingesting with our food and water. A simple analogy. Flint water, due to the lead content, is causing brain damage in babies and young people and to a lesser degree to older people because their brains are more developed. There ae plenty of other minerals and chemicals that have detrimental effects on the make up of all humans. And when you have a government that thinks regulating these drugs and chemicals release into the environment should not be done, you have a recipe for disaster. Stop being one dimensional in your (sic) thinking

  3. Michael Squires | August 23, 2019 at 4:06 PM | Reply

    Folks ignore the 🤡trolls🤢,register and vote blue thank you 😊.

    • Molly Jo Simmons | August 23, 2019 at 10:25 PM | Reply


    • @Keion Chase Sorry for your being so stupid and uninformed but the midterm has almost NO parallel of the general elections, go ask a Poli sci friend.

    • @Sam Brenna No I didn’t I clearly wrote that if the Dems did NOT win at least 20 seats that it would not be even close to a blue wave and in the end it was half a wave because the Rep picked up a seat in the senate. To bad for you that the Dems of today are not going to have a chance to win all those thoughtful people you name with socialism, open borders, abolishing ICE, free healthcare for illegal aliens, mandatory gun buy backs, free money, much higher taxes.

    • @brian gardner You POOR STUPID INBRED tRumper……

  4. There is no GOP anymore…it is now the Trump Party. Hail the Chosen One!!

  5. What really needs to happen is to INSTALL term limits on Congress!!!!. All congressmen need to find another thing to do when their term is up. Something like Camping, Fishing, or Hiking in the boondocks. Get a life not a career!

    • @Crimdor Total horsecrap lie.

    • birdlynn hubbard | August 23, 2019 at 11:15 PM | Reply

      ha-ha, I know it! Steve, I agree with you. Enough of these bored, unhappy, miserable, old congressmen who hate their jobs and make it miserable for the rest of us trying to live our lives. Make them go on vacation, and go back to the real life where the rest of us live. Enough of their harassment. Make them have limited terms.

  6. tutenkharnage | August 23, 2019 at 4:24 PM | Reply

    You guys are late to the party. It’s been this way since shortly after the Tea Party arrived.

    • tutenkharnage | August 23, 2019 at 5:18 PM | Reply

      wolfman02 Underground, sure, but the Tea Party took the crazy out of the church* and into the streets.

      *I’m talking about the Jerry Falwells and Pat Robertsons of the world.

    • @tutenkharnage Exactly – fear of the half-black president. This country has a deep inner sickness.

    • Then you need a little history lesson, my friend. The Tea Party movement was launched after February 2009. Pat Robertson ran for President in 1988. Big enough difference? Ah?

      And Tea Partiers are not necessarily Evangelicals, please understand. And then there were the Anita Hill hearings in 1991, where GOP operatives later admitted all sorts of dirty tricks to smear Hill, which were, in their view now, really vicious and unfair to her. They admit their politics were DIRTY on a very special level. And what about Newt Gingrich in the ’90s? Now, THAT GUY was one of the real architects of rampant GOP jerkdom. HE shoulders A LOT of the blame! Never mind the fact that Reagan was a nut even when he was just a governor!! He was DIRTY and had one of the most corrupt administrations EVER. And was Nixon Clean? Or Senator McCarthy? Did THAT fiasco not spill out into American life everywhere and destroy lives?

    • Perhaps you should read up about REAGAN AND THE BOOGIE MAN… who ironically DIED OF A BRAIN TUMOR.

    • wolfman02 I don’t think we’re saying different things. I’m saying that prior to the emergence of the Tea Party, the GOP could masquerade as a reasonable political party. Once the so-called “reasonable” people started going loco—once the obvious crazies were no longer limited to fire-and-brimstone pastors—the party quickly lost its mask. Now it’s almost nothing *but* crazy extremists.

  7. Benjamin Buckley | August 23, 2019 at 4:38 PM | Reply

    She’s mistaken, Republicans ARE Trump, always have been, he just says it all out loud.

    • @Mister Hat In the 60’s, such as Lowell Weicker and Edward Brooke. And Jacob Javits.

    • @Keion Chase Jacob Javits, also. You may be too young to know about these guys.

    • Exactly.

