You almost got away with the neutral presenting bad faith "just asking questions" shroud popularized by the horseshoe left, but this tweet tips your hand. The 2020 election was not STOLEN on any level, and certainly not through the supposed suppression of the Hunter Biden story
This is how you can spot the bad faith shtick of the phony online left. Thier obsession w/ elite media & politics power games while ignoring or dismissing actual ongoing oppression and corruption of basic systems of government. Mostly white & white adjacent champagne socialists
Trump suppressed the vote through the USPS, intimidated secretaries of state, GOP legislators limited voting access for black people, a report drops this week of the MYRIAD ways Trump tried to undermine the popular vote - And you say hiding Hunter Biden STOLE the election?
Much of the #Online left would rather ally w/ Neo nazis & the Alt-Right to take down the "Man" than actually dismantle economic and political systems that are grounded in white supremacy and violence against non-whites. Non white advocates of this worldview are complicit as well
This fiction: That the FBI/ CIA are in the hands of Democrats is just the 16'/20' dead enders final pathway into Q Anon deep state conspiracies and full blown white nationalist propaganda
No GOP president, certainly not Trump, has shown real interest in "reforming" American intelligence agencies. This is deep state fear mongering air brushed by former lefties who've finally admitted they're happy to dismantle American empire but retain white supremacy
I point this out because this entire mostly white left wing cabal is dedicated to destroying the Democratic Party then the entire American system to rebuild it because they believe it's corrupt and irredeemable. They've found allies in the far right. This was Bannon's goal
Critiquing the West is fine. The problem is they're willing to sacrifice the lives of black and brown people to forge this alliance w/ the far right. They believe, with no historical precedent, that if you can just get #M4All and UBI that systematic racism will work itself out
The truth is the mostly #online faux left don't care. Most of them are hostile to #BlackLivesMatter because the moral and systematic critiques of the Black Left undermine thier fantasy shipping of the white progressive left and the White nationalist movement on key issues
Nobody who actually cares about Big D Democracy thinks the 2020 election hinged on big media and tech collusion to supress Hunter Bidens corruption. And focusing on that as opposed to so many other examples of big tech malfeasance & domestic voter suppression is disingenuous

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