It is a truth universally acknowledged that Republicans will do anything to win elections and stay in power.
This was never more clear than this morning, when Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State, Brian Kemp, who is running for governor, opened an investigation into the Georgia Democratic Party, accusing it of hacking into voting data (https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/04/politics/georgia-voter-registration-hacking-attempt-investigation/index.html).
This was clearly a desperate move by Kemp to distract voters from his constantly and extraordinarily strenuous efforts to suppress voting by people of color in that Deep South state.
Kemp’s Democratic opponent is Stacey Abrams, former minority leader in Georgia’s House of Representatives and a graduate of Yale Law School. Donald Trump says she’s unqualified, without, as usual, offering any evidence. When Abrams wins on Tuesday, she’ll be the first African American woman elected as governor of any state.
Kemp and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (co-chair of Trump’s fake commission to investigate Trump’s totally unfounded accusatioin that millions of undocumented voters voted for Hillary in 2018) are both running for governor in their respective states.
The Peachtree State’s current govoernor, Republican Nathan Deal (remember FDR’s New Deal, the ideals of which have for many years been forgotten by the GOP?), is term-limited (as is Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, who will soon be succeeded by Democrat Jared Polis).
Associate solitary reporter Lucinda Hawthorne is on the ground in Georgia following Kemp’s every move. She’ll be at Trump’s rally for Kemp later today documenting every lie that our Liar-in-Chief and Racist-in-Chief tells.