Alyssa Milano Thinks the Green Party Is a Russian Conspiracy

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (C) is joined by (L-R) Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA), House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY) for a news conference in the House Vistiors Center in the U.S. Capitol March 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. In a big setback to the agenda of President Donald Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), House Republicans cancelled a vote for the American Health Care Act, the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also called 'Obamacare.' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Trump backed candidates had a spectacular showing last night, with the President tweeting out “5 for 5!” this morning to celebrate all five candidates he endorsed winning their races.

In a follow-up tweet, he accused the media of downplaying the Republican Party’s repeated success in special elections.

Some liberals tried to pretend that they weren’t annihilated last night, which was quickly met with mockery. The publication VICE tweeted out that “Tuesday night was not all bad news for the progressive insurgency.” One conservative joked in response “sure the house burned down, but at least we saved the cat!”

A denial of defeat is perhaps the least desperate progressive response to last night’s special elections, however. Alyssa Milano, normally resided to making insane comments about firearms, has offered up her own theory for last night’s GOP victories. And of course, it involves the Russians. For some reason, she thinks the fact that the Green Party in Ohio received votes, this was evidence of Russian interference in the election. “You know what sucks?” she wrote. “Because of our unwillingness to pass policy that protects our election integrity, I immediately think the Green Party votes tonight are Russian meddling.”

She offers no explanation for why or how she came to this conclusion.

As one user pointed out, however, even if 100% of the Green Party votes went to the Democratic Party, it still wouldn’t have been enough.

Amazingly Milano’s audience largely agreed with her “analysis,” though she did receive her fair share of mockery:

And Milano isn’t even the only one! Transgender activist Charlotte Clymer speculated that the Green Party votes are actually evidence that Republicans are too embarrassed to vote for Trump…. so they’re voting for an extreme far-left Party instead. Such an insane statement would be like claiming it must be fed-up leftists who voted for Tea Party candidates back in 2010.

There’s no evidence that Russian interference changed a single vote in the 2016 election – but we’re to believe that they’re interfering with our primaries by supporting the far-Left Green Party? If that’s the case, these Russians are even more incompetent than Alyssa Milano!

Honestly though, at this rate, Milano will be complaining that the midterms are a Russian conspiracy too because Republicans are positioned to dominate. The Republican National Committee has out-fundraised the DNC by a ratio of over 2:1 this year, and has $51 million in cash to the DNC’s $9 million. If there’s liberal enthusiasm for the midterms, it isn’t leading them to put their money where their mouths are.

Furthermore, Trump’s approval rating is trending upward, and the approval rating of the President is always good for candidates that share their party. Now topping 50%, Trump’s approval rating is higher than Obama’s was at this stage of his presidency (and if it weren’t for the media, Trump’s approval would be drastically higher).

There is a silver lining in all this Russia hysteria, in that it’s become a scapegoat for Democrats. Rather than look inward to explain their losses, they’re blaming a foe that played no role. The more they continue to do that than seriously analyze why the American public keeps refusing to vote for them, the more they’ll continue to lose.

By Matt

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