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So many in the GOP have gone batshit insane believing the lies and bizarre conspiracy theories of election fraud their President and lying echo-chamber media tells them.

So it's good to see some Republicans stand up to the would-be third-world tin-pot dictator trying to steal the election rather than being subsumed into the swamp of crazy that is making us a global embarrassment.

After five years spent bullying the Republican Party into submission, President Donald Trump finally met his match in Aaron Van Langevelde.​
Who?​
That’s right. In the end, it wasn’t a senator or a judge or a general who stood up to the leader of the free world. There was no dramatic, made-for-Hollywood collision of cosmic egos. Rather, the death knell of Trump’s presidency was sounded by a baby-faced lawyer, looking over his glasses on a grainy Zoom feed on a gloomy Monday afternoon, reading from a statement that reflected a courage and moral clarity that has gone AWOL from his party, pleading with the tens of thousands of people watching online to understand that some lines can never be uncrossed.​
“We must not attempt to exercise power we simply don’t have,” declared Van Langevelde, a member of Michigan’s board of state canvassers, the ministerial body with sole authority to make official Joe Biden’s victory over Trump. “As John Adams once said, 'We are a government of laws, not men.' This board needs to adhere to that principle here today. This board must do its part to uphold the rule of law and comply with our legal duty to certify this election.”​
Van Langevelde is a Republican. He works for Republicans in the Statehouse. He gives legal guidance to advance Republican causes and win Republican campaigns. As a Republican, his mandate for Monday’s hearing—handed down from the state party chair, the national party chair and the president himself—was straightforward. They wanted Michigan’s board of canvassers to delay certification of Biden’s victory. Never mind that Trump lost by more than 154,000 votes, or that results were already certified in all 83 counties. The plan was to drag things out, to further muddy the election waters and delegitimize the process, to force the courts to take unprecedented actions that would forever taint Michigan’s process of certifying elections. Not because it was going to help Trump win but because it was going to help Trump cope with a loss. The president was not accepting defeat. That meant no Republican with career ambitions could accept it, either.​


That guy is so much better than the moral cowards in the Republican leadership today who stand by and watch our democratic institutions being undermined to assuage the fragile snowflake ego of the narcissist in the White House today.
 
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So many in the GOP have gone batshit insane believing the lies and bizarre conspiracy theories of election fraud their President and lying echo-chamber media tells them.

So it's good to see some Republicans stand up to the would-be third-world tin-pot dictator trying to steal the election rather than being subsumed into the swamp of crazy that is making us a global embarrassment.

After five years spent bullying the Republican Party into submission, President Donald Trump finally met his match in Aaron Van Langevelde.​
Who?​
That’s right. In the end, it wasn’t a senator or a judge or a general who stood up to the leader of the free world. There was no dramatic, made-for-Hollywood collision of cosmic egos. Rather, the death knell of Trump’s presidency was sounded by a baby-faced lawyer, looking over his glasses on a grainy Zoom feed on a gloomy Monday afternoon, reading from a statement that reflected a courage and moral clarity that has gone AWOL from his party, pleading with the tens of thousands of people watching online to understand that some lines can never be uncrossed.​
“We must not attempt to exercise power we simply don’t have,” declared Van Langevelde, a member of Michigan’s board of state canvassers, the ministerial body with sole authority to make official Joe Biden’s victory over Trump. “As John Adams once said, 'We are a government of laws, not men.' This board needs to adhere to that principle here today. This board must do its part to uphold the rule of law and comply with our legal duty to certify this election.”​
Van Langevelde is a Republican. He works for Republicans in the Statehouse. He gives legal guidance to advance Republican causes and win Republican campaigns. As a Republican, his mandate for Monday’s hearing—handed down from the state party chair, the national party chair and the president himself—was straightforward. They wanted Michigan’s board of canvassers to delay certification of Biden’s victory. Never mind that Trump lost by more than 154,000 votes, or that results were already certified in all 83 counties. The plan was to drag things out, to further muddy the election waters and delegitimize the process, to force the courts to take unprecedented actions that would forever taint Michigan’s process of certifying elections. Not because it was going to help Trump win but because it was going to help Trump cope with a loss. The president was not accepting defeat. That meant no Republican with career ambitions could accept it, either.​


That guy is so much better than the moral cowards in the Republican leadership today who stand by and watch our democratic institutions being undermined to assuage the fragile snowflake ego of the narcissist in the White House today.
Guess you forgot all the signed affidavits from watcher who were right there. Both Rep and Dem watchers. You also seem to have forgotten Dominion machines giving Trump votes to Biden.

