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Boogiemack

(1,406 posts)
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 05:18 PM Oct 2020

A couple I know who are Republicans and who voted for Trump in 2016 say

they will vote for Trump again. Big discussion took place. Bottom line is they are going to vote for the dumpster because they don't like to be proven wrong and are going to stick with their decision because they resent .."I told you so." I bet there are quite a few out there who will vote for that pig just because they want to show us libs a thing or two. Any way, I have a sneaky suspicion that the wife will vote for Biden when the curtains are drawn.

Anybody else know folks voting for 45 who really don't like him but doing it just for spite because they were so wrong before?

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A couple I know who are Republicans and who voted for Trump in 2016 say (Original Post) Boogiemack Oct 2020 OP
Nope. I don't know anyone who will admit to voting for any republican. onecaliberal Oct 2020 #1
And say this to those people..... ProudMNDemocrat Oct 2020 #2
I actually know no one who is voting for Trump (or who will admit to it) DonaldsRump Oct 2020 #3
Aka spite Javaman Oct 2020 #4
Assholes being,.... magicarpet Oct 2020 #8
No, I doubt there are many such voters... Demsrule86 Oct 2020 #5
Agreed greenjar_01 Oct 2020 #9
Oh of course,... they are certifiably deranged,.. magicarpet Oct 2020 #6
Despite the number of stories we hear like this greenjar_01 Oct 2020 #7
Have you been to a trDump Nazi Rally ? magicarpet Oct 2020 #10
I wouldn't be surprised. At least I'm not surprised they say so publicly renate Oct 2020 #11
Sadly, the only person close to me who is voting Trump MakeTXBlue2020 Oct 2020 #12
And I wanted to add MakeTXBlue2020 Oct 2020 #14
People have such messed up egos. Really. How deeply pathetic is that?!?!! Vivienne235729 Oct 2020 #13
I hear a lot of lame reasons to vote for Trump in 2020 Shermann Oct 2020 #15
There likely will be many who claim they're voting tRump but won't lettucebe Oct 2020 #16
conservative religion members hate leaving the faith. pansypoo53219 Oct 2020 #17

ProudMNDemocrat

(16,173 posts)
2. And say this to those people.....
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 05:20 PM
Oct 2020

"Those who align themselves with an AMORAL individual like Donald Trump, bring their character, intelligence, and MORALITY into question."

Then wait for their response.

magicarpet

(13,793 posts)
6. Oh of course,... they are certifiably deranged,..
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 05:25 PM
Oct 2020

... all of a sudden one hopes they commence with clear and reasoned thinking supported by analytical intelligence ?

 

greenjar_01

(6,477 posts)
7. Despite the number of stories we hear like this
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 05:27 PM
Oct 2020

Most adults don't act this way, just like the anti-mask weirdos causing a ruckus in a store are rare, not common.

magicarpet

(13,793 posts)
10. Have you been to a trDump Nazi Rally ?
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 05:30 PM
Oct 2020

Grab a front row seat,... absorb the wisdom and intelligence as it floods the room.

Watch out for the Covid Cooties.

renate

(13,776 posts)
11. I wouldn't be surprised. At least I'm not surprised they say so publicly
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 05:32 PM
Oct 2020

There were three and a half years of a lot of people saying “f— Trump voters, it’s too late to admit their mistake now because they caused all of this,” so I can see why a lot of them would be leery of admitting they were wrong. I hope at least some of them make the right choice in the privacy of the voting booth.

MakeTXBlue2020

(131 posts)
12. Sadly, the only person close to me who is voting Trump
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 05:35 PM
Oct 2020

is my Dad. My Mom, my sister and her boyfriend, my girlfriend, and all of my close friends who actually vote are voting Biden. My Dad's insistence on sticking with Trump has become a real sore spot in the family. My Dad raised me to be disgusted by a man like Trump, and yet he continues to sing his praises. He's lost in a Fox News alternate universe and it really bums me out. It's hurt our relationship. Hopefully, if/when Biden wins, my Dad will do some reflection as more sordid stories emerge.

MakeTXBlue2020

(131 posts)
14. And I wanted to add
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 05:55 PM
Oct 2020

how very sad it is to question the moral compass of someone you look up to. Unfortunately, that's what has happened with my Dad. I think he may be too proud to admit how wrong he was.

Shermann

(7,248 posts)
15. I hear a lot of lame reasons to vote for Trump in 2020
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 06:15 PM
Oct 2020

What I don't hear is a clear articulation of how all of his positions fit together in a cohesive platform that puts the country in a better position than the Democratic alternative. What I do hear is:

- Because of his religion
- Because I like they guy
- Because I don't really like Biden

lettucebe

(2,334 posts)
16. There likely will be many who claim they're voting tRump but won't
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 08:07 PM
Oct 2020

No one wants to be told they were or are wrong. Admitting a mistake is also difficult for many. This seems an easy way out.

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