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jcgoldie

(11,698 posts)
2. They could forgive all of Trumps pettiness, offensiveness, and ignorance
Thu Nov 10, 2022, 11:52 AM
Nov 2022

... but they draw the line at him making them all lose.

Claustrum

(4,879 posts)
3. I really wish it is true. But I've seen this song and dance too many times.
Thu Nov 10, 2022, 11:53 AM
Nov 2022

Some of them distanced themselves after Jan 6. But after a few weeks and the base didn't leave TFG, they got back on his train one by one.

tinrobot

(11,073 posts)
12. He's got piles of dirt/blackmail on most of them.
Thu Nov 10, 2022, 12:41 PM
Nov 2022

That's one reason why they eventually fall in line (i.e. Lindsey Graham)

The other reason is half the base are rabid cult members who will accept nobody else.

Claustrum

(4,879 posts)
13. People are predicting his demise again.
Thu Nov 10, 2022, 12:44 PM
Nov 2022

But they are expecting a huge republican primary again (like in 2016). His rabid cult base can get him to cross the finish line in their primary again. Remember, they have winner takes all primaries. He can win a majority of primary while winning only 30-35% of the votes. That was exactly how it went back in 2016.

Jirel

(2,069 posts)
5. I'm not holding my breath.
Thu Nov 10, 2022, 11:57 AM
Nov 2022

Remember, a lot of their “leadership” had nasty things to say about him right after 1/6. But they all went crawling back anyway.

Hoping that cover graphic gives him a stroke, though.

GoCubsGo

(32,414 posts)
6. I suspect that The Cult has other things to say about that.
Thu Nov 10, 2022, 12:02 PM
Nov 2022

The inmates control the asylum. He's not going away, GOP. You're stuck with him until he drops dead. Bed. Made. Lie. And, by "lie," I don't mean continue to spew non-truths and false conspiracies.

GoCubsGo

(32,414 posts)
10. They'll crawl back when he threatens to release the kompromat he has on them.
Thu Nov 10, 2022, 12:30 PM
Nov 2022

Just like after the 2020 election.

agingdem

(8,105 posts)
8. the rallies will continue..
Thu Nov 10, 2022, 12:23 PM
Nov 2022

the loonies/groupies will follow and eagerly anticipate Trump's trigger words..Hillary ("Lock her up&quot , Pence, McConnell, Biden, Hunter, Garland, Pelosi..and they''ll boo, hiss, nod, and wave their Trump flags...

There is no way the GOP can "divorce" the Trump disenfranchised faithful/his brain-dead weekend warriors...the GOP needs their votes..and we Dems have to make sure McCarthy, McConnell et al. are forever superglued to Trump and his psychopathy...

GoCubsGo

(32,414 posts)
9. Trump also allegedly has a ton of kompromat on these assholes.
Thu Nov 10, 2022, 12:29 PM
Nov 2022

And, I'm not at all sure it's "alleged." They're stuck with him.

agingdem

(8,105 posts)
11. kind of looking forward to the crap the stable genius
Thu Nov 10, 2022, 12:37 PM
Nov 2022

has on the dude God sent to "take the arrows"

Vogon_Glory

(9,274 posts)
14. You know, as much as I loathed Trump's presidency, I now hope
Thu Nov 10, 2022, 12:46 PM
Nov 2022

he retains enough popularity to make the Rethugly 2024 presidential primaries a hot steaming mess of lies, slanders, bitter feelings, and intra-party hatred, so much so that the Republicans lose bigly.



CountAllVotes

(20,907 posts)
15. dump has become toxic
Thu Nov 10, 2022, 12:49 PM
Nov 2022

No one, and I mean NO ONE, wants a thing to do with him!

I think the attack on Paul Pelosi finished off the pukes.

It shows them for what they are, a batch of stupid thugs!



iemanja

(53,326 posts)
19. I don't believe it's permanent
Thu Nov 10, 2022, 04:08 PM
Nov 2022

because he still has a strong base of support. Like an abusive partner, Republicans always seem to come back to him.

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