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am_Unition  ·  880 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Donald Trump's January 6

Apparently it's not just Wolff, it's any idiot taking Trump's enablers and defenders at their word, and then amplifying Trumpist propaganda for a fucking book deal. I'm never going to directly link to anything else from any of the new books, but at least one writer on the same site hosting the Jan. 6 story excerpt had the same reaction I did when reading the "inside story" of election night. The "story" is: "Sooooo, it's super late on Nov. 3, and Rudy's super drunk, and Rudy tells Trump to say he won the election while Trump's still ahead, and so Trump was like 'OK, I guess'. Isn't Rudy crazy??!"

Well, Rudy's for sure crazy, but:

Another "OoOopSiEeeeee, who could have knowned Trump would do that, He didn't meaned to" moment, as told by sources deep down in Trump world, who have NEVER been known to lie.

pssssst. Hey I think that if you claim to have only accidentally incited an insurrection attempt by blatantly lying, but then you kept telling the same lies again, six months later? And you also continually praised like hundreds of people on trial for the crimes you are alleged to have possibly incited? I dunno, that could be bad for you??

He's more or less daring DoJ to prosecute him by helping them build a case against himself.

If he's alive, he'll run in 2024, even if he's in prison or been broken out of prison and is in hiding or fled the country. If he loses, he'll probably try to stoke another Jan. 6, but I think that tactic only almost-works once. If he wins, buhbye U.S. democracy, 100%. Quite the bifurcation.

Sorry. I wish I didn't feel the need to make this hubski installment, but I can't stop staring in shock at the ongoing radicalization of the republican party by a man for whom it seems a tossup between mental illness or evil incarnate. It feels absolutely defeating to me that the man's supporters would say similar things about anyone he points them at, even if he praised the target only yesterday.

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