People Rigging Election

Roundly mock man for claiming election is rigged.

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  1. Well, Trump and Clinton are both claiming the election is rigged, and for the same reason (so the one who loses has something to blame it on).

    Her claim is a little more subtle than his -- and a lot more dangerous, because she's blaming the rigging on a foreign power.

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    1. "Rigged" to me here means "set up so that no one out side the ruling elite can win."

      And it only takes manipulation of public opinion to rig it that way.

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  2. It is hard to break into these parties, yes!? And they even rig the game for themselves and their own, in a myriad of ways! But I don't think the election is being thrown at a Post Office in Columbus Ohio! Hahahaha

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  3. Sort of begging the question? Who is doing the rigging and how is it being done and towards what ends?

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    1. I think you mean "raising the question."

      But...

      "Who is doing the rigging..."

      The ruling elite.

      "how is it being done"

      Manipulating public opinion.

      "towards what ends?"

      Maintaining their rule.

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  4. To be fair, I don't see the practice of super delegates in DNC as rigging.

    The Democratic Party is a private organization that can nominate whomever it wants, whether or not they win the primaries or not. If people don't like it, they can run for another party.

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  5. Gene, Trump is claiming more than that. He's not just talking about the media/elites manipulating public opinion. He's also talking about widespread voted fraud. That claim is what attracting so much derision. There is no reason to think that we have a significant voter fraud problem in this country.

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  6. The problem with that notion is that both major party candidates are members in good standing of the ruling elite; a win by either one would ensure continued maintenance of that elite's rule. Looks more like a final split between the two factions of the elite, an end to their 130-year "it's all good as long as ONE of us wins" bargain.

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