“I found nothing in the data that shows the election was rigged,” Briggs notes. “If anything, there are a few small factors that tilt slightly in favor of Republicans.”
The soft coup consists of decorating a minority to look like a majority, broadcasting their complaints, stirring up controversies and confrontations, and wearing down the true majority running the government until it’s possible to take them down through some farce: a judicial one in Honduras, a parliamentary one in Brazil, or an electoral one in Bolivia, or forcing a foreign intervention, as they are attempting in Venezuela, and as some dream of doing in Cuba.
The left blames the right. The right accuses the left. Each tells us that if they were in charge, this disaster would never have happened.
But they were in charge. Every step of the way, the left and the right were in charge. The disaster happened. They built this ship that’s sinking. Stuffed with arrogance and greed, they plowed us all to our demise.