More than enough evidence to look at every recounting State.
 

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" Van Langevelde is a Republican. He works for Republicans in the Statehouse. He gives legal guidance to advance Republican causes and win Republican campaigns."

Nice to see that some honor still remains in that party. Baby steps, baby steps.
 

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So many in the GOP have gone batshit insane believing the lies and bizarre conspiracy theories of election fraud their President and lying echo-chamber media tells them.

So it's good to see some Republicans stand up to the would-be third-world tin-pot dictator trying to steal the election rather than being subsumed into the swamp of crazy that is making us a global embarrassment.

After five years spent bullying the Republican Party into submission, President Donald Trump finally met his match in Aaron Van Langevelde.​
Who?​
That’s right. In the end, it wasn’t a senator or a judge or a general who stood up to the leader of the free world. There was no dramatic, made-for-Hollywood collision of cosmic egos. Rather, the death knell of Trump’s presidency was sounded by a baby-faced lawyer, looking over his glasses on a grainy Zoom feed on a gloomy Monday afternoon, reading from a statement that reflected a courage and moral clarity that has gone AWOL from his party, pleading with the tens of thousands of people watching online to understand that some lines can never be uncrossed.​
“We must not attempt to exercise power we simply don’t have,” declared Van Langevelde, a member of Michigan’s board of state canvassers, the ministerial body with sole authority to make official Joe Biden’s victory over Trump. “As John Adams once said, 'We are a government of laws, not men.' This board needs to adhere to that principle here today. This board must do its part to uphold the rule of law and comply with our legal duty to certify this election.”​
Van Langevelde is a Republican. He works for Republicans in the Statehouse. He gives legal guidance to advance Republican causes and win Republican campaigns. As a Republican, his mandate for Monday’s hearing—handed down from the state party chair, the national party chair and the president himself—was straightforward. They wanted Michigan’s board of canvassers to delay certification of Biden’s victory. Never mind that Trump lost by more than 154,000 votes, or that results were already certified in all 83 counties. The plan was to drag things out, to further muddy the election waters and delegitimize the process, to force the courts to take unprecedented actions that would forever taint Michigan’s process of certifying elections. Not because it was going to help Trump win but because it was going to help Trump cope with a loss. The president was not accepting defeat. That meant no Republican with career ambitions could accept it, either.​


That guy is so much better than the moral cowards in the Republican leadership today who stand by and watch our democratic institutions being undermined to assuage the fragile snowflake ego of the narcissist in the White House today.
more babble shit from the left
 

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So many in the GOP have gone batshit insane believing the lies and bizarre conspiracy theories of election fraud their President and lying echo-chamber media tells them.
You are the one who is batshit insane with hate for trump voters

liberal policies are killing America and you love it
It is hard to know what the Bubblecultits know anymore.
Are they stupid - shit yeah, of course.
Is it willful - again yes.
But the root cause is the Democratic Media - that keeps them too Bubblisled to know.

Luckily The Democratic Media is Committing suicide .
 

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So many in the GOP have gone batshit insane believing the lies and bizarre conspiracy theories of election fraud their President and lying echo-chamber media tells them.

So it's good to see some Republicans stand up to the would-be third-world tin-pot dictator trying to steal the election rather than being subsumed into the swamp of crazy that is making us a global embarrassment.

