Hey, we don’t agree with the Greens on very much (though for the record both co-founders of ACC would probably call themselves “environmentalists”) but this statement reflects some institutional integrity and we respect that.
It is reasonable to ask whether the Clinton campaign asked Stein to file the complaint and then helped her raise the money to do the recount.* Stein, who the Clinton campaign dismissed and derided (Stein said nasty things about Clinton too) may have been pulled into the fold with the prospect of significant money going to her campaign and party. After the recount the “leftovers” go to Stein and the greens. A nice payday.
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It should be noted also that to our knowledge there has never been such a gap between the popular vote and the electoral college as there was in the most recent presidential election.
We often discuss the crony media. Its disposition is generally corporatist, generally left of center, absolutely statist, and a key part of the establishment power structure. The #oldmedia generally cheers the Dems and generally seeks to make life hard for the Republicans. But the #oldmedia doesn’t like anyone who doesn’t adhere to the official line whoever they are, as we witness here.
It should be noted that Judy Woodruff,