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Tue Dec 13, 2016, 08:43 PM

Just kind of musing here, but it's driving Trump voters NUTS that they can't enjoy their victory.

Everywhere I turn, from Facebook to comments sections on news sites, they're ranting and rehashing all their anti-Hillary, anti-Obama nonsense. These are the sorest winners I've ever seen. The mainstream news media keeps bringing up uncomfortable stories about Trumps staffing picks, his financial dealings, the Russian influence, mixed support from Republicans. And the entertainment media like SNL isn't allowing him any kind of typical honeymoon period (they went a lot easier on Dubya at this point). Normalizing Trump isn't taking.
It just seems weird that so many Trump voters are unable to sit back and say 'hey, we won.' Victory isn't enough as long as the rest of us don't fall in line. Think maybe they're trying to convince themselves of something?

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Reply Just kind of musing here, but it's driving Trump voters NUTS that they can't enjoy their victory. (Original post)
Gidney N Cloyd Dec 2016 OP
sfwriter Dec 2016 #1
Stryder Dec 2016 #31
enid602 Dec 2016 #38
RonniePudding Dec 2016 #2
mcar Dec 2016 #3
Gidney N Cloyd Dec 2016 #4
mcar Dec 2016 #7
pangaia Dec 2016 #32
Jean-Jacques Roussea Dec 2016 #5
mtnsnake Dec 2016 #6
unblock Dec 2016 #8
shraby Dec 2016 #9
Beartracks Dec 2016 #10
Rorey Dec 2016 #25
Crunchy Frog Dec 2016 #26
VOX Dec 2016 #11
Justice Dec 2016 #40
napi21 Dec 2016 #12
meow2u3 Dec 2016 #37
Takket Dec 2016 #13
jambo101 Dec 2016 #15
Gidney N Cloyd Dec 2016 #17
progressoid Dec 2016 #14
Snarkoleptic Dec 2016 #16
Gidney N Cloyd Dec 2016 #18
Snarkoleptic Dec 2016 #19
Agschmid Dec 2016 #39
fleabiscuit Dec 2016 #20
Fast Walker 52 Dec 2016 #21
Fast Walker 52 Dec 2016 #22
Gidney N Cloyd Dec 2016 #27
Charles Bukowski Dec 2016 #36
Fast Walker 52 Dec 2016 #47
humbled_opinion Dec 2016 #23
Gidney N Cloyd Dec 2016 #29
Spitfire of ATJ Dec 2016 #24
DinahMoeHum Dec 2016 #28
Coyotl Dec 2016 #30
Upthevibe Dec 2016 #34
jambo101 Dec 2016 #43
niyad Dec 2016 #33
Binkie The Clown Dec 2016 #35
adigal Dec 2016 #41
Guilded Lilly Dec 2016 #42
Raine Dec 2016 #44
Achilleaze Dec 2016 #45
Renew Deal Dec 2016 #46
Buckeye_Democrat Dec 2016 #48

Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 08:48 PM

1. It's going to be a painful few years for them.

 

Ugh.

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Response to sfwriter (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:38 PM

31. Them?

If it was just them, I'd be laughing my ass off. Unfortunately, I have to live on the same planet.

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Response to sfwriter (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 14, 2016, 12:36 AM

38. turn

His supporters will turn on him just as soon as he 'fixes' Social Security and 'phases out' Medicare. They won't have enough coming in to from Social Security to pay for their Ryancare insurance premiums.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 08:51 PM

2. Grinning weenie Hugh Hewitt already looks worn out

 

He's on with Tweety now trying to dance around his God Emporer's many business entanglements.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 08:51 PM

3. I don't think they are capable of enjoyment

They need always to hate someone.

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Response to mcar (Reply #3)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 09:01 PM

4. Yeah but they also seem to need to believe they're in a vast, vast majority.

It burns them that they're not, and they're not the kind to look into their own souls deeply and wonder if just maybe there's a reason so many outwardly decent-seeming people are opposed to them.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Reply #4)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 09:13 PM

7. Or they claim they are a minority (when they are not)

and they are so oppressed, bless their hearts.

