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The Democratic Party is a major threat to America

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Last month, former assistant
Treasury
Secretary Monica Crowley predicted the November
midterm elections
would be “an extinction-level event” for
Democrats
.

She’s right — and the party knows it.

Because there’s simply no defense for their epic abuse of power and the damage it has caused, party leaders have once again tapped the ageless wisdom of the late communist Saul Alinsky. In his well-known book Rules for Radicals, he instructs followers to “accuse your opponent of what you are doing, to create confusion and to inculcate voters against evidence of your own guilt.”

The Democrats’ new message? Republicans are undermining our democracy and pose the greatest existential threat to America’s future.

Hillary Clinton, perhaps the most corrupt woman in American politics, warned a Financial Times reporter on Friday, “We are standing on the precipice of losing our democracy.”

Her husband, former President Bill Clinton, agreed, telling late-night host James Corden last week, “I actually think there’s a fair chance that we could completely lose our constitutional democracy for a couple of decades if we keep making — if we make bad decisions. … But I’ve never before been as worried about the structure of our democratic form of government.”

This talking point is the centerpiece of the Democratic Party’s deliberate, coordinated propaganda campaign, and it’s intended to distract voters from the enormous harm their far-left policies have inflicted upon the country.

But this isn’t the first time Democrats have launched a dishonest propaganda campaign with the hope of distracting from their own failures.

The effort to portray then-candidate Donald Trump as an agent of Russia began with Yahoo writer Michael Isikoff’s late September 2016 report that U.S. intelligence officials were investigating ties between Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page and the Kremlin. Soon, a second article appeared in Mother Jones. And just before Election Day, the New York Times published another damaging story.

Every Democratic leader gleefully ran with the narrative that Trump had been an agent of Russia and that he colluded with the Kremlin to steal the 2016 presidential election. These allegations were baseless, as several lengthy investigations have confirmed. Yet that didn’t stop Democrats and their allies in the media from using the Russian collusion narrative to hamper Trump’s presidency and damage the GOP as much as possible.

Heading into the midterm elections, Democrats’ strategy is the same — though the narrative is slightly different.

The truth, however, is that the most serious threat to our “democracy” is the Democratic Party itself, which has brought the United States closer than ever before to becoming a socialist state.

The Biden administration has run roughshod over the Constitution, and we’ve witnessed the gradual erosion of our civil liberties.

Examples include the failure to enforce federal laws (particularly immigration laws), the FBI’s targeting of parents who object to the teaching of critical race theory, the firing of healthcare workers and first responders who rejected the COVID-19 vaccine, and the denial of due process to Jan. 6 protesters. Anomalies? Or deliberate attempts to change America as we know her?

During a 2008 campaign rally, then-candidate Barack Obama
told
supporters, “We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.” The crowd roared. Those weren’t mere words. The junior senator from Illinois was deadly serious. It began with a determined effort by then-President Obama and his attorney general, Eric Holder, to fill the government and its agencies with as many liberals as they possibly could, politicizing them.

Federal law prohibited the administration from basing hiring decisions on political affiliation, but they found ways around that.

In 2010, PJ Media filed a Freedom of Information Act request to obtain the resumes of attorneys hired into the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice.

The following year, Hans von Spakovsky, a senior legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation, and attorney J. Christian Adams published a special investigation series titled
Every Single One
, which drew some frightening conclusions.

The resumes obtained through the FOIA request
revealed
that Obama’s Civil Rights Division “was engaging in politicized hiring in the career civil service ranks” and that “it had been unprecedented in scope.”

At the time of Holder’s resignation in September 2014, Spakovsky
wrote
that he was “responsible for spearheading an unprecedented politicization of the Justice Department. … In clear violation of civil service rules, Mr. Holder filled the career ranks of the Justice Department with political allies, cronies and Democratic Party donors.”

“[Holder] corrupted the law enforcement duties of the Justice Department to carry out the political objectives of President Obama,” Spakovsky concluded.

If this was happening with impunity at the DOJ, we can assume similar hiring practices were adopted by other government agencies. This would explain how the once highly revered FBI was able to carry out its bogus investigations of former President Donald Trump and members of his campaign. By the time Trump took office, most DOJ employees were Democrats.

The corruption that began in the Obama administration has deepened and accelerated to a dangerous extent in the Biden administration. We’re experiencing the consequences of this corruption now.

So when Democrats try to convince voters this fall that Republicans are a threat to democracy as we know it, remember that a more insidious enemy, one that masquerades as a political party and controls the White House and both chambers of Congress, is leading an assault on America from within.

Elizabeth Stauffer is a contract writer at the Western Journal. Her articles have appeared on many conservative websites, including RedState, Newsmax, the Federalist
Bongino.com
, HotAir, MSN, and 
RealClearPolitics. Follow Elizabeth on 
Twitter
 or 
LinkedIn
.

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