Why so many people believe the 2020 elections were rigged.

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11 Jul 2021, 1:57 am

Wayne Dupree July 9, 2021 wrote:

I was online this morning perusing the internet, looking for interesting things to share with you, when I happened upon a Twitter thread that really blew me away.

It’s a thread about why so many Americans think the 2020 election is a sham – but it was done in such a deep, detailed, and thoughtful way that really hit at the very SOUL of why people don’t trust that election, that it actually hit me in an emotional way – it was that well done.

This explanation brilliantly vindicates and validates every single American who has questions and doubts about the 2020 election. Beautifully done.

So, without further ado, here’s the best explanation you’ll ever read on why so many Americans believe the 2020 election was a sham:

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I think I’ve had discussions w/enough Boomer-tier Trump supporters who believe the 2020 election was fraudulent to extract a general theory about their perspective. It is also the perspective of most of the people at the Capitol on 1/6, and probably even Trump himself.

Most believe some or all of the theories involving midnight ballots, voting machines, etc, but what you find when you talk to them is that, while they’ll defend those positions w/info they got from Hannity or Breitbart or whatever, they’re not particularly attached to them.

Here are the facts – actual, confirmed facts – that shape their perspective: 1) The FBI/etc spied on the 2016 Trump campaign using evidence manufactured by the Clinton campaign. We now know that all involved knew it was fake from Day 1 (see: Brennan’s July 2016 memo, etc).

These are Tea Party people. The types who give their kids a pocket Constitution for their birthday and have Founding Fathers memes in their bios. The intel community spying on a presidential campaign using fake evidence (incl forged documents) is a big deal to them.

Everyone involved lied about their involvement as long as they could. We only learned the DNC paid for the manufactured evidence because of a court order. Comey denied on TV knowing the DNC paid for it, when we have emails from a year earlier proving that he knew.

This was true with everyone, from CIA Dir Brennan & Adam Schiff – who were on TV saying they’d seen clear evidence of collusion w/Russia, while admitting under oath behind closed doors that they hadn’t – all the way down the line. In the end we learned that it was ALL fake.

At first, many Trump ppl were worried there must be some collusion, because every media & intel agency wouldn’t make it up out of nothing. When it was clear that they had made it up, people expected a reckoning, and shed many illusions about their gov’t when it didn’t happen.

We know as fact: a) The Steele dossier was the sole evidence used to justify spying on the Trump campaign, b) The FBI knew the Steele dossier was a DNC op, c) Steele’s source told the FBI the info was unserious, d) they did not inform the court of any of this and kept spying.

Trump supporters know the collusion case front and back. They went from worrying the collusion must be real, to suspecting it might be fake, to realizing it was a scam, then watched as every institution – agencies, the press, Congress, academia – gaslit them for another year.

Worse, collusion was used to scare people away from working in the administration. They knew their entire lives would be investigated. Many quit because they were being bankrupted by legal fees. The DoJ, press, & gov’t destroyed lives and actively subverted an elected admin.

This is where people whose political identity was largely defined by a naive belief in what they learned in Civics class began to see the outline of a Regime that crossed all institutional boundaries. Because it had stepped out of the shadows to unite against an interloper.

GOP propaganda still has many of them thinking in terms of partisan binaries, but A LOT of Trump supporters see that the Regime is not partisan. They all know that the same institutions would have taken opposite sides if it was a Tulsi Gabbard vs Jeb Bush election.

It’s hard to describe to people on the left (who are used to thinking of gov’t as a conspiracy… Watergate, COINTELPRO, WMD, etc) how shocking & disillusioning this was for people who encourage their sons to enlist in the Army, and hate ppl who don’t stand for the Anthem.

They could have managed the shock if it only involved the government. But the behavior of the corporate press is really what radicalized them. They hate journalists more than they hate any politician or gov’t official, because they feel most betrayed by them.

The idea that the press is driven by ratings/sensationalism became untenable. If that were true, they’d be all over the Epstein story. The corporate press is the propaganda arm of the Regime they now see in outline. Nothing anyone says will ever make them unsee that, period.

This is profoundly disorienting. Many of them don’t know for certain whether ballots were faked in November 2020, but they know for absolute certain that the press, the FBI, etc would lie to them if there was. They have every reason to believe that, and it’s probably true.

