Tag: Rigged Election

Eleven presidential campaigns with no one crying about rigged elections. Then came Trump

Eleven presidential campaigns with no one crying about rigged elections.  Then came Trump
I cast my first presidential ballot for George McGovern in 1972.  Not an actual McGovern fan, it was more of an anti-war, anti-Nixon vote. The war in Vietnam needed to end, as did the presidency of Richard Nixon. I’ve voted for winners and I’ve voted for losers.  Never did I think that the only fair outcome... Read more »

Follow Up Letter to Joe Scarborough: Why the Right is so Focused on Discrediting the Media

Follow Up Letter to Joe Scarborough: Why the Right is so Focused on Discrediting the Media
Dear Joe, In my previous letter I referred to the Right wing strategy of systematically discrediting the media, but deferred discussion of that subject to another letter. This is that letter. I will keep this short, we both have other conspiracies to consider. Discrediting the media is a staple of the Right wing. Why believe... Read more »

An Open Letter to "Morning Joe" Scarborough

An Open Letter to "Morning Joe" Scarborough
Dear (can I call you Joe?), You probably didn’t hear me last week when I was shouting at you about your comparison of Donald Trump’s rigged election campaign with the 2000 recount in Florida. First, I will disclose to you that I am a Democrat. A leftie. A bleeding heart Liberal.  A gun-toting Liberal, to... Read more »
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