Alvin Bragg Has Destroyed The Myth Of Trump's Power
Donald Trump has threatened the nation with violence if he ever indicted, but DA Alvin Bragg has exposed Trump's threat as a myth.
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Donald Trump Has Been Threatening America With Political Violence For Years
Since shortly after he entered American politics, violence has been an undercurrent of Donald Trump’s career. Going back to 2016, there were numerous episodes of his supporters getting violent at his rallies. At the time, Trump tried to blame Sen. Bernie Sanders for the violence. However, it became clear that the calls for violence were deliberate.
Trump so consistently threatened or attempted to incite violence that by 2019 his name was cited as the inspiration for 36 criminal violent acts or threats of violence.
Trump's rhetoric made violence seem like a viable political strategy to his supporters. The threats were real, and the then-president continued to turn up the heat on a boiling pot setting the stage for it to explode.
2020 Election: The Political Pot Boils Over
The 1/6 incitement didn’t happen after the election. In January 2020, Trump attempted to incite violence on Martin Luther King Day. Just as the seeds for his Big Lie that the election was stolen from him were planted months in advance, Trump spent much of his 2020 presidential campaign threatening violence if he lost.
Between the stolen election lies and the threats of violence, Donald Trump created a perfect storm. After he lost the election, Trump issued his infamous insurrectionist call to action, and the result was a domestic terror attack on the Capitol.
Since 1/6 there has been a myth that Trump commands an army of radical supporters, and if he is indicted, he will mobilize them into action, so for the sake of the nation, the former president can’t be indicted, or at least that is what some Republicans wanted the American people to believe.
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