After five years spent bullying the Republican Party into submission, President Donald Trump finally met his match in Aaron Van Langevelde.​
Who?​
That’s right. In the end, it wasn’t a senator or a judge or a general who stood up to the leader of the free world. There was no dramatic, made-for-Hollywood collision of cosmic egos. Rather, the death knell of Trump’s presidency was sounded by a baby-faced lawyer, looking over his glasses on a grainy Zoom feed on a gloomy Monday afternoon, reading from a statement that reflected a courage and moral clarity that has gone AWOL from his party, pleading with the tens of thousands of people watching online to understand that some lines can never be uncrossed.​
“We must not attempt to exercise power we simply don’t have,” declared Van Langevelde, a member of Michigan’s board of state canvassers, the ministerial body with sole authority to make official Joe Biden’s victory over Trump. “As John Adams once said, 'We are a government of laws, not men.' This board needs to adhere to that principle here today. This board must do its part to uphold the rule of law and comply with our legal duty to certify this election.”​
Van Langevelde is a Republican. He works for Republicans in the Statehouse. He gives legal guidance to advance Republican causes and win Republican campaigns. As a Republican, his mandate for Monday’s hearing—handed down from the state party chair, the national party chair and the president himself—was straightforward. They wanted Michigan’s board of canvassers to delay certification of Biden’s victory. Never mind that Trump lost by more than 154,000 votes, or that results were already certified in all 83 counties. The plan was to drag things out, to further muddy the election waters and delegitimize the process, to force the courts to take unprecedented actions that would forever taint Michigan’s process of certifying elections. Not because it was going to help Trump win but because it was going to help Trump cope with a loss. The president was not accepting defeat. That meant no Republican with career ambitions could accept it, either.​


That guy is so much better than the moral cowards in the Republican leadership today who stand by and watch our democratic institutions being undermined to assuage the fragile snowflake ego of the narcissist in the White House today.
True.

But it should have never come to this; it should not have come down to a lone Republican in an otherwise corrupt and partisan GOP to do the right thing, acknowledge the will of the people, and respect the rule of law.
 

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Thank God that fat bastard has been vanquished from our White House.
 

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So many in the GOP have gone batshit insane believing the lies and bizarre conspiracy theories of election fraud their President and lying echo-chamber media tells them.

So it's good to see some Republicans stand up to the would-be third-world tin-pot dictator trying to steal the election rather than being subsumed into the swamp of crazy that is making us a global embarrassment.

After five years spent bullying the Republican Party into submission, President Donald Trump finally met his match in Aaron Van Langevelde.​
Who?​
That’s right. In the end, it wasn’t a senator or a judge or a general who stood up to the leader of the free world. There was no dramatic, made-for-Hollywood collision of cosmic egos. Rather, the death knell of Trump’s presidency was sounded by a baby-faced lawyer, looking over his glasses on a grainy Zoom feed on a gloomy Monday afternoon, reading from a statement that reflected a courage and moral clarity that has gone AWOL from his party, pleading with the tens of thousands of people watching online to understand that some lines can never be uncrossed.​
“We must not attempt to exercise power we simply don’t have,” declared Van Langevelde, a member of Michigan’s board of state canvassers, the ministerial body with sole authority to make official Joe Biden’s victory over Trump. “As John Adams once said, 'We are a government of laws, not men.' This board needs to adhere to that principle here today. This board must do its part to uphold the rule of law and comply with our legal duty to certify this election.”​
Van Langevelde is a Republican. He works for Republicans in the Statehouse. He gives legal guidance to advance Republican causes and win Republican campaigns. As a Republican, his mandate for Monday’s hearing—handed down from the state party chair, the national party chair and the president himself—was straightforward. They wanted Michigan’s board of canvassers to delay certification of Biden’s victory. Never mind that Trump lost by more than 154,000 votes, or that results were already certified in all 83 counties. The plan was to drag things out, to further muddy the election waters and delegitimize the process, to force the courts to take unprecedented actions that would forever taint Michigan’s process of certifying elections. Not because it was going to help Trump win but because it was going to help Trump cope with a loss. The president was not accepting defeat. That meant no Republican with career ambitions could accept it, either.​


That guy is so much better than the moral cowards in the Republican leadership today who stand by and watch our democratic institutions being undermined to assuage the fragile snowflake ego of the narcissist in the White House today.

there are LOTS of GREAT REPUBLICANS who defied trump;

George Conway
The Lincoln Project
Mitt Romney
Military Wives opposed to trump
Vets opposed to trump
Ex GOP government and military officials
 
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You are the one who is batshit insane with hate for trump voters
I feel sorry for many of you.

