This whole thing is very scary. We are going to get dragged into a civil war because one man, one man thinks he is a dictator.
In the history of this country, there has never been a president so ungracious. When he loses, then he needs to grow a pair, accept the result and move on.
If he tries to claim a 2nd term by strong arming the SCOTUS, then what will stop him from trying to claim a 3rd or 4th or more.
Robert Kuttner is co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect. He writes occasional columns online called “Kuttner on Tap.”
|Someone’s Crazy Uncle|
|NBC redeemed itself, sort of, with moderator Savannah Guthrie, whose tough questioning of Trump put other media pushovers like Chris Wallace to shame.|
Best line of the night, maybe of the year:”You’re the president. You’re not, like, someone’s crazy uncle who can just retweet whatever.”
But of course Trump is exactly like someone’s crazy uncle. That was floridly on display at last night’s town hall, and Trump did himself no favors with swing voters.
Biden, who projected decency and honor, keeps gaining in the polls. But even if Biden wins big on election night, Trump and his allies at the state level will seize ballot boxes and challenge results in the courts. The bigger Biden wins, the more Trump will cry fraud.
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