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‘We want all voting to stop’: The excellent liar takes dog whistling to a new low

‘We want all voting to stop’: The excellent liar takes dog whistling to a new low
Trump has raised an army willing to believe every bit of bullshit he spouts. And you really expected him to go quietly? Trump supporters try to enter a vote-counting centre in Detroit, Michigan (Image: AP/Carlos Osorio) Trump supporters gathered at the Central Counting Board offices in Detroit, Michigan this morning, hysterically chanting, “Stop the count!” …

Trump has raised an army ready to believe every bit of bullshit he spouts. And you truly anticipated him to go silently?

Trump advocates attempt to get in a vote-counting centre in Detroit, Michigan (Image: AP/Carlos Osorio)

Trump supporters collected at the Central Counting Board workplaces in Detroit, Michigan today, hysterically shouting, “Stop the count!”

Undoubtedly, that is one


direct outcome of Donald Trump’s mendacious guile, his continuously shape-shifting


assault on every standard, convention and law that holds up the delicate organization


of democracy.

It had actually been a day of miracles: clearly, Trump’s extraordinary capability to inspire citizens to defy the surveys, logic and sanity and turn out for him in huge numbers; but more importantly, the truth that the election proceeded in peace. The central concept of democracy– having the liberty to accept disagree without shooting each other– was being championed in genuine time.

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Michael Bradley

Crikey writer @marquelawyers

Michael Bradley is an independent writer and handling partner at Sydney company Marque Attorney, which was created in 2008 with the particular ambition of totally changing the method law is practiced.

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