It’s an Astroturf Extravaganza. Powerful leftwing groups are pursuing an aggressive campaign of harassment and intimidation against Donald Trump’s electors as we approach the Monday, December 19 electoral college date when the President is formally chosen. Electors are being harassed, intimidated, and in some instances threatened with death, to coerce them to change their votes.
Petitions are brimming with names of disaffected lunatics. Self-monikered “Hamilton Electors” concocted a delusional plan that urges Democrat electors to vote for Romney as a way to persuade enough GOP electors to switch from Trump to Romney and elect a guy the Left despised just four years ago. Leftist groups are organizing Astroturfed protests at each state capitol where electors will meet to vote on December 19, ironically billed as “The Day to Defend Democracy”.
— Hamilton Electors (@HamiltonElector) December 3, 2016
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Meanwhile, Leftwing websites and commentators relentlessly remind anyone who’s still listening that Trump’s electors are not “required” to vote for Trump. Time Magazine recently published a law professor’s unhinged screed that the electors have an “obligation to the Constitution and the country” to be turncoat and vote against Trump, thereupon “our nation will be proud of their courage, their sense of responsibility, and their integrity.”
Put simply, the Far Left really, truly, desperately, psychotically, doesn’t want Trump elected. And also put simply, they will fail.
GOP electors will not suddenly and en masse lose their minds and vote against their mandate. To do so would be regarded by many as a coup, a treasonous perversion of the Constitution. More likely though, even faithless elector efforts would probably be futile, as each state’s secretary of state must certify their state’s vote, and could simply refuse to do so.
Meaning what? Monday will come. A bunch of ginned up protests will get disproportionate coverage by the Leftwing Media. The same Media will breathlessly “await the election results” (the upside being to watch them re-live their horror of November 8). And, Trump will be formally elected. And then, we will all re-focus on Christmas and New Year’s Eve and forget the entire affair.
Will it have been a waste of time? Objectively and historically yes. But not in the cancerous minds of the Far Left. Their seething, deranged hatred at Trump over Hillary’s defeat will not diminish or go away.
What we see on Monday likely will be dwarfed by what we see at Trump’s inauguration on January 20. The Far Left is in this for the long haul, folks. Russia conspiracies, recounts, hysterical outbursts at each Trump Cabinet pick, paid-for post-election riots, threatened impeachment – these are all crass efforts to delegitimize the United States government.
The Left lost the election, lost in the White House, lost in the Senate, lost in the House, lost in the state houses. It now perceives itself as having one option left: Burn The Place Down. Which explains the riots, the unhinged hysteria, the exploding heads, the unrelenting rage. The Left no longer has the desire, much less the ability, to affect policy change. It can only destroy and sabotage at this point.
Monday will come and go. Trump will be elected. On January 20 he will be inaugurated and move into the White House, and life will go on. In the meantime, and for the next four years, expect behavior of the worst kind from the exiled miscreants of the Left.