It infuriates me that you guys are spreading all this bullshit.

But on the other hand, I know how passionate you all are.

And you are being lied to by charlatans, grifters, frauds, spineless cowards and a man who would totally fuck you over in a second if he thought he could profit from it, i.e. your Orange God.

Trump lying.jpg
 

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Dim’s love to use the “Rule of Law” and yet don’t understand the fundamental concept that it applies to every institution and person regardless of political affiliation.
 

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So many in the GOP have gone batshit insane believing the lies and bizarre conspiracy theories of election fraud their President and lying echo-chamber media tells them.

So it's good to see some Republicans stand up to the would-be third-world tin-pot dictator trying to steal the election rather than being subsumed into the swamp of crazy that is making us a global embarrassment.

After five years spent bullying the Republican Party into submission, President Donald Trump finally met his match in Aaron Van Langevelde.​
Who?​
That’s right. In the end, it wasn’t a senator or a judge or a general who stood up to the leader of the free world. There was no dramatic, made-for-Hollywood collision of cosmic egos. Rather, the death knell of Trump’s presidency was sounded by a baby-faced lawyer, looking over his glasses on a grainy Zoom feed on a gloomy Monday afternoon, reading from a statement that reflected a courage and moral clarity that has gone AWOL from his party, pleading with the tens of thousands of people watching online to understand that some lines can never be uncrossed.​
“We must not attempt to exercise power we simply don’t have,” declared Van Langevelde, a member of Michigan’s board of state canvassers, the ministerial body with sole authority to make official Joe Biden’s victory over Trump. “As John Adams once said, 'We are a government of laws, not men.' This board needs to adhere to that principle here today. This board must do its part to uphold the rule of law and comply with our legal duty to certify this election.”​
Van Langevelde is a Republican. He works for Republicans in the Statehouse. He gives legal guidance to advance Republican causes and win Republican campaigns. As a Republican, his mandate for Monday’s hearing—handed down from the state party chair, the national party chair and the president himself—was straightforward. They wanted Michigan’s board of canvassers to delay certification of Biden’s victory. Never mind that Trump lost by more than 154,000 votes, or that results were already certified in all 83 counties. The plan was to drag things out, to further muddy the election waters and delegitimize the process, to force the courts to take unprecedented actions that would forever taint Michigan’s process of certifying elections. Not because it was going to help Trump win but because it was going to help Trump cope with a loss. The president was not accepting defeat. That meant no Republican with career ambitions could accept it, either.​


That guy is so much better than the moral cowards in the Republican leadership today who stand by and watch our democratic institutions being undermined to assuage the fragile snowflake ego of the narcissist in the White House today.
Just means he will now be vilified by Trump's cult..he's now a RINO..a traitor to his country.. yada..yada..yada
 

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So many in the GOP have gone batshit insane believing the lies and bizarre conspiracy theories of election fraud their President and lying echo-chamber media tells them.

So it's good to see some Republicans stand up to the would-be third-world tin-pot dictator trying to steal the election rather than being subsumed into the swamp of crazy that is making us a global embarrassment.

