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Sun Feb 21, 2021, 05:48 PM

Whopping 46 Percent of Republicans Would Disown GOP for the Trump Party, Poll Says.

The Grand Old Party ain’t grand enough to keep devoted Trump fans from abandoning the party if the former president creates his own.

In a new Suffolk University–USA Today poll of Trump voters released on Sunday, nearly half — 46 percent to 27 percent — say they’d ditch the GOP for another if the twice impeached Trump were at the helm.

Also, over 50 percent of respondents said the GOP should be “more loyal to Trump.” And 58 percent believe the lie that the January 6th attack on the Capitol was “mostly an antifa-inspired attack that only involved a few Trump supporters.”

The insurrection “looked horrendous, but how are we to know who was actually taking part? You could have somebody planted there from the left … pretending to be a real Trump supporter,” one respondent told pollsters.

An astounding 73 percent say President Biden’s election win is not legitimate. This perhaps shouldn’t be surprising considering major news networks keep inviting prominent Republicans onto their airwaves to spread Trump’s election lies.

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/poll-trump-republican-party-1130975/

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Reply Whopping 46 Percent of Republicans Would Disown GOP for the Trump Party, Poll Says. (Original post)
Lunabell Feb 21 OP
Efilroft Sul Feb 21 #1
shelshaw Feb 21 #9
Renew Deal Feb 21 #2
brush Feb 21 #3
Iliyah Feb 21 #4
FakeNoose Feb 21 #5
dem4decades Feb 21 #6
Hortensis Feb 21 #12
dem4decades Feb 21 #15
Hortensis Feb 21 #23
regnaD kciN Feb 21 #19
Hortensis Feb 21 #21
dem4decades Feb 21 #24
NurseJackie Feb 21 #7
samnsara Feb 21 #8
2naSalit Feb 21 #10
edhopper Feb 21 #11
no_hypocrisy Feb 21 #13
Poiuyt Feb 21 #14
ProfessorGAC Feb 21 #16
dalton99a Feb 21 #17
regnaD kciN Feb 21 #18
Blue Owl Feb 21 #20
Jirel Feb 21 #22

Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 05:50 PM

1. Please proceed!

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Response to Efilroft Sul (Reply #1)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 06:47 PM

9. Yep! Divide and conquer yourselves!

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 05:50 PM

2. Great news. Do it.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 06:00 PM

3. This is good news for us. The republicans are divided at roughly...

half for trump and half not. Woohoo. Pls let them split into two camps soon.

It this trend keeps going we'll mop up the Senate and House, and maybe statehouses, in '22.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 06:04 PM

4. shithole' cult hates "Liberals" move than they love him . ....

If they see where a "Liberal" may win, they will all fall in line and back even a anti-"shithole".

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 06:12 PM

5. It's the Grand Chump Party ... it's sure to be a hit



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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 06:33 PM

6. Not good news, they'll still vote for Trump or anyone running as a Trumpet.

It just guarantees we are dealing with a Nazi Party for a while.

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Response to dem4decades (Reply #6)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 06:59 PM

12. But Trump couldn't (99.99999999%) win the GE. That primary

voters could make him the nominee has Republican pols waking shaking at night. And that they could "primary" anyone who speaks/voted against him is the reason the vast majority haven't denounced him.



Fwiw, I think if he lost control of the GOP, Trump might well break the party out of spite. We can't consider that a probability at this point, but there is a big struggle for power and it is a possibility. The depraved clown is meaner than a nest of snakes and infinitely more vindictive.

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Response to Hortensis (Reply #12)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 07:10 PM

15. There may never be another fair election again, just saying.

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Response to dem4decades (Reply #15)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 08:57 PM

23. Well, after the devastating tragedy of 2016, I thought that might be

the case, including that the last democratic election might have been 2012. Those years of real anxiety turned out to be for nothing.

The enormous irregularities and foreign electoral warfare of 2016 apparently caused/forced closer scrutiny of elections by our various intelligence services and election authorities than ever before. That was with the WH, senate, and more state governments before in GOP hands.

Heck, even the massive election thieves in GA started acting like election protection was their top concern. And the Democratic Party also tightened up to prevent future antidemocratic attempts to subvert the primary and steal the nomination from the majority, an additional concern.

They'd do it in 2022 and 2024 if they could, of course, but I at least feel a lot better about it now.

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Response to Hortensis (Reply #12)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 07:49 PM

19. Trump won the GE 50% of the time he ran...

...and he only came within a few thousand votes in each of a handful of states from winning both times. I would be very hesitant to discount his chances in 2024, unless the next four years are wildly successful.

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Response to regnaD kciN (Reply #19)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 08:45 PM

21. That was before 4 disastrous years and half a million dead

from Covid alone. And counting. You're right that the risk can't be discounted, but GOP leaders are far more afraid of losing everything with him as the nominee than they are of anything else.

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Response to Hortensis (Reply #21)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 09:18 PM

24. He got more votes after 4 years of horrendous governing than before.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 06:38 PM

7. Sounds like a good idea!

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 06:40 PM

8. good...Im tired of their shit.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 06:49 PM

10. Well...

Considering that some are leaving the party in droves, all that would be left would be rumpsters.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 06:55 PM

11. Sounds right

that is about 10% of the voters. Remember only 25% say they are GQP.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 07:00 PM

13. Even if those 46 Percenters left the GOP for the DOPE,

that's not enough to win elections as I doubt the rest of the GOP would join the renegades.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 07:09 PM

14. I think he should spilt off and call it the Trump Party

After all, it's all about him. And he likes branding everything with his name on it. The Trump Party only seems natural.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 07:11 PM

16. Perspective

Multiple polls show 25-28% of voters self-identify as R.
So, the 46 & 73% represent about 12.2 & ~19.5% of the electorate.
So, I don't think "whopping" is the right adjective, especially given it's under half.
The 73% saying Biden isn't the legitimate winner is more concerning. It's nearly 1 in 5 voters.
The 58% antifa thing is irrelevant. About 15% overall, and when the FBI is done, it will go down.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 07:14 PM

17. Republicans got a taste of fascism and they liked it

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 07:47 PM

18. This would only be good news...

...if the remaining 54 percent would walk away from the Republican Party if it continued to be the "Trump Party." But we know that won't happen, as they would rather "regretfully" vote for Satan himself if it stopped a "tax-and-spend liberal" from winning. With that imbalance, Republican leaders have nothing to fear from fully embracing the MAGAts -- which I'm sure they eventually will.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 08:17 PM

20. An even split. Can't do better than that in terms of decimating the party from within!

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2021, 08:55 PM

22. Perfect.

Split the trash right down the middle. Have 2 parties. Let them battle each other for the next generation.

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