As The New York Times notes, Brooks spent much of his campaign for Senate bragging about having “proudly stood with President Trump in the fight against voter fraud.”
But when he came in second in the Alabama Republican primary last week, leading to a runoff, he claimed possible voter fraud was the furthest thing from his mind.
And so, at some point, you have to hope that the election system is going to be honest.”
According to Brooks, who has spent much of the last 16 months claiming the 2020 election was rife with “massive voter fraud and election theft,” such concerns don’t apply to his primary because unlike Democrats, Republicans don’t commit voter fraud.
Most Republicans’ easy acceptance of a voting system they once slammed as broken exposes a fundamental contradiction in their complaints about the 2020 election.
We didn’t lose to somebody on the other side who is evil, who’s going to change policy more dramatically,” Grayson said.
In Pennsylvania, gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano—one of the ex-president’s biggest election-denial supporters—saw his victory as completely legit. »