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tenderfoot

(8,449 posts)
Mon Mar 7, 2022, 11:00 AM Mar 2022

Does the GOP wish they could do the same thing to America as Putin is doing to Ukraine?


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37 (97%)
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1 (3%)
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Does the GOP wish they could do the same thing to America as Putin is doing to Ukraine? (Original Post) tenderfoot Mar 2022 OP
At this point, the main GOP thrust is violence and immorality Walleye Mar 2022 #1
The GQP... orwell Mar 2022 #2
What do you mean "the same thing"? WhiskeyGrinder Mar 2022 #3
Blow shit up and shoot people fleeing under the guise of battling "liberal fascism" tenderfoot Mar 2022 #6
They don't need to -- they're doing plenty of damage legislatively and judicially. WhiskeyGrinder Mar 2022 #17
Anyone who thinks... blue sky at night Mar 2022 #4
I don't think the GOP wants to do the samething to this country as Putin is doing to Ukraine. Biophilic Mar 2022 #5
This message was self-deleted by its author Carlitos Brigante Mar 2022 #7
If these gun humpers/GOP idiost think a civil war is the only way to settle this, Look at Ukraine mitch96 Mar 2022 #8
Without a doubt. Once you have voter suppression, denigration of the others, a fascist state is next TheBlackAdder Mar 2022 #9
I voted no because I have friends and family members who are Republicans that I know do not Yorkie Mom Mar 2022 #10
Republican pols want this though and as the Russians are going to find out fast their support uponit7771 Mar 2022 #13
Which politicians have said they want this? Yorkie Mom Mar 2022 #15
The GQP pols that continue to compliment and parrot Putrids efforts in deed. uponit7771 Mar 2022 #18
Trump wanted to send the army into the cities in 2020 TheRealNorth Mar 2022 #20
I think they wish they could do to America what Putin is doing to Russia EarlG Mar 2022 #11
K&R, ***LOOK AT TEXAS !!!*** uponit7771 Mar 2022 #12
Don't need a poll, gab13by13 Mar 2022 #14
Obviously not drray23 Mar 2022 #16
All I can say is that putin and Russia's acts of invading Ukraine, has churned the world up and SWBTATTReg Mar 2022 #19
So at their little truck rally today mountain grammy Mar 2022 #21

orwell

(7,789 posts)
2. The GQP...
Mon Mar 7, 2022, 11:03 AM
Mar 2022

...wants to command and control the US the same way Putler controls the Russian Federation.

There is a difference.

After they achieve that, then

Cuba = Ukraine.

blue sky at night

(3,242 posts)
4. Anyone who thinks...
Mon Mar 7, 2022, 11:08 AM
Mar 2022

we get out of this without a fight is fucking wrong…for the first time on my life I am thinking about buying a gun.

Biophilic

(3,851 posts)
5. I don't think the GOP wants to do the samething to this country as Putin is doing to Ukraine.
Mon Mar 7, 2022, 11:08 AM
Mar 2022

They don't want to destroy the money making parts. They want us peasants out here making them money. They just want to do the same thing to the US that Putin is doing to Russia: Total control of the populace via a police state and messaging.

Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

mitch96

(14,012 posts)
8. If these gun humpers/GOP idiost think a civil war is the only way to settle this, Look at Ukraine
Mon Mar 7, 2022, 11:14 AM
Mar 2022

Pain, suffering, carnage is what they will get.....on both sides.. I pray it will NOT happen and we can see what the result will be if they get their way..
You can't hit "reset" when you are dead...
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Yorkie Mom

(16,420 posts)
10. I voted no because I have friends and family members who are Republicans that I know do not
Mon Mar 7, 2022, 11:26 AM
Mar 2022

want this. Nobody I know does.

uponit7771

(90,411 posts)
13. Republican pols want this though and as the Russians are going to find out fast their support
Mon Mar 7, 2022, 11:31 AM
Mar 2022

... of these pols will be their downfall too

Yorkie Mom

(16,420 posts)
15. Which politicians have said they want this?
Mon Mar 7, 2022, 11:42 AM
Mar 2022

I'm not trying to be ugly, but this original question is divisive, and this country is divided enough.

TheRealNorth

(9,531 posts)
20. Trump wanted to send the army into the cities in 2020
Tue Mar 8, 2022, 12:00 AM
Mar 2022

Many Republicans supported that. Same as Putin's plan - Putin hoped a show of force would intimidate the Ukrainians from resisting.

EarlG

(22,087 posts)
11. I think they wish they could do to America what Putin is doing to Russia
Mon Mar 7, 2022, 11:30 AM
Mar 2022

24/7 propaganda, ban independent media, cut off the internet from the rest of the world, stop people from entering or leaving the country, stifle dissent, put protesters in the gulag, make it illegal to be gay, invade neighboring countries just to grab their land…

gab13by13

(22,020 posts)
14. Don't need a poll,
Mon Mar 7, 2022, 11:36 AM
Mar 2022

I thought you were asking a rhetorical question?

Liz Cheney calls them the Putin branch of the Republican party, which IMO is pretty much all of them.

The only way for them to retain minority rule is to abolish democracy.

drray23

(7,661 posts)
16. Obviously not
Mon Mar 7, 2022, 11:46 AM
Mar 2022

They want to take over the political apparatus in order to impose their laws (no abortion, no affirmative action, etc...). They don't want to blow up the country, they want to imprison democrats instead.

SWBTATTReg

(22,532 posts)
19. All I can say is that putin and Russia's acts of invading Ukraine, has churned the world up and
Mon Mar 7, 2022, 01:13 PM
Mar 2022

demonstrates just how fragile and expensive Democracies can be.

Also, it's shut the GOP up. It has shock up the GOP and perhaps got their 'all-things Russia' mentality that the GOP has seemed to have since the arrival of tRump on the scene.

Now, it's amazing, the GOP, now that they've seen putin and Russia in action, invading a former part of the Russia federation, can't seem to back away from their former stance on Russia and they've been caught out in the rain, w/ their pants down. Even tRump is running backwards too. He looks awful funny and stupid in doing so, especially since his former remarks on putin being a great leader are engraved in stone.

Maybe, just maybe voters will remember the GOP and their ignorant, un-American support of Russia and putin. I hope so, for now that the bandages have been ripped off and all of us can see for ourselves what putin and his Russia are doing to Ukraine, reality has set in and it isn't pretty for the GOP and tRump.

mountain grammy

(26,772 posts)
21. So at their little truck rally today
Tue Mar 8, 2022, 12:04 AM
Mar 2022

someone was driving around with a sign that read "All Democrats are pedophiles.. No Exceptions"

So yeah, some of them really want to kill us.

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