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Jimmy Carter is the voice of sanity and morality in a nation that's dying for lack of either.

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  • Jimmy Carter is America’s referee, and he’s calling a foul. The only people who should be upset about that are the ones who were gaming the system in the first place. 
  • Related: From the Archives: Jimmy Carter: The US Is an "Oligarchy With Unlimited Political Bribery."

Mark Sumner, Daily Kos


Saturday June 29, 2019 | The Washington Post is just one of several sources rushing to claim that President Jimmy Carter crossed a dangerous line in saying that Donald Trump’s election was “illegitimate.” Almost unbelievably at this point, the article argues that “labeling Trump an illegitimate president is the kind of thing that can destabilize the country—which, as it happens, is precisely what Vladimir Putin and Russia aimed to do with their 2016 interference.” And that gem comes after the admission that Carter is almost certainly right, that the level of interference in the 2016 election was more than sufficient to account for Trump’s slim margin of victory in a handful of states.

That’s a take that is … what is that technical term again? Ah. Profoundly stupid. / Mark Sumner, Daily Kos  Staff, is the author of the nonfiction work "The Evolution of Everything" as well as several novels including "Devil's Tower."

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From the Archives: Jimmy Carter: The US Is an "Oligarchy With Unlimited Political Bribery."  Jon Schwarz, the Intercept

  • Former president Jimmy Carter said Tuesday on the nationally syndicated radio show the Thom Hartmann Program that the United States is now an 'oligarchy' in which 'unlimited political bribery' has created 'a complete subversion of our political system as a payoff to major contributors.'
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