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Rhiannon12866

(200,266 posts)
Fri Sep 24, 2021, 07:21 PM Sep 2021

Matt Dowd: Our Democracy Has Been Broken Since 2016 - Deadline - MSNBC



Country Over Party founder and political strategist Matt Dowd speaks to Nicolle Wallace about how the current Republican Party has abused our democracy and treated it like ‘Animal House.' Aired on 09/24/2021.


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Matt Dowd: Our Democracy Has Been Broken Since 2016 - Deadline - MSNBC (Original Post) Rhiannon12866 Sep 2021 OP
Back that date up to December 12, 2000 Submariner Sep 2021 #1
Excellent point. And then there was Ohio in 2004. Rhiannon12866 Sep 2021 #2
I'd back it up to 1980 myself. soldierant Sep 2021 #3

Submariner

(12,446 posts)
1. Back that date up to December 12, 2000
Fri Sep 24, 2021, 08:32 PM
Sep 2021

when a republican partisan radical right wing activist judge stopped the vote count moving in Gore’s direction, and appointed a clearly unqualified incompetent governor as the guy to fail in keeping the country safe, lose both his revenge wars, crush the nation’s economy, and left leave town with half my 401(k) nest egg.

It broke for good 20 years ago imho.

Rhiannon12866

(200,266 posts)
2. Excellent point. And then there was Ohio in 2004.
Fri Sep 24, 2021, 08:37 PM
Sep 2021

They've gotten into the habit of "winning" by cheating, they see that as their only winning strategy...

soldierant

(6,448 posts)
3. I'd back it up to 1980 myself.
Fri Sep 24, 2021, 10:24 PM
Sep 2021

Republicans conspiring with Iran-Contra. And the damage to policy became pellucidly* clear from Reagan's inauguration and going forward.

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