From Hot Air.
Presidential electors around the country are being harassed and threatened as part of a last-minute Democratic campaign to block the election of Donald Trump.
Democrats were in shock after Trump won the election last Tuesday but with Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote Democrats have now turned on the electoral college. This week outgoing Senator Barbara Boxer introduced legislation to amend the U.S. Constitution and remove the electoral college. Meanwhile, anti-Trump groups have been circulating lists with personal information of the actual electors and encouraging people to pressure them into becoming “faithless electors,” i.e. not voting for Trump even though he won the election in their state. The results have been predictable.
In Georgia, Secretary of State Brian Kemp issued a statement today asking people to stop threatening his state’s electors.
Idaho‘s Secretary of State made similar comments earlier in the week after reports that the state’s four electors were being barraged with harassing calls and messages. More at the Spokesman-Review.
In Tennessee, electors told the Tennessean they were receiving 200 emails a day:
In Arizona, electors say they are facing “total harassment” from mostly out-of-state emails. More from the Arizona Republic.
A similar flood of harassing emails was received by an elector in Iowa.
Meanwhile, in Michigan 22-year-old elector Michael Banerian has been receiving death threats. From the Detroit News:
“You have people saying ‘you’re a hateful bigot, I hope you die,’ ” he said. “I’ve had people talk about shoving a gun in my mouth and blowing my brains out. And I’ve received dozens and dozens of those emails. Even the non-threatening-my-life emails are very aggressive.”
The Detroit News verified one message containing a death wish and another containing a death threat, in which the person told Banerian he would “put a bullet” in his mouth. Banerian said he deleted the rest of the emails and messages “because as you can imagine they’re clogging up my email.”
Newsflash for the crybully Proglodytes: all the threats in the world aren’t going to change the outcome of the election. Your corrupt malfeasant was rejected by the American people. Suck it up.