The Atlantic Op-Ed: GOP Have ‘An Interest In Biden Winning’ Because Riots Will Likely Increase If He Loses

The Atlantic Op-Ed: GOP Have ‘An Interest In Biden Winning’ Because Riots Will Likely Increase If He Loses


“A loss for Biden, after having been the clear favorite all summer, would provoke mass disillusion with electoral politics as a means of change—at a time when disillusion is already dangerously high,” he writes.”Because Biden’s poll numbers this year have mostly been higher than Clinton’s were in 2016, a Trump victory will be even harder for the left to absorb,” he continued later.  “Until Democrats (and commentators like myself) started panicking recently, overconfidence had set in. The polls offered good reason to think that a Trump victory was drifting out of reach—and they still show the former vice president with a significant, if diminished, advantage. No matter how the polls shift, a Trump win means a squandered lead and shattered expectations.”Though Trump’s brash demeanor has certainly contributed to this unrest, Hamid argues that another loss in the Electoral College while winning the popular vote will be too much for the Democrats’ to handle, since it would be the third

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