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If You Think Trump’s a Menace, Elect Youngkin

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Democrats just can’t quit Trump. At least, that’s the case in Virginia, where Republican Glenn Youngkin wants to move past the former guy, and Democrat Terry McAuliffe seems desperate to keep Trump front and center.

The news we should be celebrating? After years of enduring Trumpian controversies, voters are ravenous for a non-crazy Republican. There’s pent-up demand. And Youngkin, with the look and feel of a Mitt Romney, has given suburban voters permission to vote Republican and not feel bad about it. In a way, it feels like coming home again.

Not everyone wants a homecoming, though. Some of my prominent Never Trump friends believe the Republican Party can only be restored by first burning it all down—starting in Virginia. Here’s a sampling from the last couple days:

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