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Old 09-23-2020, 10:54 PM
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Default Report: Trump Campaign Actively Discussing Radical Measures To Bypass Election Result

Report: Trump Campaign Actively Discussing Radical Measures To Bypass Election Results

But we knew this might happen.


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potential strategies to circumvent the results of the 2020 election, should Joe Biden defeat Donald Trump... first alleging the existence of rampant fraud and then asking legislators in battleground states where the Republicans have a legislative majority to bypass the state’s popular vote and instead to choose electors loyal to the GOP and the sitting president.
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Since the late 1800s, every state in every presidential election has ceded the decision to its voters, but the Supreme Court affirmed in Bush v. Gore that a state “can take back the power to appoint electors.”
The Atlantic report claims that sources in the Republican Party at the local and national levels confirm that “the Trump campaign is discussing contingency plans to bypass election results and appoint loyal electors” in red battleground states.
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“The push to appoint electors would be framed in terms of protecting the people’s will,” an unnamed Trump-campaign legal adviser tells The Atlantic, adding, “The state legislatures will say, ‘All right, we’ve been given this constitutional power. We don’t think the results of our own state are accurate, so here’s our slate of electors that we think properly reflect the results of our state.’”
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delegitimizing mail-in and provisional ballots and any other votes that are not counted by the end of Election Day, November 3, as those other votes are expected to heavily favor Biden
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Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said he plans to spend the next six weeks urging the country to prepare for a "nightmare scenario" in which Trump declares himself the winner of the election and refuses to leave the White House. Thus, Sanders recommends states tally mail-in ballots as quickly as possible, urging them to begin processing and counting ballots before Election Day
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Old 09-24-2020, 12:31 AM
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I went to the link, and it's NOT Forbes that is actually reporting it...It's the Atlantic...So I went to THEIR link and see they use ZERO named sources...:ma

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The Atlantic report claims that sources in the Republican Party at the local and national levels confirm that “the Trump campaign is discussing contingency plans to bypass election results and appoint loyal electors” in red battleground states.
Just more anonymous sources that the Left will immediate blindly believe bcause they're so bias they'll believe anything...

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A lot of people, including Joe Biden, the Democratic Party nominee, have mis*conceived the nature of the threat. They frame it as a concern, unthinkable for presidents past, that Trump might refuse to vacate the Oval Office if he loses. They generally conclude, as Biden has, that in that event the proper authorities “will escort him from the White House with great dispatch.”
"A lot of people" CONCLUDE?!?!?!....

WTF kind of sourcing is this sh*t?!?!?!

If you look at the link from the Atlantic, you'll find this...

theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/11/what-if-trump-refuses-concede/616424/

WHAT IF?....Not "Actively Discussing Radical Measures" as Forbes deceptively put in it's headline...

The is bullsh*t times bullsh*t...And that's bullsh*t squared...
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But it is written in the pages of the Atlantic, the same rag that falsely claimed Trump had said terrible things about our military, so it must be true.

Since it's now a "fact" that Trump will not peacefully leave the WH after he loses the election it is imperative we mobilize for peaceful protests by accumulating supplies of bricks, ball bearings, laser pointers, power cutting tools and fire making supplies. All in the defense of democracy mind you.

The Atlantic is owned by the widow of tech oligarch and Obama activist Steve Jobs. Just like the WaPo owned by Amazon's Jeff Bezos the Atlantic reliably whores out any pretense of journalism in favor of serving the political will of their owners. Democrats used to brag endlessly about being the party of the middle class but there is just so much more money to be had by serving tech billionaires.
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"A jarring new report from The Atlantic claims." And unnamed sources within the Republican Party.

What else do you need to know?

If President Trump loses the election, he'll pack his bags and fly back to Mir a Lago.

Like Gore-Bush, if there's a disputed election, that will have to be addressed. But that will happen before January.
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Old 09-24-2020, 11:43 AM
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I went to the link, and it's NOT Forbes that is actually reporting it...It's the Atlantic...
Wondering if the OP can link to any Atlantic article from 2016 questioning the intent and criticizing motives of Democrats calling for "faithless" Electors to abandon their state's assignment, ignoring the choice of the voters of that state for Trump?

Of course there was no such article -- there was probably one or more applauding the effort. Of course now there will be severe amnesia regarding the Democrats doing that, just like everything else they whine about Trump doing . . . 99.9% of the time, whatever they accuse or complain about Trump doing, they did without first and often without compunction or apology.

Wondering too, are there any articles criticizing the "radical" NPVIC? If what makes a proposal "radical" is a state's legislature altering the award of its Electors from the state's popular vote to some other scheme, where is the criticism of the NPVIC?

Democrats and their DEMedia sycophants are such detestable, irredeemable goddamn hypocrites.
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