After five years spent bullying the Republican Party into submission, President Donald Trump finally met his match in Aaron Van Langevelde.​
Who?​
That’s right. In the end, it wasn’t a senator or a judge or a general who stood up to the leader of the free world. There was no dramatic, made-for-Hollywood collision of cosmic egos. Rather, the death knell of Trump’s presidency was sounded by a baby-faced lawyer, looking over his glasses on a grainy Zoom feed on a gloomy Monday afternoon, reading from a statement that reflected a courage and moral clarity that has gone AWOL from his party, pleading with the tens of thousands of people watching online to understand that some lines can never be uncrossed.​
“We must not attempt to exercise power we simply don’t have,” declared Van Langevelde, a member of Michigan’s board of state canvassers, the ministerial body with sole authority to make official Joe Biden’s victory over Trump. “As John Adams once said, 'We are a government of laws, not men.' This board needs to adhere to that principle here today. This board must do its part to uphold the rule of law and comply with our legal duty to certify this election.”​
Van Langevelde is a Republican. He works for Republicans in the Statehouse. He gives legal guidance to advance Republican causes and win Republican campaigns. As a Republican, his mandate for Monday’s hearing—handed down from the state party chair, the national party chair and the president himself—was straightforward. They wanted Michigan’s board of canvassers to delay certification of Biden’s victory. Never mind that Trump lost by more than 154,000 votes, or that results were already certified in all 83 counties. The plan was to drag things out, to further muddy the election waters and delegitimize the process, to force the courts to take unprecedented actions that would forever taint Michigan’s process of certifying elections. Not because it was going to help Trump win but because it was going to help Trump cope with a loss. The president was not accepting defeat. That meant no Republican with career ambitions could accept it, either.​


That guy is so much better than the moral cowards in the Republican leadership today who stand by and watch our democratic institutions being undermined to assuage the fragile snowflake ego of the narcissist in the White House today.
“The Rule of Law, Not Cult Membership, Rules This Country”
Hold on a minute...weren’t you fucked in the head bastards just telling us that BLM toads had the right to burn shit down at our expense?
 

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So many in the GOP have gone batshit insane believing the lies and bizarre conspiracy theories of election fraud their President and lying echo-chamber media tells them.

So it's good to see some Republicans stand up to the would-be third-world tin-pot dictator trying to steal the election rather than being subsumed into the swamp of crazy that is making us a global embarrassment.

After five years spent bullying the Republican Party into submission, President Donald Trump finally met his match in Aaron Van Langevelde.​
Who?​
That’s right. In the end, it wasn’t a senator or a judge or a general who stood up to the leader of the free world. There was no dramatic, made-for-Hollywood collision of cosmic egos. Rather, the death knell of Trump’s presidency was sounded by a baby-faced lawyer, looking over his glasses on a grainy Zoom feed on a gloomy Monday afternoon, reading from a statement that reflected a courage and moral clarity that has gone AWOL from his party, pleading with the tens of thousands of people watching online to understand that some lines can never be uncrossed.​
“We must not attempt to exercise power we simply don’t have,” declared Van Langevelde, a member of Michigan’s board of state canvassers, the ministerial body with sole authority to make official Joe Biden’s victory over Trump. “As John Adams once said, 'We are a government of laws, not men.' This board needs to adhere to that principle here today. This board must do its part to uphold the rule of law and comply with our legal duty to certify this election.”​
Van Langevelde is a Republican. He works for Republicans in the Statehouse. He gives legal guidance to advance Republican causes and win Republican campaigns. As a Republican, his mandate for Monday’s hearing—handed down from the state party chair, the national party chair and the president himself—was straightforward. They wanted Michigan’s board of canvassers to delay certification of Biden’s victory. Never mind that Trump lost by more than 154,000 votes, or that results were already certified in all 83 counties. The plan was to drag things out, to further muddy the election waters and delegitimize the process, to force the courts to take unprecedented actions that would forever taint Michigan’s process of certifying elections. Not because it was going to help Trump win but because it was going to help Trump cope with a loss. The president was not accepting defeat. That meant no Republican with career ambitions could accept it, either.​


That guy is so much better than the moral cowards in the Republican leadership today who stand by and watch our democratic institutions being undermined to assuage the fragile snowflake ego of the narcissist in the White House today.
Fake News. You thought the danger was Trump.

WELL, GOOD: Insiders say GOP pols aren’t scared of Trump now — they’re scared of his supporters.

The GOP base rejected the GOP "Leaders" controlled by the war mongers and the Chamber of Crony Capitalists many snows ago, as Fauxahontus would say, and nothing has changed.

