Stop trying to appease the Trumpkins

MINOT, N.D. — Earlier this month I wrote that Sen. John Hoeven is learning, this election cycle, that loyalty to the Trump movement gets you nothing .

Here’s another anecdote to show how right I am about that.

This week members of the so-called “freedom convoy” from North Dakota visited some of our state’s federal delegation in Washington, D.C.

The convoy has been a flop, with breakdowns, disorganization, and a seeming lack of numbers thwarting their efforts to be disruptive and garner headlines.

That these dopes are screaming about the supposed tyranny of putting on a mask, or taking medicine, while the world watches actual tyranny play out in Ukraine, is more wind in the face of their movement.

What a spoiled, pampered people we are.

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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