GOP knows it can’t win fair election

I was dismayed when Nixon was elected. He resigned in disgrace for corruption. Also, when Reagan was elected, his administration was marked by multiple scandals resulting in the investigation, indictment or conviction of over 138 administration officials, the largest number of any administration until now.

It is unknown what the Trump administration total will be. I was totally appalled when Trump was elected, a man of such low moral character. But believing in our democracy I accepted the will of the voters.

In 2000, when all the votes were counted, Gore won in Florida. The Republican Party stopped the count before it could be completed by contesting the recount. It seems that the only way Republicans can win is by voter suppression. Even Newt Gingrich, and Lindsey Graham have said Republicans can only win if people aren’t allowed to vote. So, cries of fraud, where there is none, denying absentee ballots, calling mail-in ballots fraudulent have become the norm.

It seems this only happens in areas of Democratic or minority populations, which is funny because the only people who have been convicted of voter fraud, in my lifetime, have been as I call them republic-cons.

Seems we have two pandemics ongoing: covid-19 and ignorance and stupidity. Unfortunately, both are killing people. The Republicans who signed on to contesting to the election are guilty of secession and are traitors to our country. The Republican Party doesn’t believe in democracy, just power and will do anything to keep it.

Stuart Clift

Everett

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