Targeted harassment, personal intimidation, media censoring their own -- these are weapons of silence and control in the Age of Trump. Right now, these tactics are being aimed at electors and journalists to keep them from asking questions.
"This is the moment. Right now. I feel like we have descended into a fantasy world. Trump will be producing a TV show. America has no rules."
"I cannot find anything saying there was a $4B cost overrun in 3wk old Air Force One contract. Trump made it up."
"All @realDonaldTrump has to do is call ANY conservative China expert. Use Heritage Foundation. They will explain Taiwan blunder & how 2 fix"
"Unless a Starbucks cup is A) Threatening to murder you & B) Somehow seems to have the ability to do so Then some of you are overreacting
"I was with Al Gore the night the Supreme Count took the presidency away from him. Never thought I could be more devastated. Until now."
"Dear American voters, In my first 100 days I will bring lawsuits against those who have criticized me. Best, Donald J Trump"
"I distinctly remember the first time I saw a picture of my then-seven-year-old [African-American] daughter’s face in a gas chamber..."
"Whether Trump's witness proves to be a nut or not, Trump just confessed he was on that plane beside that woman by putting the man forward."
The ADL responded that, "@TeamTrump should avoid rhetoric & tropes that historically have been used [against] Jews & still spur #antisemitism"
"So Donald Trump lost more than $50mm of daddy's money by the age of 33. Born on 3rd base, stranded on 1st."
Trump stiffed American steel workers by directing untold millions to China whose trade practices helped decimate the once-powerful industrial center of America.
"Let's talk about deplorables: They went after my CHILDREN on social media. Because I wrote some stories about their God. Sick, twisted ppl"
"GOP Congress spends a year and a half investigating Clinton emails, but refuses to investigate whether Russia is hacking our election? WTF?"
Trump claims he is beating the system as his supporters game the system by rigging online polls to show he's beating the system
"Tonight is the ultimate test of whether journalists want to be journalists or blow hard entertainers who talk about expectations."
“MAYBE A FEW JOURNALISTS DO NEED TO BE WHACKED...MAYBE THEN THEYD STOP BEI[N]G BIASED HACKS. KILL EM ALL STARTING W/ KATY TUR.”
Donald Trump has been called, and Paul Krugman says, "I suspect Donald Trump is feeling a bit sandbagged right now."
"@CLewandowski_ said on CNN I never reached out to Trump Organization. Folks, this guy just lies & lies without shame. Unbelievable."
Lewandowski could not defend Trump's foreign business interests so he did not even try. Instead, he attacked the integrity of the author.