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By William H. Benson
Columnist 

Insurrection on the Capitol: Jan. 6, 2021

 

January 5, 2022

Donald Trump lost the 2020 election on November 3, 2020.

Although some 74.2 million voters voted for him, 81.2 voted for Biden, a difference of over 7.0 million. Then, Biden won 306 electoral votes to Trump’s 232. Despite those facts, Donald Trump vowed he would never concede.

Instead of acting as a gracious political contender who had lost an election, he acted otherwise.

Trump claimed that the election was stolen, that ineligible voters had mailed in ballots. He rallied his supporters with, “Stop the Steal!” and “This election was rigged!” He tried to throw out the votes and ov...



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Reader Comments(1)

zdog writes:

Thanks Bill...now we all know where you stand and what customers you prefer. Nothing like staying politically neutral in the marketplace, eh?

 
 
 

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