Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Put a Biden-Harris Sticker on My Car

Texas bus attack is evidence of third world politics in America

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An SUV damaged by Trump supporters in Texas. (Twitter screenshot/Manny Otiko)

Trumpists celebrate political violence.

Another brave Trump supporter even sideswiped a Biden campaign worker following the bus. And the alleged domestic terrorist later bragged about the act on Twitter, where he was egged on by other Trumpists. “That was me slamming the f**cker … Hell yea,” said a Twitter user called Eliazar Cisneros. Other Trump supporters urged him to take care of his truck, and seemed to ignore that he just committed an act of violence and intimidation.

Trump Fans Harass Biden Bus in Texas (YouTube)

America is beginning to look very “third worldish.” Massive voter suppression, rumors of election rigging, political violence and journalists being targeted by security forces. And it’s not just me who feels this way. The New Yorker recently interviewed several members of the foreign press corps and they said they’ve seen this kind of social unrest in failed states such as Afghanistan and Iraq.

And Texas GOP chair Col. (rtd.) Allen West, a neo-fascist and genuine war criminal, gave an equally deranged answer. He called the bus attack fake news (even though the FBI is currently investigating it)

Trump loves seeing his enemies assaulted

We’ve been watching this kind of insanity for about five years. Remember when Trump told his cultists he would pay for their legal fees if they roughed up protesters at his rallies? Or when he told a campaign rally to “knock the hell out” of protesters or when he called neo-Nazis good people after they staged a riot that led to the death of a protestor?

Democracy or tyranny?

One side of the political spectrum seems to be setting up a situation where they will refuse to accept election results if they don’t go in their favor. That situation doesn’t usually end well. The election is on Tuesday, but it’s not a choice between Democrats and Republicans, it’s a choice between democracy and tyranny. It shouldn’t be difficult to pick a side.

NEW VIDEO: President Trump speaks on cars with Trump flags swarming Biden bus in Texas (YouTube)

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Manny Otiko writes about race, politics and sports. He has been published in Salon and LA Weekly. Follow him on Twitter @mannyotiko.

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