In the end?
What they where selling never sold to the public , even though the media helped them peddle it….
Though imperfect ?
The American political system works as it HAS for centuries…..
Donald Trump & Co. attemp’s to derail it had little success in the end….
Many of the nation’s most outspoken 2020 election deniers are staying quiet or conceding defeat after their own election losses this cycle.
Prior to the election, experts had warned that democracy itself was at risk of being overrun by an army of acolytes of former President Donald Trump who would take a page out of his playbook and refuse to accept any loss.
But with a few exceptions, and with some races yet to be finalized, that has not happened, heartening those who feared the worst.
“I’m pleasantly surprised that several election deniers have conceded and some others that haven’t have at least seemed to remain quiet,” said David Becker, executive director of the Center for Election Innovation & Research, a nonpartisan group that works to support elections officials.
In states including Michigan and Wisconsin — epicenters of Trump’s baseless claims that voting machines were rigged and Democrats stole the election from him — a number of candidates who fanned conspiracies about fraud in the 2020 election have accepted their own losses in 2022.
Those include Trump-backed candidates who were vying for secretary of state, attorney general and governor; posts that, in certain cases, would have given them direct input in overseeing future elections….