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Sun May 9, 2021, 01:47 PM

I've been thinking. What if Trump unexpectedly died? Would his movement collapse?

Wouldn't his goal of a Trumpian dynasty even for his adult kids fade to nothing?

Any thoughts?

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Reply I've been thinking. What if Trump unexpectedly died? Would his movement collapse? (Original post)
machoneman May 2021 OP
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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 01:55 PM

1. Was just talking about that with one of our kids

We think it would collapse fairly soon because it is basically built on Trump's personality.
There will be those who will try to pick up the banner, but they just won't have the ability to pull it off.

Pence? One of the kids? De Santis? Abbot? McConnell? they just don't have the personality.
McCarthy? Hawley? Just don't see anyone. Cotton?

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Response to rurallib (Reply #1)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:22 PM

45. My belief is that it really has nothing to do with trump's personality, my feeling is that they hate

him as much as everyone else in the world. Their problem and their "loyalty" to trump is all the dirt that trump has on them.

The question is, if the SOB dies, will he leave all the kompromat as inheritance to his kids, or will they die with him?

Can't wait to find out.

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Response to rurallib (Reply #1)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:49 PM

68. One thing for sure: they're all just DYING to find out!

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 01:57 PM

2. Hard to say.

But I hafta admit if he chokes on a KFC bone and dies, I would not shed a tear.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 01:57 PM

3. By the time the partying has subsided and we've put the empties in the recycling bin,

the RW conspiracy theorists will have started blaming his demise, which will almost surely be the expected result of his lifetime of sloth and bad food, on BLM, Antifa and Nancy Pelosi, or maybe Hillary on account of how she did in Vince Foster. The GQPers in Congress will demand investigations and will insist on the most yuge and beautiful state funeral ever. But because there is no heir apparent, no matter how desperately and obsequiously the climbers have sought that position, the movement (aptly named) could gradually collapse. There is nobody in the current GQP who has the same malign carnival-barker charisma. They're assholes, but they come across as weak, whiny and ineffectual. However, some of the crazier MAGAts are likely to try to stir shit up, just because.

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #3)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:50 PM

30. While I agree with you mostly.

I don't know about the replacement part. Trump came across as weak, whiny and ineffectual back in 2015 for me. It's the main reason I am a democrat now. But apparently, a lot of republicans love him. So, I think they will find someone else to worship if they wanted.

My general feeling is that a cult will fall when the leader is gone. But I just am not sure in this case. They are crazier than cultist imo.

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Response to Claustrum (Reply #30)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:38 PM

81. Certainly before a replacement, a QAnon-type conspiracy would declare him not dead.

If the rumor was he was alive, well, he could be in that suspended state with Elvis. I got to believe there will be a cult of believers clinging to that conspiracy for years. This could disrupt his followers as they have proven to be gullible, blind, and incalcitrant.

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Response to StClone (Reply #81)

Sun May 9, 2021, 05:05 PM

88. Definitely. Conspiracy is expected from them at this point.

I've heard someone claim Trump is still president controlling the government in the background and then a few minutes later claim that liberals are controlling Biden with their "liberal agenda". And I have to ask him so is Trump controlling at the background or is it the liberal? Being consistent isn't required for them, matter of fact, they need the insistency to make sense of anything they believe in. So I am sure there will be 50 different versions of Trump's death and they would believe in many of them even though each one contradicts the other.

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Response to Claustrum (Reply #30)

Sun May 9, 2021, 11:22 PM

106. They like Trump because he's a white, loudmouthed lout like themselves. nt

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #3)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:10 PM

34. The entire U.S. would be inundated with countless asshole Republicans

scrambling to replace him. It would be a total cluster f***, nationwide.

Putin would probably covertly do it, just to continue his work to destroy the U.S. and Democracy.......

Hell, even the Republican party would probably do it, just to get his sorry ass out of their way........

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 01:58 PM

4. We can always dream

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 01:59 PM

5. According to Timothy Snyder, author of "On Tyranny"

authoritarian regimes have a peculiar weakness: failure to plan for succession of the leader. (See Putin).

Unfortunately, when they die, it leaves a power vacuum, to be filled possibly by someone more horrible. But his big orange clown shoes would be hard to fill.

