The Commoner Call (8/6/18)
Authoritarian expert Sarah Kendzior warned that the November midterm elections may play out in an unexpected and beyond disturbing direction. Speaking with AM Joy host Joy Reid this past Saturday, Kendzior outlined how Donald Trump and the Republicans could quickly spin a Democratic Party “blue wave” into claims of election fraud and justification for refusal to concede.
Kendzior is the author of The View From Flyover Country: Dispatches From The Forgotten America”.
“People are not worried enough,” Kendzior explained. “They haven’t been all along. Russia has been attacking our infrastructure for a number of years. They have attacked the State Department, the DoD, RNC, DNC, voter rolls, they’ve penetrated voter databases. We’ve known this a long time. As has been pointed out, people haven’t taken initiatives. There are basically three things I’m worried about, going into the midterms.”
- Link to Sarah Kendzior’s Website HERE.
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