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Is the Coronavirus Foreign Interference
in Our Elections — or Worse?

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Posted By: MissMolly, 4/21/2020 4:38:11 AM

In criminal law, everyone is presumed to intend the “natural and probable consequences” of his or her actions. Thus, an accomplice who only agrees to rob a bank may be prosecuted for intentional murder if a guard is killed, because the robbery created a dangerous situation that could foreseeably result in death. By this standard, we should all be talking about possible Chinese interference in the 2020 presidential election. Only two months ago, many political commentators, even on the left, thought Donald Trump was a shoo-in to be reelected in November, since he was riding the wave of a booming economy and successful trade deals.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 4/21/2020 5:30:48 AM (No. 386175)
The timing of the virus outbreak and the usual negative msm coverage sure is a coincidence. It's almost as if the dims needed something to retaliate with once AG Barr and Durham break the story and hand down the first wave of indictments. Now I understand why the dims in congress are dragging their feet in approving virus impact rescue legislation because they need leverage to hurt the financial markets bigly and damage Trump if Barr should announce anything soon. But, it is too late for the dims. It was checkmate for them a long time ago.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Clinger 4/21/2020 8:39:51 AM (No. 386273)
When you discover that the babysitter has been stealing the cash from your wallet you take the next step and change passwords, call the bank, because if they would do that what wouldn't they do. The democrats colluded with Russians to steal the 2106 election, no longer a theory, proven fact. They spied on their opponents turning the intelligence apparatus of government, the NSA, and FBI into political goon squads as they had done with the IRS, ATF and the rest of the alphabet. They ran guns to ISIS, the ran guns to the drug cartel. These things we know. Why should I be the least hesitant to suspect that they are behind this; for fear of being ridiculed as we once were for believing other outrageous things before they were later proven to be true? Embracing Red China for political gain at the expense of our national security is not the least bit earth shattering or new. What wouldn't they do? Are they taking advantage of a fortuitous bounce of the ball or did they throw it with pinpoint accuracy?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Chuzzles 4/21/2020 10:27:33 AM (No. 386446)
I would say it is more of an attempt by China to take down our economy, especially after Trump has spent the past three years standing up to China and putting our interests first. With all I have managed to read regarding how the FBI stopped a possible duo of agents caught with SARS and this Virus on them, I have no problem believing that this very well could have been a deliberate attack on the West. An attack is still an attack, even if it is a Soros like attack on our economy. Soros has a history of attacking the economies of other nations.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Strike3 4/21/2020 11:05:34 AM (No. 386503)
Everybody is looking for something sinister in this coronavirus. It's spawning and spread could only have been an accident unless China wanted to commit suicide. Events after it's creation are what have been sinister. Denial, withholding of information, deliberate travel out of China, continuation of cruise ship activity and this stupid lockdown make up that second step. We now have the real data, can safely move around and can get back to work because the risk factor is no worse than the flu. The obvious obstruction of the democrats to the resumption of business is the most sinister act of all. Yes, more people are going to die. Victims of all other existing diseases are going to die. People will be involved in fatal car crashes and fatal shootings by gang members and crazy people. That's called "Life."
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