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Response to jmbar2 (Reply #5)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:02 PM

10. +1, Putin's Whore is the devil we do know and he's easy to demonize the devil we don't know might be

... smarter, less shitty acting and more malignant

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Response to jmbar2 (Reply #5)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:24 PM

19. I hate to say this, but I wonder

Would we get to “enjoy” mass killings in his base to determine who should become the new GodKing?

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Response to jmbar2 (Reply #5)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:13 PM

37. Historically most authoritarian regimes on the leader's death, like Spain,

but some live, like Cuba. USSR continued but nothing like Stalin.

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Response to jmbar2 (Reply #5)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:25 PM

53. North Korea hasn't suffered that fate.

They might be the exception.

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Response to misanthrope (Reply #53)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:39 PM

61. China?

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Response to misanthrope (Reply #53)

Sun May 9, 2021, 05:16 PM

93. North Korea's dictatorship is based on a cult of family

The Kims in power today, have few heirs, or they are very young. They cannot plan for a successor because they could never trust that person to not knock them off to get the power.

They too will collapse with his passing, in my humble opinion.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:01 PM

6. Don't threaten me with a good time

His mother lived well into her 90s, but maybe his poor nutrition and sedentary lifestyle can counteract the genetic component.

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Response to gratuitous (Reply #6)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:28 PM

20. His mother never made it to 90.

She was born in 1912 and died in 2000.

His father lived to be 93, but spent the last few years of his life suffering from Alzheimer’s.

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Response to BlueStater (Reply #20)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:38 PM

26. Neither one of them were morbidly obese, either.

Probably far less sedentary than their putrid spawn, too. Nor, did they ever have COVID-19, which will likely shorten their brat's life, even though he had the best medical treatment available for it. Let's also not forget that their two other sons both died well before they turned 90.

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Response to BlueStater (Reply #20)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:24 PM

77. Crap. I thought they died much younger

Hope it doesn’t run in the family.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:01 PM

7. His legacy of hate and ignorance would continue

He base would swear that he was murdered, forget that he is morbidly obese, sedentary and he eats like a pig. I can see them fixating the murderer(s) as being either the Chinese, Hunter Biden or the Clintons. We would never hear the end of it. It is better for us for him to just drift off into the obscurity of a one term Loser. (the capital L intended)

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:01 PM

8. I don't want him to die unexpectedly


without suffering a very beautiful and natural pain the likes of which the world has never seen


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Response to dalton99a (Reply #8)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:02 PM

11. Trump dying would be getting off the hook easily

I would rather him have to look at a loser every time he shaves.

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Response to Chainfire (Reply #11)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:34 PM

23. You know he's a supreme narcissist, right?

He would never look in a mirror and see a loser. Narcissists are incapable of that. I've said it before and I'll say it again, he looks in the mirror and sees George Clooney. That's how mentally ill he is.

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Response to llmart (Reply #23)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:47 PM

66. I agree.

His narcissism truly knows no bounds, and it's not dependent on outward circumstances.

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Response to llmart (Reply #23)

Mon May 10, 2021, 10:11 AM

114. I don't think so

I think that Trump is aware of his failings. His bluff and bluster is his attempt to keep others from knowing what he knows. DT is a typical insecure bully who tries to make up for being ignorant by being belligerent.

He certainly knows who is in the White House and who is in the club house.

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Response to Chainfire (Reply #11)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:24 PM

49. A loser in an orange jumpsuit please


Bald head, gray hair buzzed short by the prison barber, no makeup, I could go on...

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Response to Unwind Your Mind (Reply #49)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:40 PM

63. Oh, happy day!

👍👍👍

Orange jumpsuit. Size quintuple X. His 600 pound life without parole!!!

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Response to Scottie Mom (Reply #63)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:34 PM

78. Oh, Scottie, BEAM ME UP!!!!!

What a beautiful 'vision!'

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Response to MyOwnPeace (Reply #78)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:40 PM

83. Thanks!

I dream of seeing his fat ass perp walked!!

Music to my eyes!

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Response to Scottie Mom (Reply #83)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:50 PM

85. Oh, yeah!!!!!!

And the crowd yelling: "FAT MAN WALKING!!!!!"

