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(24,757 posts)
Fri Sep 17, 2021, 07:08 PM Sep 2021

Who do you think is the biggest and most dangerous extremist?

19 votes, 2 passes | Time left: Unlimited
John Roberts
1 (5%)
Marjorie Green
1 (5%)
Amy Barrett
1 (5%)
Mitch McConnell
12 (63%)
Steve Miller
1 (5%)
Trumps any of them
2 (11%)
Mike Pompano
1 (5%)
Steve Munchin
0 (0%)
Kevin McCarthy
0 (0%)
Proud Boys
0 (0%)
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Who do you think is the biggest and most dangerous extremist? (Original Post) turbinetree Sep 2021 OP
Pompeo and Mnuchin are pretty much out of the picture. Ocelot II Sep 2021 #1
There is no "worst"-- all of them add up to a horrorshow. TreasonousBastard Sep 2021 #2
Steve Bannon DBoon Sep 2021 #3
Oui! Mme. Defarge Sep 2021 #6
My choice also rurallib Sep 2021 #15
The one you don't know about. nt Xolodno Sep 2021 #4
My vote too. KentuckyWoman Sep 2021 #7
DeSantis and Abbott MiniMe Sep 2021 #5
I voted for John Roberts leftieNanner Sep 2021 #8
Other H2O Man Sep 2021 #9
I think it's one of those... stillcool Sep 2021 #10
DeSantis Skittles Sep 2021 #11
Putin Celerity Sep 2021 #12
What about Trump himself? totodeinhere Sep 2021 #13
Need an "All of the sbove". sinkingfeeling Sep 2021 #14
I ran out of choices, I should have put all the above turbinetree Sep 2021 #18
#MoscowMitch will I think be remembered in history as a very effective Majority Leader irisblue Sep 2021 #16
Rupert Murdoch Johonny Sep 2021 #17
++ Kochs, Mercers appalachiablue Sep 2021 #26
They're all fucking cockroaches. nt Progressive Jones Sep 2021 #19
Message auto-removed Name removed Sep 2021 #20
Why would someone pick John Roberts? Polybius Sep 2021 #21
I don't get it, either. ShazzieB Sep 2021 #24
Mike Lindell didn't make the list? Initech Sep 2021 #22
I think Don Trump is still the most dangerous extremist Poiuyt Sep 2021 #23
If the insurrection of 1/6 taught us anything... jcmaine72 Sep 2021 #25

Ocelot II

(116,084 posts)
1. Pompeo and Mnuchin are pretty much out of the picture.
Fri Sep 17, 2021, 07:13 PM
Sep 2021

TFG himself is probably the biggest (both in impact and actual mass) and the most dangerous, since a lot of lunatics still take him seriously.


(22,445 posts)
3. Steve Bannon
Fri Sep 17, 2021, 07:17 PM
Sep 2021

a well read an articulate fascist, who provides the intellectual underpinnings for all of the above

As well as all the other fascist intellectuals out there


(6,701 posts)
7. My vote too.
Fri Sep 17, 2021, 07:24 PM
Sep 2021

The names and faces we do not know are slithering in the dark doing whatever they please.


(15,214 posts)
8. I voted for John Roberts
Fri Sep 17, 2021, 07:31 PM
Sep 2021

Because he puts a calm and sensible face to his fascist ideals.

But Mitch McConnell is using his evil power with great glee and zero hesitation.

So difficult to choose just one from this list.


(32,626 posts)
10. I think it's one of those...
Fri Sep 17, 2021, 07:33 PM
Sep 2021

a whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Any one...on their own, is garden variety asshole.


(13,059 posts)
13. What about Trump himself?
Fri Sep 17, 2021, 07:39 PM
Sep 2021

He is the leading contender for the 2024 Republican nomination. If he were elected in 2024 imagine the damage he could do.


(33,079 posts)
16. #MoscowMitch will I think be remembered in history as a very effective Majority Leader
Fri Sep 17, 2021, 08:51 PM
Sep 2021

His evil genius in money control of the GOP Senators will be written in historical text books foreverm


(21,001 posts)
17. Rupert Murdoch
Fri Sep 17, 2021, 09:42 PM
Sep 2021

Let's face it, Rupert got vaccinated as soon as possible. It's not that he likes Trump, his supporters or even his own channel. The thing is, he loves money. Greed is the most dangerous extremism the country facing right now. Murdoch seems to not care at all how many get buried so long as his pundits feed the prols the propaganda they desperately need to feel whatever it is they feel.

Response to turbinetree (Original post)


(15,567 posts)
21. Why would someone pick John Roberts?
Sat Sep 18, 2021, 12:35 AM
Sep 2021

He was legitimately appointed by a Republican, and doesn't even always vote their way.


(16,707 posts)
24. I don't get it, either.
Sat Sep 18, 2021, 01:18 AM
Sep 2021

Roberts is conservative, but he's not a RWNJ. His conservatism is more like what used to be mainstream conservatism (which barely exists in the GOP anymore).

Even now, I think it's possible to be conservative without being a full blown RWNJ.


(18,139 posts)
23. I think Don Trump is still the most dangerous extremist
Sat Sep 18, 2021, 01:08 AM
Sep 2021

He may not have any concrete power anymore, but he still controls the Republican party to an extent never seen before. He has a huge microphone, and Republican lawmakers feel they must kiss his enormous ass or their political career would be over. He's got a very large percent of the country believing in a bunch of outright lies and a delusional universe. That's dangerous!


(1,773 posts)
25. If the insurrection of 1/6 taught us anything...
Sat Sep 18, 2021, 01:36 AM
Sep 2021

..it's that the run-of-mill Trump supporter is more than capable of committing extremist violence and acts of treason.

Most still fervently believe the dangerous and treasonous lie fed to them initially by Trump that the presidential election of 2020 was rigged and stolen. This toxic falsehood has since taken on a life of its own, producing an almost endless stream of conspiracy theories ranging from the laughably absurd to the batshit insane, all seemingly nourished daily and kept alive by the unctuous likes of Fox News and other far right media bullhorns.

In short, there are tens of millions of Americans who have been radicalized by Trump and his message of white supremacy who now pose a very real threat to our democracy and national security. President Biden correctly identifying these white supremacists as the greatest security threat to our nation has only seemed to radicalize them further.

One can only hope that the DOJ and FBI are on top of this and investigating as many of these potential time bombs and internal enemies as possible.

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