Kellyanne Conway just rejected democracy

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I’m not sure there’s any other way to put it. Earlier this morning, Conway told Chris Wallace, on Fox News Sunday, that she—presumably on behalf of Donald Trump—rejects democracy. Wallace brought up the White House’s policy of seeking to prevent potential witnesses from testifying in the House impeachment inquiry and then asked whether that would continue now that the “full House” has authorized the process.

“Fact check,” Conway replied. It wasn’t the full House, but only the Democrats, she said. Let that sink in a minute. Last time I checked my copy of the Constitution, when a majority of our elected representatives votes in favor of a matter, that means that body has passed it—even if no one from Kellyanne Conway’s party is on board. I wonder if she’d also say that the “full American people” didn’t elect Donald Trump, given that only 46% of voters cast a ballot for him, and given that he lost the popular vote by 3 million. I’m waiting for her to connect those dots. Not really, of course.

The point is this: remember that nothing, ever, that goes against the interests of Donald Trump will be pronounced legitimate by anyone who works for Donald Trump—at least if they want their employment to continue. There is no principle of democracy or constitutionality they won’t throw overboard in service to their overlord. Any journalists interacting with a Trump employee who doesn’t recognize that will be unable to do their job effectively. And that describes too many in our media today.

Ian Reifowitz is the author of The Tribalization of Politics: How Rush Limbaugh’s Race-Baiting Rhetoric on the Obama Presidency Paved the Way for Trump 

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Johnnie Dorman
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Johnnie Dorman

Fascist witch.

Rutokin
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Rutokin

Don’t know if anyone has seen the Kelly Ann puppet on the Jimmy Kimmel show, every time I see her it cracks me up, when she speaks it’s like nails on a chalk board

chris whitley
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chris whitley

Strange, I thought that was Kellyannes voice.

DHG
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She has finished herself off in the public sphere, even some diehard Trumpers believe in democracy.

chris whitley
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chris whitley

Don’t tell trump but there are probably 20 some odd die hard Trumpets that believe in the rule of law in the senate. And if the corruption tips the scale in his investigation he’s going bye bye.

Gunther
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Gunther

Such a wretched disgrace.