Democrats Promise to Be Sore (and Violent) Losers

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden answers a reporter’s question after remarks in Wilmington, Del., September 16, 2020. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)
They know that the media, corporations, schools, and even churches will cheer them on.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE W riting in The Atlantic recently, the sober-minded commentator Shadi Hamid says, “I struggle to imagine how, beyond utter shock, millions of Democrats will process a Trump victory.” For Democrats, having failed to cope with the 2016 election, and believing the polls that show a solid Joe Biden lead, another shock Trump win would “provoke mass disillusion with electoral politics as a means of change — at a time when disillusion is already dangerously high.” And it would lead decent folks astray. They would seek remedies “outside the political process, including through nonpeaceful means,” though, “not necessarily out of hope but

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