"The leaders of the Democratic Party no longer believe in democracy, & they definitely don't plan to lose another election..."

Incessant projection. This literally describes the Republican Party from the Big Lie...to Jan. 6th....to voter suppression laws.

This is one of...1/
...Carlson's go to moves: use actions the Right is engaging in to create a false equivalency...which paints the Right as the "victims"....and then retroactively "justifies" the Right's initial egregious actions.

Basically it's "pre-emptive retaliation": 2/
Carlson has done this recently with his characterization of the Left as "Totalitarian" to plant a justification "seed" for Fascism: 4/

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6 Jun
In Nov., Trump pushed election lies.

2 months later, the insurrection/first non-peaceful transition of power in U.S. history occurred.

Aside from August being 2 months away, there’s another dangerous parallel:

"Pathologically unrealistic expectations"

On election morning…1/
...I laid out a road map describing how Trump would manipulate/gaslight the election results to incite his base. Basically, it included
1.Create pathologically unrealistic expectations
2.Lie about the results
3.Incite people to react violently

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Here are links to two recent podcasts with @psdhitchhiker's ("What Matters Most") and @ProjectLincoln, a link to @IAmSophiaNelson's "Be the One You Need" podcast that we'll be recording later this week, and a link to @joetrippi's podcast that I've been invited to appear on:
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From a Feb. thread:
"Is Qanon morphing into a religion right before our very eyes?

At a minimum, we're witnessing a perfect storm-like convergence of numerous features of modern society that have created a fertile ground for conspiratorial delusions."
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26 May
The country is dealing w/the aftermath of "pathologically unrealistic expectations" created by Trump & the Right Wing Media Echo Chamber, & reinforced by complicit/cowardly congressional Republicans. This thread was written on the morning of the election. It's a roadmap: 1/
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