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At this writing, we’re no closer to an outcome on the election count than we were late last night. I think President Trump will prevail, as some of the Biden-Harris vote in states like Pennsylvania is obviously fraudulent and, hopefully, will be revealed as such. But it has been clear to me for a long time that if Trump doesn’t win re-election, it’s mainly because of the relentless negative treatment he’s received in the media.

Never mind the brilliant economic turnaround (before a highly contagious virus spread from China) that benefited all demographic groups and the stunning foreign policy successes. Never mind his handling of the logistical nightmare of providing ventilators and other supplies around the country, and the amazing fast-tracking of a vaccine. Never mind that he was honest with us and did everything he could to keep his promises. Never mind that he was transparent with a rabidly hostile press corps, making himself available to them frequently on the White House lawn and answering question after question, knowing they would always find ways to twist what he said or attribute the “wrong” motives to him.

No, all those remarkable things didn’t matter, because Donald Trump was a Russian agent, a traitor to his country who collaborated with Vladimir Putin to get himself into the White House. He was a white supremacist, a misogynist, an all-around monster who put children in cages and drummed up stories about the pure and innocent Bidens for political purposes and tried to get his family investigated without any evidence at all! His tie was too long, his face too tan, and he ate too many scoops of ice cream. We knew that whatever he did in any given situation --- one thing or its exact opposite --- he would be trashed.

This is the totally made-up Donald Trump that the media presented to America over four-plus years. They never let up. They even hired disgraced members of the intelligence community to go on the air and lie about him some more.

Even now, social media is working to “cancel” him. In breaking news this afternoon (after all votes have presumably been cast), Twitter is still censoring Donald Trump’s tweets.

In a strange twist of logic, legal expert Jonathan Turley, a Democrat who is not a fan of Trump, is acknowledging the media’s constant negative attacks on Trump but using it to argue the opposite of what I just laid out above: namely, that their constant barrage of attacks actually HELPED Trump. Say, what?

On Wednesday morning, he said on “FOX and Friends” that the unrelenting negative coverage actually did Trump some good because “a lot of voters were turned off by it.” He said that if Trump wins, this will be why.

Anti-Trumpers will be quick to cast blame in creative ways if Trump wins. Ex-ESPN host Jemele Hill, sensing the possibility of a Trump victory, has already blamed white people.

Unlike Hill, who is just a racist idiot saying stupid things, Turley is a noted legal scholar who often makes great points. But I’m not buying this one. The voters who were seriously turned off by negativity in the media were the Trump supporters, who avoided it the way Biden tries to avoid the virus. But a lot of the negativity was subtle –- a derogatory line inserted here or there in a column about entertainment, fashion, or human interest. It was like a spice, flavoring the commentary on just about everything. People in the middle, the ones who didn’t live on a steady diet of CNN and MSNBC, might not have seen much of the really hateful stuff but were constantly exposed to subtle digs at Trump. Dig, dig, dig. This was inescapable. It would be hard not conclude that he must be a bad guy.

The anti-Trump media also helped Biden immensely by minimizing or downright ignoring stories about alleged corruption, and also the ones about violence in “blue” cities and the failure of law enforcement there. Antifa arsonists are still being released without bail –- think CNN will dwell on this?

Suspects released without bail after Antifa-supporters nearly burn down occupied apartment complex

As for the most hateful and disgusting (and phony) anti-Trump coverage, Democrats and never-Trumpers ate it up with a spoon. It energized them. I believe this atmosphere of intense hate is what drove many of them to go to the polls and stand in long lines. (It also might have driven them to manufacture thousands of fake mail-in ballots, or lose real ones, in key districts.) These people weren’t voting for feeble old Joe Biden –- they were voting AGAINST TRUMP. So, no, I don’t agree with Turley’s assessment at all.

If Trump wins, it will be no thanks to the media but because he and his team were able to overcome the chaos and ballot fraud encouraged and facilitated by massive nationwide mail-in balloting. The way the vote count has been evolving in key states run by Democrats convinces me that Trump must have won the real total.

Some random observations on our nail-biting Election Day:

It’s important to stay positive, stay calm and keep praying for America. Despite all the pollsters’ smug predictions, and the relentless assaults by the media and social media, Trump still has a good chance to win (his unofficial electoral vote tally at this writing is 277), the Senate appears to have stayed in GOP hands, and the Democrats lost some House seats. Even if (Heaven forbid) Biden ekes out a win, Mitch McConnell can put the brakes on some of the more radical Democrat schemes, like packing the Supreme Court, doubling taxes and gutting the First and Second Amendments.

And without a packed SCOTUS, we as citizens can go to the courts to fight against overreaching government, before some of the many Trump-appointed judges who put the Constitution above their personal feelings, and all the way to the conservative majority Supreme Court. There might be no more desperately-needed progress, but at least we’d have some avenues to push back against encroaching socialism.

The predicted “blue wave” didn’t appear, even though there was record turnout. If anything, it showed how deeply divided America is, with an almost evenly-split popular vote and blue states voting overwhelmingly Democrat and red states overwhelmingly Republican. Oregon is so deep blue, voters reelected a Governor who shut down their economy and protected rioters and looters who are preying on them. It also became the first state to decriminalize possession of all drugs for personal use, including heroin, cocaine and meth. Just what they need, right? Looking at Portland, I assumed mind-altering drugs were already legal. Of course, those drugs are still illegal under federal law. We’ll see if the DEA turns a blind eye to open heroin, coke and meth use, the way they did when states legalized pot.

