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kentuck

(111,272 posts)
Mon Jan 8, 2024, 05:08 PM Jan 2024

Trump and his Cult will not accept any election results where he does not win.

Heads they win. Tails you lose. They will not accept defeat.

What then? If they lose..?

Will they crawl back under their rocks? Will they look for a new Leader? Unless Trump is in prison, or has met his due reward, he will still be preaching violence and chaos. There will be no peace in our country.

If they win, then what?

Elected Republicans have shown every indication that they will do his bidding, whatever he wishes. If Trump wins and takes back the White House, what would that mean?

Would it mean that our Justice System has failed? That our electoral system has failed? That our media and "free press" has failed?

How much damage could be done if Trump is permitted back in power?



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Trump and his Cult will not accept any election results where he does not win. (Original Post) kentuck Jan 2024 OP
Like the collapse of any type of system, but a total cultural and civilization collapse. bucolic_frolic Jan 2024 #1
just a tad hyperbolic RussBLib Jan 2024 #4
you think Russia, China, Korea, and Iran are acceptable results? MadameButterfly Jan 2024 #7
EXACTLY!!!!!! B.See Jan 2024 #9
He will keep running until he drops dead Johonny Jan 2024 #2
The day he drops dead Charging Triceratops Jan 2024 #3
Trump losing in 2024 really won't be all that different from him losing in 2020. TwilightZone Jan 2024 #5
Agreed. The magats will cause significant problems in the nation once he loses... brush Jan 2024 #6
They'll be put down unless Trump wins and appoints his own generals MadameButterfly Jan 2024 #8

RussBLib

(9,137 posts)
4. just a tad hyperbolic
Mon Jan 8, 2024, 06:07 PM
Jan 2024

...everybody freaking out and "terrified" of what will happen is not really going to help much.

So many countries have suffered thru dictators and despots, and most survive the turmoil. I would say Russia will too, someday. Not today, not tomorrow. Same with China, Iran, and North Korea. Nothing lasts forever, including Trump. If he somehow gets back into the Oval, and I doubt that he will, it will be ugly. I'm pretty damn old now. If that happens, I will gladly give up my life to fight for what is right, but we are not near that point now.

Have to say I am getting a little annoyed with everyone being so "terrified." Buck up, cowpokes. Quit being scared and do what you can to counter the bullshit.

MadameButterfly

(1,182 posts)
7. you think Russia, China, Korea, and Iran are acceptable results?
Mon Jan 8, 2024, 07:06 PM
Jan 2024

How many generations of people have lived under those yokes?

"Most survive?" The ones who don't, the journalists assassinated, the oligarch falling out of windows, the peacefull protesters in jail for decades, the people starving for lack of food...we shouldn't be freaking out about that? And those who do survive--is survival all you aspire to?

If you aren't one of the people sent to camps, might he take away your social security for starters? Will we see Rachel Maddow, Jamie Raskin, Joe Biden, or a whole host of prominent Democrats ever again? With Fox News owning the airwaves, will we have a clue what is going on?

Ukraininas didn't believe Russia would invade even when our Intelligence told them it would. Did their optimism save them?

We still have a chance to do something. I say, eyes wide open.

Johonny

(21,214 posts)
2. He will keep running until he drops dead
Mon Jan 8, 2024, 05:40 PM
Jan 2024

Or they stop giving him money. Running for office is the only thing he's ever done in life that made real money.

TwilightZone

(25,702 posts)
5. Trump losing in 2024 really won't be all that different from him losing in 2020.
Mon Jan 8, 2024, 06:22 PM
Jan 2024

His cult will be pissing and moaning, making vague threats and other assorted abhorrent behavior, similar to what they're doing now.

The talk of something like a civil war is ludicrously overblown. If something on that kind of scale was going to happen, it would have happened after January 6th. Instead, people like the Proud Boys are cowering in the dark hoping that civilians or the FBI don't ID them as insurrectionists. About the only good thing about January 6th is that it brought a dose of realty to these dopes, and potential consequences (which they previously thought didn't exist) scared a lot of them off.

2024 isn't going to be some kind of epiphany for these people. Same shit, different election.

brush

(54,588 posts)
6. Agreed. The magats will cause significant problems in the nation once he loses...
Mon Jan 8, 2024, 06:23 PM
Jan 2024

and he will lose. We'll get through it but it'll be a tumultuous time.

They'll be put down eventaully, just as the J6 insurrection was put down. In fact, that the J6 traitors are still being tracked down to this day will be a deterrent to potential criminal traitors after the '24 election.

MadameButterfly

(1,182 posts)
8. They'll be put down unless Trump wins and appoints his own generals
Mon Jan 8, 2024, 07:08 PM
Jan 2024

Then everything changes. We have to win, and the fact that it isn't guaranteed, like polls showing Biden 30 points ahead, is terrifying.

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