Loyalty

Mike Pence was a loyal servant for Trump, but Trump sacrificed Pence’s career this week. He threw him under the bus on January 6. Trump’s supporters will not trust him. He will have a hard time raising money. He is associated with Trump by the Republican establishment.

Gary North, The Crucial Five Questions in Political Theory (and Everything Else)

Be careful who you choose to be your leader, who you give your loyalty to. Being loyal to the leader does not always mean receiving loyalty in return.

This afternoon, a group of Republican staffers on Capitol Hill, lawyers who work for Republican elected officials texted each other and concluded that actually now that we think about it, yesterday’s protest rally really was racist. Yes, it was racist. Those are the people protecting you.

With bodyguards like this, tens of millions of Americans have no chance. They’re about to be crushed by the ascendant left. The people say, oh, I don’t think they should be able to fly on airplanes. What country is this?

These people need a defender. You need a defender. Why is no one defending them? The main problem – and this really is the main problem — on the right, anyway, the people who run the Republican Party don’t really like their own voters and they especially don’t want the voters that Trump brought.

Tucker Carlson: GOP Leaders Despise Their Own Voters by Tucker Carlson

You take the King’s Coin, you are the King’s Man.

You go up with him as he rises, and you go down with him when he falls.

I watched the speech.

[…]

He promised to walk down Pennsylvania Avenue, leading the crowd.

Trump’s January 6 Speech: No Call to Action by Gary North

Trump made his promise. He didn’t keep it.

His followers who believed him paid the price.

Summary: Don’t put your faith in political defenders, in princes who cannot save.

You’d thing Christians would have known that already.

Self-evidently, they have not, and they will not.

So, they can pay the price for their foolishness.

“In a democracy, people get the leadership they deserve.”

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