They watched the press behave like animals for four years. Tens of millions of people will always see Kavanaugh as a gang rapist, based on nothing, because of CNN. And CNN seems proud of that. They led a lynch mob against a high school kid. They cheered on a summer of riots.

They always claimed the media had liberal bias, fine, whatever. They still thought the press would admit truth if they were cornered. Now they don’t. It’s a different thing to watch them invent stories whole cloth in order to destroy regular lives and spark mass violence.

Time Mag told us that during the 2020 riots, there were weekly conference calls involving, among others, leaders of the protests, the local officials who refused to stop them, and media people who framed them for political effect. In Ukraine we call that a color revolution.

Throughout the summer, Democrat governors took advantage of COVID to change voting procedures. It wasn’t just the mail-ins (they lowered signature matching standards, etc). After the collusion scam, the fake impeachment, Trump ppl expected shenanigans by now.

Re: “fake impeachment”, we now know that Trump’s request for Ukraine to cooperate w/the DOJ regarding Biden’s $ activities in Ukraine was in support of an active investigation being pursued by the FBI and Ukraine AG at the time, and so a completely legitimate request.

Then you get the Hunter laptop scandal. Big Tech ran a full-on censorship campaign against a major newspaper to protect a political candidate. Period. Everyone knows it, all of the Tech companies now admit it was a “mistake” – but, ya know, the election’s over, so who cares?

Goes w/o saying, but: If the NY Times had Don Jr’s laptop, full of pics of him smoking crack and engaging in group sex, lots of lurid family drama, emails describing direct corruption and backed up by the CEO of the company they were using, the NYT wouldn’t have been banned.

Think back: Stories about Trump being pissed on by Russian prostitutes and blackmailed by Putin were promoted as fact, and the only evidence was a document paid for by his opposition and disavowed by its source. The NY Post was banned for reporting on true information.

The reaction of Trump ppl to all this was not, “no fair!” That’s how they felt about Romney’s “binders of women” in 2012. This is different. Now they see, correctly, that every institution is captured by ppl who will use any means to exclude them from the political process.

And yet they showed up in record numbers to vote. He got 13m more votes than in 2016, 10m more than Clinton got! As election night dragged on, they allowed themselves some hope. But when the four critical swing states (and only those states) went dark at midnight, they knew.

Over the ensuing weeks, they got shuffled around by grifters and media scam artists selling them conspiracy theories. They latched onto one, then another increasingly absurd theory as they tried to put a concrete name on something very real.

Media & Tech did everything to make things worse. Everything about the election was strange – the changes to procedure, unprecedented mail-in voting, the delays, etc – but rather than admit that and make everything transparent, they banned discussion of it (even in DMs!).

Everyone knows that, just as Don Jr’s laptop would’ve been the story of the century, if everything about the election dispute was the same, except the parties were reversed, suspicions about the outcome would’ve been Taken Very Seriously. See 2016 for proof.

Even the courts’ refusal of the case gets nowhere w/them, because of how the opposition embraced mass political violence. They’ll say, w/good reason: What judge will stick his neck out for Trump knowing he’ll be destroyed in the media as a violent mob burns down his house?

It’s a fact, according to Time Magazine, that mass riots were planned in cities across the country if Trump won. Sure, they were “protests”, but they were planned by the same people as during the summer, and everyone knows what it would have meant. Judges have families, too.

Forget the ballot conspiracies. It’s a fact that governors used COVID to unconstitutionally alter election procedures (the Constitution states that only legislatures can do so) to help Biden to make up for a massive enthusiasm gap by gaming the mail-in ballot system.

They knew it was unconstitutional, it’s right there in plain English. But they knew the cases wouldn’t see court until after the election. And what judge will toss millions of ballots because a governor broke the rules? The threat of mass riots wasn’t implied, it was direct.

a) The entrenched bureaucracy & security state subverted Trump from Day 1, b) The press is part of the operation, c) Election rules were changed, d) Big Tech censors opposition, e) Political violence is legitimized & encouraged, f) Trump is banned from social media.

They were led down some rabbit holes, but they are absolutely right that their gov’t is monopolized by a Regime that believes they are beneath representation, and will observe no limits to keep them getting it. Trump fans should be happy he lost; it might’ve kept him alive.


