Trump claims voters will quickly be taught extra about “braveness” and “saving our nation” in bogus fraud fits
President Donald Trump stressed that his election fraud lawsuits, thrown out of court for lack of credible evidence and symbolizing his crusade to reverse the results of an election decisively won by President-elect Joe Biden, would soon teach American voters “courage “and” saving our country “.
“I have received hundreds of thousands of legal votes in all swing states than my opponent, ”said the President. “ALL the data recorded after the vote said I couldn’t lose unless FIXED!”
We will soon learn about the word “courage” and save our country. I have received hundreds of thousands of legal votes in all swing states than my opponent. ALL the data recorded after the vote says I couldn’t lose unless FIXED!
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 9, 2020
Trump is wrong. He has long referred to his first election victory as a “landslide” but failed to notice that Biden beat him with the same electoral margin Trump beat Hillary Clinton in 2016. But even that is misleading.
FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver “found that the percentage of votes won by Trump – 56.9 percent – was well below the historical average of 70.9 percent,” according to a 2016 survey by Factcheck.org.
Factcheck.org went on to note that “Silver found that Trump’s share of the electoral vote fell to 44th place out of 54 elections in 1804. Elections of the day. “
The president has insisted for the past few weeks that the election was fraudulent, although his own security agencies have found no evidence to support his claims. Last month, for example, he assertseven without evidence that Biden can only take office “if he can prove that his ridiculous” referendum was not “obtained fraudulently or illegally”.
The president failed to acknowledge his own behavior, which led more Democrats to vote by mail. In contrast, the president urged supporters for months that mail-in votes for fraud were widespread, although there was no evidence to support this claim either.
Alan is a New York based writer, editor, and news junkie.