McClinton speaker

State Rep. McClinton can no more declare herself speaker than Trump can declare himself president

Originally published at The Philadelphia Inquirer

Democrats would have a lot more credibility accusing former President Donald Trump of undermining democratic norms and the rule of law if they weren’t now busy doing it themselves.

Despite two years of bemoaning Republicans for “threatening democracy,” Pennsylvania Democrats might as well have terminated the state constitution themselves earlier this month when they launched a “paperwork insurrection” at the state Capitol by declaring themselves in the majority — despite Republicans holding two more seats in the state House of Representatives, effectively putting them in power.

If you’re feeling confused, you’re not alone. The fact that Democrats are trying to steal a majority by simply stating it to be true is so ludicrous that it’s difficult to comprehend.

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