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Wonder how many MAGAs will leave the country? (Original Post) Boogiemack Nov 2020 OP
About as many Democrats who would have left if trump won -- Not many despite threats. Hoyt Nov 2020 #1
Yeah, really... Zing Zing Zingbah Nov 2020 #6
i spent 2 days researching property in canada..who the hell can afford to live there? samnsara Nov 2020 #10
Have they let us cross the border yet? Covid just adds to the fun-- they've been stopping us from... TreasonousBastard Nov 2020 #23
I am Canadian and worked with many Bev54 Nov 2020 #38
In the beginning, I remember it that way. but hasn't Canada had its occasional conservative... TreasonousBastard Nov 2020 #40
Vancouver is the most expensive place to live Bev54 Nov 2020 #36
Ha! cwydro Nov 2020 #29
Thanks to Trump's pandemic response... lame54 Nov 2020 #2
Bingo Siwsan Nov 2020 #8
Where would they go? IrishEyes Nov 2020 #3
Russia? nt Wicked Blue Nov 2020 #12
Most have difficulty BlueMTexpat Nov 2020 #26
No one will take them...lol! AZ_Latina Nov 2020 #4
Most never travel out of their little towns, much less state. Funtatlaguy Nov 2020 #5
No one will have them Blasphemer Nov 2020 #7
Where would MAGAt-Americans go? BKDem Nov 2020 #9
Hard to think of a country that would take them Miguelito Loveless Nov 2020 #11
0. peacebuzzard Nov 2020 #13
How many can afford to? Newest Reality Nov 2020 #14
Leave the country? Aristus Nov 2020 #15
I know this was sarcasm, but there are millions of very well off idiots in this country Ferrets are Cool Nov 2020 #19
That poster doesn't care for anyone from the south apparently. cwydro Nov 2020 #32
+1 Ferrets are Cool Nov 2020 #33
Yes indeed. cwydro Nov 2020 #34
Oh no, they will stay & procreate, making more little cretins for their maga army. 42bambi Nov 2020 #16
They will just stay here and die of Covid. Ferrets are Cool Nov 2020 #17
Not enough FoxNewsSucks Nov 2020 #18
FNS... That was my first thought. Cartaphelius Nov 2020 #24
This message was self-deleted by its author Cartaphelius Nov 2020 #42
No they think the red states should seceed, really doc03 Nov 2020 #20
Oh, please SoCalNative Nov 2020 #21
Where would they go? ananda Nov 2020 #22
I don't want them to leave the country ... agingdem Nov 2020 #25
Maybe we should raise money for tickets to North Korea for them Frances Nov 2020 #27
Let see how many of his supporters trump kills off first Gothmog Nov 2020 #28
French foreign legion would be ironic. Midnightwalk Nov 2020 #30
No country is importing terrorist thugs at the moment besides- 'Murica -they ain't leaving lunasun Nov 2020 #31
The question is where would they go? Initech Nov 2020 #35
Belize? Rstrstx Nov 2020 #39
Actually I think Brunei would work! Initech Nov 2020 #41
Belize ?? It's full of black and brown people. I don't see it as appealing to them lunasun Nov 2020 #44
Almost none*, but for many their interest in politics will wane Rstrstx Nov 2020 #37
Trump wanted to buy Greenland.At the time I thought crazy but maybe he was RE trend forecasting lunasun Nov 2020 #46
Wishful thinking. Most don't even leave their county. Though, I am betting w some encouragement, Vivienne235729 Nov 2020 #43
I'd be happy to give them a ride to the airport. lpbk2713 Nov 2020 #45
I don't think Russia is an option NotASurfer Nov 2020 #47

samnsara

(17,487 posts)
10. i spent 2 days researching property in canada..who the hell can afford to live there?
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:17 PM
Nov 2020

..Vancouver BC is the closet to me and houses are nearly Seattle prices. New Brunswick is the cheapest..

