Welcome to DU! The truly grassroots left-of-center political community where regular people, not algorithms, drive the discussions and set the standards. Join the community: Create a free account Support DU (and get rid of ads!): Become a Star Member Latest Breaking News Editorials & Other Articles General Discussion The DU Lounge All Forums Issue Forums Culture Forums Alliance Forums Region Forums Support Forums Help & Search

calimary

(82,674 posts)
4. I was just about to shout something impulsive about how this is the CONS. NOT the Dems.
Thu Nov 3, 2016, 06:57 PM
Nov 2016

But then I went to the link, read the whole piece, and it outshouted me.

Last two paragraphs.

And please, spare me any explanations for this phenomenon that rely on how “divided” Americans are. Are we divided? Sure. But there’s only one party that is so vigorously undermining core democratic institutions in this way. You may not like what Democrats stand for, but they aren’t engaging in widespread official vote suppression, chanting that should their candidate win her opponent should be tossed in jail, promising to prevent any Republican president from filling vacancies on the Supreme Court, suggesting that they’ll try to impeach their opponent as soon as he takes office, cheering when a hostile foreign power hacks into American electronic systems, and trying to use the FBI to win the election.

Only one party is doing all of that. And we should all be very worried about what Republicans will do after November 8, whether they win or lose.


Um... anybody STILL think both parties are the same?

The "money quote" from that article… regnaD kciN Nov 2016 #1
Hmm, Trump's repeated claims he could, "lock Hillary up"... Barack_America Nov 2016 #22
+ 100 JoePhilly Nov 2016 #33
Those assholes better be careful what they wish for. . . DinahMoeHum Nov 2016 #2
I was just about to shout something impulsive about how this is the CONS. NOT the Dems. calimary Nov 2016 #4
^ This. Ruth Bonner Nov 2016 #21
"Um... anybody STILL think both parties are the same?" workinclasszero Nov 2016 #31
the mantra that Republicans would be the permanent power in 2004 was upended. SleeplessinSoCal Nov 2016 #5
Agents in NY...I would ask the Mercers what they gave to do with this. nt Lucky Luciano Nov 2016 #6
I like Greg Sargent, but can't read any WaPo online. Mc Mike Nov 2016 #8
They cut you off after a few views unless you subscribe emulatorloo Nov 2016 #27
I can't see view one, though. Get a blank page with a green url, in compatability view get a blank Mc Mike Nov 2016 #63
My gods they're frightening. KnR. nt Hekate Nov 2016 #9
YES, excellent article and completely true. Ligyron Nov 2016 #10
Agree. The media should have been telling this spooky3 Nov 2016 #58
Damn right there are some serious things going on. TryLogic Nov 2016 #11
it wouldn't be seen as a dictatorship if Dems would just shut up. SleeplessinSoCal Nov 2016 #17
I watch DK504 Nov 2016 #13
I love the smell of political desperation. It is good they know they've lost. Coyotl Nov 2016 #14
as usual, all I can says is fuck the GOP, they are ruining this country Fast Walker 52 Nov 2016 #15
Putin's agent Trump is doing well for his master at tearing apart our country. keithbvadu2 Nov 2016 #16
They're having a big-ass temper tantrum. Warren DeMontague Nov 2016 #20
fuck those cowards Skittles Nov 2016 #23
People are not ready to hear here this, but here it is ... Cosmocat Nov 2016 #26
This is what would happen even if a different candidate were running. Demsrule86 Nov 2016 #28
There is never going to be a "legitimate" democratic POTUS Cosmocat Nov 2016 #30
That is not true...they investigated the hell out of Obama Demsrule86 Nov 2016 #47
Look Cosmocat Nov 2016 #50
The idea that had a different candidate been chosen, they would be willing to work with said Demsrule86 Nov 2016 #53
That is all fine and well except that idea is something you pulled out of thin air Cosmocat Nov 2016 #54
Great article- wishstar Nov 2016 #32
There is an internal coup going on right now in the FBI workinclasszero Nov 2016 #34
They are Fascists clear and simple vlyons Nov 2016 #35
"It will not be easy, because they don't fight fair." CrispyQ Nov 2016 #38
I keep in mind Martin Niemölle's words Captain_New_York Nov 2016 #39
+1000 smirkymonkey Nov 2016 #40
I just wish that we could talk more about Fascists and what Fascism is vlyons Nov 2016 #48
MUST READ NOW! It'll take about 4 minutes. n/t SpankMe Nov 2016 #41
No wonder Donnie doesn't like the WaPo bucolic_frolic Nov 2016 #42
"And we should all be very worried about what Republicans will do after November 8, whether they smirkymonkey Nov 2016 #43
Does anyone really know... freebrew Nov 2016 #44
If Trump wins, his emails are next - or Putin will play him with that threat adigal Nov 2016 #46
I don't think he emails. ANOIS Nov 2016 #60
When did investigations into kacekwl Nov 2016 #49
GOP = America's Home Grown Terrorists! n/t RKP5637 Nov 2016 #52
With more careful watching, you would have noticed this going on for the the last forty years nolabels Nov 2016 #55
Let'em try it. forest444 Nov 2016 #56
Gonna have to forward to some family members... Beartracks Nov 2016 #57
One only need look at Venezuela to see what Republicans are planning for the next eight years. GETPLANING Nov 2016 #59
+1000 LiberalLovinLug Nov 2016 #61
i may as well throw in my ten cents allan01 Nov 2016 #62
Dec 1969 #
Dec 1969 #
Dec 1969 #
Dec 1969 #
Dec 1969 #
Dec 1969 #
Dec 1969 #
Latest Discussions»Retired Forums»2016 Postmortem»Republicans are now vowin...»Reply #4