I consider Trump and his inside circle need COVID to be as unhealthy as doable now, in order to dampen voter turnout subsequent week and additional injury the nation if Biden ought to take the reins this 12 months. No different clarification matches the proof. I consider this complete nightmare is a falling dagger of fascism that have to be turned apart earlier than it lands a mortal blow.
It involves this: I want everybody concerned nothing however well being and lengthy life, but when Pence and that planeful of Fox Information notables have change into contaminated because of Trump’s deliberate negligence, we very a lot might all bear witness subsequent week to the president of the USA metaphorically dragging the sick or useless our bodies of his vp and most loyal media supporters throughout the end line with him as he shrieks, “They’re advantageous, every part’s advantageous, rounding the flip!”
That’s the place we’re at, and these would be the longest [seven] days of our lives. Stout hearts.
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“The true nature of a democracy is its capacity to say sure when even the highly effective say no”
~~Colum McCann, Translantic (2014)
At Every day Kos on this date in 2016—Professional-Trump group deliberate to ‘monitor’ the polls by donning pretend IDs, videotaping voters:
Donald Trump has repeatedly requested his supporters to exit and “monitor” polling locations in suspiciously non-Trump districts (he means locations the place Not White Folks reside), and Trump ally Roger Stone is fortunately serving to to oblige with some characteristically unsubtle efforts. One is known as “Vote Protectors,” which plans to “shield” the vote by 1.) issuing pretend ID badges, 2.) videotaping voters on the polls to verify every part’s on the up-and-up and three.) interviewing voters to create their very personal Trump-friendly “exit polls.” After the Huffington Publish caught wind of those efforts, the group is backing down on two of the three.
Stone’s group created an official-looking ID badge for its volunteers to put on, and its volunteers deliberate to videotape voters and conduct pretend “exit polls,” efforts that election specialists say dangers intimidating and complicated voters. Or at the least that’s what the group was planning on doing earlier than The Huffington Publish requested Stone about it on Tuesday.
So you may print out an “ID badge” with any ol’ title you needed and you got detailed directions on how one can add movies of the voters you ran throughout. These two schemes have, after Stone was requested about it, been pulled from the location: Stone known as each of them “unhealthy concepts” that he claimed to not have identified about.