TreasonousBastard

(43,049 posts)
23. Have they let us cross the border yet? Covid just adds to the fun-- they've been stopping us from...
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:27 PM
Nov 2020

emigrating for years. Since all of us draft dodgers ran up there and went on their dole. (Or so it looked to them)

Bev54

(9,801 posts)
38. I am Canadian and worked with many
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:56 PM
Nov 2020

"draft dodgers". People were welcomed with open arms, because we too, disagreed with the war. I worked with several people in the Bank who had emigrated. When they could go back to the states, they chose to stay in Canada. That has never been a problem to Canadians.

TreasonousBastard

(43,049 posts)
40. In the beginning, I remember it that way. but hasn't Canada had its occasional conservative...
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 05:10 PM
Nov 2020

eruptions?

Be that as it may, I have had Canadian friends and US politics has never been much of an issue with them, nor have memories of the 70s caused problems. The worst memories I have of those days were of some of the sorrier evaders who didn't do so well up there. Often to do with drug deals.

One with a problem used to go to Florida for an annual vacation, but after 9-11 it turned out that her having been born in Sweden and becoming a verified Canuck at the age of 4 meant she was forbidden crossing the border without vast amounts of time and paperwork. All on our side. She ended up going to Cuba for sun and seawater and it costs less and she still has a great time.


Bev54

(9,801 posts)
36. Vancouver is the most expensive place to live
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:52 PM
Nov 2020

Try going into the interior, like Penticton, Kelowna, Vernon, Salmon Arm. If you live in Vancouver that is where you will spend your summers anyway. It is a beautiful Okanagan Valley with warm weather and beautiful lakes. More laid back but great!

Siwsan

(26,062 posts)
8. Bingo
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:16 PM
Nov 2020

Although I wish we could find some island for them to colonize. Let them go all 'Lord of the Flies'. If that was live streamed on pay for view, we could take a big chunk out of the national debt.

IrishEyes

(3,275 posts)
3. Where would they go?
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:15 PM
Nov 2020

Few countries would want them. Not a lot of them speak a foreign language. It would be nice if they went away though.

Newest Reality

(12,712 posts)
14. How many can afford to?
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:17 PM
Nov 2020

That does cost money AND other countries tend to have rather high criteria and stipulations to meet, both to apply for a visa and apply for citizenship.

Most countries don't want our riffraff. They want professionals and people who can prove they will be able to support themselves while they apply. Some countries also require a sponsor or family member to vouch for you.

I think some people talk about things before they actually know how they work.

Plus...Ooops! COVID-19! Sorry, Charlie Travel restrictions.

Aristus

(65,780 posts)
15. Leave the country?
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:17 PM
Nov 2020

I'd be surprised if they leave their tarpaper shacks.

Astonished if they left the county...

I'm pretty sure they're all fixin' ta squat on the homestead fer a spell...

Ferrets are Cool

(20,987 posts)
19. I know this was sarcasm, but there are millions of very well off idiots in this country
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:21 PM
Nov 2020

Most of them live in homes that are much better than mine. And while I live in Alabama, I do not live in a squatters shack.

 

cwydro

(51,308 posts)
32. That poster doesn't care for anyone from the south apparently.
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:41 PM
Nov 2020

Never mind all these assholes in the north, west, and Midwest. His deal is to seem superior to southern folks.

I live in NC, quite well off, don’t talk the way he thinks people here talk, nice house, land, and I traveled quite frequently until the virus.

Ferrets are Cool

(20,987 posts)
17. They will just stay here and die of Covid.
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:20 PM
Nov 2020

Because even if President Biden enacts nationwide standards, they will not follow them.

 

Cartaphelius

(868 posts)
24. FNS... That was my first thought.
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:27 PM
Nov 2020

I am willing to hand draw exit maps through Canada for groups of 30 or more.

Response to FoxNewsSucks (Reply #18)

agingdem

(7,603 posts)
25. I don't want them to leave the country ...
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:30 PM
Nov 2020

I want them mask-less on their fucking hands and knees scrubbing down covid ICUs and then I want them moved to ICE detention centers and housed in cages where they'll rot until their dying days......I don't forgive..ever

Frances

(8,511 posts)
27. Maybe we should raise money for tickets to North Korea for them
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:31 PM
Nov 2020

Then they can see what it’s like to live under a dictator which is what Trump would have become

Gothmog

(142,917 posts)
28. Let see how many of his supporters trump kills off first
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:32 PM
Nov 2020

trump is killing off his supporters https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/11/6/1993375/-As-COVID-19-surges-conservatives-are-paying-a-deadly-price-for-listening-to-Trump-and-Fox-News

On Wednesday, the total number of new cases of COVID-19 in the United States exceeded 100,000 for the first time. Which was a shocking total … until Thursday, when the total passed 120,000 cases. With that number, even the seven-day moving average of new cases is now over 100,000. This isn’t a “spike,” or a “surge”—it’s a tsunami.