    • @Sam Brenna that I can agree with., he makes the worst Republicans we have ever seen look great

    • Power corrupts | August 24, 2019 at 11:27 AM | Reply

      Republicans in Congress have failed to uphold their oath of office to defend the constitution against the enemy in the white house. They are enabling him. He is nothing without their complete cooperation.
      He will destroy what’s left of the Republican party as he destroys the U.S. Economy blaming Obama every step of the way.

  8. Holstorr Sceadus | August 23, 2019 at 4:41 PM | Reply

    The Birchers spent 50 years pandering to loonies. What did they think was going to happen?

    • kristabella222 | August 24, 2019 at 12:28 PM | Reply

      Exactly. Republicans have been pandering to extreme, right wing evangelicals and racists for decades. I don’t know how those women are just now realizing this. Trump’s bigotry is one of the main reasons his base loves him so much and his base *is* the Republican party.

  9. Benjamin Buckley | August 23, 2019 at 4:43 PM | Reply

    What core principles? Reagan,Bush, and Trump exploded the debt and deficit.

    • Diana Hulstine | August 23, 2019 at 10:19 PM | Reply

      @Troy Stocker you know nothing do you trump humper

    • Diana Hulstine | August 23, 2019 at 10:19 PM | Reply

      @Walt Schmidt is a Russian ignore

    • @Tony C. What amazes me is that the rank and file Republikkans consistently vote against their best interests in order to support the triumvirate that supports the Republikkkan platform:
      1) abolition of abortion e.g. support of the “moral majority”
      2) racism e.g. support of white Supremacy
      3) 2nd amendment e.g. support of rampant gun ownership without any controls

    • Benjamin Buckley but they did make themselves and their donors a helluva lot of money

  10. She stood up? Leaving the Log Cabin Republicans? Just how low have we set the bar? This Republican party is rotten to the core and is beyond repair. Either start a new party or shut up.

    • And the scumocrats are Socialists, just like the Nazis were.

    • @Walt Schmidt Social Security, Medicare, Fire Departments, Police, Farm subsidies, Public Schools, Protected Natural Parks, etc., Etc., Etc, . . . YOU are also a socialist. You have just been duped into believing it is an evil word.

    • @Walt Schmidt Your statement shows that you flunked history. The Nazis where Fascist.

    • That is the issue. They’ve all “shut up”, when they should have raised their voices,

  11. Republicans “fighting for civil rights”????! BAAAAHHHAAAAA

  12. Any politician who still has an ‘R’ next to their name now has it stand for ‘Racist’.

  13. 7:18 45 is exactly what the GOP has been since white flight from the Democratic party after LBJ. #wakeup

  14. Progressive Humanist | August 23, 2019 at 5:13 PM | Reply

    The Radical Right has been so for decades. It is a fascist/plutocratic far-right white supremacist party; 45* just made it obvious to everyone.

    • Asiimwe Balinda | August 23, 2019 at 8:16 PM | Reply

      Progressive Humanist: Precisely. What unites the Republican Party is hatred. If Trump acts humanely, he will haemorrhage all his support in a minute.

    • He emboldened the little crawlers to come scurry out from the woodwork.

    • go look up the definition or fascism… thats exactly what sjw’s and leftists are being as of late.

    • Paul Wilson You look exactly like what I would expect someone to look like who has the views you espouse.

      Like I had an image in my head, and there you were, staring at me in that profile pic. Uncanny. Creepy dead-eyed balding white guy with a goatee that hasn’t been in style for 20 years.

  15. Jasper Perrywinkle | August 23, 2019 at 5:17 PM | Reply

    The new Hasbro Monopoly ” Socialism” version is out.
    The comments on FOX are hysterical. LMAO.

  16. We now have a 3 party system the donkeys, the elephants and now the orange pigs 🐖

  17. what do you mean “becoming?” The GOP ran off the rails years ago. Theyre all extremists

  18. Toni Sanoe Dela Cruz | August 23, 2019 at 6:54 PM | Reply

    Good. Let their Ugliness out into the open for all to see. Thanks Donny for getting them all aboard your crazy train….

  19. George Clowney | August 23, 2019 at 8:46 PM | Reply

    My deepest respect ladies for standing up against these despicable people in the WH and the GOP.

  20. Changing the Nazi party from within. Good luck with that.

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