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“Never leave it to the judges.” This admonition of every rule-based combat sport goes double for elections. John Roberts has already amply demonstrated that he is no William Rehnquist. If we leave the 2020 presidential and Congressional elections to the courts, John Roberts will deliver the result George Bush wants: a boot in the face of every voter who dared to vote for President Trump. There will be no repeat of the 9-0 Bush v. Gore opinion. We need far more than President Trump talking about the foreseeable disaster of mail-out vote fraud, which he keeps mislabeling as mail-in voting.
We need immediate administrative and litigation work that spells out the specific, historically documented threat of massive voter fraud and that seeks as a remedy a strict prohibition on issuing ballots to any person or address not validated this year as a live voter address. We simultaneously need to collectively get off our duffs and fight like we have a country to save. I mean that we, you and I, have to be directly involved in getting every single possible real vote into the right box with the right candidates marked. Whatever the local rule, that is the game you and I must play or shut the federalism up!
As a casual fan of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), I have heard competent losers, after a bout went to the judges’ scorecard, say “I didn’t finish my opponent. You can never leave it in the judges’ hands.” Politics ain’t bean-ball, and there is no crying in presidential elections. Fight to win or don’t snivel about the results. It is not as if Democrats cheating is a new thing. As Salem Radio host Hugh Hewitt wrote in the summer of July 2004, the election after Al Gore and the Palm Beach Democrats tried to steal the 2000 election, If It’s Not Close, They Can’t Cheat.” The rest of the title? “Crushing the Democrats in Every Election, and Why Your Life Depends on It.” Yes. When your opposition is the party of two steps forward and one step back, of Rules for Radicals and Das Kapital, it actually, no kidding, for real is a matter of physical life and death for many in our lifetimes and of liberty or reeducation camps for many more. Until we reconquer our own nation’s culture, them’s the rules.