The media and the Dems, and a lot of folks in the GOP want to paint anyone who doesn’t “trust” the 2020 election as some goofy Q-kook.

And that’s just not the case.

We sat here for 4 years listening to the left claim that the 2016 election was “fraud” and that Putin was actually running the country. That all turned out to be a lie, and there were no repercussions for any of that. No outrage, no demonization of the left, or calling them “traitors” and “kooks.”

Everyone just brushed it off and went on their merry way as if no harm was done.

And on the flip side of that, those of us who now have serious doubts about an election that was literally flooded with a tsunami of unprecedented mail-in ballots, are labeled “crazy.”

It’s a psyop. There’s just no other explanation for this wildly absurd behavior.

I saw this tweet today as well, talking about what they believe happened with that tsunami of mail-in ballots:

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They weakened or eliminated every single ballot security check & let their ops do the ballot harvesting of every living, dead or relocated voter. To allegations of fraud they demanded proof of that which they made impossible to attain & said “all clean!”


This push-back on any questions surrounding the 2020 election from the media and our government is yet another reason why Americans no longer trust their government or the media.

A decent and honest government with nothing to hide would welcome audits and would treat the millions of concerned citizens with respect and transparency.

That’s not happening, and that only adds to people’s suspicions.

Can you blame them?



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11 Jul 2021, 6:01 am

I am from the UK. To me, it does not matter who gets into power in the USA, but I could see the pretty obvious patterns of how the press were brainwashing the people! In the press eyes Biden could do no wrong and Trump only had to sneeze and he was all over the front page. It is pretty obvious it had nothing to do with party politics of each candidate and everything to do with a pro Biden anti Trump agenda, and even Biden voters had to be pretty blind not to have seen that?

I am not saying that Trump is good or bad or that Biden can't do any wrong as of course he can. What I am saying is ALWAYS look beyond what the press say and always vote on their policies. Look at their policies. These are what you are voting for!

ALWAYS read their policies and then decide. NEVER vote because you like the leader. It is the party and what they stand for that you vote for! The leader's job is to steer the party in the direction of rhe policies that have been proposed.



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11 Jul 2021, 3:45 pm

tldr

Mountain Goat wrote:
I am from the UK. To me, it does not matter who gets into power in the USA, but I could see the pretty obvious patterns of how the press were brainwashing the people! In the press eyes Biden could do no wrong and Trump only had to sneeze and he was all over the front page. It is pretty obvious it had nothing to do with party politics of each candidate and everything to do with a pro Biden anti Trump agenda, and even Biden voters had to be pretty blind not to have seen that?

I am not saying that Trump is good or bad or that Biden can't do any wrong as of course he can. What I am saying is ALWAYS look beyond what the press say and always vote on their policies. Look at their policies. These are what you are voting for!

ALWAYS read their policies and then decide. NEVER vote because you like the leader. It is the party and what they stand for that you vote for! The leader's job is to steer the party in the direction of rhe policies that have been proposed.


Ok. Many of trump's policies were just as crazy as he is = double whammy reasons not to vote for the orange guy.


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11 Jul 2021, 4:00 pm

It does not call for the press to be one sided. The press are supposed to be neutral.



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11 Jul 2021, 4:04 pm

Mountain Goat wrote:
It does not call for the press to be one sided. The press are supposed to be neutral and should report on what they see and hear equally from both sides.


And if one side is batshit insane and the other isn't, how should the media report on that?


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11 Jul 2021, 4:29 pm

Mountain Goat wrote:
It does not call for the press to be one sided. The press are supposed to be neutral and should report on what they see and hear equally from both sides.


Trump called the entire press fake news. How do you expect them to respond?



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11 Jul 2021, 4:43 pm

funeralxempire wrote:
Mountain Goat wrote:
It does not call for the press to be one sided. The press are supposed to be neutral and should report on what they see and hear equally from both sides.


And if one side is batshit insane and the other isn't, how should the media report on that?


The do's and don'ts of what is a neutral position are recieved in their training. Rarely do I see these followed. They used to only report on what they see and hear and report on both sides equally and fairly. I have not seen this for some time.



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11 Jul 2021, 7:16 pm

Soliloquist wrote:
Why so many people believe the 2020 elections were rigged.
Because they are stupid, that is why.

