Disinfo: If Democrats succeed in stealing the US presidential elections they will use COVID to establish a totalitarian dictatorship in the US

Summary

If the Democrats succeed in stealing the US presidential elections, they will use COVID-19 to attack civil liberties and establish a totalitarian dictatorship in the US. The film “V for Vendetta” predicted the creation of a pandemic to establish a dictatorship. Many governments have used COVID-19 as a pretext to conduct the greatest human experiment in history using terrorism and propaganda. Governments, not the virus, have transformed human beings into sheep and cattle: billions of people have been forced into house arrest or confinement.

Totalitarian laws have been adopted around the world. During the COVID-19 crisis, the media and public health officials appear to have applied covert psychological manipulation techniques, used in the military, in order to condition the masses to accept totalitarianism as a solution. The masses have been terrorised, repressed, isolated, subdued, impoverished, and demoralised. COVID may be used to reshape and re-socialise the masses to prepare them for enormous changes, such as the establishment of a transnational digital dictatorship.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory. No evidence is provided to support the author’s claims.

In line with the recurrent pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative claiming that Western governments have exploited the coronavirus pandemic in order to abolish liberal democracies and establish dictatorships. The article adds two new twists to the narrative by suggesting that these “COVID dictatorships” are totalitarian regimes that conduct mass terror and repression against the population, and that the US Democrats are preparing to install such a totalitarian regime in the US.

Moreover, the article’s allegation that Democrats are attempting to steal the 2020 US presidential elections is consistent with an ongoing pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign on the US election.

It is not true that COVID-19 restrictions, introduced by many Western governments to fight the coronavirus pandemic, have provoked the collapse of liberal democracy and the establishment of dictatorships. Such emergency provisions, such as the curtailment of freedom of movement, are tools that democratic governments need to use, for a limited period of time, in order to rapidly and effectively protect the public health of citizens.

Furthermore, there is no evidence to support the article’s claim that the Democrats committed massive fraud during the elections. So far no evidence of massive fraud have been presented except rumours. Several reliable sources debunked the massive fraud claims: the BBC, The Guardian, the New York Times, Forbes, Le Monde.

In addition, in its interim assessment on the conduct of the election, the OSCE finds that the contest was "competitive and well managed" (p. 1), noting that "evidence-deficient claims about election fraud" (ibid.) have been refuted by "election officials at all levels" (p. 3) and "national security agencies" (p. 11).

Read a previous case claiming that several Western governments have deliberately used the COVID-19 pandemic to establish sanitary dictatorship and subjugate the population by spreading fear and terror.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 220
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/11/2020
  • Language/target audience: Italian
  • Country: US
  • Keywords: US Presidential Election 2020, coronavirus, Conspiracy theory, Democratic Party (US), Dictatorship, Conspiracy

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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