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gab13by13

(21,550 posts)
8. No one gave the correct answer yet,
Tue Feb 13, 2024, 04:21 PM
Feb 2024

Occam's Razor - They fear for their lives and the lives of their families.

Mitt Romney wrote a book about it. Romney said the Senate failed to convict Trump out of fear. After Romney voted to convict Trump he spent millions of dollars on private security.

A big chunk of the money that Jack Smith has spent so far prosecuting trump has been spent on personal security, millions of dollars.

I understand because 50 years ago when I was on borough council I spoke truth to power. I helped to protect our towns water supply and I got death threats so I have a very small inkling of what it's like to speak truth to power. I had the townspeople behind me and I had the local newspaper behind me.

The answer to your question is self explanatory, Occam's Razor, they are afraid of Trump because they are cowards.

To me the simplest explanation senseandsensibility Feb 2024 #1
It's the only possible explanation. n/t Hugin Feb 2024 #16
I don't think it's tsf they're afraid of redqueen Feb 2024 #2
But What Are They Afraid OF?..... global1 Feb 2024 #4
Kompromat would be my guess redqueen Feb 2024 #6
Too late on the decent human thing Marthe48 Feb 2024 #7
I suspect it's bad enough that their own families and followers would disown them redqueen Feb 2024 #20
Birds of a feather Beachnutt Feb 2024 #3
My Mother Mr.Bee Feb 2024 #5
No one gave the correct answer yet, gab13by13 Feb 2024 #8
The answer is Mr.Bee Feb 2024 #9
Sounds familiar! Mossfern Feb 2024 #17
I don't think it's a simple answer. I think is all of the above, but not in individual cases. Stinky The Clown Feb 2024 #10
and if Trump wins the presidency he'll go after everyone who opposed him MadameButterfly Feb 2024 #23
Blue bdamomma Feb 2024 #37
My thoughts are that he has threatened them and their livetohike Feb 2024 #11
If elected president Trump can ruin anyone he wants financially MadameButterfly Feb 2024 #24
blackmail and bribery is how he got everything he didnt inherit or steal. mopinko Feb 2024 #12
I think that "safe"... 2naSalit Feb 2024 #31
It's because they want his supporters and most of the party loves him budkin Feb 2024 #13
Here's another reason. TSExile Feb 2024 #14
To answer your question: Plectranthus Feb 2024 #15
yeah, important to remember that Putin hold the strings MadameButterfly Feb 2024 #25
Putin is behind bdamomma Feb 2024 #36
It's complicated and simple at the same time. BarbD Feb 2024 #18
It's about getting re-elected. Qutzupalotl Feb 2024 #19
Russia hacked the RNC MorbidButterflyTat Feb 2024 #21
Because 40% of the country badly wants Fascism. Oneironaut Feb 2024 #22
cowards, succumb to the bully. elleng Feb 2024 #26
They are afraid of their voters bottomofthehill Feb 2024 #27
Because they are followers, not leaders. Emile Feb 2024 #28
I could see fear as a reason Marthe48 Feb 2024 #29
I recently had a conversation with a MAGA relative. griffi94 Feb 2024 #30
Did You Try To Convince Them To Look For Their News Elsewhere?...... global1 Feb 2024 #32
I told them where I get my news. griffi94 Feb 2024 #39
The #1 goal for the vast majority of politicians ITAL Feb 2024 #33
Staying in Office qwlauren35 Feb 2024 #34
A Lot Of It Is The Gig ProfessorGAC Feb 2024 #35
I have given this a lot of thought FormerOstrich Feb 2024 #38
Fascism, Fear, and Opportunism Martin Eden Feb 2024 #40
They re note afraid. They love, adore and worship him like a true MAGAt Takket Feb 2024 #41
All of the above, but with extra kompromat. GoCubsGo Feb 2024 #42
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