Enough with the GOP ‘Sophie’s Choice’ Nonsense


Plug “GOP Sophie’s Choice” into the Googletron and you get this.

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Representative sample from the Boston Herald:

Latest Donald Trump win creates a GOP ‘Sophie’s Choice’

Donald Trump’s stirring primary victories in South Carolina and New Hampshire are a moment of truth for the Republican Screen Shot 2016-02-24 at 1.08.14 AMestablishment, who now have to decide if it’s time to rally against the mogul — possibly strengthening his contrarian appeal with voters — or find common ground and unify behind him.

“He’s got them in a real Sophie’s Choice,” said Patrick Griffin, a Republican media consultant whose clients have included the campaigns of presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush.


Sophie’s Choice was literally life and death in a concentration camp.

What the GOP actually faces is a Hobson’s Choice: You can have any horse you want, as long as it’s Donald Trump.

Let’s keep them straight, yeah?

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1 Response to Enough with the GOP ‘Sophie’s Choice’ Nonsense

  1. Bob Gardner says:

    As long as they don’t say “taster’s choice.”

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