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Elections Are Being Rigged, but Not to Supresss Trump's White Flock

by Rich Smith Yesterday Samantha Bee ran a hilarious little "gotcha" segment featuring Trump supporters who claim that Democrats have "rigged" the election in favor of their nominee, Hillary Clinton. The election is rigged, they claim, unless Trump wins. In which case, the election was "rigged" against him, but not "rigged" in the sense that "rigged" actually means. Here, as they often do, Trump supporters abuse one of language's greatest qualities—its mutability, its multifacetedness—to justify their status as underdogs who are also supposedly top dogs.
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