Trump is Not Going to Go Quietly

Dr. Munr Kazmir
5 min readNov 8, 2020

Nor should he. A Biden presidency will be more successful if accusations of election fraud are properly laid to rest.

President Donald J. Trump greets guests on the South Lawn of the White House Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, prior to boarding Marine One en route to Joint Base Andrews, Md. to begin his trip to Michigan, Wisconsin, Nebraska and Nevada. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

No one should have anything to fear from a transparent, fair and legal examination of ballots in disputed swing states, especially with so many accusations of fraud and malfeasance.

Republican voters have been told for months- years, really- that their candidate had no chance of winning. After 2016, after three long years of pushing Russian collusion theories with what we now know was a complete lack of evidence, after all the misleading polling of 2020, it should surprise no one- on the left or the right- that conservatives have lost all faith in mainstream media companies, their predictions and their pronouncements.

Democrats crowing over a Biden “victory” should take a pause: The Democratic Party had a great deal more money to spend on this election, unremittingly favorable media coverage of Democrats, unremittingly negative media coverage of Republicans and Donald Trump, the full cooperation of tech companies to suppress negative stories about Joe Biden and censor Donald Trump, and the complicity of the entire polling industry- Donald Trump still almost beat them. Again.

That it took days- rather than hours- during which the race only went one way- Joe Biden’s- will not help Democrats convince skeptical Republicans.

Four long years ago, Democrats suspected Donald Trump and the Trump campaign of colluding with Russia to steal the 2016 election from Hillary Clinton. Democrats certainly got their Mueller investigation- an exhaustive, divisive endeavor which involved three years, tens of millions of dollars, and a crack team of legal professionals belonging to the Democratic Party.

Donald Trump was forced to withstand the investigation, including the wildest speculations of overly credulous members of the press entertaining the more lurid aspects of the Steele Dossier, i.e., the “pee tape.”

So too must Democrats and Joe Biden endure the next months, perhaps longer, of legal professionals recounting every ballot, examining every report of election fraud, of dead people voting, of mysterious computer program glitches which reassigned votes cast for Trump to Joe Biden, of turnouts over 100% in tight…