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SKKY

(11,967 posts)
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 08:42 AM Nov 2023

TFG Thinking about Tucker Carlson as Running Mate

Yes!! Please do this. He would hand Biden a record-breaking landslide victory.


Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he’d consider former Fox News personality Tucker Carlson to be his running mate if he becomes the GOP’s 2024 nominee.

“I like Tucker a lot, I guess I would,” Trump responded to conservative radio host Clay Travis’ question about considering Carlson as a potential vice president on Wednesday’s episode of “The Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Show.”

“I think I’d say I would because he’s got great common sense,” Trump continued of Carlson, who was fired from Fox in April and whose top-rated, prime-time show frequently featured racism, far-right conspiracy theories and white nationalist talking points.

“You know, when they say that you guys are conservative, or I’m conservative, it’s not that we’re conservative, we have common sense. We want to have safe borders. We want to have a wall because walls work,” Trump added, before going off on a lengthy tangent on how “the only two things in centuries to have not become obsolete” are wheels and walls.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/donald-trump-tucker-carlson-running-mate_n_654caa95e4b0ea0b7f95d37b
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TFG Thinking about Tucker Carlson as Running Mate (Original Post) SKKY Nov 2023 OP
The reverse-psychology of Br'er Rabbit comes to mind! Oopsie Daisy Nov 2023 #1
Tucker will steal attention kiri Nov 2023 #5
My exact thought. Traildogbob Nov 2023 #17
"The Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Show." Aviation Pro Nov 2023 #2
Next he'll be on with Big Jim McBob & Billy Sol Hurok Probatim Nov 2023 #20
"I have killed and will kill again" The_Casual_Observer Nov 2023 #34
They replaced the rotting dead guy. TheCowsCameHome Nov 2023 #46
German to English translators show Tucker's face for the "backpfeifengesicht" translation Shermann Nov 2023 #3
He's just trolling. TwilightZone Nov 2023 #4
I don't think so. He's just crazy enough to do it. SKKY Nov 2023 #57
But Donnie, Donnie you're breaking Kari's heart here! NBachers Nov 2023 #6
And Nikki Haley's, too. calimary Nov 2023 #15
What's the difference? lees1975 Nov 2023 #22
Kind of makes all the (R) debates irrelevant .... aggiesal Nov 2023 #7
This will backfire spectacularly kimbutgar Nov 2023 #8
Shhhhhhh! Don't say that too loud! SKKY Nov 2023 #56
Excellent idea. Magoo48 Nov 2023 #9
Message auto-removed Name removed Nov 2023 #10
Hello. GP6971 Nov 2023 #11
And Goodbye. Xavier Breath Nov 2023 #26
We couldn't get that lucky. (nt) Paladin Nov 2023 #12
Message auto-removed Name removed Nov 2023 #13
They could run as Ass and Hole! Wounded Bear Nov 2023 #14
Why can't I recommend this post a dozen times? calimary Nov 2023 #16
😂😂😂👏👏👏👏 Traildogbob Nov 2023 #18
Ass-Hole 2024 or Captain Zero Nov 2023 #55
Every dictator needs his propagandist WalkerinSC Nov 2023 #19
Gobells was loyal to Hitler to the point Gobles committed suicide and murdered his family. gordianot Nov 2023 #50
Two regular Horatio Alger types, so inspiring n/t hibbing Nov 2023 #21
snort . AllaN01Bear Nov 2023 #23
He doesn't have common sense, you moron. louis-t Nov 2023 #24
"wheels and walls" louis-t Nov 2023 #25
Fire and fucking are two more. intrepidity Nov 2023 #37
That was a little NJCher Nov 2023 #51
I doubt it stopdiggin Nov 2023 #27
Perfect!! Do it....fux will bury the two of you and not blink PortTack Nov 2023 #28
Nice thought but he won't choose another entertainer showman IronLionZion Nov 2023 #29
Click bait. Or as my band director used to say: CapnSteve Nov 2023 #30
Republicans love to say that the Great Wall of China Mblaze Nov 2023 #31
Republicans don't really history very well, do they? SKKY Nov 2023 #58
There are two great books. Grins Nov 2023 #32
Sure, because "journalist" Tucker will be his mainline hookup with Orban and Putin. The all-American FARA model. ancianita Nov 2023 #33
Was TFG thinking about it before Clay Travis put the thought in his head? Hekate Nov 2023 #35
Sure, let's put that ignorant low life one heartbeat from the presidency. LastLiberal in PalmSprings Nov 2023 #36
Two peas in a racist pod sakabatou Nov 2023 #38
Deleted - Someone else had the same comment. LuckyCharms Nov 2023 #39
Ridiculous headline. intrepidity Nov 2023 #40
I figured this was from the Onion... lonely bird Nov 2023 #41
OMG!!!!!!!! Scottie Mom Nov 2023 #42
Ah, "common sense" - the participation trophy of brain-dead assholes everywhere. Aristus Nov 2023 #43
The same TC who said he hates Donald. keithbvadu2 Nov 2023 #44
He's qualified to run as a republican Turbineguy Nov 2023 #45
Trump sure has a type when it comes to running mates. LudwigPastorius Nov 2023 #47
"I hate him passionately..." jcgoldie Nov 2023 #48
On Wednesday night, on a Clay Travis and Buck Sexton podcast show with Trump, he was asked if he'd consider Tucker Carls aboelezbarouma Nov 2023 #49
truck them both trusty elf Nov 2023 #52
You could whisper Mickey Mouse into Trumps ear and he would agree he'd be a good Veep MistakenLamb Nov 2023 #53
Doesn't tucker hate him? ecstatic Nov 2023 #54

