New York Times in a lather about Trump’s “election conspiracist” to monitor the next election. Shame!!

New York Times in a lather about Trump’s “election conspiracist” to monitor the next election. Shame!!

Deniers gather in their coven to pot how to steal the 2024 election

Imagine, organizing poll watchers! What is this world coming to.

Should be another Pulitzer Prize for the vaunted New York Times: I has discovered that a lawyer who challenge the 2020 presidential election is “mobilizing” citizens and–gasp–” marshaling volunteers to stake out election offices, file information requests, monitor voting, work at polling places and keep detailed records of their work.”

Call up the National Guard.

Here are the Times headlines that reflect the typical biased media report:

Lawyer Who Plotted to Overturn Trump Loss Recruits Election Deniers to Watch Over the Vote.

A central figure in the scheme to reverse the 2020 election is mobilizing grass-roots activists into an “army of citizens” trained to aggressively monitor elections.

Read down in the story, and you’ll find the reporter, one Alexandra Berzon (B.A Vassar College), reveals the organizer is “…recruiting election conspiracists into an organized cavalry of activists.

Quick, someone get me a chair; I can’t take this news standing up.

You’d think that someone, anyone, in the news room would say that this is normal election organizing and that election “deniers” have every right to do so.

But nay, Even Tom Jones, Poynter’s self-appointed media watchdog praised the story:

The story starts with lawyer Cleta Mitchell leading a seminar on “election integrity” telling 150 “activists-in-training”: “We are taking the lessons we learned in 2020 and we are going forward to make sure they never happen again.”’

Jones highly recommends the story: “Read the story. It’s extremely troubling.”

Damn right it is. Troubling because the of (1) a reporter’s ignorance, (2) the extremely biased reporting, and (3) no editor spiked the story.

The story more than suggests that people who have argued the case that the 2020 was flawed, “stolen” or whatever are unspeakable dumbbells and dangerous. Their arguments about the election are always described as “debunked,” “unfounded,” “false,” “discredited” and so forth. Those subjective words reflect a judgment that waves away the idea that anyone in his right mind would consider an alternative to the give, ex cathedra wisdom

Yes, it is a legitimate story, just as a story about woke political organizers would be. What makes this illegitimate is the obvious and troubling bias, as if “deniers” are gathering in a secret coven, plotting an insurrection and, let’s say it, evil

I’m not a denier, nor am I an affirmer. I’ve read (and am still reading) both sides. Election fraud is a proven fact; there are legitimate arguments on both sides. I give the “deniers” the respect of listening to their arguments, and not dismissing them out of hand. This is a democracy after all. How ironic that the left keeps accusing the right of endangering democracy without seeing the mote in their own eyes.

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