They’re looking for something, anything, to affirm their belief that the election was somehow stolen. Now they’ve reached the point where they’re offering cash payments for evidence of their conspiracy theories. Ugly.
A day saying in a fundraising email that incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran stole the election, McDaniel announced he is offering up to 15 bounties valued at $1,000 each. The bounties are being offered “for evidence leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in voter fraud on or leading up to the June 24, 2014, Republican primary runoff election in Mississippi,” according to a new webpage on the campaign’s site.
And they want you to finance it.
But the email isn’t just about the bounty, mind you. They are trying to raise money, this time $15 at a time.
“Senator Thad Cochran’s campaign allegedly paid $15 per vote to steal the June 24 Republican primary election,” the webpage reads.
The campaign says it is trying to establish 15 rewards valued at $1,000 each, and they are asking people to contribute $15 to help fund them. Neither the email nor the webpage says what will happen to the money if no rewards are paid out.
I’m guessing to help McDaniel feel better about the money his team spent on a losing campaign.
Only a fool would dispute that McDaniel is the clear choice of Republicans in [Mississippi],” Tea Party Patriots President Jenny Beth Martin told Breitbart’s Matt Boyle. “He is, by all rights, the Republican nominee, regardless of what state law states.”
Yeah, that’s not how it works.
This is what happens when people live inside an ideological bubble for too long. They’ve convinced themselves that most everyone agrees with them, so any loss can only result from a mass criminal conspiracy.