The following shakedown is indicative of what's happening to electors around the country whose states voted for Donald Trump on election night.
Idaho Trump electors are reporting a "barrage" of harassing phone calls, emails, and social media messages from liberals threatening them to become a "faithless elector" and cast their votes for Hillary Clinton instead of Donald Trump.
"A lot of ’em use bad, rough language," state-elector Layne Bangerter told the Spokesman Review.
"Nothing I feel intimidated over. But we’re watching it very closely."
One of the more disturbing aspects of the left-wing onslaught against these electors is that they have access to their home phone numbers, email addresses, and potentially, home addresses.
"They’ve got our home phone numbers, our cell numbers, our emails, our Facebook," Bangerter said. "We’re just getting an orchestrated barrage from the left." The Spokesman Review notes that while Bangerter is taking the harassment in stride, other electors do feel intimidated:
Idaho’s other three Trump electors are Jennifer Locke, of Coeur d’Alene, Caleb Lakey, of Kuna, and former state Sen. Melinda Smyser, R-Parma. “Caleb told me he had over 200 and something when he checked this morning,” Bangerter said.
Locke said, “It is concerning to me. It does feel like some level of intimidation.”
She said one message urged her to “vote for Jeb.” Others questioned Trump’s qualifications or charged sexism and racism. “They’re not even from this state – it’s Oregon, New York, California, Massachusetts, a lot of these is where I’m getting messages from,” she said.
Bangerter, who worked for U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo for more than a decade, said he’s received around 40 messages on Facebook alone. “They attack my religion, they attack my politics, they tell me that I must be a terrible father, I must be a terrible American, they use foul language – every swear word,” he said. “They’re just trying to steal this thing. They won’t be able to do it, but they’re trying.”
Bangerter said the messages have included automated robo-calls.
Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney stated that "while there is no federal requirement binding electors to their pledge, and while Idaho is one of 21 states that does not have state-level legislation to force an elector to comply, attempting to sway an elector’s commitment to their party through insults, vulgar language or threats simply lacks civility."
Welcome to the Leftwing barbarian hordes, Sec. Denney -- "uncivilized" is their middle name.
Denney said dissenters can send a letter to his office and he'll bring up their concerns during his scheduled meeting with electors on December 19.
Bangerter, who also happens to be Idaho Director of the Trump for President campaign and part of the President-elect's transition team, said the meeting will simply be a "formality," however, as he has no intention of casting his vote for anyone but Trump.
The issue, as stated above, is that electors around the country are being threatened and harassed in similar fashion. Some states deem "faithless electors" unlawful, meaning the Left, once again, is all in favor of illegal activity so long as they reap the results they want. And as always, members of the "tolerant" left have no qualms intimidating people with whom they disagree.