Mar 9 • 13M

The Big Rip-Off and the Failed Coup (audio)

How fundraising contributed to violence

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Timothy Snyder
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This is the audio of my 6 January 2023 post, which begins:

“Trump knew in advance that he was likely to lose, and he made plans.  One of them was to fundraise from defeat.  Rather than conceding, the idea was to tell his supporters that Democrats were "trying to steal" the election.  Everything went as expected and planned: Trump lost; he claimed that he…

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