Mike’s Midterm Tsunami Truth #5
Trump is not the Big Bad Wolf. But he is very afraid of You.
(A daily dose of truth about how millions of American voters are going to crush the traitor Trumpsters on November 8th)
There is one recurring comment I keep receiving from many of you and it goes like this:
“But Mike — there are tens of millions who still back Trump! He won before and he can win again! Look at his rallies! Thank you for your optimism and cheering us on, but I can’t get over my fear that he always seems to pull off the impossible! And he will in November because our side doesn’t show up to vote!!”
Part of any bully’s repertoire is to create the illusion that he has all the strength and you have none. He doesn’t have the wherewithal — or the strength — to fight you and everyone else. So by trying to appear like the Big Bad Wolf, he hopes that your fear of him will get you to back down. Much easier for him if you do the work by simply conceding defeat.
So to you it looks like Trump is as big as ever. Don’t even think of challenging him. Millions are behind him.
Let’s unpack this. Because if you don’t calm down and get busy in the ring, his minions will win in November.
Let’s start with the facts, the best disinfectant when a lying weasel is sucking up all the attention.
Trump lost to Hillary. By three million votes! This must drive him crazy. His only route to “victory” was that the Democrats had never bothered to eliminate the Electoral College. And because of that, he got the keys to the Oval Office. There were actually 10.6 million voters who didn’t want Trump to be president if you add in the votes for the Libertarian, Green Party and other minor party candidates in 2016.
But after four years of Trump, the American people poured out of the woodwork in 2020 with the highest turnout in over a century on Election Day. This was actually foretold by the 2018 off-year election results. Trump cost the Republicans 40 seats in the House! There were record numbers of young adult voters in many states. The writing was on the wall. Trump huffed and puffed — but you, my friends, weren’t afraid. You stood up. You registered voters. You organized. You got out the vote — during a pandemic! When the dust settled we had the House, the Senate and the White House! Only the Supreme Court lay in ruins because we let Trump get away with packing it.
So why is everyone so afraid of this November 8th? Trump is already wasted. He’s about to be indicted. He couldn’t get millions of people to sign up for his new social media project. On-the-ground journalists have been reporting that attendance at his Nuremberg-style rallies is down. People leave early.
Check this out:
Last spring, at a rally in Commerce, Georgia:
June 25 in Mendon, Illinois:
Even at the the now infamous QAnon rally on September 17th in Youngstown, Ohio, a local reporter for the conservative British Daily Mail couldn’t help but comment on the crowd:
And if Trump can’t make the rally, the numbers are worse — like the Pro-Truth Jan 6th rally in D.C. last Saturday…
I’m not saying there’s nothing to fear. Our Democracy still hangs on by a thread. And Trump and his cronies are masters of illusion.
Take that Daily Mail article reporting on the Youngstown rally. Two days later, that headline in the pro-Trump paper was changed, the photos and captions were replaced, and history was rewritten:
As scary as these mirages are, once they’re broken…
This election should already be in the bag for us. I’ve got 39 more reasons to give you as to why we are going to kick ass and win. But if we lose, then that’ll be on us. If we stay afraid, feel hopeless, expect the forces of evil to beat us into the ground, then that’s exactly what will happen.
Try to go through this entire weekend only talking about Victory! How we are going to WIN! What you’re going to do between now and November 8th to make this happen!
All you have to do is just go “BOO!”
And just like that, the bully runs away.
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Thanks Michael, My anxiety was going off the rails a little between Judge Cannon and Ginni Thomas, I was getting squirrelly. Yesterday, an older woman working bagging groceries where I shop regularly (first time I saw her) was yapping about how the government is coming for guns, commies are coming, we need to be self-sustaining, learn to eat freeze dried beef, and hunker down. I’d had enough of these MAGAs running their pie holes, so I pushed back. I can talk loud, too. The poor kid doing the check out whispered, “No one is taking my guns’”. I told him, “No one’s ever knocked on my door asking for my guns. Not once.” After she insisted babies are being aborted at 40 weeks, I thanked her for bagging my groceries and left. I told my sister, she said, “You can never show your face there again!”I said, “Oh yeah I am! I’m going everyday now!” My husband said, “I know you will, poor bastards.”
Yes we Kansas 🏃♀️
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