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Poll: Only 3 percent of Trump voters accept Biden's win as legitimate

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Oh, gee, you mean when a sitting pr*sident denies reality and deliberately undermines the legitimacy of our democracy, his supporters are apt to follow suit?

Of all the things Trump has fucked up — and they are legion — his cancerous influence on our democratic norms and values may be the most pernicious and longest-lasting. 

Case in point: Only 3 percent of Trump voters consider Joe Biden the legitimate president-elect. By way of comparison, about 2 percent of Americans believe the Earth is flat. Do with that what you will.

CNBC:

Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election. Nearly every supporter of President Donald Trump thinks otherwise, according to a new CNBC/Change Research poll.

As the president makes unsubstantiated claims about electoral malfeasance and sows doubts about vote tallies, only 3% of Trump voters surveyed said they accept Biden’s victory as legitimate, the survey released Monday found. A staggering 73% of respondents consider Trump the legitimate winner. Another 24% said they are not sure.

A mere 3% of Trump voters believe he should concede to Biden and start the peaceful transfer of power. Another 31% want the president to fight in court until states certify results. Two-thirds, or 66%, think Trump should never concede.

I sometimes envy these people’s ability to wall off consensus reality and live 24/7 in a phantasmagorical Wonka Land where butterscotch flows from candy rock formations and unicorns grow peppermint dildos out of their foreheads. But, all things being equal, I prefer to be sane.

Of course, that and a dollar will get me a cup of coffee … in a country where Joe Biden is indisputably president-elect.

This guy is a natural. Sometimes I laugh so hard I cry.” — Bette Midler on Aldous J. Pennyfarthing, via Twitter. The first history of the Trump Error is complete! Goodbye, Asshat: 101 Farewell Letters to Donald Trump is hot off the presses! Along with Dear Fcking Lunatic: 101 Obscenely Rude Letters to Donald Trump, Dear Prsident A**clown: 101 More Rude Letters to Donald Trump and Dear F*cking Moron: 101 More Letters to Donald Trump, you’ll see the Trump years from a hilarious new perspective. Click those links, yo!

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