In probably the most predictable major outcomes of the 2022 election cycle, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) was trounced on Tuesday by her opponent, legal professional Harriet Hageman. The final vote tally: Hageman with 66.3% of the vote, Cheney with 28.9%.
Resounding, crushing, complete loss.
However for Cheney, her loss apparently culminates in some type of neocon By no means Trumper martyrdom, taking one for the staff to uphold reality, justice, and the American means… or one thing like that. What Wyomingites know, is that she is unquestionably not involved about the identical issues they’re.
However the funniest motion didn’t happen in Wyoming. It happened on this glorious World Broad Net, the place ‘Landslide Liz’ Cheney was completely savaged for her landslide loss.
Liz won’t ever be president.
— Monica Crowley (@MonicaCrowley) August 17, 2022
Was That A Concession Speech?
Liz Cheney’s concession speech was one she might have written on a cocktail napkin at the Bush-Rove fundraiser thrown for her months in the past. Absolutely the writing on the wall for this one has been clear for fairly some time now.
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Along with her Jan. 6 camera crew and producer in tow, she in fact thanked household and associates. She briefly talked about phoning Hageman and conceding, however she merely couldn’t convey herself to supply any public congratulations or some type of “let’s unite in opposition to the Democrats” message. As a result of it was not about uniting in opposition to the Democrats.
It didn’t take her lengthy to launch into the latest diatribe against Donald Trump. She talked about how, two years in the past, she gained the first with 70% of the vote. “I might have simply completed the identical once more. However it might have required that I go together with President Trump’s lie in regards to the 2020 election. it might have required that I enabled his ongoing efforts to unravel our democratic system, and assault the foundations of our republic. It’s a path I couldn’t and wouldn’t take.”
Cheney then in contrast herself to Abraham Lincoln. Wait what? Oh sure, she did.
“The good and unique champion of our occasion, Abraham Lincoln, was defeated in elections for the Senate and the Home earlier than he gained a very powerful election of all. Lincoln in the end prevailed, he saved our union, and he outlined our obligation as Individuals for all of historical past.”
Many are taking that comparability as a touch that Cheney’s subsequent transfer could also be a presidential run in 2024.
At any price, folks weren’t sort to Landslide Liz.
Liz Cheney has a gargantuan ego. Regular folks can be crushed by such an enormous loss. They’d have humility and self-reflection pressured upon them. Not Cheney. She believes the voters—not her—have been on trial yesterday. They failed miserably! She stays a legend in her personal thoughts
— Dinesh D’Souza (@DineshDSouza) August 17, 2022
Sitting At The Lunch Desk All By Herself
Response from a few of Liz Cheney’s GOP colleagues was fairly harsh. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) made certain Cheney knew that nobody else thinks she is like Abraham Lincoln.
A transparent message is being despatched about what the Republican Get together must be.
It’s not something like liar Liz Cheney, who’s nothing like Abraham Lincoln.
— Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene🇺🇸 (@RepMTG) August 17, 2022
GOP Convention Chair Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) did what Cheney couldn’t, congratulated Hageman and welcomed her to the GOP Home Republicans.
Congratulations to @HagemanforWY on her MASSIVE major victory to revive the PEOPLE of Wyoming’s voice.
I used to be proud to hitch President Trump and Chief Kevin McCarthy in endorsing Harriet!
Full assertion👇 pic.twitter.com/nahiFEpLrS
— Elise Stefanik (@EliseStefanik) August 17, 2022
Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) figured if Dan Slightly is all verklempt about your loss, nicely, that speaks volumes.
Dan Blather lamenting Liz Cheney’s imminent loss tells you all the pieces it’s essential to find out about Liz Cheney. https://t.co/7eng0cQTrh
— Thomas Massie (@RepThomasMassie) August 17, 2022
Rep. Lauren Boebert was direct and to the purpose.
Lady, BYE! @Liz_Cheney
— Lauren Boebert (@laurenboebert) August 17, 2022
As is often the case, response on social media from conservatives to Landslide Liz’s political demise was greater than entertaining. Donald Trump Jr. urged Cheney look on the brilliant facet of issues.
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) August 17, 2022
Conservative creator and commentator Dinesh D’Souza had some onerous chilly information for Cheney.
I’ve a greater probability of being President than Liz Cheney, and I wasn’t even born on this nation! pic.twitter.com/3LTpPCGR9R
— Dinesh D’Souza (@DineshDSouza) August 17, 2022
One other conservative commentator Larry Elder had some employment ideas for Liz now that she might be out of labor.
In her concession speech, Liz Cheney hinted that she would possibly run for president in 2024, if it might cease Trump from successful. However sources say though her utility as a Cheyenne Walmart greeter was declined, she stays hopeful that Uber will rethink.
— Larry Elder (@larryelder) August 17, 2022
Some had some “attention-grabbing” takes on the entire thing.
Liz Cheney might be as forgotten as Jeff flake. Democrats use rinos like condoms and toss them once they’re completed.
— Feisty☀️Floridian (@The_Real_Feisty) August 17, 2022
Others urged some new pronouns for Cheney’s social media profile pages.
Liz Cheney’s new pronouns are was/have been
— Finish Wokeness (@EndWokeness) August 17, 2022
However “Election Wizard” could have identified the most effective a part of all.
Donald Trump has now ended the Cheney, Bush, and Clinton political dynasties.
— Election Wizard 🇺🇸 (@ElectionWiz) August 17, 2022
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