The Wrong Answer to Cheney’s Anti-Trump Stand

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) speaks to the media after the Republican caucus meeting in Washington, D.C., May 14, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters)
Reasonable minds can disagree on Liz Cheney’s role in the GOP, but the choice of Elise Stefanik to replace her bodes poorly for more important battles ahead.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I am much less concerned about who holds the No. 3 position in Republican House leadership than I am about who bats third for the Mets. And it’s not that I don’t care about politics. I do, a lot . . . particularly about Republicans getting it in gear to mount an effective challenge to the Biden-era Democrats (whether we think of our feckless president as leading the hard Left’s charge or being rolled over by it).

I also like Liz Cheney a lot. I don’t agree with her about everything, but I don’t even agree with myself about everything. That

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