U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin’s credentials include being an attorney, a member of Congress, an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve — and, now, what is likely to be his most memorable achievement, an elected official who formally supported conspiring in a coup to overturn an American election.
We are now witness to the dangerous effects of allowing a sitting president, supported by members of Congress like Lee Zeldin, telling his base — for 10 months — that corruption will occur during this election, without providing leadership in support of our election, or providing credible evidence of fraud that could be upheld in court.
As a result, over 50 post-election court cases have been lost by the GOP — yet they still ask their supporters to overturn an American election. This sounds like something that might happen in Venezuela.
While Zeldin is not alone in his moral drought, I believe he makes an excellent example of the systemic failure of our current leaders to … [more]