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Taking a page out of the Klan’s voter intimidation playbook, a United States Congressman tweeted out a list of San Antonio citizens who committed the unpardonable sin of donating the maximum to President Trump’s reelection campaign.
Joaquin Castro, chairman of his brother’s Presidential campaign, wrote in his accompanying tweet:
Sad to see so many San Antonians as 2019 maximum donors to Donald Trump — the owner of [deleted by Dianny], owner of the [deleted by Dianny], realtor [deleted by Dianny], etc.
Their contributions are fueling a campaign of hate that labels Hispanic immigrants as ‘invaders.’
The Democrat Party’s election strategy is the same today as it was a century ago: Voter Intimidation.
What other possible reason would there be for publicizing on social media the names and employers of campaign contributors?
What Joaquin Castro did is the social media equivalent of dragging them into the town square, shaving their heads and letting a frothing crowd taunt and harass them. And if the Democrats’ foot soldiers show up at their homes and threaten them, all the better, right? Sure, they’re not burning crosses on their front lawns anymore. Now they’ll just vandalize their property while banging on their doors and screaming threats.
But this isn’t just voter intimidation targeting those specific donors. It has a broader objective as well.
What better way to stop other citizens from exercising their right to participate in the democratic process than to publish the names of other private citizens on social media as a warning: this will happen to you too if you donate to President Trump.
Again, all of this was done by a sitting member of the House of Representatives who, even now, is defending this reprehensible behavior.
I knew this kind of voter intimidation was coming. We all did. A month ago after President Trump hammered the Hate Squad, I wrote in my column “When they strike at Trump, we are their target:”
These guys aren’t particularly original. Since 2015, the media have been using smears like “racist” and “Nazi” in order to intimidate us into abandoning Trump.
In short, it’s a voter intimidation campaign.
Democrats can’t win in the arena of ideas.
So the media hopes to put its thumb on the scale by intimidating Trump voters with accusations of racism.
Here’s how they think it will work: Relentlessly accuse Trump of being a frothing-at-the-mouth racist so that normal folks like you and I are too afraid to vote for him — for fear that we, too, will be labeled as racists.
To tell you the truth, even I am stunned at how quickly and rabidly they are unleashing this Voter Intimidation strategy.