It’s hard to imagine that the day has come to protect our democracy on our home soil. But it’s here.
Trump has been telling people he expects to be reinstated as president in August.
Talk of a Myanmar-style coup has been popular among some Trump supporters and QAnon believers for months.
Michael Flynn, the retired U.S. army lieutenant general and former National Security Advisor who was forced to resign from the Trump administration after lying to Vice President Mike Pence about his interactions with the Russian Ambassador to the U.S., says he thinks a coup that happened in Myanmar should happen in the U.S.
Flynn says there is no reason it can’t happen here. It should happen here. That’s right, causing the audience to erupt in more applause.
Flynn later claimed the media had misrepresented his comments. See for yourself. Google Michael Flynn video.
Republicans are putting America’s democracy in mortal danger, more than 100 scholars warn.
The scholars said that the GOP initiatives are transforming several stages into political systems that no longer meet the minimum conditions for free and fair elections.
Our entire democracy is at risk. The Republicans are choosing Donald Trump over democracy.
The Republicans are unwilling to defend democracy.
Example: 139 Republicans who lied, fueled an insurrection, and then voted to cover it up.
Five years ago, would you imagine that a retired three star general would be calling for a coup in America at a convention of conspiracy theorists in Texas?
These people are trying to unravel our democracy, and to save our democracy, they must be dealt with at the polls.
James Hodges, Steens