The GOP Goes Over the Cliff

When I wrote my book, It’s My Party Too, in 2005, I indicated that the Republican Party was approaching a cliff. Little did I know how steep the precipice would be or how willingly the party would throw itself over. Today, those who define themselves as Republican leaders have rendered the party unrecognizable from the party of Lincoln, Eisenhower, and Reagan. [...]

By |2021-04-27T15:22:13-05:00|All Posts, Blog|0 Comments

Joe Biden Won, Time To Move On

Christie Whitman January 6, 2021 The election is over, and it has been for a while now. But you wouldn’t know it from the chatter in some corners of social media – or from the Twitter feed of the person with the largest platform on the planet. There’s a vast campaign, led by the current commander in chief, to sow doubt about the results. There’s a push to undermine the integrity of our votes simply because a few folks at the White House don’t like what the voters said and a few folks in Congress are willing to play along at the expense of the American people and our democracy writ-large. [...]

By |2021-01-06T12:23:18-05:00|All Posts, Blog|0 Comments

Why I Endorsed Joe Biden

Christie Whitman August 20, 2020 Watching Barack Obama eviscerating Donald Trump last night was extraordinary. For a former president to criticize, much less attack, their successor, is just not done. Yet, in 15 minutes President Obama outlined just how dangerous this administration is to the very foundation of our democracy. Its disdain for the rule of law and the constitution is played out every day for all to see. [...]

By |2020-08-20T09:42:16-05:00|All Posts, Blog|2 Comments

An Open Letter to My Fellow Republicans

Christie Whitman June 23, 2020 To my fellow Republicans, Yes, I still call myself a Republican, but not as defined by the president or the Republican leadership in Congress. No, I come from the party of Eisenhower, when we were proud to trace our heritage to Abraham Lincoln. A party with principles for which we fought, quaint things like respect for every individual and for the rule of law. A party that believed in an engaged foreign policy, security at home, and respect for our shared environment. A party that believed in the greater good. [...]

By |2020-06-23T10:24:08-05:00|All Posts, Blog|3 Comments
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