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Response to MyOwnPeace (Reply #85)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:52 PM

86. Good one !!!

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Response to Chainfire (Reply #11)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:39 PM

82. He would see a poor innocent victim in the mirror

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #8)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:24 PM

52. LOL!

Sorry, had to laugh at that one.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:02 PM

9. Every day a step closer

I think he's clearly already demented -- wondering what it will take before even his zombie throng must confront the fact?

Or maybe they'll prop him up like "Weekend at Bernie's" even after he's dead and gone...

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:03 PM

12. I've been wondering the same thing!

Bottom line, I'm afraid Trump's demise would not change much. His worshipers will never let him go.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:05 PM

13. Tea party to Trump to ?

The nuts will find something else to latch on to......and the people that profit off them won't be far behind.

We have a right-wing grift industry with an insatiable appetite.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:09 PM

14. It would probably spring even more conspiracy theories from the demented and ignorant GOP, and the

gullible will believe them all, albeit a new chapter.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:16 PM

15. What about Junior?

Relax. I'm kidding.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:19 PM

16. I can't wait to find out

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:22 PM

17. Nope, I think that his cult would say

That in 3 days it will be shown that he will arise and walk on water.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:24 PM

18. Lindsey Graham said the republican party cannot go forward without Trump. So ....

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:33 PM

21. His cult will turn him into a martyr and invent conspiracy theories over his death.

Even if it's from natural causes. Just look at what they did when Fat Tony Scalia died. He was quite obviously not a healthy guy. They couldn't believe he died of natural causes, and many still claim the Democrats had him murdered. With The Former Guy, it would be a zillion times worse than that.

As for any sort of "dynasty," that ain't gonna happen. His oldest kids are likely headed to prison.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:33 PM

22. They would put him on display at Mar-a-lago, like Lenin.

And sell tickets to see him, of course.

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Response to bluedigger (Reply #22)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:44 PM

28. Yep. $45 for parking; $90 for a glimpse of the great man; $135 for an expanded tour

of his beautiful memorabilia

Bathroom fee: $15


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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:37 PM

24. Three possible scenarios, IMO:

1) Someone else quickly emerges as a clear successor, rallying the support of the MAGAs enough that rivals do what they do best and knuckle under again. What he loses in not being Trump he gains among the fence sitters who didn't like Trump and pretended to wash their hands by voting Libertarian.

2) No leader quickly emerges, and they fall into a circular firing squad, the MAGAs not accepting anyone as good enough, splintering their votes among factions.

3) No leader quickly emerges, letting the Old Guard reassert control by being the only remaining effective force, returning them to the clown-car days of 2012.

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Response to JHB (Reply #24)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:46 PM

29. 1 then 2 leading to 3

Truth be known, there are already those positioning themselves as the successor. But since they established themselves as lap dogs to Trump, I don't see how they pull it off. Trump was the "Only I can" kinda guy. Desantis, Gaetz, MTG, or even the Abbotts and the like just don't have that kind of reputation. They'll always be the "wanna be". Rudi won't be the guy. Bannon won't. So then that leads to #2 and again, with no real replacement of the same reputation, you quickly end up at #3.

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Response to zipplewrath (Reply #29)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:57 PM

32. A lot would also hinge on non-politicial RW media figures

One or two (Tucker) might venture a bid themselves, but most will feed their own fanbase what they like, and organizing mutual support coming in a distant second.

With Limbaugh gone, they don't have the single Big Voice to pull them all in the same direction.

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Response to zipplewrath (Reply #29)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:15 PM

38. My bet

would be on DeSantis or Ivanka...........LOL

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:37 PM

25. Despite wingnut bleating the name even RAYGUN is abstract and forgotten.

The younger generations don't know him, just hear the name being equated with wingnuttiness, not to mention that they don't know his corruption. Heck, with his previous shallow intellect and his subsequent mental deterioration, even *he* probably didn't grasp his own corruption.

My point being that Drumpf, too, shall pass, especially since he had no ideological grounding to start with.




