Firefighter turned Christian con man Mark Taylor was one of many wingnuts to predict a “red tsunami” of Republicans sweeping the 2018 midterms across the country. But his was a “prophecy” so he has to come up with an excuse to explain away why it didn’t happen. He tried one, now he has another — and he lies about it in the process.
“In the midterms, I said there was going to be a red tsunami,” Taylor said. “We picked up six red governorships in six states. Why is that important? Because of the abortion issue, guys … Roe vs Wade is coming down and when it does, where does it go? It goes back to the states. So having six more states turn red like that for governorships is very important.”
And there’s the lie. Republicans did not pick up six governorships, Democrats picked up a net seven of them.
Taylor then insisted that “this election is still not over,” claiming that the Trump administration has collected evidence that massive voter fraud took place during the 2018 midterms but has decided not to release it because doing so would remove countless Democrats from office and force states to hold special elections to replace them. Instead, Taylor claimed, the administration is going to use this evidence to ensure that this sort of voter fraud doesn’t happen again in 2020.
“People think I am making an excuse for not having a red tsunami,” Taylor said. “It was huge. We had huge wins all across the country. Just because we didn’t take the House they thought we didn’t have a red tsunami.”
I’m sure it also happened, but only in the “spirit realm” or some such nonsense. Any excuse will do, of course, for the marks he so easily suckers.