Criticism, even harsh criticism, is one of the forms that patriotism takes. It travels alongside a love that pays attention, that sees clearly, and in spite of it all, celebrates that love.
The "absolute equality of rights" mentioned by Granger has yet to be achieved. Having the "right" to do something is not the same as having the ability and the capacity to do it.
"Not any evidence." There it is, right there. There's no fire, but there's plenty of smoke, and the smoke is coming off the Republicans, not from any systematic problem with election integrity.