Newspaper Un-Endorses Republican For Joining Trump’s Clown Coup

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Are the 109 Representatives who signed onto the Texas lawsuit afraid of Donald Trump, or do they actually agree with the president? Let us get this straight. The lawsuit calls for overturning the elections in four swing states aka a daylight coup. Then, 17 Republican state attorney generals piled on, too, as Donald Trump stood at the line with his naughty (to him) and nice (to him) list. Over half of the House Republicans called for overthrowing our Democracy.

Without voter freedom, American is no longer a “government of the people by the people, and for the people.” What are Republicans across the countryside who do believe in our democracy to do? There are three possibilities:

  • Do nothing and fall under a dictatorship like the people of North Korea, Russia, and Turkey.
  • Vote these so-called representatives out of office, and/or
  • Get active in civics and demand that their representatives stay true to the party.

The Orlando Sentinel endorsed one of those 109 representatives, Tim Waltz. He had the right stuff. He was an Army Green Beret who served. Yet, he willingly signed on to the lawsuit undermining our government. His choice was simple. Stay true to his oaths of office and defend our Democracy or be part of overthrowing it. He chose wrong.

The Orlando Sentinel editorial board wrote:

‘Every American should be appalled at the attempted usurpation taking place, and at the elected officials taking part in this terrifying fiasco and violating their oath to protect the country from enemies, foreign and domestic.’

The representatives should have recognized the flaws in the Texas lawsuit:

‘[It] is based on allegations of fraud and unconstitutional behavior that have been alleged in dozens of lawsuits since the Nov. 3 election, and dismissed in federal and state courts of law. By one count the Trump legal challenges have one win and 55 losses in court.’

There were those who disagreed with the lawsuit, Trump’s Attorney General William Barr said there was nothing to see here folks. Senators Ben Sasse (R-NE) called it a “PR stunt,” and John Cornyn (R-TX) questioned the legal theory behind the suit. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R) tweeted “This is crazy:”

‘This is crazy. it will be killed on arrival. Why are smart people advancing this notion? Let it go. The election is over.’Screen-Shot-2020-12-11-at-12.15.59-PM Newspaper Un-Endorses Republican For Joining Trump's Clown Coup Corruption Crime Featured Politics Top Stories

When the Sentinel interviewed Waltz about the endorsement, it did not think to ask, according to The Forbes magazine:

‘Would you support an effort to throw out the votes of tens of millions of Americans in four states in order to overturn a presidential election and hand it to the person who lost, Donald Trump?’

It takes a lot of courage to admit a mistake. Thank you, Orlando Sentinel for saying:

‘We had no idea, had no way of knowing at the time, that Waltz was not committed to democracy.

‘Our bad.’

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