Yes. I for one will start suggesting that he is not a legal citizen and will demand layer upon layer of documentation to that effect. I’ll characterize him as a socialist. I will otherwise suggest he is a foreigner and talk about how we need to “take our country back.”
Because liberals have such difficulty coping with reality.
I’m not my brother’s keeper. I would certainly want to hear a justification for why the polling in those states ended up at odds with the outcome, but I would not say I could never accept it.
I just find it ironic that after four years of the most unhinged lunatic, gun toting, crosshairs placing, reloading, birth certificate demanding, second amendment solution crazy ass non acceptance of an outcome, there would be any suggestion that liberals have a problem accepting election outcomes.
The last presidential election spawned the Tea Party for christ sakes.
Posters on THIS BOARD, not “liberals”. There are quite a few posters here who still haven’t accepted the results of the 2004 election. And it only took a few hours for someone to post that he would NEVER accept a Romney win.
Shit, BOTH the 2000 and 2004 results were illegitimate. Thankfully, it looks like the electoral map is such that the Republicans won’t be able to steal this election. But it won’t be for lack of trying.
I’ve tried. Bob’s like a big ol’ labrador (a “librador”, if you will) at the moment, all energy and enthusiasm. It’s cute, even if I think he’s wildly optimistic.
My general position is #3. I hate that the networks declare the winner when half the country hasn’t voted yet (it amazes me that anyone even bothers to vote in Hawaii), and there’s usually some checking going on at local level after the polls have closed. I work on the assumption that the two campaigns would jump on anything out of order if there was justification for it, so if Obama concedes I’ll take that as a sign that there’s nothing more to be done.
However, I’m now considering starting a thread asking board conservatives what it would take for them to accept that the GOP have tampered with the voting process (voter roll culling, destroying voter registrations, using false information to keep people from voting, potential electronic results manipulation), given that there is evidence of some of those already happening and good reason to suspect them of the others. Methinks we’ll get more of the “it’s just liberal sour grapes” comments we’ve already seen.
Huh? Given that I wasn’t planning to stop paying taxes, move to Canada or start an armed insurrection if Romney somehow manages to steal the election, I guess I’ve at least accepted the possibility already.
Yeah, (3) is the one. Although I’ll have mentally have come to terms with it if the networks call FL, VA, and OH for Romney (or if they call PA for Romney - something which seems unlikely but basically guarantees a Romney win).