- Jun 2013
If this fool inculcates this thinking into his crazy follower's heads between now and November 8, chances of widespread violence could result. Trump is beginning to lay the groundwork for seizing power by way of a coup. Republicans need to take one for the national team and call on this Fascist to suspend his campaign.
Donald Trump: 'I'm Afraid' The General Election Is 'Gonna Be Rigged'
Source: Talking Points Memo
At a Monday campaign event in Columbus, Ohio, Donald Trump teed up for a potential challenge to the integrity of the fall general election, an escalation of his rhetoric about the "rigged" primary system.
"I'm afraid the election's gonna be rigged, I have to be honest," Trump told the crowd. While Trump has often questioned the integrity of the primary contests in both parties, his newest remarks seemed to begin laying groundwork for him to contest the Nov. 8 election results.
It was a line of attack that longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone pushed on a podcast with Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos that was posted online Friday. Stone suggested voter fraud is "widespread" and said if Hillary Clinton wins a state like Florida after polls show Trump in the lead, the election would be "illegitimate."
"If there’s voter fraud, this election will be illegitimate, the election of the winner will be illegitimate, we will have a constitutional crisis, widespread civil disobedience, and the government will no longer be the government," Stone said. He also promised a "bloodbath" if the Democrats attempt to "steal" the election.
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