Update: Our fourth point at the end comes to fruition. Trump wins again and the GOP can giggle in glee: Nancy Pelousy is again voted by Dimocrats to be the top Dimocrat. Dimocrats never learn:
Pelosi got 134 votes to Ryan’s 63. The victory sends a message that while there’s a growing appetite for major changes in the party’s leadership structure and messaging tactics, it’s not strong enough to loosen Pelosi’s grip on a liberal-heavy group that’s rarely challenged her authority.
Ryan and his supporters had argued that the Democrats’ grim performance in this year’s elections — the latest in a string of cycles planting Republicans firmly in the majority — was a clear signal that Pelosi’s leadership strategy has failed to attract the broad coalition of voters required to return the Speaker’s gavel to the Democrats’ hands.
The critics pointed, in particular, to the party’s alienation of the middle-class Rust Belt workers, who flocked to Trump and secured victories for a long list of vulnerable Republicans down the ballot.
As our article explains, this is great news for President-Elect Donald J. Trump and the GOP. This means the Dimocrats will take longer than ever to turn to the center and sanity. It’s bad news for the nation but in the rivalry between parties the last thing the GOP wanted was for the Obama Dimocrat Party to become once again the Democratic Party of FDR/Kennedy/Clinton. The Dims remain the party of the loons and President-Elect Donald J. Trump can continue to rack up big victories such as the Carrier deal which saves American jobs.
President-Elect Donald J. Trump can only giggle at the prospect of our fifth and sixth points coming to fruition. Good times. America Great Again – coming soon – after January 20, 2017.
President-Elect Donald J. Trump is in a win/win/win position; Jill Stein is playing a very smart game; Hillary Clinton and Hillary2016 are once again, as we have previously written, proving Hillary2016 is the dumbest campaign ever. Let’s look at the recount follies.
Green Party candidate Jill Stein’s call for a recount in three states Donald J. Trump won is a flim-flam scam worthy of flim-flam master Barack Obama. Stein’s game is all about the future of the Green Party and the 2020 beatdown of the Obama Party. This is something Republicans and Democrats don’t see as they mock or revile Jill Stein. Played correctly by President-Elect Donald J. Trump this could be yet another nail in the party of Barack Obama.
Look at how brilliantly Jill Stein has played the game. Jill Stein lost massively (1.04% of the vote, up from 0.36% of the vote in 2012) and in certain states (Michigan, Wisconsin) won enough of the vote to deny Hillary Clinton victory in those states. Jill Stein during the campaign attacked Hillary Clinton more than she attacked Donald J. Trump. Now, for the dimwits who hate Donald J. Trump, Jill Stein is a heroine. In one brilliant move Jill Stein went from hated in some quarters of the left, to respected, and perhaps even financed. Well played, girlfriend, well played.
Jill Stein helped Donald J. Trump and hurt Hillary Clinton during the campaign. Immediately after the campaign, Jill Stein gets money from Hillary Clinton supporters (and presumably some other nefarious sources such as the Soros family). Jill Stein attacked Hillary Clinton and she is rewarded with millions of dollars for her scam recounts from Hillary supporters! Jill Stein, also with this brilliant recount scam, has garnered more Big Media attention (12x the coverage), than she received during the entire presidential campaign.
But the millions of dollars scammed from the dimwits and the Big Media limelight are not what Jill Stein is up to. Jill Stein has bigger aims than filthy lucre and spotlights of Big Media and leftist love. Jill Stein has much bigger aims which the Republican Party, and President-Elect Donald J. Trump should be very happy about. Jill Stein’s smart moves, of course, completely elude the dumb-ass Hillary2016 campaign.
Jill Stein is up to something very very smart. Jill Stein if successful will destroy whatever remains of the entity that Barack Obama has trashed. Jill Stein doesn’t need to win the recounts. Jill Stein doesn’t even need to win. All Jill Stein wants is to leverage this election cycle for half a percent or perhaps a full percent (or 2 or 3 or 4 or more) of additional voter support for the Green Party in future elections. The results if that strategy succeeds is that the party of Barack Obama will never recover enough strength to win another presidential election unless it bows down to the Green Party. Repeat: Jill Stein and the Green Party strategy is to get enough support that the Obama Party cannot win without capitulating to the Greens. Well played, girlfriend, well played.
