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brooklynite

(94,502 posts)
Thu Dec 7, 2023, 09:35 AM Dec 2023

Politico: Trump's 'dictator' remark puts 2024 campaign right where Biden wants it

Donald Trump keeps returning the 2024 presidential race to the ground where Joe Biden wants to fight it.

After Trump told a Fox News town hall he would not be a dictator upon returning to office “other than Day One,” the Biden campaign pounced. It highlighted Trump’s remarks as another moment in which the GOP frontrunner showcased his undemocratic and dangerous plans for a possible second term.

Biden has expressed his fear to confidants that Trump would have unchecked power if he were to return to office, according to three people granted anonymity to speak about private discussions. Trump would likely have at least one Republican-controlled chamber in Congress, a conservative Supreme Court, the allegiance of true-believer staff members and GOP state officials — and the knowledge he could be impeached twice and charged criminally in four jurisdictions and still claim power. He’d view that as a mandate, Biden has said privately, and abuse power at home and change how America is viewed abroad.

All three people said the stakes have escalated in the president’s mind as he’s watched the Republican Party remain in Trump’s thrall despite Jan. 6 and the revelations about what his predecessor has in store for the future.

https://www.politico.com/news/2023/12/07/trumps-dictator-2024-campaign-biden-00130488
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Politico: Trump's 'dictator' remark puts 2024 campaign right where Biden wants it (Original Post) brooklynite Dec 2023 OP
KnR Hekate Dec 2023 #1
brooklynite .............. Upthevibe Dec 2023 #2
It is advertising for the cult dalton99a Dec 2023 #3
K+R ArkansasDemocrat1 Dec 2023 #4
A "One Day dictator" can launch a hell of a lot of nukes in 24 hours. Cyrano Dec 2023 #5
It was a stupid comment Mad_Machine76 Dec 2023 #6
Talk about gifts, trump has given to Biden. republianmushroom Dec 2023 #7
Dear Likud BidenRocks Dec 2023 #8
The other day I actually heard a guy say this... YoshidaYui Dec 2023 #9
24 / 7 propaganda has turned their minds to mush, moldable by billionaires. Hermit-The-Prog Dec 2023 #11
I heard an African-American woman say something similar. shrike3 Dec 2023 #15
apparently people don't mind having firing squads YoshidaYui Dec 2023 #17
They don't think it'll ever happen to them because they don't "do anything wrong." shrike3 Dec 2023 #20
As Disturbingly-well Described in Wylie's Book on the Cambridge Analytica Corruption of the 2016 Election The Roux Comes First Dec 2023 #18
I believe *rump; is melting, like Ghouleeanies' hair dye Uncle Joe Dec 2023 #10
Ugh! DiceK Dec 2023 #12
Once they silence the press they can do anything and no one can report on it bucolic_frolic Dec 2023 #13
I Hope there are Contingency Plans in the Works Beetwasher. Dec 2023 #14
I hope so too. BlueKota Dec 2023 #16
On Day One T***p will pull the U.S. out of NATO. LastLiberal in PalmSprings Dec 2023 #19

Mad_Machine76

(24,406 posts)
6. It was a stupid comment
Thu Dec 7, 2023, 01:10 PM
Dec 2023

Not only does it show that he DOES have desiring to be a dictator but also that nobody really knows what heck it means.

YoshidaYui

(41,831 posts)
9. The other day I actually heard a guy say this...
Thu Dec 7, 2023, 04:08 PM
Dec 2023

"Maybe we should live under a dictatorship, I mean, how bad could it be? WE need a Strongman like Trump to keep us safe from all the terrorists in the world"


so HOW DO YOU deal with an AMERICAN who prefers to live under a dictatorship?? He has no fucking clue what could happen, he could be at the wrong end of a firing squad which TRUMP promised to have in his new administration.


YOU would think most AMERICANS had family who were in WORLD WAR II and fought against a similar dictatorship, and a rotten way of life, so how can SOME AMERICANS EMBRACE IT??? WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH THEM>????

shrike3

(3,572 posts)
15. I heard an African-American woman say something similar.
Thu Dec 7, 2023, 08:19 PM
Dec 2023

How we should be like Dubai. Apparently, she went to Dubai, was told there was no crime, and decided we should be like Dubai, and do whatever it takes. Dubai's criminal code is allegedly modeled after Sharia law, and she said she was fine with that.

YoshidaYui

(41,831 posts)
17. apparently people don't mind having firing squads
Thu Dec 7, 2023, 08:52 PM
Dec 2023

or maybe public executions, to please dear leader, that is until its them at the wrong end of several guns.

The Roux Comes First

(1,298 posts)
18. As Disturbingly-well Described in Wylie's Book on the Cambridge Analytica Corruption of the 2016 Election
Fri Dec 8, 2023, 01:06 AM
Dec 2023

CA identified and targeted the minority of the American population subject to narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy, leading these folks to be especially prone to antisocial and criminal behavior. With appropriate communications targeted at these susceptible folks on Facebook, it proved easy to generate self-sustaining conspiracy-minded groups who could readily have led to the very disturbing abject stupidity and open-ness to right-wing propaganda that we find rampant today.

Uncle Joe

(58,349 posts)
10. I believe *rump; is melting, like Ghouleeanies' hair dye
Thu Dec 7, 2023, 04:58 PM
Dec 2023

he won't be the nominee.

Thanks for the thread brooklynite

DiceK

(32 posts)
12. Ugh!
Thu Dec 7, 2023, 05:48 PM
Dec 2023

What truly frightens me, is that there are too many people rooting for chaos. Brexit, 2016, and the rise of populism worldwide. People who wont give a shit until it's too late. I don't think think his supporters give two shits what he says anymore.

Beetwasher.

(2,970 posts)
14. I Hope there are Contingency Plans in the Works
Thu Dec 7, 2023, 08:17 PM
Dec 2023

To protect the constitution, now is the time to make them.

19. On Day One T***p will pull the U.S. out of NATO.
Fri Dec 8, 2023, 09:15 AM
Dec 2023

It will be his gift to his BFF Putin.

He cannot be allowed anywhere near the Oval Office.

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