I’m very hopeful that John James can regain his lead to take Gary Peters’ seat in Michigan. And in a major win for pro-lifers in Alabama, Tommy Tuberville unseated pro-abortion Sen. Doug Jones.

Sadly, the Democrats held the House majority, so Nancy Pelosi will continue to provide rabid partisan obstructionism. But at the moment, it appears that Republicans have added at least six seats. A number of those winners are Republican women. Two of the sweeter victories were Nicole Malliotakis beating incumbent Rep. Max Rose in New York by nearly 58-42%, and Maria Elvira Salazar defeating Rep. Donna Shalala in Florida. In North Carolina, 25-year-old Republican Madison Cawthorn won and will take Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s title as youngest Congress member. Unfortunately, AOC, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar were reelected, as expected, considering their districts. Voting for Omar may be the only good-paying job available in her district.

I’m very disappointed that Kim Klacik lost her longshot bid for the House in Baltimore to Democratic machine incumbent Kweisi Mfume. Still, she’s a great new voice in the party, and I’m sure she’ll have a bright future. I’m even more sorry for the voters who chose Mfume over her and are now going to get more of what they’ve gotten for decades.

I get that a lot of people only voted for Biden because they just have a visceral hatred for Trump, having absorbed four years of relentlessly negative press and fake news. But I scratch my head over how people can be sitting in a filthy, crime-infested, riot-torn blue city or state, surrounded by homelessness, drug needles and human feces, their kids condemned to terrible public schools, barred from going to work even if they had a job, with no electricity and the only light provided by the uncontrolled wildfires outside, and vote for more of the same, year after year. Then they donate to Democrats in other states to try to make them the same way. That’s beyond Trump Derangement Syndrome; it’s Stockholm Syndrome. How can people cling to a habit that’s so clearly destroying their lives? We need to offer them a 12-step program, like Democrat Voters Anonymous.

Good news from Louisiana: voters overwhelmingly approved a state constitutional amendment declaring that “to protect human life, a right to abortion and the funding of abortion shall not be found in the Louisiana Constitution.”

Why should any state suddenly stop counting votes just because it’s late? Do you know why you’re able to read this right now? Because I worked late and woke up early while my staffers worked all night. Were there no poll workers in these states who were willing to work the night shift?

While it’s going to be hard to declare a winner, I think we can all agree on the biggest loser: the pollsters. Trump was down in the polls in every state he’s currently leading in. He won states that pollsters said Biden would win by double digits. The pollsters were changing their predictions even after the polls started closing. So what good were their predictions before that point? They’re as worthless as a milk bucket under a bull. Looking back, all the deadly serious media jabber about the polls seems like a complete waste. You could have better spent your time watching “Mr. Ed” reruns on MeTV. At least the horse knew what he was talking about.

Second biggest loser: the media. Over the past four years, they flushed away the last shards of their credibility and now stand revealed to the world as nothing but DNC sock puppets.

Social media, too, have proven that they are too big and too biased and are now a clear and present danger to America and a threat to free speech and the free flow of information. If the House refuses to do anything to stop them, then we can stop them through lawsuits and denying them our patronage. On that subject, may I recommend DuckDuckGo, the search engine that doesn’t track you, and Parler.com, the free speech version of Twitter.

Keep positive, keep praying, and stay tuned!

Many of us have already voted. My wife and I stood for over an hour in the rain to vote a week ago. That way if a truck ran over me before election day, I could join the other dead people who would be voting that day. I actually spoke to the President last Sunday and told him there was nothing he could say or do now that would cost him my vote.

How you vote is entirely YOUR business, but the impact of your vote will affect MY business and MY life and more importantly, the lives of my grandchildren. But it’s not just the election of the President that matters. Your local school board, your state legislature, your Governor, and your Congressmen and Senator are likely on the line as well. That will impact what textbooks your children will study and whether they are taught that America is an awful, racist country that breeds poverty, or whether it’s the greatest experiment in freedom and the free market in history and that it’s provided an imperfect, but steady climb for women, people of color, and people with disabilities to the highest attainment of any country in history.

If you haven’t voted yet, what will make you vote a certain way? Is it the personality of the candidates? What the media says? Or do you actually try to find out what candidates have done? Not said, but done. If you vote only for the nice smile or nice speech, but you might be voting for a wolf in sheep’s clothing. I’d rather have a sheep in wolf’s clothing!

Please don’t think your vote is worthless or doesn’t matter. It does. And if you don’t vote, you lose your right to complain about how things go in the coming years.

Who controls the Senate matters a lot. If you want to restructure the Supreme Court so more liberal justices can make up law, then vote for Democrats. But remember that liberals on the courts took prayer and Bible reading out of schools, made abortion so easy that it protects the abortion doctor, but not the innocent baby. They said states had to accept same-sex marriage, even when the citizens of states said they wanted to protect Biblical marriage. If your elected representatives want to do these things, that’s one thing, but the judicial branch shouldn’t be making law by legislating in black robes.

So if you haven’t yet voted, please do, but follow this advice:

You should genuinely PRAY about your vote. Then THINK about it by doing your homework. And then go and VOTE. And as part of doing your homework, I hope you will use Huck PAC's Election Day Pro-Life Voter Guide here:

ENDORSEMENTS

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But regardless how the election turns out, God is bigger than any election, any person, any party, any policy, or even the press. Even if Christians get clobbered by politicians and we suffer for our stands, we should remember that “God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of love, power, and a sound mind.” And “greater is He that is in us than he who is in the world.” But let’s still PRAY, THINK, and VOTE!

Sincerely,

Mike Huckabee

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