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Shi+'s about to hit the fan

Discussion in 'Alley of Lingering Sighs' started by Dice, Nov 2, 2020.

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    I was making a joke. I thought the use of the smiley was enough to make it clear I did not seriously expect it to happen.

    Although was truthful that I think it would be amusing to see him dragged kicking and screaming from the White House, I honestly can't see that happening outside of Saturday Night Live or a similar show with comedic impersonators.
    I totally can imagine SNL doing such a skit.


    As for voting for Trump because he's a Republican, if you are against Democrats, why not try ta 3rd party candidate? Four years ago I voted for Gary Johnson because I absolutely did NOT want Trump in the White House, but I was not much happier with Hillary Clinton as an alternative. If for no other reason than I didn't want to send Bill back to Capital Hill, even as the First Man.
     
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    Most people who support Trump like to say that the media makes him look bad. I think the truth is that he makes himself look bad and media either happily shares his idiocy or tries desperately to cover it up if it's a right-supportive media site.

    The problem with that is splitting votes. It would be nice if we could all just vote for the party we feel would really help us but sometimes politics is about strategy.
     
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    Such strategy is why no 3rd party candidate can win. Everybody is too afraid of splitting votes that they vote for an inferior candidate because they are afraid the wrong candidate will get in otherwise.

     
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    Yes, that comment was not directed at you; it was directed at Dice who asked why I thought so.

    You'll be happy to know that as a Californian I'm throwing my vote away on anybody but a Democrat. I make no difference in Presidential elections. My values probably line up more with Libertarians than Republicans, but the Libertarians typically go too far to be popular and have no chance because they are too nutty in some respects. Believe it or not, I voted for Obama the first time largely because of the idiocy and pandering of Sarah Palin as the VP pick. Boy have I regretted that.

    For the first Trump election I would have voted for just about anybody but Hilary and was relieved she lost, but as I said above I support him now due to his record. Joe and Kamala? No way in hell would I even consider it; maybe worse than Hilary.

    I only partially agree with this. The mainstream media distort and magnify anything bad Trump does and will ignore or spin to the negative anything Trump does good. They don't even try to hide their bias any longer. Same kind of thing with the social media giants.
     
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    So, it's now official.
    Trump is FIRED!
    :banana:HIP HIP HURRAY!:clap:
    :hippy:HIP HIP HURRAY!:grin:
    :thanks:HIP HIP HURRAY!:goodbye:
     
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    Fair enough.
     
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    I guess this sums up the two party system in general:

    [​IMG]
     
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    Yay Georgia!

    So what's his next move? He's losing credibility fast. BTW BTA - what was that you were saying about him leaving gracefully?
     
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    Losing credibility? You mean he still has some credibility left to lose?
    I thought he lost it long ago with all the lies he's told.
     
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    I don't disagree Slick, I meant he's losing credibility with his followers. His crew is starting to turn on him and that can't look pretty from his sad little viewpoint.
     
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    I said after his legal options were exhausted he would not have to be dragged out.

    I also said it will not be as easy as the media calling races.

    Calling Georgia now is fairly pointless; they just announced a hand recount some time before.

    Keep in mind none of the vote counts have been certified. Every close state will be challenged; some states have mandatory recounts when the difference is below some small threshold. The fact that the media has called anything is almost meaningless. Certainly Trump has a large hill to climb, so it's unlikely he will prevail unless they can prove some serious fraud/illegal ballots.
     
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    You know he's making up that fraud shit, just like he lies about everything else, right BTA?
     
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    Nope. There is definitely fraud and illegal ballots. There always is. The only question is if they can prove any kind of systemic problems that can overcome the deficit. Which I admit is unlikely even if it's true.
     
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    Yeah, a handful of them. Not enough to waste hundreds of thousands of dollars paying employees to recount them. For what ... like 97 messed up ballots? And I'm sure at least half those ballots were errors that favored Trump.

    And now you have Trump starting a go-fund-me to pay off his debts in overspending in the election. I'm sure you'll jump right in there and help his cause.
     
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