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Mon Nov 9, 2020, 11:39 PM

The GOP isn't trying to steal the election.

They’re trying to appear like they’re supporting Trump because they don’t want to appear to be abandoning him and risk losing the entire MAGA base a month and a half before the election for control of the Senate.

They couldn’t be happier to take back their party from Trump and they’re going to make sure he falls. They’re just going to kick and scream and make a big show until he does.

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Reply The GOP isn't trying to steal the election. (Original post)
PTWB Nov 2020 OP
elleng Nov 2020 #1
Dem2 Nov 2020 #2
rso Nov 2020 #3
Ponietz Nov 2020 #4
Miguelito Loveless Nov 2020 #5
texasfiddler Nov 2020 #7
Miguelito Loveless Nov 2020 #6
dflprincess Nov 2020 #8
Captain Zero Nov 2020 #20
mr_lebowski Nov 2020 #9
FakeNoose Nov 2020 #16
In It to Win It Nov 2020 #10
Imperialism Inc. Nov 2020 #11
louis-t Nov 2020 #12
Beartracks Nov 2020 #13
patricia92243 Nov 2020 #14
qdouble Nov 2020 #15
Jack Floto Nov 2020 #17
UCmeNdc Nov 2020 #18
andym Nov 2020 #19
captain queeg Nov 2020 #21
C_U_L8R Nov 2020 #22
Fullduplexxx Nov 2020 #23
D23MIURG23 Nov 2020 #24
PTWB Nov 2020 #25
D23MIURG23 Nov 2020 #27
PTWB Nov 2020 #28
lame54 Nov 2020 #26

Response to PTWB (Original post)

Mon Nov 9, 2020, 11:46 PM

1. Prolly.

Thanks

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Mon Nov 9, 2020, 11:48 PM

2. Makes sense

We have an unusual double-runoff that will determine control of the Senate.

I wonder if this has ever happened before?

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Mon Nov 9, 2020, 11:48 PM

3. Trump

I think they are afraid that after he leaves he might take his cult-members with him and form his own Party, thus splitting the GOP. This would render the GOP as a non-competitive entity.

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Mon Nov 9, 2020, 11:48 PM

4. Continue to enable the world's largest criminal enterprise, in other words

I don’t see a difference.

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Mon Nov 9, 2020, 11:53 PM

5. And if they are trying to stay in power

at all costs, what then?

When people tell you what they are, believe them.

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Response to Miguelito Loveless (Reply #5)

Mon Nov 9, 2020, 11:56 PM

7. Pitchforks, guns and machetes!!

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Mon Nov 9, 2020, 11:58 PM

8. On the other hand,

Trump's bad behavior and the refusal of the GOP to call him out on it may only encourage Democratic voters in Georgia to turn out in even bigger numbers.

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Response to dflprincess (Reply #8)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 12:38 AM

20. I wasn't going to donate anymore, but tonight I did just because of this BS

I'm a little tapped out from the last election, but I popped for the Georgia elections this evening.

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 12:00 AM

9. It's very much looking to me like they're in the process of a coup

And when it fails numerous people close to Trump are going to need to be tried for Sedition. Including Trump of course.

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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #9)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 12:19 AM

16. Yes without a doubt

His foolishness WILL fail. I hope it destroys their party.


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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 12:01 AM

10. Don Lemon basically said this tonight

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 12:02 AM

11. They of course know it will fail, but they are happy to try to

delegitimize Biden's win.

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 12:04 AM

12. They also need to keep money coming in from the rubes.

"Help us fight back against all the cheating!!! Keep those donations coming in!!"

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 12:06 AM

13. They want to keep their base aggrieved, for runoffs, for 2022, for 2024...

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 12:10 AM

14. Even Lindsey said Trump could come back in 4 years - interpreted

Trump can save face and leave '"for now.

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 12:11 AM

15. Agreed. They are just spineless.

Although maybe 25% of the country is crazy enough to believe every lie that Trump is telling, 75% know that Joe Biden won the election. There's no way for Trump to overturn the will of the people when they don't have any legal way to throw out enough votes to overturn the results of the election.

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Tue Nov 10, 2020, 12:34 AM

18. Barr & Trump are serious. They will topple the government to stay in power

The GOP are stupid if they cannot see the danger coming down the tracks. Trump plans to stir the pot until it boils.

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 12:38 AM

19. Not just the Senate election, they want their base to think that Trump is the real President

which will give him from the sidelines quite a bit of power over the GOP. Imagine if you will, Trump TV, with the "real" President giving orders to sabotage Joe Biden and the Democrats, which McConnell would want to do anyway. Their base will be enthralled-- literally.
We really need those two Senate seats to have a fighting chance against this scenario.

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 12:41 AM

21. I tend to agree but have been wrong so many times. We'll see.

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 01:26 AM

22. They're fundraising

And milking the dimwit magats for everything they got

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 07:50 AM

23. Didnt the gop use the campaign slogan "country first"?

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 04:26 PM

24. yeah IDK

I keep expecting them to dump him and they never seem to. Im starting to think they have Stockholm Syndrome. That or they secretly all love him because he does all the shit they would do if they werent cowards.

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Response to D23MIURG23 (Reply #24)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 04:30 PM

25. They're not going to publicly say WE REJECT TRUMP.

They're going to say very loudly that they support Trump - while doing nothing to help him overturn the results of the election.

They want Trump's MAGA base - without Trump.

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Response to PTWB (Reply #25)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 04:36 PM

27. I'm not expecting them to say "we reject trump"

But there is no excuse for people like Lindsay Graham feeding into his "voter fraud" bullshit.

Quiet distancing would be enough.

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Response to D23MIURG23 (Reply #27)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 04:40 PM

28. They can't quietly distance.

MAGA will see the GOP as abandoning Trump so MAGA will abandon the GOP.

They’ve gotta walk a tightrope of appearing to support him while not doing anything to overturn the results.

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2020, 04:35 PM

26. Them being obtuse may...

Hurt them in that election

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