Published on: July 17, 2022 at 19:36 IST
Leftist journalist Elie Mystal claimed on the most recent episode of MSNBC’s “The Cross Connection” that this country wouldn’t need a hot civil war because the Supreme Court would have already allowed the “MAGA side” to install their “authoritarian takeover” through legal means.
Mystal’s exaggerated statements were made during a discussion regarding the possibility of a Republicans-Democratis civil war in the United States between host Tiffany Cross, MSNBC contributors Jason Johnson, and Sarah Kendzior.
How likely is a civil war in this country, questioned Cross? Because it’s not looking likely, I just wonder if the United States will still be united in ten years and what should we be considering when we are thinking about the lead up to whatever is going to happen?
In his response, Johnson reassured the readers that the idea of a civil war was not just “being hyperbolic” on the part of the MSNBC panel and other Democrats. He asserted that “a civil war in the United States is something that is possible.“
The “criminal elite” in this country, according to Kendzior, desire a situation like to what occurred to Yugoslavia, to the fall of Yugoslavia and the Balkan wars of the 1990s. That is the kind of turmoil and exploitation of that chaos that they crave. Therefore, it’s crucial that Americans stand as one.
In fact, Kendzior urged Americans to down play this talk of civil war, or secession, or blue paradises, or red paradises,” claiming that “it is going to affect every ordinary American citizen.”
Two sides fighting is what a civil war implies. Why would the MAGA side engage in fighting when they already had captured the corpse ?” We understand that when these take control of the courts, they dont have to go to street fighting, Mystal said, asking.
The panellist stated that the lack of resistance following the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization court decision, which resulted in the overturning of Roe v. Wade, demonstrates that everything is present for the court to retroactively give the imprimatur of legitimacy to any civil insurrection or authoritarian takeover of the government.”
They won’t need to engage in a fight. Everything will be in place for them to do it legally, Finally, he concluded.