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Recent Thoughts on Possible Outcomes for Upcoming 2020 Election

October 10, 2020 12 comments

As many of you know, over the past two months I have posted articles which bring up certain unsettling possibilities regarding outcome of 2020 election. These have included the possibility of Trump somehow cancelling or sabotaging conduct of that election, neither Trump nor Biden conceding afterwards and whether any “winner” will be seen as legitimate. If you have been following one of my twitter accounts, you also know that I have repeatedly expressed serious concerns whether this election and its aftermath will cause some serious and likely irreversible damage to the socio-economic-political status quo in this country. To be fair, it was looking pretty bad even before the COVID-19 clusterfuck- specifically the thoughtless and moronic response to the pandemic than the virus itself. But ya.. the highly ineffectual and disjointed response to COVID-19 pandemic has made an already shitty situation so much more worse.

With that in mind, let us talk about possible outcomes of the 2020 election, starting with the most obvious.. and ya, none of them are good.

1] At this point, barring a miracle of some sort, it is almost certain that the “results” of 2020 election will be litigated to a level we have never seen. The 2020 primaries have already given us a preview of how chaotic and contentious elections with heavy percentage of ‘mail in’ ballots can go.. and most of those clusterfucks occurred in so-called ‘blue’ states. Given that Trump and Republicans are already trying very hard to reduce and reject votes from areas in ‘swing’ states with large number of loyal Democrat voters, you can be assured that it will get rather ugly after November 3. But wait.. it could get worse as Democrats are also going to try to disqualify mail-in ballots from predominantly Republican areas in those ‘swing’ states. Now add in the possibility.. certainty.. that Trump calls upon his armed constituency of voters in those states to stop ‘those Democrats from stealing the election’. FYI- I am not the only person who thinks this chain of events could lead to some.. interesting outcomes.

2] Now let us talk about a much less discussed. but very realistic possibility which should give nightmares to Democrats- if they actually wanted to win. You might have noticed that many recent “polls” by MSM outlets and establishment institutions are giving Dementia Joe a 10.. 15.. or even 16 % lead over the Tangerine Idiot. Of course, once you look at their methods, specifically the percentages of each voter pool they sampled as well as Biden never breaking past 52% in most of these “polls”, it becomes obvious that they serve the same purpose as those released by these same outlets a couple of weeks before November 8, 2016. It is about creating a fake narrative and trying to suppress voter turnout for Trump- which they tried unsuccessfully four years ago. But Democrats and their media butt-boys do not want to learn anything from their failures of 2016. Having said that, this strategy is far more dangerous in 2020 than in 2016, and here is why.

A lot of people who claim to support Dementia Joe and promise to vote for him election.. are what we might call.. very soft supporters who have no enthusiasm for their candidate. To put it bluntly, if they are convinced or have an excuse to not vote for Dementia Joe, it is very likely that many of them might not do so. Publishing fake polls which show Biden “winning” by 10-16% is actually the perfect way for Democrats to suppress turnout of their own base. I can bet you that Dementia Joe is going to receive far fewer votes from young Black, Hispanics and even educated white supporters than he might otherwise simply because these fake “polls” provide them an excuse to not vote for him. In contrast, Trump’s supporters are far more enthusiastic and actually believe they have something to lose if Trump loses election. Just like 2016, these fake polls generated by idiot Democrat apparatchiks are going to drive up his turnout of both mail-in as well in-person voters.

3] It is no secret that nominating a guy with obvious dementia and neoliberal policies has not exactly electrified the younger set of voters. As some of you might recall, Democrats have long had this silly idea about how the changing racial and educational profile of the younger bunch of voters is going to magically give them a permanent majority. As you also might know, this belief hasn’t worked for the past 12 years.. which hasn’t stopped Democrats from believing in it even more fervently. The 2020 election might deal this belief a particularly cruel blow. It is no secret that the ill-advised shutdowns in response to COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in levels of unemployment beyond anything we have seen since early 1930s- an we are talking about real levels of unempleoyment, which far exceed what you see in government statistics. Anyway.. the groups which have been most hurt by this shutdown are the young (under-40s) with the profile that Democrats imagine will give endless electoral victories.

Except that it is now far less likely to occur and here is why.. You might have noticed that Democrats are very pro-lockowns, especially of the endless variety, without having the ability or willingness to adequately compensate the victims. Between endlessly repeating mindless drivel such as “believe the science”, “believe the experts” and not having a realistic plan for going back to normal, they have achieved what Republicans could have only dreamed. I am referring to the simple, if inconvenient fact, that they have made voting Republican (or not voting Democrat) the only realistic choice of those who want to open up the economy as soon as possible. Way to go.. dumbfucks! It does not help that Biden has especially poor support among the under-40 segment of Black and Hispanic voters. The points mentioned in 2] and 3] are why I think the race will far closer than many Democrats want to believe.

4] When there is is a close electoral race in a highly polarized political environment such as the one we live in today, things can go bad- and this before we factor Trump in the equation. Rest assured that Trump and Republicans are going to go to unprecedented levels of cheating to win this election. What makes the Trump factor so chaotic is that it is entirely within bounds of possibility that his diehard supporters who number in tens of millions and are armed will likely support him to levels unimaginable for other Republican candidates. In other words, I would be so not surprised if we start seeing armed groups clash with less armed groups all over country in aftermath of election. While I do not foresee a full-blown civil war, large disturbances and chronic armed clashes of the type seen in Ukraine, Pakistan etc are entirely within the realms of possibility.

Let me know what you think. I have some even more dire scenarios for the weeks leading to election and in its immediate aftermath- and all of them are fairly plausible.

What do you think? Comments?