Skip to comments.Democrats might not accept election results if Trump wins, ‘street battles’ could ensue: Atlantic writer
Posted on 09/14/2020 6:35:40 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
If you think liberals were upset when Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in 2016, just wait until you see what happens if he also beats Joe Biden, according to The Atlantic.
The progressive publication warned readers on Sunday that Democrats might not be able to concede if President Trump wins reelection, especially if he loses the popular vote but gets to remain in the White House. Atlantic contributing writer Shadi Hamid wrote that he doesnt believe Trump is a fascist or a dictator in the making and doesnt consider America a failed state, but he does have one significant concern.
I find myself truly worried about only one scenario: that Trump will win reelection and Democrats and others on the left will be unwilling, even unable, to accept the result, Hamid wrote before warning that liberals could take to the streets if Trump wins.
A loss by Joe Biden under these circumstances is the worst case not because Trump will destroy America (he cant), but because it is the outcome most likely to undermine faith in democracy, resulting in more of the social unrest and street battles that cities including Portland, Oregon, and Seattle have seen in recent months, Hamid added.
Many American cities have been overwhelmed with sometimes violent demonstrations since the Memorial Day death of George Floyd in police custody. Now, The Atlantics contributing writer says Republicans should root for a Biden victory to avoid more chaos.
For this reason, strictly law-and-order Republicans who have responded in dismay to scenes of rioting and looting have an interest in Biden winningeven if they could never bring themselves to vote for him, Hamid wrote.
Trump 2020 deputy communications director Matt Wolking saw the column and wrote, Theyre not even hiding it anymore.
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Sounds like theyre calling for this.
Their casualties will be very numerous.
Maybe that would be a good thing .
So many if these ‘things’ , gone , once and for all
Sure does, doesn't it?
“We won, get over it.”
I’d bet everything I have that this will reach SCOTUS.I wonder if it would be wise for the President to hire Dershowitz as part of his team. And I wonder if he’d accept if asked.
Ran it through a truth filter and came out with this: ‘Vote for Biden or else we’ll burn down your cities and towns’.
Bring it. Hell pack a lunch, we might be here all day...
“That sure is a nice, peaceful country you’ve got going there. Sure would be a shame if something were to happen to it.”
Very little would be accomplished shooting at each other. Political leaders and the wealthy running the show? Different story.
They don’t scare me. My biggest fear used to be not getting paid for a contract. Every once in a while I’d get burned.
“The progressive publication warned readers on Sunday that Democrats might not be able to concede if President Trump wins reelection, especially if he loses the popular vote but gets to remain in the White House.”
And street battles?
In other words, democrats may decide to discard the Constitution.
In that case, it will be time, to use Stonewall Jackson’s words, to draw the sword and throw away the scabbard.
Every outlet of the Ministry of Propaganda
“Republicans who have responded in dismay to scenes of rioting and looting have an interest in Biden winning”
Sorry, we aren’t feeding the alligator. We’ll just kill it.
I GUARENTEE The Left will not accept a Trump reelection. The Left believes it has an inherent right to run this country, just like Europe monarchs centuries ago believed they had a “divine right” to rule.
There may be Trump supporters taking to the streets to celebrate. Hopefully no one is injured in the celebratory gun fire.
As days go by it looks like it will get very ugly for them. Do they know whats ahead and what they face? Once the citizenry becomes totally unprotected by law enforcement there is no other choice, patience disappears it will not end until its finished
What a tool! This Law-and-Order Republican recognizes that Biden wants to take his guns away and then defund the police. And, the Demonrats aren't interested in prosecuting violent criminals that aren't white supremacists.
The credibility of The Atlantic is another casualty of the Era of Trump.
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