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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:40 PM

27. Ivanka or Don jr would probably take over

Don't know how successful they'd be but their not going to let a successful grift go.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Reply #27)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:03 PM

72. That might be fun to watch

Kind of like the Borgias. I don't think there is any love lost between any of that repulsive group and neither is likely to support the other, further fracturing the RWnut crazies. It might make bookies happy for a while.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 02:55 PM

31. Several people would vie for leadership and the movement would fracture into pieces. nt

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Response to Binkie The Clown (Reply #31)

Sun May 9, 2021, 06:05 PM

97. This would be the most likely scenario.

They will eat each other alive.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:00 PM

33. I want to see him

completely lose what remains of his mind and randomly do the chicken dance and fling feces at attendees of various functions at Mar a Lardo before he does. I want to watch his worshipers continue to revere him and spout their pathetic excuses for his insane behavior as he runs across the lawn covered from head to toe in refried beans.

Then when 2024 comes up I want to see him bark like a dog while wearing a full diaper on his head during the debates.

At that point, the people who are still primitive, stunted and dysfunctional enough to still call themselves Republicans will have peeled off another 1 or 2% of their ilk that are finally tired of all the gibbering madness and that gives the Dems a wide enough margin that even the clowns in AZ can't play their idiotic little parlor games after the election.

Then I hope he dissolves into a puddle of orange goo.

Though if that last bit happened sooner (like tomorrow) I'd still crack open a bottle of the good stuff and do a happy dance that will probably fracture both my ankles.

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Response to John Ludi (Reply #33)

Sun May 9, 2021, 10:20 PM

101. omg covered in refried beans??!!

Where did that image come from? LOLOL

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:11 PM

35. I've asked myself the same question,

but without the second part. Then I ask myself this question, "which beer would I be guzzling for the party I'll be having? And which travel site would I use to book my flight to wherever he's gonna be buried so that I can piss all over his grave?"

It helps me get through the day.

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Response to rownesheck (Reply #35)

Sun May 9, 2021, 05:12 PM

90. Always wanting to help:

If it's Florida, you gotta' go Cigar City! https://www.cigarcitybrewing.com/

However, if it's New Jersey (where the family just might be planning to build a 'shrine') - some great choices:

https://victorybeer.com/

https://www.dogfish.com/

Whichever, you would be doing locals proud and I'd be willing to drive to join in the support of the purchase and toast of the 'material' for the tribute (the 'last' part - you're on your own and probably waiting in a VERY LONG LINE!)

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:12 PM

36. Gold plated sarcophagi would be cloned and travel the land in Cadillac motorcades

Lenin's tomb would seem a mouse in comparison.

I do think the movement would falter. It would have to be seen as an indication from God. Preachers would take the pulpit and proclaim rapture.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:16 PM

39. Evolution

Fake news. His followers won't believe it. Endless conspiracy theories will roil the cult but the common thread will be that he still lives and is waiting for the appropriate moment to return in glory, like the 12th Imam, or King Arthur.

Maybe Jr will be turned into Donny Two-scoops; it's really Jr who has passed, giving his life so Donny can have a new body.

Or perhaps they will transfer to Joe Biden, since he's apparently acting as president but can't possibly be the real one. Could we be so lucky - do we want to be so lucky?

Who knows - one thing for sure, they will reject the idea of his death.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:17 PM

40. since it's a personality cult

It is a given that it will collapse when he dies.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:18 PM

41. No Because it's not about Trump

It’s about hating us

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:18 PM

42. I dread the day he dies ...

Ok, well the next day. That hangover is gonna be fierce.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:20 PM

43. All Hail Mike Lindell.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:22 PM

44. i think his movement would die.

a lot of people would move on, shake it off, and begin to support democracy.

many more people would be dancing on his grave, which should be built with gutters leading to the sewer.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:22 PM

46. I've already seen 'Don Jr. 2028' on bumper stickers.

Don Jr. is only slightly more intelligent than the lint in my navel, but they love him, simply because he's the devil spawn of The Orange One.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:22 PM

47. Would the unwashed Q-publican masses believe he really died?

I think many would insist he merely went underground to better carry on the fight.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:22 PM

48. The conspiracy theories would explode

They would think he wasn’t dead

Or blame Hillary

Or China

Or Biden

Or Obama

They’d think he was still alive and in hiding.

It would go on and on and on

But the movement would die and the GQP would try to find a successor but no one and I do mean not one person would enthuse and energize and captivate the rubes and the whole thing would collapse and implode.

