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Sun Sep 25, 2016, 01:56 PM

 

How many Trump voters actually want him to be president?

I just have this weird feeling a lot of his supporters just think they are giving a finger to the system by supporting him, or saying they support him, but haven't really thought about him actually being president.

Will any of these people change their minds at the last minute? Or just not bother to vote?

Of course you can say, they voted to nominate him for the GOP ticket, so they were indeed serious. But shit is real at this point, and we're talking life and death, maximum stakes.

Also, for undecided voters who wait until the last minute to decide (the people that drive us crazy), how many of them will really decide to put this ridiculous, erratic guy in charge of our whole country and particularly in charge of the military and national security?

Am I being overly confident in American's decision making skills?

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Original post)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 02:09 PM

1. I actually think there is a very high probability, he depresses turnout at least

by a little. And thats all you need really. I do not perceive an enthusiasm advantage for Trump, and never have through this whole process. Seems unlikely he can change it at this point. Democrats on the other hand will be motivated. All the stars of the party will see to it.

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Response to BootinUp (Reply #1)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 02:17 PM

3. Yes I think so too

 

My guess is that a lot more Republicans will stay home rather than vote for trump, versus democrats who stay home and not vote for Hillary.

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Reply #3)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 02:28 PM

5. I have always felt that way too. I know of Republicans who don't want to vote

for the Democrat but they are embarrassed about Trump. I think they may just be "to busy to vote" in November. Or maybe just misplace their mail-in ballot.

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Original post)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 02:16 PM

2. I wonder how many WIVES of Trump supporters...

may be going along just to placate their husbands, and will secretly be voting for someone else.

Trump is the kind nasty bully that most women take an instant dislike to, in my experience.

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Response to Jade Fox (Reply #2)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 02:19 PM

4. Oh yes-- for sure!

 

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Original post)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 02:30 PM

6. Some of Trump's hard core supporters have never voted.....

What is the chance they will get their lazy asses to the poles this time?

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Response to Jade Fox (Reply #6)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 04:23 PM

11. How many of Trump's hardcore supporters aren't even eligible to vote?

I'm talking about some of them living in felony disenfranchisement states. Someone needs to do some research.

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Original post)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 02:37 PM

7. I think the whole meme about congress and SCOTUS limiting his powers is bullshit and

 

I'm very curious who introduced that idea, suspect it was stealthily introduced to convince people a bit afraid of Trump to vote for him anyway.

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Response to bettyellen (Reply #7)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 03:17 PM

8. Well, it's not just a meme, it's our freaking constitution

 

However, Trump does not understand the constitution, and if he's elected god help us, I don't think he'll follow it.

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Reply #8)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 03:36 PM

9. You realize congress has only been limiting Dems? And that the scales of the USSC will be tipped

 

In favor of the political leaning of the next president.
It's nice you'd like to splain the three branches to me, not so nice you failed to realize I'm talking about current events. The GOP shares Trumps distain for taxes on the wealthy, in regulation of trade and businesses, of the rights of women. They would likely have the senate too if he won- they would have a blank check to remake society.
So yeah- your point stands only in theory.

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Response to bettyellen (Reply #9)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 04:22 PM

10. Um, I'm on your side. And I realize the GOP sucks and have acted unconstitutionally.

 

My post still stands. I am not familiar with that meme but I know our constitution says the same thing.

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Response to bettyellen (Reply #7)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 08:50 PM

13. Trying to stop him with the Constitution is not a quick process

The world will be destroyed before the case goes to Congress or to the courts

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Response to MiniMe (Reply #13)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 09:04 PM

14. And congress will be giddy they have a president who will "deal" with them...

 

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Original post)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 08:49 PM

12. The only reason this race is close is because of the Hillary hatred

They don't think about what a tRump Presidency would mean, they just think that Hillary won't be President if they vote for tRump. Low information voters.

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Original post)

Wed Sep 28, 2016, 10:00 AM

15. GOP politicians are afraid of him

He's mean and vindictive. I think some will pretend to support him but will act otherwise in the privacy of the voting booth. They are afraid that he could win. Someone like Cruz will say he backs Trump while keeping his eye on 2020. I bet lots of the leadership will pull the rug out from under the buffoon.

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