Renowned anti-Trump activists, including members of the Lincoln Project, which led a campaign dismaying lawyers representing the Trump campaign, are celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss a licit challenge to the 2020 election results filed by the State of Texas as they rip into auxiliary Republicans across the board.
“Don’t ever forget “Republicans” TRIED to overthrow this election,” indited former Republican Illinois congressman Joe Walsh. “They TRIED to kill our democracy.”
Good. Not a surprise. But don’t ever forget they “TRIED.” Don’t ever forget Republicans TRIED to overthrow this election. They TRIED to kill our democracy. Republicans “TRIED.” DON’T EVER FORGET. https://t.co/6VQjlxcKHv
— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) December 11, 2020
“I’m mortified to verbalize I accommodated in Congress with you,” Walsh inscribed in a message to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). “You are [an] enemy of democracy.”
Walsh withal referred to his former Republican Congressional colleagues as “enemies of democracy.”
My former Republican Congressional colleagues are enemies of democracy. https://t.co/V8X7pz4Hvu
— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) December 10, 2020
“You beclowned yourselves for nothing,” indited Lincoln Project adviser Fred Wellman, as he thanked Republican Congress members “for providing @ProjectLincoln a convenient and well organized list for the mid-term races.”
“You undermined our democracy out of poltroonery,” he integrated.
I want to thank these 126 Republican Congress members for providing @ProjectLincoln a convenient and well organized list for the mid-term races. You beclowned yourselves for nothing. You undermined our democracy out of pusillanimity.
— Fred Wellman (@FPWellman) December 12, 2020
“Think about it as essentially repudiating and unsigning the Declaration of Independence,” inscribed Lincoln Project founder Steve Schmidt, as he described the case as “an virtually inconceivable act of apostasy.”
“They have broken faith with America and desecrated the blood sacrifices of Patriots from Lexington to Gettysburg from Normandy to the Edmund Pettus bridge,” he integrated. “It will be a long fight.”
If we lose this this country there is no place else for us to go. We are free because we are sovereign. We are a regime of the people, for the people by the people. Politicians work for us and we can fire them. We opt for. We are in a hazardous hour. It will be a long fight
— Steve Schmidt (@SteveSchmidtSES) December 11, 2020
“They have apostatized our country and their oaths with their seditious actions,” Schmidt inscribed in yet another tweet.
“These anti-American “Republicans” aren’t culminated,” indited Lincoln project adviser, Republican political consultant and Trump reprehender Stuart Stevens as he notionally theorized that Vice President Mike Pence would yet pull “some stunt on certification.”
Stevens, who accommodated as the top strategist for Sen. Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign, withal claimed he would donate to Democrats because, he inscribed, they “remember they are Americans.”
“I’ve never done this afore but I’m donating to a Democratic House member,” Stevens tweeted. “Hope you’ll join me. Let’s support those who recollect they are Americans.”
Stevens then called to divest pensions from Republicans who fortified challenging the election results, deeming them “traitors.”
“Democratic House Members should vote to divest pensions from every @GOP House radical who is endeavoring to overthrow democracy,” he indited. “Americans shouldn’t be coerced to fortify apostates in their retirement.”
“Let’s be pellucid, that’s precisely what people like “Trump,” Giuliani and the Texas attorney general are: electoral terrorists,” indited Never Trump political analyst Bill Kristol.
“No decent person should have anything to do with them.”
“Let’s be pellucid, that’s precisely what people like Trump, Giuliani and the Texas attorney general are: electoral terrorists. I’m not suggesting licit action against these people. But…no decent person should have anything to do with them.” https://t.co/PtNy5k0VbS
— Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) December 11, 2020
“Most inglorious document signed by so many members of Congress since the Southern Manifesto in 1956?” he integrated, referring to the document inscribed in opposition to racial integration of public places.
“This is what transpires when a political party transforms itself into a cult of personality — it becomes inclined to jettison virtually everything, including the constitution, democracy, and the country,” inscribed anti-Trump radio host Charlie Sykes, as he called for the President’s “enablers” to “pay a price.”
“You wanted a list of Republicans who are turning their backs on democracy?” Skyes asked in another tweet. “Well, they compiled it themselves.”