Jill Stein played her low cards with an experienced gambler’s dexterity. Having hurt Hillary Clinton during the election, Jill Stein became the Joan of Arc for Hillary Clinton supporters. Stein’s calls for money to finance her proposed recounts got her more money than her campaign ever received. But that was just the beginning. Jill Stein set herself up as the Joan of Arc fighting for the discouraged saps that voted for Hillary Clinton. This led to Hillary2016 once again proving itself, yet again, to be the dumbest campaign we have ever seen.
Perhaps it was fear of Jill Stein’s audacious move to fit into the armor of Joan of Arc that led Hillary2016 into further stupidity. But it is hard to tell. Hillary2016 was always doing the wrong thing at the wrong time so that perhaps it was just a force of habit that best explains the latest stupidity. Whatever the reason, Hillary2016 decided to join the Jill Stein recount follies.
FLASHBACK: Clinton blasted Trump for not saying he will accept election results…yet now her campaign joins Wisconsin recount effort pic.twitter.com/dVqiFvJR5U
— FOX & Friends (@foxandfriends) November 28, 2016
How dumb was the Hillary2016 alliance with Jill Stein? First, Hillary Clinton and Hillary2016 marked themselves as following the leader, Jill Stein. Second, Hillary Clinton and Hillary2016 convicted themselves of fetid hypocrisy with the calls for a recount because of their earlier condemnations of Donald J. Trump and his wise declaration that he would wait and see if the elections were fair before he would commit to a blanket acceptance of the results. Add to that the fact Hillary Clinton conceded the election and asked Americans to unite behind President-Elect Donald J. Trump and the foolishness of the enterprise becomes transparent.
It’s bad enough that Hillary Clinton and Hillary2016 come off so hypocritical in this recount foolishness. But the greater stupidity is that this endorsement of the Jill Stein scam helps Jill Stein and does not help Hillary Clinton nor Hillary2016 at all. How does this recount nonsense help Jill Stein politically? Look at what Jill Stein is up to. In Pennsylvania, Jill Stein is using the recount to get three voters to sign up for her in every election district to pursue the recount that will likely never happen. That’s a potentially powerful organization in Pennsylvania in 2020 even if not all of those that sign up support the Green Party in future elections. Why Hillary2016 enables this threat to the Obama Dim Party is a mystery that can only be answered by “stupidity”.
But wait, the stupidity of Hillary Clinton and Hillary2016 is even greater than all that. To experience in full the stupidity of Hillary2016 look no further than the statement issued by Marc Elias, the Hillary Clinton attorney:
Listening and Responding To Calls for an Audit and Recount
Over the last few days, officials in the Clinton campaign have received hundreds of messages, emails, and calls urging us to do something, anything, to investigate claims that the election results were hacked and altered in a way to disadvantage Secretary Clinton. [snip]
It should go without saying that we take these concerns extremely seriously. We certainly understand the heartbreak felt by so many who worked so hard to elect Hillary Clinton, and it is a fundamental principle of our democracy to ensure that every vote is properly counted. [snip]
First, since the day after the election we have had lawyers and data scientists and analysts combing over the results to spot anomalies that would suggest a hacked result. These have included analysts both from within the campaign and outside, with backgrounds in politics, technology and academia.
Second, we have had numerous meetings and calls with various outside experts to hear their concerns and to discuss and review their data and findings. As a part of this, we have also shared out data and findings with them. Most of those discussions have remained private, while at least one has unfortunately been the subject of leaks.
Third, we have attempted to systematically catalogue and investigate every theory that has been presented to us within our ability to do so.
Fourth, we have examined the laws and practices as they pertain to recounts, contests and audits.
