Georgia Hysteria: CNN’s Ryan Declares Voting Rights Don’t Exist Anymore

Despite the fact that Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp held a lead outside the threshold needed for a runoff (of 50 percent plus one), Democrats and the liberal media were not conceding the state’s gubernatorial election. During CNN’s Election Night in America in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, CNN political analyst April Ryan was in hysterics as she pushed conspiracies of voter suppression, even going so far as to say voting right didn’t exist anymore.

Ryan’s unhinged rambling began when she seemed to blame technical glitches (which occurred across the country) and the local mismanagement of polling locations on some plot hatched by Kemp. “Stacey Abrams was one of those who had to tell people, stay at the polls. There were long lines there was not adequate equipment there. Things were happening,” she hyperventilated.

And when host Don Lemon informed her that Kemp himself had an issue while voting, Ryan dismissed it and claimed without evidence that “the vast majority problems were happening in the black communities.

This does not bode well when your opponent is in charge of the elections process and did not recuse himself,” she warned. “We are now sitting in a time where we are not having voting rights enforced! We don't have voting rights anymore! It's gone,” she exclaimed.

 

 

A short time later, radical former Bernie Sanders campaign staffer and CNN political commentator Symone Sanders joined Ryan in pushing the hysterical conspiracy. “Unprecedented attempts to suppress the vote here in Georgia,” she declared.

Sanders was irate that Kemp accused Democrats of attempting to hack the states voting system and demanded: “Brian Kemp needs to recuse himself and step down from his position as secretary of state.

The integrity of this election is in question in Georgia,” Sanders proclaimed in a tone that seemed to indicate she knew she was speaking nonsense. “I don’t this has been a fair process. This is not fair to the voter, regardless of the side of the aisle you sit on.

Obviously buying into the hysterics, Lemon turned to former Trump White House legislative affairs director Marc Short and asked: “What do you think of the possibility, especially now, given that she is refusing to concede that he actually recuses himself, that Brian Kemp recuses himself and this whole rigmarole that’s happening?”

“That is hard for me to predict. I would assume that doesn’t happen,” Short responded.

The liberal media is acting like this, yet back in 2016, they were pontificating about candidate Trump damaging democracy if he refused to accept the elections results.

The transcript is below, click "expand" to read:

CNN’s Election Night in America
November 7, 2018
1:51:11 a.m. Eastern

APRIL RYAN: It's beyond history. Let's look at the issues that happened today. Stacey Abrams was one of those who had to tell people, stay at the polls. There were long lines there was not adequate equipment there. Things were happening. The NAACP--

[Crosstalk]

DON LEMON: Brian Kemp had a problem when he was voting.

RYAN: Yes. But the vast majority problems were happening in the black communities. And the NAACP had to even step in to ask for extended time, et cetera. This does not bode well when your opponent is in charge of the elections process and did not recuse himself. So she has a right to do this. We are now sitting in a time where we are not having voting rights enforced. We don't have voting rights anymore. It's gone.

(…)

SYMONE SANDERS: Unprecedented attempts to suppress the vote here in Georgia. What I mean, I think so much has happened over the last couple but Brian Kemp accused the Georgia Democratic Party of hacking the voting -- of hacking the database. Just not what, two days ago. So I think there is also something to be said here about the lawsuit was filed this evening that Brian Kemp needs to recuse himself and step down from his position as secretary of state. The integrity of this election is in question in Georgia. I don’t this has been a fair process. This is not fair to the voter, regardless of the side of the aisle you sit on.

LEMON: What do you think of the possibility, especially now, given that she is refusing to concede that he actually recuses himself, that Brian Kemp recuses himself and this whole rigmarole that’s happening?

MARC SHORT: That is hard for me to predict. I would assume that doesn’t happen.

(…)


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