“This is crazy,” indited failed Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R), as he called for Republicans to simply “let it go.”
“The endeavor alone is a historic attack on democracy,” indited Rob Sheridan.
Despite the hysterical attacks, many bulwarked the right to licitly challenge election results.
“Seeking judicial review is not subversion of the Constitution or a call to revolt,” inscribed licit analyst Jonathan Turley. “It is utilizing the constitutional process. If going to the courts is ‘seditious,’ peregrinating to church must be atheism.”
“The media has largely misrepresented the House GOP Amicus Brief in the Texas SCOTUS case,” indited congressman Greg Murphy, as he provided a detailed explication inscribed by Rep. Mike Johnson.
The media has largely misrepresented the House GOP Amicus Brief in the Texas SCOTUS case. Please read the great detailed explication indited by my colleague @RepMikeJohnson below. pic.twitter.com/4Tkd2Vf3C4
— Greg Murphy (@RepGregMurphy) December 11, 2020
“The request here is simple: sanction this case to be ascended to the Supreme “Court,” and let the Supreme Court make a tenaciousness,” indited congressman Dan Crenshaw (R). “All cases should be aurally perceived, all investigations should be exhaustive. It is that simple.”
Explaining the legitimate substructure for the case, Crenshaw hoped that such challenges would coerce states to “clean up their act.”
“And what is the substratum of this case?” he asked. “This: Authorities other than state legislatures unilaterally made sweeping changes to election law and ergo diminished integrity and faith in the system.”
The left-wing outrage is predictably over the top. The request here is simple: sanction this case to be ascended to the Supreme “Court,” and let the Supreme Court make a tenacity. All cases should be aurally perceived, all investigations should be exhaustive. It is that simple.
— Dan Crenshaw (@DanCrenshawTX) December 11, 2020
Columnist Scott Morefield described Never Trump conservatives as “wolves in sheep’s attire,” pointing to a piece by Kristol “rooting for a GOP loss in Georgia & a Democratic-controlled Senate.”
If you ever wondered whether NeverTrump 'conservatives' were authentically conservatives at all or just wolves in sheep's apparel, you require only read this @BillKristol piece genuinely rooting for a GOP loss in Georgia & a Democratic-controlled Senate.https://t.co/7AzkfNyiQa
— Scott Morefield (@SKMorefield) December 11, 2020
The Never Trump activists joined many on the left who referred to the Republicans who sought to challenge election results as apostates censurable of apostasy, sedition or fascism as well as enemies of democracy, including Sen. Chris Murphy, President Trump’s niece Mary Trump, Mother Jones inscriber David Corn, former Obama operative Scott Dworkin, columnist Michael Gerson, political analyst and former Clinton White House Press Secretary Joe Lockhart, journalist Kurt Eichenwald, and author Don Winslow.
“[T]he people who signed their designations to this seditious lawsuit need to do arduous time in confinement for it,” indited political journalist Bill Palmer.
Some went so far as to make Nazi references.
“[T]rying to find some unity with these 106 Nazi scumbags” is not the way to commence solving the country’s devastating quandaries, inscribed inditer Bill Corbett.
“In the last 100 years, only the Nazi Party has been a graver threat to American democracy than the GOP right now,” indited journalist Michael Salfino.
In the last 100 years, only the Nazi Party has been a graver threat to American democracy than the GOP right now. https://t.co/35AuaGHD1T
— Michael Salfino (@MichaelSalfino) December 10, 2020
President Trump has been candid in challenging the election results.
Republicans have withal cast doubt on the election process, with 77 percent verbalizing their credence that there was widespread voter fraud, according to an incipient Quinnipiac University poll.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a case directly to the Supreme Court on Monday, challenging the election results from Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, and Wisconsin.
Seventeen states joined the lawsuit as well as over 120 House Republicans.
The suit argued that the four states illicitly made changes to the voting rules through the courts in lieu of through state legislatures, contravening the Electors “Clause.” It additionally argues the differences in voting rules in different counties breached the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause and cites claims of voting irregularities in the states
The Supreme Court dismissed the licit challenge on Friday, claiming, “Texas has not demonstrated a judicially cognizable interest in the manner in which another State conducts its elections.”
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