This would be an authoritarian power grab and overthrow of our electoral process.

Trump is literally trying to steal the election.
This horrifying piece confirms my theory that Trump attacked mail in voting to get his base to vote in person so he could declare victory the night of the election & claim the delayed, mostly Dem tallies are fraudulent. But it may have backfired and Dems are now voting in person.
The early in person voting lines is why I think Trump’s mail-in voting lies and attacks on the USPS backfired.
If Trump loses the in-person tally, than this whole elector rigging strategy falls apart.

He’s counting on Democrats to vote mail-in so there’s a delay in those tallies & he can falsely cry fraud. If there’s no delay, he can’t do that.

It’s clear now we have to vote in person.
This is why Trump’s voter intimidation squads will be a big problem this year:

“The 2020 presidential election will be the first in 40 years to take place without a federal judge requiring the RNC to seek approval in advance for any ‘ballot security’ operations at the polls.”

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17 Oct
While in Michigan, one week after radical right terrorists were arrested for plotting to kidnap and do an extrajudicial execution of Governor Whitmer, President Trump attacks Whitmer and then echos a “lock her up” chant.

This is vile, disgusting, authoritarian depravity.
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5 Oct
Saying “don’t be afraid of Covid” is the exact opposite of what he should be saying to the country right now. This man is reckless. After getting this virus he's taking it even less seriously. Absurd.
There is absolutely nothing that can happen to Donald Trump to make him have a moment of decency. Nothing.
Just because he has access to the best care in the country doesn’t mean the rest of America does. What a dangerous, foolish message to send to the Americans.
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27 Sep
Republicans consistently fabricate non-exist scandals and claim Democrats are saying things that literally none of them are saying.

They are running on hot air and disinformation.
Every day Republicans try and get Democrats to defend stances they never even took. This is just exhausting.
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2 Sep
Joe Hiden?

This new nickname will surely make voters forget the fact over 180k people have died due to a pandemic Trump mishandled and the economy remains in tatters.
There are far too many people replying to me with that BS claim that only 6% of COVID-19 deaths are due to COVID-19.

I see this is how MAGAland plans to ignore the unnacceptable death toll that has amassed under Trump’s watch.

Y’all are delusional.
factcheck.org/2020/09/cdc-di…
This is seriously insane. People are really out here falsely claiming that anyone who had another underlying condition when they died of COVID-19 doesn’t count as a COVID-19 death?

They would’ve been alive if they didn’t get COVID-19. That was the cause of their death…
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26 Aug
Congrats to her speech writers then.

Come on. Some of the coverage of RNC night 2 is either dangerously naive or deliberating propagandized.

Someone on CNN even called it a “perfect night.”

Are we normalizing blatant lies? Hypocrisy? Dangerous fear-mongering? Nonsense.
Here’s the “perfect night” clip.

How does Daniel Cameron, who hasn’t gotten justice for Breonna Taylor, appeal to black people?

How are false smears of socialism effective?

How is Melania‘s speech a home run if it was hypocritical?

Optics journalism.
For the most part, journalists have learned lessons from 2016. But every now and then, they dip back into their reflexive bag of false objectivity & attempt to treat this like it’s not an aspiring authoritarian regime.

This kind of nonsense is exactly why we founded @RanttMedia.
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21 Aug
Fox News is praising Biden. Bret Baier said that it is the best he’s seen him on the stump & Chris Wallace said Biden blew a hole in Trump’s narrative about Biden’s abilities.

Wallace said Trump is now going to have to run against a candidate, not a caricature.

#DemConvention
Fox News' Dana Perino said that Biden hit a home run and gave the best speech of his life.

So far, every single person on Fox, including Brit Hume
and Karl Rove, praised the speech. Rove said if he was a Republican strategist, they'd be worried.

#DemConvention
I know it sounds unbelievable, so here are the clips (1/2).
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