Perhaps it is time to stop calling those who voted for the acquittal of President Donald Trump “Republicans.” A Republican should be a person who values the republic. A vote to acquit instead valued the man more than the republic.

We could call them “Monarchists” or “Tories” or simply self-serving “Opportunists.” GOP could stand for “Gullible Opportunist Party.” That would work.

Robert Veitch

Richfield, Minnesota

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