The other day I noted on Twitter that I, on the radio, was having to talk some listeners out of the idea that we need to round up all the muslims, screw the constitution. The predictable flood of tweets from the left started that these were people I had helped create and now was having to deal with the fall out.
The left, of course, has its own lunatics, nuts, and shooters who the left refuses to take responsibility for. The political side that believes in abortion instead of responsibility is always ready to sever ties with its Floyd Lee Corkins’s while forcing the right to own up to any and all cranks.
Lest you fall under the delusion that there are only problemed souls on the right, the left is already preparing its conspiracy theories for how the right stole the 2016 election.
They are using 2015 elections as the trial run. So convinced that they have a permanent political majority and everyone already agrees with them, they cannot conceive of voters actually rejecting them and their ideas. Pay no attention to the scale of Republican wins in 2010, 2012, and 2014. Just look at the Presidency, that’s all. No, don’t look at the Governors’ Mansions, state legislatures, congress, county governments, and municipalities around the nation. Don’t do that.
For all of the joy the Left takes in declaring that it has a monopoly on facts and data and faith in both – and its insistence that only racists believe fraud at election time is possible – we’re really only one national election loss away from an outbreak of wackadoo conspiracy theories about Republicans stealing elections. (Actual headline at TPM today: “Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy”). You can see those bubbling up already at the far-Left site Alternet, which has recently peddled theories that election fraud cost Democrats the Kentucky Governor’s race and – horrors! – defeated the referendum in Ohio to legalize marijuana.
The Kentucky theory, in which Brad Friedman of BradBlog (drawing on a post over at Crooks & Liars) breathlessly asks, “Did GOP Insiders Steal the Kentucky Governor’s Race for Tea Partier Matt Bevin?,” is based entirely – I kid you not – on the notion that it’s impossible that Bevin would run better than some other Republican candidates on the ballot