Fifth, and most importantly, we have monitored and staffed the post-election canvasses — where voting machine tapes are compared to poll-books, provisional ballots are resolved, and all of the math is double checked from election night. [snip]
Because we had not uncovered any actionable evidence of hacking or outside attempts to alter the voting technology, we had not planned to exercise this option ourselves, but now that a recount has been initiated in Wisconsin, we intend to participate in order to ensure the process proceeds in a manner that is fair to all sides. If Jill Stein follows through as she has promised and pursues recounts in Pennsylvania and Michigan, we will take the same approach in those states as well. We do so fully aware that the number of votes separating Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the closest of these states — Michigan — well exceeds the largest margin ever overcome in a recount. But regardless of the potential to change the outcome in any of the states, we feel it is important, on principle, to ensure our campaign is legally represented in any court proceedings and represented on the ground in order to monitor the recount process itself.
The campaign is grateful to all those who have expended time and effort to investigate various claims of abnormalities and irregularities. While that effort has not, in our view, resulted in evidence of manipulation of results, now that a recount is underway, we believe we have an obligation to the more than 64 million Americans who cast ballots for Hillary Clinton to participate in ongoing proceedings to ensure that an accurate vote count will be reported.
Absorb the full stupidity of that statement. In short it says “It was an honest election our investigations reveal, but we will follow the leader, Jill Stein, and participate in the recount, which is sure to change absolutely nothing, because so many of you are feeling bad.”
We’re all for recounts if the aim is to determine whether or not the will of the voters was determinative. In 2008 when Barack Obama challenged the Hillary Clinton victory in New Hampshire we applauded because we wanted to see Barack Obama humiliated yet again as we relived the glorious victory. If these Jill Stein/Hillary2016 recounts were about determining the will of the voters we would be in support of them. But these recounts are an attempt to delegitimatize the amazing victory by Donald J. Trump in this year’s elections.
Frankly we are enjoying these recount follies. For the next few weeks we can enjoy reruns of the Donald J. Trump victories and this time have sufficient opportunity to savor them. Some will say that we are selfish voluptuaries engaged in sensuous pleasures by reliving election night 2016. Guilty. We also enjoy the spectacle of Jill Stein as she takes money from those she previously robbed and they donate the funds willingly.
We should not be alone in this bliss. The Republican Party and it’s leader, President-Elect Donald J. Trump should cherish this moment too.
President-Elect Donald J. Trump and his GOP rightfully denounce the recount effort as an attempt to delegitimatize President Donald J. Trump. All the same, the GOP and Trump functionaries have to see that the rise of Jill Stein and the Green Party mostly helps the GOP and President Donald J. Trump. The GOP and President-Elect Donald J. Trump get to have their cake, eat it too, and have Hillary2016 pay for it. Marvelous!
There’s an unresolved senate election in Louisiana but the Obama Party is too busy with recounts to do anything to win the race. Even the dim see the light somewhat:
“It’s a waste of time and money. It is not going to change anything,” said Democratic strategist Joe Trippi, who served as campaign manager for former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean’s 2004 presidential campaign.
“I think it probably was the Stein people looking for a way to stay relevant, raise some money and take the stink off of them. Instead of everybody screaming, ‘You made Trump happen,’ she is counting the votes to change that whole narrative.”
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. King Trippi knows Hillary2016 is deaf, dumb, and blind. Hank Sheinkopf can see the future, “It will create further depression among the extreme Hillaryites.”
So who wins this battle on a strategic level? Obviously Trump. The attempts to delegitimatize President-Elect Donald J. Trump lead to the delegitimatizing of Trump’s opponents instead. Big Media tried to hurt President-Elect Donald J. Trump with this recount story but instead Big Media is forced to show the recount as a clown car of ridiculousness:
As Stein points out herself in a video posted on Sunday, initiating a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s vote is “especially complicated.” [snip]
Stein’s lawsuit would have to present evidence that election fraud was probable in Pennsylvania. Democratic Secretary of State Pedro Cortes says there’s no evidence of voting irregularities during the Nov. 8 election
“Absolutely not,” Cortes told reporters. “There is no evidence whatsoever that points to any type of irregularity in any way, shape or form.”
While Stein is essentially alleging that errors, tampering or hacking had occurred to affect outcomes in the three states, even computer scientists who recommended a recount to rule out tampering have gone to great lengths to make it clear there is no proof of hacking or fraud in the election results. [snip]
So instead, Stein is promoting an “especially complicated” voter-initiated recount effort that involves three voters in every precinct or election district in Pennsylvania submitting a notarized affidavit to the clerk in their individual election districts. [snip]
According to the Department of State, there were 9,163 voting precincts in Pennsylvania during the 2016 election. So Stein would need over 27,000 voters to file notarized affidavits, but it’s unclear if that avenue is even still available.
