The Left has been shouting about the need for “evidence” in these election fraud claims. I agree that evidence is needed. But I don’t believe that they actually give a damn about evidence in principle. Here’s a partial list of claims they’ve recently advanced without evidence:
-Racist cops are hunting black people
-There’s a hate crime epidemic against trans people
-Brett Kavanaugh is a serial rapist
-Donald Trump is a Russian asset
-Jussie Smollett was assaulted by racist white Trump supporters
-A climate change apocalypse will happen in 11 years
-Your mask will protect you from the virus
-Lockdowns are necessary to slow the spread
-Men can get pregnant
-Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed illegitimately
Feel free to add your own. All of these claims lack evidence. Most of them are absurd on their face. And yet they are all promoted by mainstream leftist sources, to include those in media and politics.

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