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A lip service.

Reader comment on item: Trump's Need to Concede

Submitted by Alex B (United States), Nov 12, 2020 at 22:35

You said and quoted it in your replies:

"President Trump is absolutely entitled to pursue every legal avenue – including recounts and lawsuits – to assure his full rights."

Sounds so lovely except that against the backdrop of the rest of your piece this 'entitlement' of his is meaningless for any practical purpose.

In the very next paragraph you put the words 'fraud' and 'stolen' in quotation marks strongly suggesting that "... unless and until there is a factual basis for these conclusions" the country should move on as everything was clean and kosher.

Furthermore, in the paragraph that follows you say: "Assuming the electoral college on Dec. 14 validates Biden's victory," as if the said electoral college, being the resultant of possibly fraudulent elections had any more legitimacy than the contested elections....


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