Maybe Our Democracy Is OK

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Posted: Aug 05, 2022 12:01 AM

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On Tuesday night in Kansas, a bipartisan group of voters overwhelmingly rejected an amendment to the state constitution that would strip abortion protections from that state’s constitution. The Democratic Party and the Democrats’ propaganda arm known as the American political press were giddy. It was in their estimation a triumphant display of democracy.

The same Tuesday night, John Gibbs beat Rep. Peter Meijer in the Republican primary in Michigan’s third congressional district. Meijer is a freshman congressman. In his first month on the job in 2021, Meijer voted to impeach then-President Donald Trump, earning Trump’s wrath. In August of his first year in office, Meijer, a veteran, sneaked into Afghanistan against the wishes of the Biden administration and gave firsthand reporting on how disastrous the withdrawal was going.

During the primary, Democrats funded Gibbs. Gibbs had Trump’s endorsement and a $5,000 check from Trump, but Democrats spent more promoting Gibbs than Gibbs spent. Gibbs is an election conspiracist who believes the November 2020

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