According to Wanda Murren, spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Department of State, the deadline under the law for a voter-initiated recount at the county level had been Monday, Nov. 21. [snip]
Complicating any recount effort is the fact that Pennsylvania is one of 15 states that use electronic voting machines that don’t have a paper-backed audit. [snip]
Even if Stein were able to overcome the odds and initiate a statewide recount, it’s doubtful Clinton would be able to overcome Trump’s 70,638 lead in Pennsylvania.
There is no way to overturn President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s lead in Pennsylvania. Even if there was, which there isn’t, the election would go to the House of Representatives wherein the Republican congress would vote Trump.
Pennsylvania is the toughest nut to crack and is a must crack. Pennsylvania alone provides Donald J. Trump with enough electoral votes to make him president. As Pennsylvania is solid Trump, there are problems in Wisconsin too:
The Wisconsin Elections Commission agreed Monday to begin a recount of the presidential election on Thursday but was sued by Green Party candidate Jill Stein after the agency declined to require county officials to recount the votes by hand.
It will be a race to finish the recount in time to meet a daunting federal deadline, and the lawsuit could delay the process. Under state law, the recount must begin this week as long as Stein or another candidate pays the $3.5 million estimated cost of the recount by Tuesday, election officials said. [snip]
Citing the results of a 2011 statewide recount that changed only 300 votes of 1.5 million, Elections Commission chairman Mark Thomsen, a Democrat, said this presidential recount is very unlikely to change Republican Donald Trump’s win in the state.
If these cases ever make it into court the testimony by Democrat officials that Trump won fair and square will carry great weight. The New Yorker is reduced to bitter tears of reality:
The Recount Road to Nowhere
A candidate needs two hundred and seventy Electoral College votes to win the Presidency. Trump has three hundred and six, and Clinton has two hundred and thirty-two. [snip]
A recount would have to reverse the results in all three states to get Clinton to two hundred and seventy. And, as fivethirtyeight.com noted, this has never happened in cases where the margins are as large as those in Wisconsin or Pennsylvania; even Michigan would be at the edge of past experience. (It is worth noting that Jill Stein won enough votes in Michigan and Wisconsin to account for Clinton’s losses there.) Stein’s Wisconsin application lists a number of reasons for a recount, most of which are paraphrases of a single thought: the Russians might, just might, have fixed the election—after all, they hacked John Podesta’s e-mail.
Into this futility came the Charge of the Dim Brigade. Hillary2016 is truly the dumbest campaign ever and in this post campaign period proves itself to be the dumbest post campaign campaign ever! As M. Joseph Sheppard notes, this level of stupidity can easily lead to long term GOP dominance.
So what does this all mean?
First, President-Elect Donald J. Trump should secretly be happy with Jill Stein’s strategy to build up the Green Party and Naderize future elections against the Dims.
Second, the GOP should be ecstatic that Jill Stein will Naderize the Obama Dimocrat Party further into oblivion.
Third, this recount nonsense helps the GOP win the Louisiana Senate race and 53 GOP seats in the U.S. Senate while the Obama Dimocrats are busy chasing their tails and ratcheting up their level of stupidity.
Fourth, the GOP and soon to be President Donald J. Trump can only giggle with glee at the prospect of a Nancy Pelosi win to be the top House Dimocrat.
Fifth, President-Elect Donald J. Trump and the GOP should restrain their public giggles and laughter as Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren drag the Dim Party of Obama further and further left, if that’s possible.
Sixth, President-Elect Donald J. Trump and the GOP should take tranquilizers to further restrain their public giggles and laughter at the prospect of the new DNC Chair – the black, Muslim, leftist loon, Keith Ellison who will no doubt drive away whatever white working class support the Dims have and flee to the GOP.
Seventh, President-Elect Donald J. Trump should continue to be the smart tactician and appoint the best persons to his cabinet and be ready to roll out the erasure of the Obama horror soon after January 20, 2017.
Lastly, we should all brace ourselves for more winning!