His take on the ACA is so far from reality.
I don't have my ballot yet. Has anyone in WA received theirs?
Update, late Friday: all four ballots arrived late today. Wife, kids & I.
Wait a damn minute. Couples who use IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) to conceive should be tried for murder according to Amy Phony Brrat.
In her twisted mind my wife and I are felons, and our two amazing adult children don't exist? When will the GOP give us a judicial candidate with a grip on reality?
For those who are wondering what this rant is about, on tonight's Rachel Madow Show she had a segment about Judge wannabe Barret and how she views fertility treatment the same as abortion. Yes, that's right. She thinks it's committing murder to use fertility treatments.
Well, I'm still seeing plenty of old rusty pickups with Trump 2020 bumper stickers. My wife says there are rumors of a Prius loaded up with Trump stickers that's been seen in Poulsbo and Silverdale.
My real surprise is the farmer along the hiway who always has many GOP signs up where all his neighbors can be revulsed. Four years ago he had a number of Trump signs, all 4x8 and bigger. This year there are signs for Culp and many other GOP candidates, but no signs for DFT.
I haven't seen a single yard sign for Trump this year in Kitsap, but there are still a few morons who waste their time online trying to convince us that DFT is awesome. Nobody is buying.
Here's mine, feel free to add more below.
Modify a Pharma advert. We all know the format :
Scene opens on people who look way too young to be taking this drug. (whatever it is)
Quickly goes through happy scenes of them being very active, playing with young children, walking in a neighborhood of young families, etc. Notice the visual emphasis on youth and health and certainty.
Then comes the Truth in the final 5-7 seconds. The rapidly spoken warnings of all the Really Bad Things that can happen to you if you take this drug. Don't take this drug if you are allergic to its ingredients, stop taking this if you have a revulsion lasting more than four hours, please see your doctor if you suddenly lose your healthcare benefits, sudden loss of Medicare, social security, postal deliveries or other dependable government programs. Repeated voting for this candidate will cause sudden loss of friends, family, respect and a dramatic increase in self loathing.
This basic explainer work is important, but it often overlooks more nuanced questionsthere are just so many different scenarios that Trumps illness could give way to. One particular hypothetical that hasnt gotten much media attention is if a candidate is seriously ill but does not drop out. What happens here? Again, this is not immediately relevant to President Trumps situation. But regardless of whether this particular situation comes to pass in the next 30 daysand lets hope it doesntit illuminates important features in the presidential electoral system.
Before diving into the hypothetical, heres a quick summary of the basics. Section 3 of the 25th Amendment allows a president who feels unable to discharge his duties to transfer his powers to the vice president, and the president can then reclaim these responsibilities when he feels able again. Section 4 allows the vice president and cabinet to order that transfer without the presidents consent, but allows the president to retake power when he declares he is recovered, so long as either the vice president, the Cabinet, or more than a third of either the House or Senate agree with him. And then there are the rules for presidential candidates. When presidential candidates die or drop out their parties can replace them up until the day the electoral college votes (this year December 14). In a grim situation where the president-elect dies after the electoral college vote but before the inauguration, the 20th Amendment provides that the vice president-elect swears in on January 20.
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