Election take - I don't think Trump will win. I don't think it's impossible. I think what we need to do in terms of building local communities (and yes, that means moving for some of you), local financial networks, legal defense groups, and groups outside the GOP are critical.(1)
I think anyone who says "if Trump wins x" or "if Biden wins y" are assuming a lot. The fact is, we don't know. There's a lot of chance, instability, and a wide variety of tactics will be needed. I'm going to do what I think best. But if I'm wrong, hopefully someone else's.. (2)
..approach will prove more effective. I've done some good stuff, I've made plenty of mistakes, I've achieved some successes. And what I've learned more than anything is that the person really doesn't matter. It's just the work that counts. (3)
I advise everyone to have their group of people they can fall back on now matter what, regardless of politics. Tribe up. In terms of politics, if you are proven wrong, it's not defeat. It's a victory if you learn from it and it serves our common end. We share one fate. (4)
There's been betrayal, stupidity, and bad decisions (including many by me). But I've met my best friends and comrades through this, the smartest and most interesting people I know, and I don't regret getting involved one bit. Short term pessimist, long term optimist. We will win.
Take care of yourselves, start a family, plan for the worst. hope for the best, and remember that we've just got this brief time. Life is a soldier's service upon the earth. Do your duty as best you see it, and keep faith with your brothers and sisters. I'm pulling for you all.

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