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Jesus Christ what have you fucking people done?:
President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday made the astonishing claim that “millions of people who voted illegally” contributed to opponent Hillary Clinton’s victory in the popular vote, following a campaign based largely on spreading conspiracy theories and claiming that the election was “rigged” against him.
This is the unstable mind of a psychopath working here dear readers. And no - that is not an observation based on partisan politics or political sour grapes.
Like it or not, Drumpf won the electoral college portion of the election by all existent accounts. And even though it appears that as the final nationwide vote tabulation nears completion, Hillary Clinton will end up with 3 million or more American citizen's votes than Drumpf, the electoral college, for good or bad, has already determined the outcome.
And therein lies the rub. Drumpf is so much of a delusional, viperous narcissist that it just simply must drive him over-the-cliff mad (more than he already is) knowing that millions of more Americans chose HRC over him as their choice for leader of the free world.
Drumpf began the burnishing of his ill-gotten victory almost immediately in the tumultuous wake of this hideous election. Just last week in an interview with 60 Minutes he was asked about his intended follow through on the threatening campaign promises to "lock up" "crooked Hillary" now that he was President-elect. Drumpf smugly stated, "I don't want to hurt them," which Josh Marshall at the blog Talking Points Memo rightly observed:
The personal desires of the President, his mercy, is irrelevant to this kind of decision. Either there is something to investigate or there's not - and a lengthy investigation that came up with nothing to prosecute suggests there isn't anything. This isn't the Colosseum where everyone waits on the Emperor's thumbs up or down. America is not a place where those who lose elections live freely at the sufferance of the victors. This is certainly better than Trump trying to jail Clinton as he promised, but only so much. What if Hillary Clinton becomes an outspoken critic of President Trump? Does he reconsider? None of this is normal. This is how strongmen talk.
And in case you were wondering . . .
Wiki's contemporary definition of the word "strongman."
A strongman is a political leader who rules by force and runs an authoritarian regime or totalitarian regime. The term is often used interchangeably with "dictator" in the western world, but differs from a "warlord" and commonly lacks the negative connotations especially in some Eastern European and Central Asian countries. A strongman is not necessarily always a formal head of state or head of government; sometimes journalists use the term to describe a military or political figure who exercises far more influence over the government than a local constitution allows.
The Gadfly is just going to come right out and say it - Donald J. Trump is a mentally disturbed individual and manifestly unfit for high office - and by virtue of such quite frankly - is an unquestionable threat to the American republic, our national security and our democracy.
And the people who supported and continue to support him (by and large the conservative and Tea Party movements) need to be held directly accountable for this awful person's (The Gadfly refuses to refer to Drumpf as a man for obvious reasons) sullied ascension and glorification.
The United States and the rest of this nation's still existing allies in the free world are going to be dragged in to a maelstrom of destructive, wanton geo-political shit if this Napoleon wannabe freak-show is allowed to settle in to power with his sweaty, unhinged tiny hands, and by extension tiny fingers, anywhere near the suitcase with the nuclear codes in it.