Americans Are Sleepwalking Into Completion of Trump’s Unfinished Coup [sic]

Source: Common Dreams
by Robert Reich

“The former president’s attempted coup [sic] is not stopping. He still refuses to concede and continues to rile up supporters with his bogus claim that the 2020 election was stolen. Tens of millions of Americans believe him. Last Sunday, at a Republican event in Franklin, North Carolina, Congressman Madison Cawthorn, repeating Trump’s big lie, called the rioters who stormed the Capitol on January 6 ‘political hostages.’ Cawthorn also advised the crowd to begin stockpiling ammunition for what he said is likely to be American-versus-American ‘bloodshed’ over unfavorable election results.” [editor’s note: This is a reminder of how “progressives” still see their own real failed 2016 coup attempt (Russiagate), projecting it onto Trump’s efforts to find out whether the 2020 election was legitimate – SAT] [additional editor’s note: This is a reminder of how SAT still fantasizes that Trump’s “efforts” are directed toward any such goal – TLK] (09/06/21)