Mike Lindell is rapidly becoming the poster child for Wingnuttia. At first it was believed that he was embracing the Big Lie to sell pillows, and that’s a reasonable assumption to make. Then it was said that he is a True Believer that Trump won by a landslide but commies stole the election, using bamboo ballots and pandas; lots of evidence for that as well. But now, four documentaries on election fraud and dozens of sweaty, manic appearances later, he’s still beating the same old dead horse and declaring that it will turn into a unicorn and fly — and there’s always a new deadline.
He is beyond the boy who cried wolf. Lindell is next level delusional on this topic. They might as well name a syndrome after him: “Lindell Syndrome: When the truth bites you in the ass resoundingly and routinely and yet you still deny it, until you have no ass left.” Whether he started out as grifter or true believer, he can’t get off the horse now. He’s got to ride on until he goes over the cliff, evidently. Or until it does turn into a unicorn and fly him to Never Never Land.
Excuse me, I’m a cynic, I’m going to get the fixings for steak tartare and stand at the base of the cliff and wait for the inevitable.
Mike Lindell says that Trump will come back in the fall and fix things like great businessmen do. Then, they’ll do a petition to demand that all the machines are gone and have a destruction party. pic.twitter.com/zOOTW63eb1
— PatriotTakes ?? (@patriottakes) June 30, 2021
He mentions parties where they “destroyed records” in the 70’s? Did I sleep through that or something? Maybe it happened that snowy night in college when the TV went on the fritz and nobody told me about it later? Anybody here know WTF Mike Lindell is talking about? I didn’t think so.
There’s always a trustworthy soul on Twitter who can find obscure things. Maybe this is what Lindell is raving about. It’s either this or Hitler burning books.
I think this is what he’s talking about. It’s a goddamn wild guess with him, though https://t.co/EXqcFndolT
— Pavlov's Lore (@eriatarrka) June 30, 2021
This is an interesting article. Apparently in the summer of 1979 in Chicago’s Komiskey Park baseball stadium, a “disco demolition” took place, but soon segued into a black music demolition.
Then, only Dave Marsh of Rolling Stone suggested that there was something distinctly ugly about the vast crowd of white men publicly destroying music predominantly made by black artists, dominated by female stars and with a core audience that was, at least initially, largely gay. “White males, 18 to 34, are the most likely to see disco as the product of homosexuals, blacks and Latins, and … to respond to appeals to wipe out such threats to their security.”
Ironically, and inadvertently to be sure, Lindell may have made a very savvy analogy here. Yes, the insecure white males may indeed want to attend a destruction party and savage voting machines, because the Big Lie is their means of acting out their fears that The Other is taking over, so why not externalize their violence on the machines? And better they should savage voting machines than cops and innocent bystanders in another insurrection, no disagreement there.
Mike Lindell misses those parties in the good old days when they burnt things they didn't like… books for instance.
— Chris Papalia (@papalia_chris) June 30, 2021
Sixty court cases lost, Giuliani on the verge of being disbarred, disbarment proceedings proceeding against Sidney Powell in Texas, but yeah, Mike, your side is going to come out of this smelling like a rose. Trumpty Dumpty didn’t fall off the wall — or if he did, he’s coming back as Trumpty souffle to reign supreme.