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Response to mcar (Reply #3)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:38 PM

32. That's what they say about us. :))

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 09:10 PM

5. it's funny because they think him winning is to us, as Obama winning was to them

 

There's a big difference between being scared of your guns being taken away and being scared of being gunned down in the street by police

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 09:12 PM

6. What should be driving them nuts

is that Trump is one of the only president-elects ever, if not the only one, to break all the promises that got him elected while being president-elect.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 09:15 PM

8. one does not celebrate a victory of anger and hate by kicking back and smiling.

they wanted anger and hate. why would they ruin their own victory by being happy?

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 09:24 PM

9. What victory?

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Response to shraby (Reply #9)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 09:47 PM

10. This

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Response to shraby (Reply #9)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:30 PM

25. Thank you, shraby

That's what I was thinking. What victory? trump is illegitimately assuming the title of President-elect.

Nope.

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Response to shraby (Reply #9)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:34 PM

26. Getting their orangutan into the White House.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 09:56 PM

11. They're never happy-- if it's not blacks, it's Mexicans, if...

...it's not Mexicans, it's Muslims. If it's not Muslims, it's liberals. If it's not liberals... sorry, it's ALWAYS liberals...with their gun-grabbing ways and those dad-blasted universities and colleges that teach all that liberalism. There are gay wedding cakes and sacred zygotes under attack. And there's always a war on Christmas, too. Don't forget the drive-by media leftist-socialist-communist-agenda and hom-O-sexual agenda and the left-wing agenda and last summer's invasion of Texas by Obummer and his use of actual facts. LIBS have the gall to use real facts!!1! Unfair! Plus gun-grabbing since 1963. Plus Benghazzzzzzi! Lock somebody, anybody up! Hail Trump!

But now, their savior's shady dealings are bubbling up, there are conflicts of interest and Jesus it should be so bad.

It's not easy being a wingnut, they have to crank up the outrage hourly. They haven't had a happy day since... whenever. Everyone and everything is suspicious, dangerous, and trampling on their U.S.S. (sic) Constitution which only applies to white Christians.

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Response to VOX (Reply #11)

Wed Dec 14, 2016, 12:53 AM

40. This is absolutely accurate and a brilliant summation

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 10:09 PM

12. If they're REALLY hoping we'll FALL IN LINE" they're going to have a very angry 4 years!

I don't know ANYONE who wasn't a Con supporter change to supporting him after the election, nd I doubt I ever will.

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Response to napi21 (Reply #12)

Wed Dec 14, 2016, 12:05 AM

37. Hell will freeze over before we'll ever fall in line

That's not who we are. Cons are judging us by themselves yet again!

Just because they're right-wing authoritarians who fall in line behind some untrustworthy asshole doesn't mean we should have to, too. This is something that won't penetrate their thick skulls.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 10:23 PM

13. i see the same thing

they are going out of their way to call liberals "crybabies" and saying Hillary is a criminal still. I think they had this bizarre fantasy that Trump was going to be bowed down to and that they would be there beside him as part of the "King's court".

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Response to Takket (Reply #13)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 10:34 PM

15. They've become addicted

To the emotion of hate, Hillary was a wonderful target for that need ,now that Hillary is no longer a player they cant stop bashing her.
They've been whining and belly aching for 8 years now ,its time for them to show us Dems how its done as they have all the power, i suspect they'll make a mess of it like they always do
[link:https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/mind-in-the-machine/201609/the-psychology-behind-donald-trumps-unwavering-support|

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Response to Takket (Reply #13)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 10:45 PM

17. Bingo.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 10:25 PM

14. Maybe they know they didn't really win?

It's a bad sign when you have to twist yourself into a Gordian knot to prove your point.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 10:44 PM

16. There is already buyers remorse.

I'm hearing "didnt' think he'd really go after SS and Medicare".
Here's some similar discussion on the immigration front--

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Response to Snarkoleptic (Reply #16)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 10:46 PM

18. And so they're doubling down, I guess.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Reply #18)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 10:50 PM

19. There does seem to be a "the only forward is to push through" mentality.

So it's damn the trumpedos and full steam ahead.

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Response to Snarkoleptic (Reply #16)

Wed Dec 14, 2016, 12:41 AM

39. That's the first I'd seen that... man it's tough to watch.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 10:57 PM

20. Good. nt

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:01 PM

21. my Trump voting aunt seems to be enjoying it ... at least she is good at trash talking

 

she is brainwashed by it all... even thinks he won in a landslide.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:02 PM

22. I think a lot of them are annoyed that they had to vote for the doofus

 

in order to deny the "evil Hillary" from being president.

