The Texas GOP takes the party’s hostility to democracy to a new level

One of the more remarkable responses to Donald Trump’s loss in the 2020 presidential election has been the vilification not of voter fraud but, instead, of voting.

Because Trump claimed that the election had been tainted by rampant fraud and because no evidence of fraud emerged, many of his allies scrambled to find a middle ground in which they could claim that the election was somehow suspect without having to amplify those claims. Many settled on the idea that the election was unfair because states had expanded voting mechanisms because of the pandemic.

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