Oopsie Daisy

(3,189 posts)
1. The reverse-psychology of Br'er Rabbit comes to mind!
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 10:24 AM
Nov 2023

"Oh, please don't do that Mr. Trump! Whatever you do... just not THAT!"

Traildogbob

(9,152 posts)
17. My exact thought.
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 11:30 AM
Nov 2023

And I can’t think of a single GQP possibility without a gapping mouth and attention junkie he can choose. Ben Carson??? The black AND Jesus card, with the Pence background presence of shuttin up and when you speak, while not staring lovingly at trump’s bald back of head, just praise dear leader. (With on your knees skills for your creator)

Probatim

(2,695 posts)
20. Next he'll be on with Big Jim McBob & Billy Sol Hurok
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 12:02 PM
Nov 2023

telling how he likes to see things get blowed up - blowed up real good.

TheCowsCameHome

(40,173 posts)
46. They replaced the rotting dead guy.
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 08:15 PM
Nov 2023

Two of the biggest ass-kissers in radio.

You could almost hear the slurping during the interview with Trump.

Shermann

(7,760 posts)
3. German to English translators show Tucker's face for the "backpfeifengesicht" translation
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 10:36 AM
Nov 2023

OK maybe they don't, but they should.

aggiesal

(9,137 posts)
7. Kind of makes all the (R) debates irrelevant ....
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 11:00 AM
Nov 2023

since these candidates are only interviewing to become the runner-up position, and that idiot Pendejo45 could care less.

Now he'll have moron Cucker Tarlson as his sidekick doing the VP debate spreading all his lies and bringing in Russian money, if there is any left.

What a mess of an election we'll have.

What a beacon of democracy we'll have on display for the world to see.

kimbutgar

(21,833 posts)
8. This will backfire spectacularly
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 11:01 AM
Nov 2023

tucker has so much video of him saying outrageous things it will damage the orange maggot more.

Please proceed so we can all sit back and enjoy the freak show!

Response to SKKY (Original post)

Response to Paladin (Reply #12)

gordianot

(15,326 posts)
50. Gobells was loyal to Hitler to the point Gobles committed suicide and murdered his family.
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 08:57 PM
Nov 2023

Tucker admitted he cannot stand Trump. Two entitled wealthy narcissist in the same room is not a good idea.

louis-t

(23,420 posts)
24. He doesn't have common sense, you moron.
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 12:34 PM
Nov 2023

He kisses your ass. That is why you like him. He's a self-serving prick, just like you.

IronLionZion

(45,999 posts)
29. Nice thought but he won't choose another entertainer showman
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 01:13 PM
Nov 2023

he wants quiet loyalty. Maybe a Sarah Palin or Kristi Noem type.

CapnSteve

(233 posts)
30. Click bait. Or as my band director used to say:
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 01:13 PM
Nov 2023

"Don't look at the trombones - you'll just encourage them!"

Looking forward to the day that there are no T***p headlines.