I’m here just hoping it happens soon.

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Response to SoonerPride (Reply #48)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:24 PM

51. Exactly. Nt

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Response to SoonerPride (Reply #48)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:45 PM

65. Yup. Being dead didn't stop them from thinking JFK Jr. would swoop in with a big reveal...

...and a lot of them will say Trump's "continuing the fight underground" and liken him to the Terminator franchise's rebel leader John Conner.

Or, "Trump assassination" theories will proliferate, blaming the usual blame-targets.

Or both, because they do that.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:24 PM

50. Cults can live on after their leaders die

Look at Christianity. It got its biggest bump by its progenitor's execution.

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Response to misanthrope (Reply #50)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:32 PM

57. But that guy is said to have risen from the dead, and is still alive,

although not in the usual sense of the word. Trump would have to do likewise, or else his cult followers would have to concoct a resurrection myth about him - which I fully expect some of them to do.

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #57)

Sun May 9, 2021, 06:25 PM

99. Other religions include a resurrection myth

Christianity isn't unique there.

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Response to misanthrope (Reply #99)

Sun May 9, 2021, 07:37 PM

100. Yes, of course; but that isn't the point.

The point is whether the Church of Trump will create one for The Former Guy, too?

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #100)

Sun May 9, 2021, 11:15 PM

104. More like the Elvis conspiracies

Where he fakes his death.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:28 PM

54. Unexpectedly? The dudes gonna drop dead any minute! I'm not doctor, but I'd give him way less than

2024, so I don't expect him to be the nominee. Of course he wouldn't exactly be a nominee, since he owns the part now. They probably wouldn't even have a primary if he lives.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:29 PM

55. Yes...fade to nothing...someone would try and grab the "baton", it would fizzle

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:34 PM

58. Another authoritarian racist dickhead would step up to take his place.


The GOP is rife with them these days.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:37 PM

59. Dunno, but can't wait to find out.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:38 PM

60. Death is too

good for him. A totally debilitating stroke, suffer without a voice, mobility or any choice for twenty years. Preferably in a poor Southern states public facility for the severely disabled.


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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:40 PM

62. His fuckhead cultists will freak out when he doesn't rise from the dead after three days

His corpse should be stuffed in a barrel with liquid pig shit and dumped somewhere in the desert to ferment.


Sorry. What was the question again?

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:41 PM

64. STOP TRYING TO CHEER ME UP!

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:48 PM

67. Call me crazy, but I'm thinking

Liz Cheney. She’s mean enough and full of herself.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:51 PM

69. Some dreams can (or should) come true ...

Trump's aid came to him and said, " Sir, I had a dream. You got your parade! It was miles and miles long winding thru Washington D.C. Millions of joyful people lined the streets. All the people were cheering, joyful, and literally dancing in the streets. And you were riding in the most beautiful carriage."

Trump asks, "Was I happy?"

The aid answers, "I don't know sir. The casket was closed."

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:54 PM

70. I don't think it's about him

It’s about “f—k the liberals”. The proof is the guy in Oklahoma, when asked What if Donald Trump told you to get vaccinated? The guy says, Why would I care what some New York liberal says?

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 03:55 PM

71. A sweet little old lady was overheard saying a fervent prayer in church:

Dear Lord, this last year has been very tough. You have taken my favorite actors Kirk Douglas and Olivia de Havilland; my favorite television host, Alex Trebek, and Carl Reiner, from Your Show of Shows; my favorite singer from the 50’s Little Richard, even Charlie Daniels and Kenny Rogers, my two favorite country western singers; and from sports your took Gale Sayers and my favorite basketball player Kobe Bryant.

I just wanted you to know that my favorite politicians are Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz and Lindsey Graham.

Amen.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:09 PM

73. Might to a long way towards proving there is a God.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:15 PM

74. The Clodfather is the sticky glue that holds it all together.

Nobody fears or respects Fredo, Connie, or Sonny.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:16 PM

75. One can only hope! I hope I live long enough to celebrate. n/t

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:18 PM

76. I don't think we have to wait that long.

MAGA nation is shrinking with each new indictment, each new grift of his supporters, and each new unnecessary COVID fatality.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:35 PM

79. They'd claim he was murdered by The Clintons and George Soros.

Never mind that he's morbidly obese, sedentary and eats crap.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:35 PM

80. No, the movement is more then Trump. nt

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 04:41 PM

84. His multiple court visits will do more to tarnish his movement

in the future. His death would heighten his appeal and legacy.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 05:02 PM

87. Donnie Jr might try and take his lap dancing queen.

Donnie Jr might try and take his lap dancing queen.

