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Mon Sep 28, 2020, 09:45 AM

'All in' for Trump: These White men, the strongest Trump supporters, say they can't be swayed

The parade of boats was decked out in flags and banners screaming support for President Trump, led by a barge that had been used in previous summers for bikini-tops-optional parties on Sandusky Bay but was now laden with 10 cannons and a crane holding up a 22-by-15-foot American flag. It flapped in the wind as the cannons fired.

There were motorcycles and pickup trucks on the shore, and an antique military plane in the sky. Trump flags seemed to far outnumber American ones; at least one Confederate flag flew among them. The dozen or so men firing the cannons wore red hats embroidered with Trump’s name and praise for the president. They shouted strings of excited obscenities as they marveled at the hundreds of boats behind them.

“There are still people coming to get into the parade!” exclaimed Shaun Bickley, 54, the barge owner who organized the parade and would later change into a black tank top with “Trump 2020” and an expletive written around an American flag-patterned skull. “Man, do you see all of these people?”

“Act like we’re being fired on!” yelled Jeff Karr, 59, who dropped out of high school to join the Ohio National Guard and spent 36 years in the military, including the Army Reserve, with two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. Another volley of explosions sounded.

Blue-collar men such as Bickley, Karr and their buddies on the barge are the core of Trump’s base of support, and their enthusiasm for the president has only deepened since they first voted for him, even as Trump has driven away some voters, especially college graduates and women. As illustrated by the masculinity-oozing boat parade, the Trump Party is largely a party of men — especially White men without college degrees and especially those over the age of 40.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump--white-men-boat-parade/2020/09/27/dcd7bdd8-fe79-11ea-8d05-9beaaa91c71f_story.html

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Reply 'All in' for Trump: These White men, the strongest Trump supporters, say they can't be swayed (Original post)
Zorro Sep 28 OP
maryellen99 Sep 28 #1
GoneOffShore Sep 28 #2
Siwsan Sep 28 #3
hlthe2b Sep 28 #4
musclecar6 Sep 28 #5
BeyondGeography Sep 28 #6
Illage Vidiot Sep 28 #7
AnnaLee Sep 28 #8
ret5hd Sep 28 #10
Demsrule86 Sep 28 #9
durablend Sep 28 #11

Response to Zorro (Original post)

Mon Sep 28, 2020, 09:46 AM

1. Weak insecure white men nt

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Mon Sep 28, 2020, 09:47 AM

2. Flaccid followers with testosterone poisoning.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Mon Sep 28, 2020, 09:47 AM

3. So, they are basically admitting they are a part of a cult.

Which is what we have all known, for years.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Mon Sep 28, 2020, 09:52 AM

4. Devout supporters of "The Lost Cause" no doubt as well.


with that Confederate battle flag as their security blanket.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Mon Sep 28, 2020, 09:53 AM

5. The



Definition of MAGA morons.

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Mon Sep 28, 2020, 09:54 AM

6. FYI, suckers: He despises you

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Mon Sep 28, 2020, 09:56 AM

7. Really?

 

From this morning:

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Mon Sep 28, 2020, 09:56 AM

8. As I told my white male husband (educated)

It is as though many white males are afraid they cannot compete with non-whites and women.

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Response to AnnaLee (Reply #8)

Mon Sep 28, 2020, 10:37 AM

10. Exactly!!! (see video):

Go to 3:20 for the exact part i was referencing...

?t=200

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Mon Sep 28, 2020, 09:58 AM

9. MSNBC said today that Trump is way down with the non-college educated white man...

That is his base. And he is losing a significant number of them.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Mon Sep 28, 2020, 10:40 AM

11. Pathetic losers....all of them

Compensate for their lack of 'size' with a bigger truck and a bigger Trump sign on their lawn (if not their house)

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