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November 11, 2020

I am grateful for one thing in this mess

Thank goodness the margin is fairly solid. If this were like 2000 when it all came down to a few hundred votes, I don't think we would survive it.

If we had the 2000 totals in the 2020 environment, it would have been ugly beyond belief. I lived through that shit 20 years ago and this would have been x10.

November 7, 2020

A plan for the Georgia Senate ground game

Let's flood the state with millions of college kids.

All of them have at least 3-4 weeks off leading up to the election.

Many of them have been cooped up at home or in dorms all semester.

Many of them are actively engaged and motivated.

They are the safest cohort in the COVID environment

They shouldn't be going to visit their grandparents during that time anyway.

We will have more money than we know what to do with so lets leverage a few thousand paid staff into 10's of thousands of adult volunteers bolstered by an army of college kids.

November 4, 2020

What Trump is doing is incredibly dangerous

We knew all along that he planned to declare victory even when it was not valid. We just hoped that we had a large enough lead that he would be obviously pissing in the wind.

But here we are with a few states representing the margin of victory and he has made the outrageous claims that he is the winner and that the vote counting is illegitimate.

It isn't about the validity of his argument or the chance of his success (although we would be foolish to discount what the courts might be willing to do for him)

This is incredibly dangerous because we have two sets of people ready to throw down at the drop of a hat. Either way it goes, there will be a danger of violence. If it goes against him, his followers will be ready to declare revolution because they will have been told that he is the righteous winner. If he shows even a whisper of success, the BLM and friends crowd will be in the street also overflowing with righteous anger. Worse case scenario, both are out and clashing with each other.

Part of me even believes he wants it this way to set the backdrop for a power move.

It looks like we have won this thing but I think it is going to get ugly before it gets fully resolved.

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