And it involved poking fun at the ex-president’s overhyped but ultimately underwhelming new blog, where he has begun posting his rants after being banned from social media platforms for inciting the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot.
Cheney’s purge was “all to appease one blogger in Florida,” “The Beat” anchor added. He also tweeted the line:
Melber said Cheney’s ouster “marks an inflection point for this post-Trump era that we’re all living through together.”
House Republicans now have “a zero-tolerance policy for leaders who accurately rebut Donald Trump’s election lies,” he added.
“Today is important and will actually be marked in the history books as a measurable turning point for this troubled party,” warned Melber.
“It’s about the Florida blogger,” he continued. “It’s about his ego, his need to dominate ― even out of office ― and the deceitful vanity of getting millions and millions of people to pretend you won because you can’t handle being the loser of the 2020 race. Because that’s what you are, whether you have a new blog or not.”
“Now if it all sounds a little pathetic, it is.”
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