Democrats were outraged in 2000 when Al Gore won the popular vote for the White House, but lost the Electoral College vote to George W. Bush.
Then in 2016, Democrats feel that they got slapped in the face again when Hillary Clinton won the popular vote but lost the Electoral College vote to Donald Trump.
However, in a matter of just 16 years, Democrats went from complaining about the election results to becoming anti-American activists who want to change the Constitution into some perverted document that would support their socialist agenda and outlaw any and all opposition.
Part of their plan is to pass laws in states to abolish the Electoral College by making the popular vote the only legal vote count, however, one Democratic governor said no.
The Epoch Times – Democratic Nevada Governor Halts National Popular Vote Momentum – After a string of state-level victories, the forward momentum of a proposal to guarantee that the winner of the national popular vote in future presidential elections becomes president of the United States may have been halted after Nevada unexpectedly said no to the proposal.
On May 30, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, a Democrat, vetoed a bill that would have given the state’s six Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote.
“After thoughtful deliberation, I have decided to veto Assembly Bill 186,” Sisolak said in a press release.
“Once effective, the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact could diminish the role of smaller states like Nevada in national electoral contests and force Nevada’s electors to side with whoever wins the nationwide popular vote, rather than the candidate Nevadans choose.” …
Have you noticed that today’s Democrats are fast to hide behind any law that supports their cause, but whenever a law doesn’t support them, they begin an effort to overturn the law.
Democrats said it was okay for Barack Obama to declare national emergencies to fund his projects, but it suddenly becomes unconstitutional for Trump to do the same.
It was okay for Obama use executive order to create DACA but it’s unconstitutional for Trump to try to end it.
It was okay for Obama to defy federal law an not enforcement immigration laws, but when Trump tries to enforce federal immigration laws, it’s suddenly unconstitutional.
It was okay for Obama to bypass Congress or defy the courts, but it’s somehow wrong and unconstitutional for Trump to uphold the Constitution.
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