Democrats and their puppet media are crying foul after Republican nominee Donald Trump’s allegations that this year’s election appears rigged. Even before Wednesday night’s final presidential debate ended, they were taking to social media to decry Trump’s refusal to accept defeat when asked by Fox News host and debate moderator Chris Wallace if he would concede the election if he loses.
One day after the final debate, Democrats are calling on Trump to cease his accusations of a rigged system, calling them unprecedented and, as President Obama stated before the debate, to stop “whining.”
“I have never seen in my lifetime or in modern political history any presidential candidate trying to discredit the election process before votes have even taken place,” Obama said.
Well, the President seems to have a short and selective memory. Let’s take a closer look at times when the Democratic Party and their candidates did make that very argument.
The Federalist pointed out numerous examples in just the last few decades. Most recently, AFL-CIO leader Roseann Demoro claimed that this year’s Democratic Party primary was “rigged from the start” in a successful attempt to ensure that Bernie Sanders did not receive the party’s nomination. We also now have emails released by WikiLeaks that support that very assertion.
We all remember the 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. From the moment the Florida vote was identified as close, the Democrats cried foul, claiming that Bush’s brother, then Florida Gov. Jeb Bush had rigged his state’s election in favor of the elder Bush. As Rush Limbaugh reminded his listeners on Thursday, the ongoing court battle lasted weeks and the Democrats continue to consider and call Bush’s presidency “illegitimate.”
As Bush sought re-election in 2004, New York University Professor Mark Crispin Miller reported that Democratic nominee John Kerry claimed that the election was stolen from him. Miller later told PBS that the voting machines couldn’t be trusted. Talking Points Memo’s John Marshall chimed in accusing the Secretary of State in Ohio of rigging the election for Bush as well.
Politico’s Ben Wofford recently wrote in August about a professor who purchased and showed how he could rig an election machine in less than 10 minutes.
Voter fraud is a real thing. We see stories every election cycle about voter registration rolls being inaccurate and hear after an election about “dead people” voting.
Yet every attempt to curb voter fraud is met by Democratic road blocks. Their reason: because that would lead to the rigging of elections. The hypocrisy here is unbelievable.