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Sun Sep 25, 2016, 08:10 PM

Let's play a really difficult mind game -- imagine (if possible) that you were a Trump supporter

Okay -
"big white man talks tough" -- that appeals to Trump supporters
"law and order" -- that appeals to Trump supporters
"politically incorrect" and "spontaneous" -- seems to appeal to Trump supporters

-lots of chauvinist men, lots of uneducated white men and women

but -- lots of educated folks too that either hate Hillary (why?), love Trump or are hardcore Republicans

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While I think that the ads that the HRC folks have put out are extremely effective, I wonder what (if anything) would make some of the Trump supporters (or leaners) go "Wait a second!" or "I didn't know that" or "I gotta really think about my vote for Trump"

There must be something or somethings that could make them think twice about what they're doing and/or why they're either anti-Hillary or pro-Trump. Problem is that it's really hard to get into the mind of a Trump supporter. What do you think would give some of the Trump supporters (not talking about the hard-core white supremacists) pause?

Perhaps if he is seen as weak or a coward that might work....????

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Farmgirl1961 Sep 2016 OP
kimbutgar Sep 2016 #1
global1 Sep 2016 #2
Farmgirl1961 Sep 2016 #3
Farmgirl1961 Sep 2016 #4
stillers4ever Sep 2016 #5
Farmgirl1961 Sep 2016 #6
bagelsforbreakfast Sep 2016 #7
duncang Sep 2016 #8

Response to Farmgirl1961 (Original post)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 08:14 PM

1. More ads showing how he stiffed contractors would be a good start

Then highlight his bankruptcies.

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Sun Sep 25, 2016, 08:16 PM

2. I Thought His 'Stop & Frisk' Comment Would Send...

a red flag up to Trump supporters thinking that it could be interpreted as him wanting to take people's guns away. I thought that maybe the Dems should paint him in a corner on that comment.

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Response to Farmgirl1961 (Original post)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 08:17 PM

3. good one

Let's keep playing....

then maybe we can send out our best ideas to the HRC campaign!

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Response to Farmgirl1961 (Original post)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 08:19 PM

4. I like the idea of having white, middle-age (blue collar) businessmen

tell their stories of how they got stiffed. I've seen a few of them -- more of those type of 30-second ads could be effective.

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Response to Farmgirl1961 (Original post)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 08:20 PM

5. Trying to convert Trumpsters is a waste of time...

 

[heavy Italian accent] Forget about it [/heavy Italian accent]

Trump supporters are Trump supporters...that's it...they cannot be converted...especially to HRC. Some of them could have been converted to Bernie's side because Bernie supporters and Trumpsters have some common ground, but I digress.

Spin it the other way...is there ANY WAY that anyone or anything could convince you to vote for Trump??? LOL!

The goal is not to change the minds of decided voters...the goal is to reach the middle road undecided voters...the Independents. The one who succeeds with these people wins the election, IMHO.

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Response to stillers4ever (Reply #5)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 08:23 PM

6. True and good point

It's just that I've had conversations with Hillary supporters who can believe their good friends or family members are voting Trump. I keep thinking that there might be some push button that might make them decide not to vote Trump (they might not go Hillary)...but maybe you're right.

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Response to Farmgirl1961 (Original post)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 08:48 PM

7. I'd be drunk before it started so of course I'd declare Trump the winner.

 

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Response to Farmgirl1961 (Original post)

Sun Sep 25, 2016, 08:58 PM

8. Just because he's a repub

I know 3 like that. They don't even keep up with the news. Have had people saying liberal like a cuss word so often by repub's that's all they believe. I have tried to talk to them, but they shut down immediately.

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