- - Monday, December 14, 2020

It seems like every two years, you hear that this election is the most important election of our lifetimes, but this time it’s not a stretch to say that.

If the Democrats win Georgia’s two Senate seats on Jan. 5, the American Dream — one that’s fostered unrivaled prosperity through democracy and freedom over the last 244 years — could come to an abrupt end.

If you don’t know much about them, Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff are more than just far-left Democrats. Of course, they want to raise our taxes, enact the Green New Deal and socialize medicine. Like their cohorts, they support open borders, taking away our Second Amendment rights and legalizing late-term abortion, sending your tax dollars to fund abortions.

But Mr. Warnock and Mr. Ossoff are in a league of their own. They are backed by radical defund the police groups. They would vote to pack the U.S. Supreme Court. They would make Washington, D.C. a state and do away with the Electoral College — effectively silencing rural America. They have espoused the merits of socialism — and want to lock down our small businesses, churches and schools.

Most importantly, national Democrats see Mr. Warnock and Mr. Ossoff as the linchpins to the socialist transformation of American society — because, if they win on Jan. 5, they will give Democrats a majority in Congress and a green light to begin putting their radical agenda into law.

To be frank, the downfall of our nation — and radical revolution — are exactly what they are after. Chuck Schumer said it himself: “Now we take Georgia, then we change America. And Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doubled down: “We win these races in Georgia … we don’t have to negotiate.”

Unlike the two of us, Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff don’t believe in free markets or free enterprise. They don’t believe in individual agency or hard work. They certainly don’t believe in family values or the word of God. In short, they don’t believe in anything that has propelled this nation to success for hundreds of years. They’re fighting to tear it all down.

They want to lock our country down until the American people are dependent on the federal government for everything. They are for an America defined by chaos and anarchy in the streets.

That’s why it’s critical that we hold the line and keep Georgia red on Jan. 5.

This isn’t just about ensuring Georgia’s senators represent our values. It isn’t just about defeating two far-left Democrats with radical values. This is about protecting the values of our nation and the very fabric of our democracy from a socialist transformation that would forever alter America.

As two political outsiders and conservative businesspeople, we are fighting to keep the American Dream alive for generations to come.

In the Senate, we are proud defenders of economic opportunity, limited government and fiscal responsibility. And in this election, we are the only candidates who have stood up to protect life, support law and order and advocate for the freedom and pro-growth policies that create opportunity for all.

Instead of shutting down the economy, we will continue to lower taxes and create jobs. Instead of taking away private health insurance, we will fight for more affordable health care that covers pre-existing conditions. And instead of eliminating individual choice in areas like education, we will work to ensure school choice for parents and students alike.

Above all else, we will always fight back against those who wish to impose dangerous agendas and turn America into a socialist nation.

We urge all Georgians and Americans to join us in this fight. The fight to maintain our country’s standing as a beacon of liberty, prosperity and opportunity for all.

Together, we can win Georgia. If we win Georgia, we save America. And if we save our country, we protect the American Dream for generations to come.

• Kelly Loeffler is a Republican U.S. senator from Georgia. David Perdue is a Republican U.S. senator from Georgia.

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