Hillary Clinton sure does love a conspiracy theory, it seems.
In 2016, the former Secretary of State was one of the early adopters of the “RussiaGate” ruse, opting to disseminate plenty of Kremlin-scented doubt to the American people during live debates between herself and eventual President Donald J. Trump. After 22 months and $25 million spent, special counsel Robert Mueller would find no cause to charge Trump with a crime, leaving many to wonder if they had been taken for a ride at the behest of the Democrats, who believed that simply implying a link between the business mogul and Vladimir Putin would be enough to scare voters away.
Now, Clinton’s back with another whopper meant to sway votes…this time in the 2020 election.
The former Democratic presidential nominee appeared virtually for an interview on what Noah has been calling “The Daily Social Distancing Show” amid the coronavirus pandemic. Their friendly interview quickly turned to the topic of voter suppression, with Clinton taking a jab at Republican leaders, alleging they’re trying to stifle votes from people they believe will vote blue in November.
“Republicans have two prongs to their strategy to try to win,” she explained. “The first is to try to prevent as many people who they think won’t vote for them from voting. So make the lines really long where young people vote or African-Americans vote or Hispanics vote. Try to make vote-by-mail as difficult as possible. Claim it’s fraudulent when indeed it’s not. In fact, that’s how Donald Trump votes and everybody who knows about vote-by-mail understands that.”
Then came the kicker:
“I think it is a fair point to raise as to whether or not, if he loses, he’s going to go quietly or not. We have to be ready for that,” she cautioned.
There has been no indication that President Trump seeks to upend the constitutional and traditional norms, making Clinton’s insinuation just another Democratic scare tactic.
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