Trump Lackeys still thinks they have a chance to overturn 2020 election
In less than two weeks, it will be seven months since Donald trump lost the 2020 election to Joe biden. You might be wondering why we feel the need to remind people of this point when it is clearly evident that Biden is the current President of the United States and that Trump is a guy who sweaty pose for photos with random guests from Mar-a-Lago. And the answer is that there are somehow left a disturbing number of Americans who still believe, in their delirious hearts, that the election was stolen from the former reality TV host. For example, according to a new Reuters / Ipsos poll, a majority of Republican voters thought Trump is the “real president,” and the only reason he’s not in the White House right now is because of illegal voting. And while most of those voters are likely content to simply denounce on Facebook that Biden is an illegitimate Commander-in-Chief and hold on to the hope that Trump will make his triumphant return to Washington in 2024, there are a small number of extremely disturbing people who are still trying to overturn the 2020 election right now.
Associated Press reports absurdly partisan audit of votes in Arizona’s Maricopa County inspired other shameless attempts across the country to invalidate Biden’s victory, to an extent that alarmed election experts. “It’s bad enough for this to happen once”, Eddie Perez, an expert on voting systems, told the Arizona PA, but seeing this happening elsewhere in the country is “dangerous for democracy.” While they obviously won’t result in Trump replacing Biden in the Oval Office, the audits serve to legitimize completely unfounded claims that widespread voter fraud has occurred. According to the AP, at a rally near Phoenix last week with professional trolls Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene, the duo’s references to the Arizona audit elicited even more cheers from the crowd than lines on immigration, usually catnip at the base. In a statement released Monday evening, Trump criticized Republican Party leaders for not doing more about “what happened” in November, and claimed that the ballot reviews currently underway would not be the ones. last.
In addition to Arizona, which has seen the Republican-controlled Senate assign more than 2 million state ballots and voting machines most populous county, requests for a “forensic audit” of voting machines in Cheboygan County, northern Michigan, came earlier this month, in addition to a post-election audit in Windham, New Hampshire. Most important, however, was a ruling by a Fulton County, Ga., Judge on Friday allowing plaintiffs to inspect 147,000 mail-in ballots in a prosecution alleging fraud.
By the AP:
Former State Representative Vernon Jones, a Trump supporter who is challenging Kemp for the gubernatorial post in the GOP primary, held a press conference last week after his opponent for not supporting a statewide audit, suggesting, without any basis, that Kemp is covering up the fact that Trump did in fact win the election. “There’s a dead cat at the end of that line, and we just want to know what it is, that’s all,” Jones said, according to the AP. “People have the right to know. What are you hiding?