Mblaze

(297 posts)
31. Republicans love to say that the Great Wall of China
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 01:20 PM
Nov 2023

kept invaders out for centuries. I have to remind them that it didn’t keep out Genghis Khan or the Manchus. Another fantasy balloon popped.

Grins

(7,453 posts)
32. There are two great books.
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 01:23 PM
Nov 2023

On the role of the VP suddenly becoming president:
- “Truman” by David McCullough; and
- “The Passage of Power” by Robert Caro.

Each describes the ENORMITY of what faced Truman and LBJ on the deaths of FDR and JFK. Truman with an ongoing world war, and who, even as VP, was never clued in on the “Manhattan Project.” LBJ faced with a Congress determined to hold the WH in check, a cabinet that HATED him, a citizenry (black and white) wanting more and NEVER getting it.

You read those books and think - “McCain picked Palin…?”

Ask: What “talents” does Carlson have where he could slip in as president?

ancianita

(37,014 posts)
33. Sure, because "journalist" Tucker will be his mainline hookup with Orban and Putin. The all-American FARA model.
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 01:43 PM
Nov 2023

Last edited Thu Nov 9, 2023, 02:24 PM - Edit history (1)

Already planning to become a paid foreign asset. Just Trump saying this is more usable evidence by Jack Smith, of intent, and conspiracy if Tucker agrees.

Hekate

(92,322 posts)
35. Was TFG thinking about it before Clay Travis put the thought in his head?
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 02:25 PM
Nov 2023

Trump loves to dangle things in front of people to see what reaction he gets.

intrepidity

(7,599 posts)
40. Ridiculous headline.
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 02:46 PM
Nov 2023

He was asked a question, he did not just declare it out of the blue.

I can't imagine any name thrown at him that he would outright reject, because why would he?

Aristus

(67,045 posts)
43. Ah, "common sense" - the participation trophy of brain-dead assholes everywhere.
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 05:56 PM
Nov 2023

I've rarely met an inarguably stupid person who didn't sooner or later talk about his having common sense.

This, while they're usually busy lurching from one failure in life to another.

I'm a book-reading intellectual, and a pie-in-the-sky liberal who may not have even a lick of 'common sense'. But I have a college degree, a license to practice medicine, and a six-figure salary. How I managed to do any of that without the 'common sense' boasted about by thundering blockheads everywhere, I'll never know.

LudwigPastorius

(9,713 posts)
47. Trump sure has a type when it comes to running mates.
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 08:35 PM
Nov 2023

(obsequious, little butt licking toadies being the type)

jcgoldie

(11,698 posts)
48. "I hate him passionately..."
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 08:44 PM
Nov 2023

“We are very, very close to being able to ignore Trump most nights. I truly can’t wait,” he texted an unidentified person.

“I hate him passionately. ... I can’t handle much more of this,” he added.

Carlson’s private texts starkly contrasted what he had been telling viewers during his primetime show.

“We’re all pretending we’ve got a lot to show for it, because admitting what a disaster it’s been is too tough to digest,” he wrote in another text message, referring to the “last four years.” “But come on. There isn’t really an upside to Trump.”

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/rcna76056

 

aboelezbarouma

(12 posts)
49. On Wednesday night, on a Clay Travis and Buck Sexton podcast show with Trump, he was asked if he'd consider Tucker Carls
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 08:49 PM
Nov 2023

He seemed a bit caught off guard as if he hadn’t been asked that or given it thought. He responded, “I like Tucker a lot! I guess I would!” he said. “I think I’d say I would, because he’s got great common sense. You know, when they say that you guys are conservative, or I’m conservative, it’s not that we’re conservative, it’s that we have common sense.” “We both want to have safe borders, we want to have a wall because walls work – the computer you have in front of you, in about a month, will be totally obsolete, right?” Trump said, once again veering wildly off-topic. “You have the finest equipment in the world … the only two things for centuries that’s not obsolete are wheels and walls. A wheel will always be a wheel, and a wall will always be a wall. Remember when they said ‘walls don’t work!'”

I personally find this significant as Trump has not stated who he would want his VP to be, but has previously stated in the past he wouldn’t consider any of the other GOP candidates, which has left people intrigued and concerned.

MistakenLamb

(625 posts)
53. You could whisper Mickey Mouse into Trumps ear and he would agree he'd be a good Veep
Fri Nov 10, 2023, 06:33 AM
Nov 2023

He has no thought beyond a minute, hes worse than a goldfish

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