The 2022 midterms are still ongoing, but failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is already sowing doubt on the outcome of the 2024 presidential election.
“Right wing extremists already have a plan to literally steal the next presidential election.”— Kyle Becker (@kylenabecker) October 25, 2022
Hillary Clinton is already warming up her election denying for 2024. pic.twitter.com/Qup5jydjYb
National Review reported:
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton warned on Friday that MAGA Republicans have a “plan to steal the next presidential election.”
In a promotional video for progressive advocacy organization Indivisible Guide, Clinton argued that the future of American democracy rests on a case currently pending before the Supreme Court which will determine the extent to which state legislatures can independently set election rules, implying that any one of the country’s 30 Republican-controlled state legislatures might ignore the will of the voters in 2024 and submit a fraudulent slate of electors that accords with the majority’s partisan preference.
“Right wing extremists already have a plan to steal the next presidential election. And they’re not making a secret of it. The right wing-controlled Supreme Court may be poised to rule on giving state legislatures the power to overturn presidential elections,” Clinton declared.
Unsurprisingly, there are major holes in her theory, which is more focused on spreading disinformation than "defending democracy":
"Hillary is pushing the Left's disinformation campaign when she says the Court may rule in Moore v. Harper to give state legislatures the power to overturn presidential elections," Carrie Severino, president of JCN, told Fox News Digital. "The process for selecting presidential electors is not even before the Court in this case."
"But even assuming a state legislature were to try something that politically suicidal, it lacks the power to override Congress's determination of election day and to ignore its own election rules, both of which it would be doing in such a scenario," Severino added.
This isn't the first time Clinton has cast doubt on the outcome of elections:
After losing to Trump, Clinton and her allies pushed claims about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential contest.
In 2019, Clinton even suggested the White House race was "stolen" from her.
"I think it’s also critical to understand that, as I’ve been telling candidates who have come to see me, you can run the best campaign, you can even become the nominee, and you can have the election stolen from you," Clinton said at the time.
As the likelihood of a "red wave" gets stronger and stronger each day, Democrats will do whatever they can to to undermine faith in our elections.