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Opinion Liz Cheney is the Obi-Wan to Trump’s Darth Vader

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) has made it her mission to destroy Donald Trump, says Julian Zelizer. Zelizer: Cheney's fearlessness against Trump in defense of the Constitution has made her more powerful than Trump and his enablers can imagine. He says she has the guts and ferocity to challenge Trump, who endorsed her GOP primary challenger, who leads her by a whopping 22 points. Cheney, should she run, wouldn’t stand much of a chance of beating Trump, he says, but the old Jedi rejoined the mystical Force, and it’s his energy that helped turn the tide of the war ravaging the galaxy, Zelizer says. As a Force ghost, he also guided other opponents of the Empire in their resistance.

Jonathan Capehart: I long for the days of the Republican Party that Cheney represents. Many of the former president’s acolytes have won primary races for various offices across the country that put them one election away from gaining real power to undermine the rule of law and fully destroy democracy.