Unlike Democrats, in the GOP the Base controls the party and we had a great election. That Democrats manage to steal the presidency through fraud will do them little good. 2022 you lose the House, 2024 you lose the presidency. In the meantime you will continue your efforts to violate the rights of others and fail at every turn.

TRUMP'S SUPREMES STRIKE DOWN GRANDMA KILLER CUOMO’S ANTI-RELIGIOUS COVID LIMITS: In a 5-4 decision that is full of positive implications for First Amendment litigation regarding religious freedom and practice, the Supreme Court late yesterday bitch slapped New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s unconstitutional restrictions on worship gatherings.

The decision by the nation’s highest court explained that “even in a pandemic, the Constitution cannot be put away and forgotten. The restrictions at issue here, by effectively barring many from attending religious services, strike at the very heart of the First Amendment’s guarantee of religious liberty. Before allowing this to occur, we have a duty to conduct a serious examination of the need for such a drastic measure.”

This is big and potentially yuuuuge. What is certain is that for those who love the First Amendment as a whole, and especially its guarantees of religious freedom and practice, this decision is something to indeed be thankful for on this Thanksgiving Day 2020.

The full opinion is here. Excerpt:
At the same time, the Governor has chosen to impose no capacity restrictions on certain businesses he considers “essential.” And it turns out the businesses the Governor considers essential include hardware stores, acupuncturists, and liquor stores. Bicycle repair shops, certain signage companies, accountants, lawyers, and insurance agents are all essential too.
The Gov is a rotten hateful bastard
So, at least according to the Governor, it may be unsafe to go to church, but it is always fine to pick up another bottle of wine, shop for a new bike, or spend the afternoon exploring your distal points and meridians. Who knew public health would so perfectly align with secular convenience?
Weird how it locks up those the Left hates and leaves those the favor much more free to live their lives.
As almost everyone on the Court today recognizes, squaring the Governor’s edicts with our traditional First Amendment rules is no easy task. People may gather inside for extended periods in bus stations and airports, in laundromats and banks, in hardware stores and liquor shops. No apparent reason exists why people may not gather, subject to identical restrictions, in churches or synagogues, especially when religious institutions have made plain that they stand ready, able, and willing to follow all the safety precautions required of “essential” businesses and perhaps more besides.
Today's Left Views The Religious As Second Class Citizens And Their Religion Of Domination Through Socialism As The State Religion To Be Imposed By Force
The only explanation for treating religious places differently seems to be a judgment that what happens there just isn’t as “essential” as what happens in secular spaces. Indeed, the Governor is remarkably frank about this: In his judgment laundry and liquor, travel and tools, are all “essential” while traditional religious exercises are not. That is exactly the kind of discrimination the First Amendment forbids.
Yep. I'm Thankful for Trump, McConnell and The Nortorius ACB!
 

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So many in the GOP have gone batshit insane believing the lies and bizarre conspiracy theories of election fraud their President and lying echo-chamber media tells them.

So it's good to see some Republicans stand up to the would-be third-world tin-pot dictator trying to steal the election rather than being subsumed into the swamp of crazy that is making us a global embarrassment.

After five years spent bullying the Republican Party into submission, President Donald Trump finally met his match in Aaron Van Langevelde.​
Who?​
That’s right. In the end, it wasn’t a senator or a judge or a general who stood up to the leader of the free world. There was no dramatic, made-for-Hollywood collision of cosmic egos. Rather, the death knell of Trump’s presidency was sounded by a baby-faced lawyer, looking over his glasses on a grainy Zoom feed on a gloomy Monday afternoon, reading from a statement that reflected a courage and moral clarity that has gone AWOL from his party, pleading with the tens of thousands of people watching online to understand that some lines can never be uncrossed.​
“We must not attempt to exercise power we simply don’t have,” declared Van Langevelde, a member of Michigan’s board of state canvassers, the ministerial body with sole authority to make official Joe Biden’s victory over Trump. “As John Adams once said, 'We are a government of laws, not men.' This board needs to adhere to that principle here today. This board must do its part to uphold the rule of law and comply with our legal duty to certify this election.”​
Van Langevelde is a Republican. He works for Republicans in the Statehouse. He gives legal guidance to advance Republican causes and win Republican campaigns. As a Republican, his mandate for Monday’s hearing—handed down from the state party chair, the national party chair and the president himself—was straightforward. They wanted Michigan’s board of canvassers to delay certification of Biden’s victory. Never mind that Trump lost by more than 154,000 votes, or that results were already certified in all 83 counties. The plan was to drag things out, to further muddy the election waters and delegitimize the process, to force the courts to take unprecedented actions that would forever taint Michigan’s process of certifying elections. Not because it was going to help Trump win but because it was going to help Trump cope with a loss. The president was not accepting defeat. That meant no Republican with career ambitions could accept it, either.​


