It looks like Donald Trump is already generating excuses for his probable loss to Hillary Clinton this fall.
During a speech in Columbus, Ohio, Trump expressed his fear that the November election “is going to be rigged,” essentially giving his supporters permission to question the legitimacy of the results if Clinton ends up winning – something likely to happen if the current odds are any indicator.
Trump said, “I’m afraid the election’s going to be rigged. I have to be honest.”
Why start being honest now, Don?
The truth is that Donald Trump and the GOP are increasingly worried that they are headed for a loss to Hillary Clinton this fall.
According to The New York Times:
Even as Mr. Trump has ticked up in national polls in recent weeks, senior Republicans say his path to the 270 Electoral College votes needed for election has remained narrow — and may have grown even more precarious. It now looks exceedingly difficult for him to assemble even the barest Electoral College majority without beating Hillary Clinton in a trifecta of the biggest swing states: Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. President Obama won all three states in 2008 and 2012, and no Republican has won Pennsylvania in nearly three decades.
Most folks understand that the odds of a Donald Trump presidency are slim (although still possible), and the Republican nominee is just planning ahead.
His hateful rhetoric, lack of policy knowledge, and childish temperament have nothing to do with why he would lose to Clinton – it’s all the result of a rigged election system.
Sean Colarossi currently resides in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and was an organizing fellow for both of President Obama’s presidential campaigns. He also worked with Planned Parenthood as an Affordable Care Act Outreach Organizer in 2014, helping northeast Ohio residents obtain health insurance coverage.
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