This is going to be rough sailing... Trump will not have an easy time, I suspect. So that's good.

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Reply #22)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:35 PM

27. I think you're on to something. It's like blowback from their consciences.

(sp corr.)

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Reply #22)

Wed Dec 14, 2016, 12:05 AM

36. I think most Trump voters fit this bill

 

Partisan hacks who somehow convinced themselves that Hillary was worse, so they held their nose and voted for the imbecile.

Trump got the lowest percentage of the GOP primary vote in 40 years, and there was a significant Never Trump movement at one point, so he was hardly a universally beloved figure, even among conservatives. He got their votes because they're partisan idiots.

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Response to Charles Bukowski (Reply #36)

Wed Dec 14, 2016, 08:20 AM

47. yes... the question is should the left be more like partisan idiots as long as we win?

 

Or should we encourage purists?

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:09 PM

23. Trumpers are stupid what did they think ?

Did they think that no one would question the ethics concerns of his massive worldwide businesses ?
Did they think that no one would remember his divide and conquer campaign?
Did they think that no one would question his collusion with Russia to hack Democratic politicians?
Did they think that everyone would be welcoming even though he lost the election by more than 3 Million votes?

LOL the most he gets is 2 years and it will be dog fights for both of them, he resigns in disgrace by year 2.

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Response to humbled_opinion (Reply #23)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:36 PM

29. Replace "would" with "should."

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:26 PM

24. They still want us to obey him or we're traitors.

 

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:36 PM

28. Good. Hope the bastards choke on it.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:37 PM

30. Their 2.84 million vote loss, more than two percent behind the girl.

 



If ALL the Trump voters in 12 states combined were allowed to vote twice, they'd still be behind by far more votes than decided the electoral college.

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Response to Coyotl (Reply #30)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:44 PM

34. Who are they going to hate now? I completely agree with who it was who posted

that they're addicted to hate. I mean that's what they live for. I was speaking with a friend today and we are wondering what in the Hell is Rush going to talk about now?

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Response to Upthevibe (Reply #34)

Wed Dec 14, 2016, 05:01 AM

43. Limbaugh

Has gone full hate on Liberals /Democrats we are being set up or painted as the equivalent of Hitlers Jews IMO.How this man is allowed to spew such hate and delusion on public air waves is a mystery to me.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:41 PM

33. and I just keep pointing out that der drumpfenfuhrer lost the popular vote. drives them nuts.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Tue Dec 13, 2016, 11:55 PM

35. Hate is all they have to keep them warm at night. n/t

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Wed Dec 14, 2016, 01:06 AM

41. They need us to like him, so they dont feel so foolish

 

Tonight, CNN i think, interviewed some people at Trumps wisconsin Nuremberg rally. A woman was a true believer, but a guy actually sounded wistful and sad when asked if Trump will keep his promises about jobs. He sounded really sad when he said, "I hope so."

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Wed Dec 14, 2016, 02:03 AM

42. Yeah, but their pain can't hold a candle to the

misery that their precious Cretin is bringing down upon our (and they will soon realize, their) world.
Their con-man pathelogical narcissist clod is destroying the country already and the oath hasn't even been taken.

(That is if he will even take the oath without demanding to change it to suit his lunacy.)

I never, in my worst nightmare thought I would see such idiocy, ignorance, arrogance and hate destroy my country so damned fast and potentially, completely.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Wed Dec 14, 2016, 06:47 AM

44. Reality seems to be smacking them in the face

I thought they would be doing the happy dance and enjoying their victory. Instead they act more like they lost, such sore winners I've never seen before either. My advice to them would be enjoy your victory, be happy you won because soon you'll have lots of reasons to be angry and to be crying.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Wed Dec 14, 2016, 07:10 AM

45. Republicans are going to have to eat the Shit Sandwiches they made

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Wed Dec 14, 2016, 08:19 AM

46. Makes sense. A lot more people voted for the other person

Trump is a historical accident. A mistake.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Original post)

Wed Dec 14, 2016, 08:28 AM

48. Republicans are often more anti-Democrat/liberal than anything else.

The GOP platform seems to be "the opposite of what Democrats propose" for many of them.

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