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(1,511 posts)
Mon Aug 15, 2022, 07:46 AM Aug 2022

Pundits are saying the FBI investigation boosted Trump

However, the operative word is it has boosted support among Republicans. Repubs are already so far gone it doesn't matter. But what has the FBI investigation done to independents and to Dems. Have we also got an uptick of support?


(39,265 posts)
1. Poor DeSantis is having a sad
Mon Aug 15, 2022, 07:49 AM
Aug 2022

Trump is more evil / popular and he will have to up the ante! Wonder if he's got Pootie's direct dial yet.

The Magistrate

(94,399 posts)
2. Fools Work Hard To Stay Fools, Sir
Mon Aug 15, 2022, 07:52 AM
Aug 2022

The narrative is 'all developments are bad for Biden and Dems', and so it shall remain, no matter the mental gymnastics and whatever tortures language must be subjected to in order to do so.


(28,181 posts)
3. Possibly selling US secrets to Russia will boost a candidates ratings in the Republican Party
Mon Aug 15, 2022, 07:52 AM
Aug 2022

Tells you awful lot about the party. We have to face the fact that one of our major parties. One of our two parties is now a Russian asset


Effete Snob

(8,387 posts)
4. Great! I guess his indictment will push him higher
Mon Aug 15, 2022, 07:52 AM
Aug 2022

...and they'll love it even more when he's convicted.

Jade Fox

(10,030 posts)
5. They keep saying (and saying!) this......
Mon Aug 15, 2022, 07:55 AM
Aug 2022

but offer no proof that it is true, like polls that back up their claims.


(18,891 posts)
6. Yeah, I laughed at that narrative,
Mon Aug 15, 2022, 07:56 AM
Aug 2022

it certainly boosted him among his most rabid followers, playing the victim card and all, but I live among the Magats and I run into several of them when I golf. I heard one of the Magats ask another, what do you think about what is going on? There was little discussion. My take was this latest Trump crime is giving some Magats, pause. I heard it. The MSM will use this talking point to try to minimize this pause that I heard.


(44,516 posts)
14. Pundits or paid propagandists ?
Mon Aug 15, 2022, 09:15 AM
Aug 2022

This caste of professional liars is quite repulsive. Journalism needs a reboot.


(67,494 posts)
15. Liars got to lie...which is why although I did take Sling so I could watch election stuff, I rarely
Mon Aug 15, 2022, 09:21 AM
Aug 2022

watch much.

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