Anna Cheng, speaking for the San Mateo County Republican Party (all seven of them), is “shocked and outraged” by U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier’s on-point description of the GOP (Feb. 20 edition of the Daily Journal). As Ronald Reagan famously once said, there you go again.

Never mind that, even today, Republicans cheer on and send cash to defend those involved in the Jan. 6 attempted coup. They continue to propagate the lunatic lies that Democrats are an evil, radical socialist cabal, responsible for space-based lasers operated by Jews, pedophile cannibal cults scheming beneath pizza parlors, and stolen elections. In short, we are talking really bat-sh*t crazy conspiracy theories.

And now, after four years of blinding and unquestioning devotion to Donald Trump, Ms. Cheng calls for “unity?” It calls to mind the teenage boy who, after his bloody murder of his parents with an axe, throws himself on the mercy of the court because he is an orphan.

Is it any wonder the San Mateo County GOP is so inconsequential?

Bill Farrell

San Carlos

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(4) comments

Dirk van Ulden

Let's give Bill credit for his selection of superlatives and carefully worded innuendo. His letter reminds me of a book title, "a passionate prodigality". Your dictionary must be dogeared by now. Good going, Bill.

Terence Y

Mr. Farrell – I don’t think any Republicans are sending any cash to the Antifa-led rioters at the Capitol. And as for unity, since it takes two to tango, and you’re unwilling, I guess I’ll happily live without unity. After all, we’ve made it through the Trump Derangement Syndrome that we can see has no cure (just read comments at the DJ).

Tommy Tee


Christopher Conway

Bill- Republicans in San Mateo are not looking to unite with you. Matter of fact, it is the farthest thing from our minds. We plan on treating liberal Democrats the same way they treated Trump for four years. I don't know what you are talking about, California Republicans did very well in our state the last election and there is a growing wave of conservatism thanks to progressive liberal policies in California. The reason why Republicans are so inconsequential in San Mateo County is due to the power of public unions in the county and how they overwhelmingly support tax the other guy to death and have their hand picked politicians to run in every election. Bill, you have no worries that we would ever want to unite with you, I can tell you right now we don't. Trump 2024.

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