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Thu Oct 11, 2018, 09:37 AM

Trump voters are like a bunch of children playing with matches in a barn full of hay.

They have no concept of how dangerous it is what they are doing and have done. They are a danger to themselves and everything, everyone around them.

Like I said here many times before, Trump voters will become infamous. History will remember them.

They looked at Trump and the election of a president through a child like lens. Drain the swamp, build a wall, lock her up, and of course Make America Great Again.

They acted like they were voting for America Idol. This mass stupidity and ignorance is how you can get yourself and a lot of people killed.

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Reply Trump voters are like a bunch of children playing with matches in a barn full of hay. (Original post)
shockey80 Thursday OP
Iliyah Thursday #1
jpljr77 Thursday #2
Trust Buster Thursday #4
jpljr77 Thursday #8
Trust Buster Thursday #9
RKP5637 Thursday #3
Hortensis Thursday #5
anarch Thursday #6
Zing Zing Zingbah Thursday #7

Response to shockey80 (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 09:39 AM

1. They are a hateful

and violent cult.

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Response to Iliyah (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 09:42 AM

2. Sentiments like this and the one in the OP are exactly why we won't win the Senate and why

Trump stands a reasonable chance at being elected in 2020.

Rather than completely dismissing people you disagree with, how about trying to understand WHY they gravitate to a "man" like Trump. Maybe you'll find there is some room in there for the Democratic Party platform.

A lot of people voted for Trump. Not every single one of them is a child-like cultist, you know.

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Response to jpljr77 (Reply #2)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 09:49 AM

4. Why ? Millions of people did not vote in 2016.

 

Why waste our time on Trumpsters when there are millions of non-voters to cultivate ? The deplorables wear tee shirts claiming that they would rather vote for Russians than Democrats. They are a waste of time.

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Response to Trust Buster (Reply #4)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 09:55 AM

8. You just said, "Why waste our time on Americans we don't agree with when we just move to some other

group to exploit for votes." You comfortable with that?

And how many, of the nearly 63 million Americans who voted for Trump, do you think wear t-shirts claiming that they would rather vote for Russians than Democrats? Honestly, how many.

Calling other Americans a "waste of time" is deplorable and disgusting. It's lazy and Trumpian. Stop with this current strain of "let's just be meaner than Trump" and listen to a real, respectable American leader: Michelle Obama.

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Response to jpljr77 (Reply #8)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 11:38 AM

9. I never used the word exploit and Trumpsters are a waste of time and resources.

 

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Response to shockey80 (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 09:47 AM

3. And they got America Idiot! n/t

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Response to shockey80 (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 09:52 AM

5. Psychotic children. Rational thought smothered

Last edited Thu Oct 11, 2018, 10:31 AM - Edit history (1)

like the enemy it is to what they've become. They're not Nazis because he's not Hitler and they're not 1930s Germans who joined his archconservative party. But they are the same sort of people responding dangerously to a scary-bad conservative leader.

“I found that education, income, gender, age, ideology and religiosity had no significant bearing on a Republican voter’s preferred candidate,” he wrote. Only two variables stood out as statistically significant: authoritarianism, with ‘fear of terrorism’ trailing as a distant second.

So what is meant here by authoritarians? “Authoritarians obey. They rally to and follow strong leaders. And they respond aggressively to outsiders, especially when they feel threatened,” MacWilliams said.

Polling data suggests roughly 18 to 30 percent of Americans fall into this camp, and that more can be swayed to support political “strong men” when they feel under threat. ... MacWilliams says that 49 percent of the likely Republican voters he surveyed scored in the top quarter of the authoritarian scale, more than twice as many as Democratic voters.

https://www.pri.org/stories/2016-02-25/got-authoritarian-streak-study-says-odds-are-youre-trump


(Remembering that the Democratic Party still includes fair numbers of conservative voters left over from the days when the parties were more geographically defined and far more mixed ideologically and also of relatively absolutist farther left voters who may respond to authoritarian leaders.)

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Response to shockey80 (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 09:53 AM

6. and what they're doing is tormenting their little sister by torturing her cat with the lit matches

Or threatening to burn the black kid from down the road, or something similarly awful. If you wanted to extend the metaphor, I mean.

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Response to shockey80 (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 09:53 AM

7. hay and gasoline n/t

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