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Sun Dec 27, 2020, 03:07 PM

Trump's Fraud Claims Died in Court, But the Myth of Stolen Elections Lives On

President Donald Trump’s baseless and desperate claims of a stolen election over the last seven weeks — the most aggressive promotion of “voter fraud” in American history — failed to get any traction in courts across seven states, or come anywhere close to reversing the loss he suffered to Joe Biden.

But the effort has led to at least one unexpected and profoundly different result: A thorough debunking of the sorts of voter fraud claims that Republicans have used to roll back voting rights for the better part of the young century.

In making their case in real courts and the court of public opinion, Trump and his allies have trotted out a series of tropes and canards similar to those Republicans have pushed to justify laws that in many cases made voting disproportionately harder for Blacks and Hispanics, who largely support Democrats.

Their allegations that thousands of people “double voted” by assuming other identities at polling booths echoed those that have previously been cited as a reason to impose strict new voter identification laws.

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https://www.yahoo.com/news/trumps-fraud-claims-died-court-161456897.html

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Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Dec 2020 OP
SWBTATTReg Dec 2020 #1
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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Dec 27, 2020, 04:47 PM

1. The GOP has lost its party. Where are they going to go now? Perhaps some will join the

Democratic Party, others will go their own way, and some will remain the old GOP, to try and salvage what is left of the tattered and dismembered GOP.

Perhaps they shouldn't, since the the GOP wasn't robust enough to police its own ranks in allowing a obviously racist bigot to be at the forefront of their party. I don't have much faith in what was formerly a fairly robust party, fall so completely and so far out of whack to be so unrecognizable today. Thus, I don't think the GOP will ever recover.

I'll forever now will always remember the GOP as a bunch of old white, angry men, and then there's the rest of us, the rest of the U.S., in either the Democratic Party, or asserting that they are independents (no party affiliation).

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Dec 27, 2020, 06:27 PM

2. Trump is on record as having encouraged his supporters to vote twice

Question for the Trump supporters: If there was all this fraudulent voting you guys claim there was, why didn't the Democrats flip the Senate and strengthen our majority in the House?

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