This is just proof that Donald Trump is nothing more than a petty tyrant.
Trump’s transition team is not happy about the prospect of Mitt Romney becoming Secretary of State. They would much rather he pick a racist ass kisser with zero foreign policy experience like Rudy Giuliani for the position.
In fact, Mike Huckabee has already floated the suggestion that the only way Mitt Romney can be considered is if he publicly apologizes for telling the truth about Donald Trump.
“It’s not about that I don’t care for Mitt personally, but I’m still very unhappy that Mitt did everything he could to derail Donald Trump,” Huckabee told Fox News on Wednesday. “There’s only one way that I think Mitt Romney could even be considered for a post like that and that is he goes to a microphone in a very public place and repudiates everything he said in that famous Salt Lake City speech and everything he said after that.”
And it looks like Trump’s team is listening to Huckabee because a transition team member told Fox’s Ed Henry that Romney may, indeed, be forced to apologize in exchange for the Secretary of State gig.
So Trump may literally require Romney to humiliate himself in public with an apology that amounts to kissing Trump’s ass.
Can you imagine if President Obama had done this to someone he was considering for a cabinet position? Conservatives would have lost their shit claiming that it proves that he’s a dictator. But President Obama did not do that. Instead, he sought unity and let bygones be bygones. He didn’t carry a grudge with him to the White House. But Trump apparently IS holding grudges and using his power to humiliate anyone who opposed him. That’s what real tyrants do. If Donald Trump truly gave a damn about unity, he would start by not forcing people who disagree with him within his own party to kiss his ass.
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