Trump, Cheney, and the Difficulties of Political Rejection

It’s not easy to buck a party in 2021.

House Representative Liz Cheney. Source: The Guardian

Last week, Liz Cheney was voted out of House Republican leadership for her refusal to accept Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 election. Her crime was not criticizing him on January 7th or expressing misgivings about him throughout February. She was sanctioned for continuing to emphasize the danger…