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Response to keithbvadu2 (Reply #87)

Sun May 9, 2021, 06:07 PM

98. Ew.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 05:09 PM

89. If you study history, the answer is yes. Something will arise to take it's place.

Depending on circumstances, how many races the qgop is losing and how many voters they will have lost, will give a window into what their next move might be

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 05:12 PM

91. Hawley and Cruz would step over his casket

to try and claim the movement.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 05:15 PM

92. Hundreds of Trumpers would wait three weeks over his grave site waiting for him resurrect.

Just like the 1st coming.

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Response to Nexus2 (Reply #92)

Sun May 9, 2021, 05:38 PM

95. Pat Robertson says he/we have the power to raise the dead.

Pat Robertson says he/we have the power to raise the dead.

There should be plenty of Trumpsters willing to bring him back.

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Response to keithbvadu2 (Reply #95)

Sun May 9, 2021, 05:39 PM

96. When PR dies, will his son resurrect him or let him stay dead so the son can keep the bucks?

When PR dies, will his son resurrect him or let him stay dead so the son can keep the bucks?

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 05:35 PM

94. The next King Predator?

I don't know of anybody else who has spent decades using their huge inheritance to plaster personal advertising on the tops of tall buildings, on a private jet, on golf courses, etc., while declaring bankruptcy a half dozen times for possibly an all-time record. Who among them can match that level of pretence?

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 10:27 PM

102. Trump's death won't matter because his followers won't believe it.

Trump faked his death so as to put together his master plan of mass arrests of Hillary and Obama which will then lead to Trump taking back the presidency.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 10:29 PM

103. A year ago, I would have thought it would fade without him

 

Now I'm not sure. He started something that seems to have a life of its own now, unfortunately.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 11:18 PM

105. I'd be satisfied with "Trump suddenly died". nt

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 11:36 PM

107. One possibility

is that each division of the "Ministry of Propaganda" would anoint their preferred successor triggering in-fighting. Fox might name one successor or maybe there would be splinter groups. But even with one from Fox, Jones, OAN, and the rest may each have a different preffered new dear leader. Viewers will follow their preffered sources pick.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 11:37 PM

108. Mostly, yes.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Sun May 9, 2021, 11:50 PM

109. I would probably pour myself a celebratory drink. nt

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Mon May 10, 2021, 12:31 AM

110. If this happened

Even if the former guy popped his clogs they would raise him from the dead somehow or communicate with Ouija board. His Trumplicans are certifiable and the cult would find a way.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Mon May 10, 2021, 12:32 AM

111. Trump is replaceable.

Even if he did die something I'm worried about is someone with charm and charisma taking over the MAGA movement. That's the one thing I think saved us. Two things that Trump does not have are charm and charisma. But if the GOP found someone smart enough and charismatic enough to control that part of the movement...

Thankfully I don't see anyone out there that could be that person at least for now!

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Mon May 10, 2021, 02:46 AM

112. Yes.

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It would collapse. It's not really a movement anyway; it's a cult of personality. Trump knows how to do only one thing: to channel rage. There's no real policy there, just a search for the lowest common denominator of the mob -- their deepest-seated fears and hatreds. Then he appeals to that as a means to grow his power and his wealth.

He's essentially a huckster. Unless another huckster comes along, the whole thing will dry up and blow away like dandelion fluff. Not that we won't still have haters and hate-mongers; they'll always be with us. But they will lack that one central figure around whom to coalesce. I don't buy into the fear of the smarter, more evil fascists waiting in the wings; the Trumpies don't want smart. They want a boob like themselves, only a boob writ large. And really, Trump's totally amoral self-absorption is hard to top for pure evil.

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Response to machoneman (Original post)

Mon May 10, 2021, 05:33 AM

113. They'd just watch another reality show.

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