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Are "lock him up" chants inappropriate? (Original Post) Tiggeroshii Nov 2019 OP
how about a neutral option? mopinko Nov 2019 #1
Ima go with, hell no. dewsgirl Nov 2019 #2
Same here... regnaD kciN Nov 2019 #9
They are far more appropriate than "lock her up" chants, which are baseless. Caliman73 Nov 2019 #3
What Caliman73 said Leith Nov 2019 #6
I'd prefer 'vote him out' C_U_L8R Nov 2019 #4
Goose, Gander, Sauce . . . hatrack Nov 2019 #5
they are mandatory. NRaleighLiberal Nov 2019 #7
No. meadowlander Nov 2019 #8
Trump and Christie brought it all on . Wash. state Desk Jet Nov 2019 #10
Hell, no. Payback's a motherfucker. . . DinahMoeHum Nov 2019 #11
Depends on the social setting Red Mountain Nov 2019 #12
Normally I would find arguments like "He did it first..." childish, but these days... TreasonousBastard Nov 2019 #13
Something like "si, se pueda," would be more uplifting tirebiter Nov 2019 #14

mopinko

(70,749 posts)
1. how about a neutral option?
Mon Nov 25, 2019, 09:27 PM
Nov 2019

i'm kinda w joe on this that presidents shouldnt be pointing the doj at people.
the rest of us, tho are free to pray for the day.

Caliman73

(11,766 posts)
3. They are far more appropriate than "lock her up" chants, which are baseless.
Mon Nov 25, 2019, 09:29 PM
Nov 2019

Trump has already shown a propensity and the likelihood of having committed several crimes and would likely already be in jail if he wasn't rich and wasn't the president.

Hillary Clinton on the other hand, has been so thoroughly vetted and found not to have committed any kind of illegal act in her tenure in politics, yet they still chant "lock her up".

"lock him up" toward at leas 6 of Trump's closest associates is completely appropriate and it is appropriate for Trump as well.

Leith

(7,831 posts)
6. What Caliman73 said
Mon Nov 25, 2019, 09:37 PM
Nov 2019

One would think that after all the investigations on the Clintons, it would finally get through thick rethug skulls that they have been punished to the max for their wrongdoings (impeached for lying about a BJ?! After all the FBIgates, Filegates, Thisgate, thatgate, the funniest accusation was when they were accused of murdering 2 teenagers with a freight train! And it still isn't enough for the cult).

But, sell the whole country out to Russian oligarchs and mobsters? Nothing to see here... move on.

Lock the criminals in the WH up! Lock'em ALL up!

meadowlander

(4,426 posts)
8. No.
Mon Nov 25, 2019, 09:43 PM
Nov 2019

1. He's a criminal.
2. I'm not the current or prospective President of the US proposing to use the power of the Justice Department to persecute my political opponent.

Wash. state Desk Jet

(3,426 posts)
10. Trump and Christie brought it all on .
Mon Nov 25, 2019, 09:45 PM
Nov 2019

and it spiraled out of their control. Imagine trying to convince New Yorkers there is something wrong with chanting lock him up ? Or anywhere else for that matter.

DinahMoeHum

(21,936 posts)
11. Hell, no. Payback's a motherfucker. . .
Mon Nov 25, 2019, 09:49 PM
Nov 2019

. . .and we're just catching their shit in mid-air and sending it flying right back at them.

Red Mountain

(1,760 posts)
12. Depends on the social setting
Mon Nov 25, 2019, 09:50 PM
Nov 2019

.....please don't get your ass kicked.

All such considerations aside........of COURSE not.

TreasonousBastard

(43,049 posts)
13. Normally I would find arguments like "He did it first..." childish, but these days...
Mon Nov 25, 2019, 09:50 PM
Nov 2019

these are no standards any more. Yeah, I know all about fighting hogs in the mud, but we haven't had such a churlish asshole in the White House since Andrew Jackson.

tirebiter

(2,559 posts)
14. Something like "si, se pueda," would be more uplifting
Mon Nov 25, 2019, 10:08 PM
Nov 2019

Go with Joe, maybe. I recommend putting some thought into it.

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