That guy is so much better than the moral cowards in the Republican leadership today who stand by and watch our democratic institutions being undermined to assuage the fragile snowflake ego of the narcissist in the White House today.
Just means he will now be vilified by Trump's cult..he's now a RINO..a traitor to his country.. yada..yada..yada
Yes he is.
 

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So many in the GOP have gone batshit insane believing the lies and bizarre conspiracy theories of election fraud their President and lying echo-chamber media tells them.

So it's good to see some Republicans stand up to the would-be third-world tin-pot dictator trying to steal the election rather than being subsumed into the swamp of crazy that is making us a global embarrassment.

After five years spent bullying the Republican Party into submission, President Donald Trump finally met his match in Aaron Van Langevelde.​
Who?​
That’s right. In the end, it wasn’t a senator or a judge or a general who stood up to the leader of the free world. There was no dramatic, made-for-Hollywood collision of cosmic egos. Rather, the death knell of Trump’s presidency was sounded by a baby-faced lawyer, looking over his glasses on a grainy Zoom feed on a gloomy Monday afternoon, reading from a statement that reflected a courage and moral clarity that has gone AWOL from his party, pleading with the tens of thousands of people watching online to understand that some lines can never be uncrossed.​
“We must not attempt to exercise power we simply don’t have,” declared Van Langevelde, a member of Michigan’s board of state canvassers, the ministerial body with sole authority to make official Joe Biden’s victory over Trump. “As John Adams once said, 'We are a government of laws, not men.' This board needs to adhere to that principle here today. This board must do its part to uphold the rule of law and comply with our legal duty to certify this election.”​
Van Langevelde is a Republican. He works for Republicans in the Statehouse. He gives legal guidance to advance Republican causes and win Republican campaigns. As a Republican, his mandate for Monday’s hearing—handed down from the state party chair, the national party chair and the president himself—was straightforward. They wanted Michigan’s board of canvassers to delay certification of Biden’s victory. Never mind that Trump lost by more than 154,000 votes, or that results were already certified in all 83 counties. The plan was to drag things out, to further muddy the election waters and delegitimize the process, to force the courts to take unprecedented actions that would forever taint Michigan’s process of certifying elections. Not because it was going to help Trump win but because it was going to help Trump cope with a loss. The president was not accepting defeat. That meant no Republican with career ambitions could accept it, either.​


That guy is so much better than the moral cowards in the Republican leadership today who stand by and watch our democratic institutions being undermined to assuage the fragile snowflake ego of the narcissist in the White House today.

there are LOTS of GREAT REPUBLICANS who defied trump;

George Conway
The Lincoln Project
Mitt Romney
Military Wives opposed to trump
Vets opposed to trump
Ex GOP government and military officials
The douchebag hall of shame.
 

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And you are being lied to by charlatans, grifters, frauds, spineless cowards and a man who would totally fuck you over in a second if he thought he could profit from it, i.e. your Orange God.
All you can do is attack trump’s personality

you TRY to impugn his character on moral grounds

but that fails because so many democrats are lying, cheating, adultering, homosexualiting, (yes I know those are not correct English words), pedophiling, men and women as bad or worse than trump

Trump has demonstrated that he is the most honest person IN washington because he is not OF washington

Professional politicians view a campaign promise as toilet paper

they use it to get elected and then wipe their ass with it

Trump says what he means and then does it to the best of his ability
 

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