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What would happen.. (Original Post) speaktruthtopower Oct 2016 OP
What if my aunt had wheels? She'd be a pastry cart. The Velveteen Ocelot Oct 2016 #1
This ^^^^ JoePhilly Oct 2016 #7
It looks like Trump thinks he can win. saltpoint Oct 2016 #2
I don't think Trump will drop out bigwillq Oct 2016 #3
Same egregious policies, just wrapped in a fake rational package emulatorloo Oct 2016 #4
Hillary wins in a landslide bigger than Reagan's. JoePhilly Oct 2016 #5
Trump is not going to drop out. emulatorloo Oct 2016 #6
Replacing Trump would be something saltpoint Oct 2016 #8
How is Pence going to have a good debate? Madam45for2923 Oct 2016 #9
Good question! eom BlueMTexpat Oct 2016 #11
I don't believe that Pence's debate skills BlueMTexpat Oct 2016 #10
Plus Pence's State was ready to kick him to the curb! Madam45for2923 Oct 2016 #12
That is indeed a significant BlueMTexpat Oct 2016 #13

The Velveteen Ocelot

(113,035 posts)
1. What if my aunt had wheels? She'd be a pastry cart.
Sat Oct 1, 2016, 04:38 PM
Oct 2016

Pence won't have a good debate - he's as dumb as a sack of hammers - and Trump won't drop out because he thinks he's winning.


(50,986 posts)
2. It looks like Trump thinks he can win.
Sat Oct 1, 2016, 04:39 PM
Oct 2016

I don't think so, and quite a few pollsters don't think so, and several longtime observers of U.S. politics don't think so, but Trump seems to operate without input from any source. He just kind of wings it, which is pretty much what he seemed to do in his debate with HRC.

Pence would love Trump's quitting. Pence has a massive ego and an extremely rightwing agenda. He would love to have a spotlight turned on him for any reason.

But Trump's ego isn't going to allow any consideration of loss. He thinks he's going to win.


(15,266 posts)
10. I don't believe that Pence's debate skills
Sat Oct 1, 2016, 05:51 PM
Oct 2016

are even in the same ballpark as those of Tim Kaine. Pence IS getting "help" from Scott Walker. http://953mnc.com/2016/09/28/mike-pence-practicing-debate-skills-wisconsin-gov-scott-walker/

IMO, Kaine will shine; Pence is a RW social conservative who doesn't pivot well verbally. He needs a script and canned TPs. Like Hillary (and most Dems for that matter), Kaine can think on his feet.

But whatever happens in the VP debate, Trump will NOT drop out.


(15,266 posts)
13. That is indeed a significant
Sat Oct 1, 2016, 06:05 PM
Oct 2016


I'm sure that Kaine will do a fine job. Pence is likely to be "deer-in-the-headlights," especially with any follow-up questions for which he hasn't practiced a canned response.

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