Throughout President Donald Trump's first term, a number of Republicans have been so disgusted by his behavior that they either publicly denounced and worked against Trump or abandoned the GOP all together.
As recently as Wednesday, former Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina endorsed Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Her fellow 2016 Republican presidential candidate, John Kasich, spoke at the Democratic National Convention earlier this summer.
But perhaps more than any other Republican dissidents, the members behind anti-Trump Republican PAC The Lincoln Project have been more than vocal in their disdain for Trump.
Such was the case when Trump returned from Walter Reed Medical Center four days after testing positive for the virus that's killed over 200 thousand Americans. At Walter Reed, Trump needed supplemental oxygen and a cocktail of powerful steroids.
Trump made a dramatic return to the White House despite still being infected. In what would become a cinematic campaign ad posted to his Twitter that night, Trump ascended the White House balcony, removed his mask, and walked back into the residence. Again: still infected.
The Lincoln Project was one of many to compare Trump's antics to Eva "Evita" Peron—the late Argentine First Lady famous for delivering speeches to crowds from her balcony—but the group took it one step further.
They posted a musical parody of the song "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway musical Evita.
Meanwhile, Trump's Republican allies showered him with praise, including Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN).
Blackburn bizarrely claimed Trump had once again "defeated China" by defeating the virus—a continuation of racist rhetoric that's increased attacks against Asian Americans.
Former campaign manager for John McCain's 2008 bid and one of the most visible faces of The Lincoln Project, Steve Schmidt, decried Blackburn's comments.
This prompted former Fox News host Greta Van Susteren to admonish Schmidt for his tone in condemning Blackburn.
Interestingly enough, after Van Susteren tweeted the words "rude", "name calling," and "particular willingness to insult women," Trump inserted himself into the argument.
That's when Schmidt unleashed on the President he's been working against, mocking him with allusions to the Lincoln Project's Evita parody.
People were floored by Schmidt's takedown.
Others rebutted Trump's inciting comment as well.
The presidential election is on November 3rd—less than a month away.