Thomas Zaslavsky wrote “The Republican Party will be pushing the same unpopular and draconian legislation no matter what happens about voting, vote counts, or anything similar. That is their principal (pun) reason for being.”
Republicans understand that it’s all about “winning” elections. And they want nothing more that to be able to get their legislation passed through Congress and state legislatures. A majority of Americans are progressive, yet extreme rightwing Republicans have 2/3 of the governorships and state legislatures, a large majority in the House, and a small majority in the Senate when exit polls indicate that three Senate races were manipulated in 2016 alone (and that Trump did not win the Electoral College).
Theodore de Macedo Soares: 2016 Presidential Election Exit Polls https://tinyurl.com/lcdltjc
Jonathan Simon: Donald Trump Warned of a ‘Rigged’ Election, Was He Right? https://tinyurl.com/yb86pcpg
For those who want to learn about the massive amount of evidence that election integrity advocates have amassed since we moved to computerized voting in 2002, follow Jonathan Simon’s interviews at http://codered2014.com/. You will learn new information from each one. Simon is the executive director of the Election Defense Alliance: http://electiondefensealliance.org/ (the website is currently down). He is the author of “Code Red: Computerized Election Theft and the New American Century.”