With nine months to go before the election, we already have the FACTS about what Republicans long for in a presidential candidate. A Republican presidential candidate is someone who:
--Rapes a woman, labels her a liar when she publicly outs him; continues to vilify her after a jury finds him guilty of gross sex abuse and orders him to pay compensation; forcing her to go through the ordeal of another public vetting of the horror she endured; once more, continues his vilification outside the court and appears personally in court to do the same.
--Makes up a Big Lie about how two Georgia election workers engaged in criminal activity to manipulate the ballot count, and joins his lawyer--like Rudolf Giuliani--in a publicity campaign to spread the lie, unleashing a torrent of threats and intimidation of the two that turns their lives into a living hell. Keeps the vile lie going for three years until a trial exonerates the two and the jury orders the lawyer to pay almost $150 million in damages.
--Publicly and frequently expresses his fulsome praise for murderous thugs Vladimir Putin, North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, Chinese President Xi, Hungarian strongman Orban. Even calls the terrorist organization Hezbollah "very smart."
--Continues to vociferously tell the Big Lie that the 2020 presidential election was "stolen" from him, without offering a shred of evidence to support his allegation, while even honest former senior officials in his Administration say he is lying
--Openly declares his intention, if elected, to establish an authoritarian regime in the United States that will put an end to democracy and the rule of law.
--Demeans the military service of John McCain
--Calls fallen American soldiers "losers" and "suckers," according to Gen. John Kelly, Trump's former Chief of Staff.(See https://www.cnn.com/2023/10/02/politics/john-kelly-donald-trump-us-service-members-veterans/index.html)
--Mocks the handicapped.
All the above is what Georgia Republicans like Gov. Brian Kemp, SECSTATE Brad Raffensperger, and all the Republican members of GA's U.S. Congressional delegation want their presidential candidate to have. They are joined by people like Gov. Glenn Youngkin (VA) and Senators Grassley (Iowa) and Collins (ME).