The midterms proved that Republicans are trying to destroy our democracy

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    The midterms proved that Republicans are trying to destroy our democracy.

    So what are they doing exactly? Look at Wisconsin. The top five state posts were won by Democrats.

    So what is the Republican lame duck legislature do? They are passing bills to decimate the power of the top five posts. Even the head of the Republicans in the state Senate said that they don’t want the state run by democrats.
    And they say things like get rid of the two biggest cities and Republicans would run the state.
    Regardless of the election. You can’t just get rid of two big cities. That’s not democracy.

    And they’re doing the same thing in other states like Michigan.

    And look what they’re doing in North Carolina. Out right election fraud. Actually destroying ballots or rewriting ballots to win an election.

    And look at Florida. Voters passed an amendment to give felons who paid their debt to society the right to vote by 65%. And now the governor elect Rick Disantis is saying that we need to put a break on that. It’s because those people will vote Democrat.

    Never in my lifetime have I seen a party become so anti-democratic. Willing to do anything to suppress the will of the voters.

    If this is any indication of what Republicans are doing now, what will it be like in 2020?
     
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    the dems are the ones who do not want fair/legal/American elections-democracy
    this is undeniable
     
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    The Democrats are a coalition party. Being a coalition party is the very nature of being a democracy. Democrats have to come together and negotiate to come out with unified message.

    Republicans are nearly all white.
     
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    But still, putting race aside, clearly Republicans no longer do respect the democratic process. Wisconsin, Michigan, Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, all the states that are filled with Republicans prove my point.
     
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    The Coalition of the Insane.
     
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    the Dems/leftists/blacks said FU to the FAIR/legal/American election
    plain and simple
     
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    and hypocrites
     
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    your hypothesis is very, very weak--as usual
     
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    One can only hope that "The Republicans" are successful at preventing illegals and those ineligible from voting in 2020. Maybe they will even get some reasonable Voter ID laws passed as well. We all know voter fraud is rampant, especially in big cities where Democrat machines rule (e.g., Philadelphia, Chicago, L.A., New York, Boston).

    As for Wisconsin and other similarly situated states, they are moving from a situation where the Executive and Legislative branches were of the same party, and hence the Executive was given broader powers than usual, to a situation of divided government where, of course, the powers of the Executive will be strictly confined to the laws and the Constitution of the state.

    Normal political business, just like Gerrymandering for the winning party's benefit.

    Do you think the Democrats will eschew Gerrymandering if they take control of more state legislatures in 2020? Not on your life.
     
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