A Return to Normalcy: Revisiting the Election of 1920

When considered against the electoral circumstances that exchanged Wilson, a Democrat, for Harding, a Republican, some of the tumults of 2020 appear to be a centennial reiteration, or inversion, of the calamities and longings of the 1920 campaign.

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Hawley and Cruz Lie Because They Think Republicans Are Stupid

Josh Hawley, Ted Cruz, and other Republicans promote Trump’s lies about the 2020 election because they think their supporters are stupid enough to believe them.

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Josh Hawley Betrayed His Oath To Uphold the United States Constitution

Josh Hawley is more responsible than anyone but Donald Trump for the attack on the Capitol Building. He has betrayed his oath to uphold the United States Constitution.

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Happy Electoral College Day! The 2020 Edition

According to the United States Constitution, the Electoral College has the official responsibility of choosing the President of the United States. In 2020, the Electoral College has voted to elect Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States.

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Trump Supporters Don’t Need Evidence To Believe in Election Fraud

In lawsuits alleging election fraud, Trump supporters described what they saw, heard and suspected. Many of their allegations crumbled under scrutiny. They still believe.

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Right-Wing Militias are Preparing for Civil War

“Some writers popular on the militant right had been warning that wars don’t always start with a clear, decisive event—an attack, a coup, an invasion—and that you might not realize you’re in one until it’s underway.”

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Trump Lost in the Real World, But Not in Trumpland

“The election is over. But pro-Trump media outlets are helping Trump spin the narrative that it isn’t.”

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The Census, Gerrymandering, and The 2020 Election: A Republican Win

“Every 10 years, after the census, congressional and state legislature districts are redrawn to account for population changes. This gives whoever is drawing the maps the power to maximize the number of districts that favor their party — a tactic known as gerrymandering.”

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Tucker Carlson Is Not A Credible Source For News

Tucker Carlson is not a credible source for news. Fox News and a US Federal District Court Judge appointed by Donald Trump agree.

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The Changing Republican Party

This collapse of a major political party as a moral governing force is unlike anything we have seen in modern American politics.

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Identity Politics is Not Going Away

What we know now is that there are two Americas separated by very different visions of both the present and the future. Trump’s America is angry and in a mood to keep tearing down the institutions it feels have turned against it. Biden’s country is aghast that there are people who don’t see the very different future it does.

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Stop the Count!

Donald Trump’s call to stop the counting of votes and his unsubstantiated claims of election fraud are an attack on democracy.

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