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Trump run-down

2016-07-20 14:40:29.308177+00 by Dan Lyke 9 comments

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#Comment Re: Trump run-down made: 2016-07-21 02:23:27.082646+00 by: TheSHAD0W

What I want to know is, when did political theater become slapstick.

Trump has definitely twanged some outrageous strings during and prior to his campaign; the question is, would he go through with any of it if he were elected? I'm not sure, but it's a heck of a risk.

On the other hand our former first lady has a few deficiencies herself. I doubt it'd be wise to stick her in the chair either.

Right now I think a strong 3rd party candidate would have the chance to charge through this mess and gain the presidency. It'd have to be quite a charge, though, to induce me to get off my ass and vote in this election. Right now I'm considering voting for Cthulhu this year.

#Comment Re: Trump run-down made: 2016-07-21 21:48:19.242711+00 by: markd

Is there an equivalent list for HRC? I keep seeing vague "oh she's corrupt and a liar", and generally the only real proof someone gives me is a lame list of lies, the first of which are about Chelsea and 9/11.

#Comment Re: Trump run-down made: 2016-07-22 00:51:01.080049+00 by: TheSHAD0W

Oh, being a liar is a necessity for a modern politician. :-P It's not even that I'm most concerned about, it's that she's in my opinion incompetent for the job. Having a private email server to avoid scrutiny? Meh. Running it insecurely? Not her job. Sending out classified information over it? Oops.

I'm not going to run down all the things I've heard but I'm very skeptical she'd be a good president.

#Comment Re: Trump run-down made: 2016-07-22 07:08:41.427138+00 by: Jack William Bell

Quothe Shadow, ". . . I'm very skeptical she'd be a good president."

As am I. But here's the thing: Clinton will be a bad president in a corrupt, but predictable, way. Trump? You want to trust there won't be a Reichstag Fire?

Just look at what is going on in Turkey right now. Then tell yourself, "It can't happen here."

How convincing was it? I know it doesn't work for shit for me. We all fear the unknown much more than the known; probably an evolutionary adaption.

#Comment Re: Trump run-down made: 2016-07-23 02:51:16.912416+00 by: TheSHAD0W

> Clinton will be a bad president in a corrupt, but predictable, way.

Yeah, but that still doesn't make me want to vote for her. Sorry.

#Comment Re: Trump run-down made: 2016-07-23 06:30:57.572587+00 by: Jack William Bell

Quothe Shadow: "Yeah, but that still doesn't make me want to vote for her."

Yeah, well me neither. Lucky for me my vote won't change anything: I live in Washington State, which is going to Trump geographically and Clinton by the numbers. (Seattle leans way left, the rest of the state not so much. But Seattle is big enough to carry it for the Dems.)

For me this means I can vote Libertarian with a clear conscience. But if my vote carried any weight I would have a hard time justifying not voting against der Drumpfenfurer. If he wins it will be a disaster of epic proportions. Yuge!

#Comment Re: Trump run-down made: 2016-07-23 16:37:36.547633+00 by: TheSHAD0W

The lesser of two evils is still evil.

#Comment Re: Trump run-down made: 2016-07-26 09:14:35.129617+00 by: meuon

I had hope something would turn last night at the DNC. Unfortunately it was my stomach.

The world seems to have forgotten this (and other) circus:


and he gets to come back as "First Gentleman" ?

#Comment Re: Trump run-down made: 2016-07-26 15:45:23.78772+00 by: Larry Burton

I wonder if there will be any first gentlemen's clubs popping up?

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