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The timing of the Trump indictments (Original Post) Pantagruel Aug 2023 OP
I think trump is grifting off of this as long as he can Turbineguy Aug 2023 #1
Escaping Pantagruel Aug 2023 #2
I bet they are ready to block the runway pwb Aug 2023 #7
Hmm... Mike Nelson Aug 2023 #3
Impeachments had none chance of success Pantagruel Aug 2023 #9
Already have CC as the actual candidate moving forward, Toast Trump in rearview already! Brainfodder Aug 2023 #4
Trump is running to stay out of prison, and it's not gonna work gulliver Aug 2023 #5
Simple view Pantagruel Aug 2023 #6
A lot of Americans didn't know trump in 2016. Now more do pwb Aug 2023 #8

Turbineguy

(37,854 posts)
1. I think trump is grifting off of this as long as he can
Sun Aug 20, 2023, 11:42 AM
Aug 2023

and he's moving assets to a foreign domicile and will make his escape when the time is right.

pwb

(11,873 posts)
7. I bet they are ready to block the runway
Sun Aug 20, 2023, 12:46 PM
Aug 2023

if his plane starts without the Secret Service in it. They not only guard him they are ahead of every possible move.

Mike Nelson

(10,141 posts)
3. Hmm...
Sun Aug 20, 2023, 12:05 PM
Aug 2023

... and Nancy Pelosi timed the impeachments well, too. Part of their success means didn't get President Pence and the media saying how wonderful a calm, grandfatherly type he is... so why not reelect him? And, how great it was that he pardoned the Trump gang so we didn't have to "put the country through all that awfulness."

 

Pantagruel

(2,580 posts)
9. Impeachments had none chance of success
Sun Aug 20, 2023, 05:19 PM
Aug 2023

but had to be brought to fulfill congressional duty. NP didn't time them, Biden didn't time the DOJ or Georgia indictments but the normal, thorough, legal process is working to a politically helpful timeline, IMHO.

Brainfodder

(6,428 posts)
4. Already have CC as the actual candidate moving forward, Toast Trump in rearview already!
Sun Aug 20, 2023, 12:12 PM
Aug 2023

I think we should be cocky and confident that THEY GOT THIS as far as Cheeto Bandito is concerned: EVIDENCE!

CC doesn't present well and Trumpers aint likely all fans, so whose hiding in the weeds waiting until after the latest arrest to announce?

Ron D in rearview mirror shows him trying to outrun in his NICE BOOTS book banning protestors, 6 year olds, oh Ron D was in the military so, oops he is down, the rabid 6 year olds are pelting him with Dr. Seuss books and oh removed the boots and tickling his feet, oh girls YOU NASTY!

And Mr. Trump that is the proper use of the word NASTY!






gulliver

(13,279 posts)
5. Trump is running to stay out of prison, and it's not gonna work
Sun Aug 20, 2023, 12:19 PM
Aug 2023

Too many Republicans are starting to wise up, unfortunately. I think it's even money at this point whether Trump gets the Republican nom, even with him "leading." Trump wisely chickened out of the debate (where he would have been annihilated), but the debate is still gonna be a pig roast with Trump playing the starring role as main course.

 

Pantagruel

(2,580 posts)
6. Simple view
Sun Aug 20, 2023, 12:41 PM
Aug 2023

is running against a 4X indicted candidate may be easier than the other guys or even a convicted Trump.
Caveat, I was very wrong about a similar dynamic in 2016.

pwb

(11,873 posts)
8. A lot of Americans didn't know trump in 2016. Now more do
Sun Aug 20, 2023, 12:53 PM
Aug 2023

know of him and they hate him. I don't think anybody expected him to be so bad.

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