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Response to butdiduvote (Original post)

Wed Feb 1, 2017, 10:24 AM

48. I take heart in the fact that people are making a lot of noise.

Sometimes it takes a crisis for people to get off their asses and do something, but we are seeing that now. Three times as many people marched in Washington than went to his inauguration. And millions more around the world! Throngs of people came out to protest at airports when the immigration order came down. People are in the streets every day. They even protest outside his hotels. I hope it's sustainable.

Yes, the orange shitgibbon may have won, but he is DEEPLY unpopular. He has been disinvited from an event in Milwaukee because Harley Davidson was afraid of protesters. THAT is the kind of thing that is going to be happening as long as Trump remains on his present course.

Think about how the phone lines to Congress are always busy or their mailboxes full. That's because people are calling them, about everything. I can't remember that happening before. The Democrats have found or borrowed a spine for now and it is heartening. They may not be able to stop much, but I am actually fairly optimistic for 2018 and 2020. Republicans are overstepping bigly and Trump will be so completely toxic by then, Republicans in Congress will have to run away in order not to lose. (This is what I tell myself at least).

Until then, maybe we can drive Trump to bankruptcy (again!) by spreading the rumor that his hotels have bedbugs or something. Put it on Yelp and Facebook, etc.

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