Make a New Year’s Resolution to Fight Trump
Michelle Goldberg just shouted out MVP in her new New York Times op-ed, “Make a New Year’s Resolution to Fight Trump,” urging everyone to stop authoritarianism in 2024 by investing now in local organizing.
We couldn’t agree more.
- Read the New York Times op-ed (gift link or PDF).
- Contribute today to fund local organizing in swing states.
- Share the op-ed, using our sample message below.
Key Quotes + Notes
“General election polls are blaring like sirens: A recent survey from Bloomberg News/Morning Consult has Trump leading in all seven swing states.”
⬆️ These polls are not predictive of what will happen, but they are prescriptive of what we need to do. We will win the swing states if we mobilize youth, voters of color, LGBTQ+ voters, and immigrant voters. MVP has a plan to do just that.
“Trump has made no secret of how he intends to govern: He wants to round up undocumented immigrants by the millions and imprison them in a network of new detention camps while they await deportation. He will, he’s said, free many of the Jan. 6 insurrectionists — he calls them “hostages” — and use the Justice Department to prosecute his enemies. As The Washington Post reported, his associates have drafted plans to invoke the Insurrection Act as soon as he takes power so that he can deploy the military against protesters.”
⬆️ Exactly. Trump’s team is ready to hit the ground running in January 2025. To stop them, local organizations in swing states need to hit the ground running in January 2024. To do that, they need early investment. Read why early investment goes further.
“Before we can fight authoritarianism, we have to fight fatalism.”
⬆️ This is the heart of the matter. The future is ours to choose. If we play our cards right, we can not only defeat Trump and MAGA in November 2024 — we can cause a Blue Wave that will usher in a new twenty-first century Progressive Era. Read what we can accomplish in what we call “the Amazing Scenario.”
“One place to start is with donations to grass-roots organizations working on voter turnout, which are desperately underfunded. (The Movement Voter Project has a clickable map with links to such groups all over the country.)”
⬆️ It’s true: Early funding for local organizing in swing states is how we win. Sign our Early Giving Pledge and then make the largest investment you can. There simply will not be a time when your dollars will go further.
Adapt and share this sample message by email and social media:
Michelle Goldberg of The New York Times just put out this op-ed… The title says it all: “Make a New Year’s Resolution to Fight Trump.” How? By donating (now, not months from now) to the swing-state local groups that will be key to getting out the vote.
Read the article (gift link): https://movement.vote/fight-trump
Donate to swing-state local organizing: https://movement.vote/give?refcode=nytimes-share