But even though the flood of new cases is sweeping across the whole nation, driving up hospitalizations and bringing more than 1,000 deaths a day, it’s not sinking everyone equally. Because even a cursory review of the information shows that both the counties where the coronavirus is spreading most rapidly and the counties where there are more cases by population are counties that voted for Donald Trump. And a new study makes it clear that this isn’t coincidental. It’s also not a matter of some factor that lies outside of human control. The reason that red states and Trump-supporting counties are getting COVID-19 at a higher rate is specifically because they are populated by Trump supporters. And it’s killing them.

As the Associated Press reports, the data available from Johns Hopkins, WorldOMeters, and other tracking sites makes it clear that the highest level of COVID-19 is not where a casual observer might expect. The worst locations aren’t in high-density cities, or in areas where there’s a high level of travel. They are small, rural counties. In fact, most of them are rural counties in rural states like Iowa, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

And 93% of the counties with the worst rates of coronavirus infection voted for Donald Trump. In fact, they voted overwhelmingly for Trump. And the worse the infection, the more dire the local situation, the more likely they were to vote for Trump.

Initech

(99,772 posts)
35. The question is where would they go?
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:49 PM
Nov 2020

They can rule out most of Europe - except for maybe Poland and Hungary, both countries creeping very hard to super far right wing fascists. Saudi Arabia maybe, but the Saudis aren't exactly what one would call "welcome" to outside cultures. Somalia might be where the gun humpers could go. And there's always Russia, since Putin was the catalyst for getting Trump elected.

Rstrstx

(1,385 posts)
39. Belize?
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:56 PM
Nov 2020

The country’s official language is English, he could promise everyone their own little Mar-a-Lago if they moved there.

Initech

(99,772 posts)
41. Actually I think Brunei would work!
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 05:31 PM
Nov 2020

They worship a brutal billionaire dictator in that country, which would be perfect for the MAGAs. Though I think Trump wouldn't like playing second fiddle to the Sultan Of Brunei. Just saying.

Rstrstx

(1,385 posts)
37. Almost none*, but for many their interest in politics will wane
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 04:53 PM
Nov 2020

Most of them will stay with the Republicans but they won’t go crawling over broken glass to vote for them like they did for Trump.

* now if Trump were to move to some banana republic and become dictator some of the hardest core cultists may follow him. Where I have no idea. Here’s a map where English is an official language (in green):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_territorial_entities_where_English_is_an_official_language#/media/File:Countries_with_English_as_Official_Language.png

Belize and Guyana are the only ones close by.

Hmmm, maybe Denmark would sell Greenland to him? They’d be doing the world a huge favor. Problems is only 15% of it is inhabitable, it’d need to be able to handle 30 million or more people, preferably more.

lunasun

(21,646 posts)
46. Trump wanted to buy Greenland.At the time I thought crazy but maybe he was RE trend forecasting
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 07:08 PM
Nov 2020

I forgot about Greenland, plus too many magats are racists I don’t see Belize or Guyana

https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-eyes-a-new-real-estate-purchase-greenland-11565904223

Vivienne235729

(3,352 posts)
43. Wishful thinking. Most don't even leave their county. Though, I am betting w some encouragement,
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 05:47 PM
Nov 2020

Russia might be appealing enough for them to leave. No really. All white. Homogenous. Socially conservative. Dictatorship.

NotASurfer

(2,127 posts)
47. I don't think Russia is an option
Fri Nov 6, 2020, 07:09 PM
Nov 2020

They're kind of strict about guns - licenses, permits, no automatic weapons or high-capacity magazines. I'm pretty sure that for a large segment of MAGAnation, if they go, their armory goes with them.

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