As we’ve reported, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) is in deep trouble in her primary on August 16. She’s 30 points behind her Trump-endorsed challenger, Harriet Hageman. She’s about to get wiped out by historic proportions, by all accounts.
However, she has some Democrats trying to defend her actions. She just got an endorsement that’s sure to put her over the top now — disgraced former Democratic senator Al Franken.
I’ve decided to endorse @RepLizCheney for the Republican nomination for the House seat In Wyoming it’s my first time endorsing in a GOP primary. But I think Al Franken’s support will carry a lot of weight with WY Republicans.
— Al Franken (@alfranken) August 13, 2022
I’ll leave the door open to the possibility that this is an attempt at comedy since that’s what Franken is allegedly doing now, since the groping scandal and leaving the Senate. Franken isn’t going to endorse Cheney. It would bring Hageman to Wyoming if it did have any impact. But it’s like adding one more thing on the list of why not to vote for Cheney.
It’s all in the title. https://t.co/MvJ9bsD6nf
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) August 13, 2022
This just cost her 3 more points. https://t.co/b1LIVOCVEZ
— john jackson (@pvtjokerus) August 13, 2022
Cheney’s Democratic buddies are already trying to pull out an excuse for her loss, but more to try to taint Republicans. It’s because of the threats that she couldn’t campaign, according to Democratic operative David Axelrod.
Are they using that excuse to disregard Republican town halls, events, and meetings for the last two-years? That is a representative.
But here she is at an event with 10s of people, so so much for Axelrod’s claim. It’s just about trying to demonize Republicans. The picture is funny and shows how many people she has drawn for any reason. Look at the body language — how bored and uninterested those people are.
We are proud to have been a part of the annual 30th golf invitational in support of Wyoming Congressional Award. Wyoming’s students are the leaders in the nation, receiving congressional awards for their community service and leadership development. pic.twitter.com/YRG0supTO6
— Rep. Liz Cheney (@RepLizCheney) August 9, 2022
The guy scratching his beard is great, the two young guys in the checked shirts look like they’d rather be anywhere else.
This is a tweet that she’s putting out and that’s the best she can do to promote herself? Sad attendance and a sad attitude are the two main problems.
But this is where she’s at, at his point. And Franken, notwithstanding, she’s about to be shown the door on Tuesday.