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We Won't Accept a 2024 Trump Coup

  By Robert Katz If Trump succeeds in 2024 in what he attempted to do in 2020, namely stealing the Presidential election, will those of us who voted for the winning candidate accept the outcome? I don’t believe we will, nor should we. I remember November 7, 2020, just after the major news organizations “called” the election provided for Biden, driving through Berkeley, California and seeing, literally, dancing in the streets. It was a real dingdong-the-witch-is-dead moment, filled with triumph and relief. We all know that November 7 was not the end. As reported by  Molly Ball in Time Magazine , and elsewhere, only an extraordinary behind-the-scenes effort prevented Trump and his supporters from blocking the certification of key state election results and reversing Biden’s win. And as Barton Gellman, writing in the  Atlantic , has warned, Republicans are now in the process of changing our electoral framework to enable Trump to retake the White House in 2024, even if he doesn’t win the e