And by the way, I did not read what you posted because I almost never read any articles you post.

Besides, Red Voice Media (from where your article originated) is an extremely questionable media resource, as it exhibits extreme right-wing bias, consistent promotion of right-wing propaganda and conspiracies, little or no vetting of their information, a complete lack of transparency, and/or fake news -- which is, in any case, the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for profit or influence.

:D Have a nice day!


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11 Jul 2021, 8:21 pm

Mountain Goat wrote:
funeralxempire wrote:
Mountain Goat wrote:
It does not call for the press to be one sided. The press are supposed to be neutral and should report on what they see and hear equally from both sides.


And if one side is batshit insane and the other isn't, how should the media report on that?


The do's and don'ts of what is a neutral position are recieved in their training. Rarely do I see these followed. They used to only report on what they see and hear and report on both sides equally and fairly. I have not seen this for some time.


The Reagan administration eradicated the FCC Fairness Doctrine in 1987. Democrats have tried to bring it back, but Libertarians and Republicans continue to fight against it to this day. Until they drop their own attacks, everyone else is left with nothing to do but provide the counterpoints themselves. Since you aren't from around here, you would do well to take the word of many who are: the bias isn't coming from the major networks.



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11 Jul 2021, 10:14 pm

I read some of it but gave up because it was too full of statements about matters I'm in no position to externally fact-check - a lot of it referred to things I know almost nothing about - and once I knew it was put out by a right-wing source, that clinched it. There's no way I could have learned much from it. Better to create something that just gives the top few assertions, in a form that most people could understand, and including citations.



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11 Jul 2021, 11:00 pm

I'm sure disinformation campaigns on GuanoTube sites like Rumble and BitChute have contributed to the impression the elections were rigged.

I'd imagine the factors are similar to earlier epidemics of mass hysteria.


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11 Jul 2021, 11:01 pm

Mountain Goat wrote:
funeralxempire wrote:
Mountain Goat wrote:
It does not call for the press to be one sided. The press are supposed to be neutral and should report on what they see and hear equally from both sides.


And if one side is batshit insane and the other isn't, how should the media report on that?


The do's and don'ts of what is a neutral position are recieved in their training. Rarely do I see these followed. They used to only report on what they see and hear and report on both sides equally and fairly. I have not seen this for some time.


They still report on what they see, and what they see is one side in the US being utterly divorced from reality and angry when challenged on it.


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11 Jul 2021, 11:02 pm

If they were honest, they would admit the real reason:
DeJoy completely upended the entire USPS in an attempt to sabotage mail-in voting (which provided the vast majority of Biden votes), and Trump constantly begged his voters to avoid mail-in and go vote in person...

...but Biden still won!

Clearly they must have cheated to be able to overcome such odds!


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SabbraCadabra wrote:
If they were honest, they would admit the real reason:
DeJoy completely upended the entire USPS in an attempt to sabotage mail-in voting (which provided the vast majority of Biden votes), and Trump constantly begged his voters to avoid mail-in and go vote in person...

...but Biden still won!

Clearly they must have cheated to be able to overcome such odds!


The Dastardly/Muttley 2020 campaign would like to condemn the opposition for their dishonest techniques of high voter turnout due to America's loathing of Dick Dastardly. We rigged the election fair and square, it's ours because anyone who votes for the opposition aren't real Americans.


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11 Jul 2021, 11:13 pm

I also smell a rat when a document contains a claim that its content is "actual, confirmed facts" without saying anything about who confirmed the "facts."



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12 Jul 2021, 4:56 am

From my perspective as a political outsider, it seems to me that neither side wants to believe it when they lose a Presidential election. I think this started with the 2000 election, though it may be that I wasn't paying attention before that. I know some people hated Bill Clinton when he was in office and wanted him to be impeached, but I don't recall anyone saying that he wasn't actually elected.

With George W. Bush there was the contested close race in Florida. With Obama, there was the birth certificate thing. And with Trump, there was the Russian interference in the election.

During the 2016 election, I saw a lawn sign claiming that Hillary was going to use "ghost votes" to win. So that person had a narrative ready to go if she won that would claim she didn't really win. And whoever is elected in 2024, I think we can expect to see the same thing.