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Donald trump is 2024 Republican favorite

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by Air Langhi, Jan 7, 2021.

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What will Republicans do?

  1. Bend the knee

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  2. Fight trump

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  1. juicystream

    juicystream Contributing Member

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    I think they'll dump him. Too many of the party are clearly ready to. The question is, will they find someone to coalesce behind? One of the biggest reasons Trump was able to rise to power was that the party was very fractured at the time.
     
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  2. ArtV

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    While I think he'd love to do that, I really can't see that Trump's ego would allow another L added to his name.
     
  3. No Worries

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    But that really wasn't a true L, with all of the voter fraud and all.
     
  4. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost clean your room bucko
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    Nah. Something like 40% of the GOP will run into a wall for him. They won't stop licking his butt until he is irrelevant, which won't happen until he is basically dead, and even then there will be another violently stupid demagogue to take his place. The cancer is terminal. The GOP is a no longer the host to a parasite, the parasite has become them.

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    Wow a majority of Republicans were supportive of insurrection.
     
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  6. Surfguy

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    Good! Guaranteed loss in 2024!
     
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  7. Lil Pun

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    This is just something I don't see a Republican doing in this current climate, splitting the ticket that is. It doesn't matter what their candidate has done or will do, if that's the person with the R behind their name, they'll jump behind him. We've seen that with the current president. Some of the people who were staunchly against him initially and that he has insulted, including their families (e.g. Cruz), have become his most ardent supporters. Hell, we've seen his supporters state they'd be fine with being in cahoots with Russia...as long as they aren't Democrats. I would say most of the GOP did fall in line with him and although some have began to distance themselves from him, there are obviously plenty that still support him and I think he can win back those who have started to fade away. If he happens to win the nominee in 2024, I expect them to fall in line...again despite everything that has happened. That's one thing that Republicans are good at.
     
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  9. Major

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    Yeah - Trump his done. Many of his own key allies have turned against him. Business has turned against him. Moreso than the possibility impeachment, it's the 25th Amendment discussion that did him in. He can, of course, still win a primary. But his ability to win a national election are gone. Dems just have to run ads about the last week - literally nothing else. You have an endless supply of GOP officials criticizing him, not in ordinary terms, but as a threat to basic Democracy.
     
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    he would get smashed in the popular vote even worse than he did this time if he ran in 2024

    lost by 3 mil in 2016, 7 mil in 2020, and it could be 10 mil in 2024

    however, with that L, the cult will do worse than 1 terroristic act on the Capitol Building and plotting to kidnap and kill a governor
     
  11. CCorn

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    Tweeting and golfing for 4 years should have aged him more.
     
  12. Major

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    The flipside of this is 2020 showed there were a lot of vote splitters. The GOP did really well in downballot races while losing the Presidency. A lot of people voted Biden + GOP Senate/House.
     
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    There won't be a need for them to do anything.
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  14. Space Ghost

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    Trump might run again in 2024 but the Democrats and Republicans will not let him get the nomination.

    The media needs to stop giving this clown nonstop national attention. There are a lot of Republicans who are not happy with his latest antics. They are blaming him for the GA loss.
     
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    The state of NY and the Manhattan DA will end Trump ‘s political ambitions.
     
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  16. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Yep. The GOP will change their party rules and Trump will have to run as an independent. The GOP will just copy the DEM playbook when it came to Bernie.
     
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    The silver lining is that before Donnie's latest meltdown, health permitting he was about as sure guy for the 2024 nomination as a person can be four years out.

    The last three days have thank goodness done about as much damage as possible to Trump, Trumpism, the GOP and posers like Cruz, Hawley and the rest.
     
  18. Air Langhi

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    Bernie lost by a lot of vote. Trump won by a lot of votes. I think he wins the primary if he runs.
     
  19. Air Langhi

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    Per Sean Hannity. Trump is taking the white house in 2024 and all the cowardly republican's will be crushed.
     
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    Will Trump's Attempt At A Comeback Help Dems In The Midterms?
    If Trump is staging a comeback, maybe that's a good thing.

    For a while, it looked as if Donald Trump would spend his post-presidential days as a greeter at Mar-a-Lago -- he was off social media, he hadn't found a way to communicate regularly with the public, and he wasn't doing the rallies that were his favorite form of self-aggrandizement.

    But now he's back online (after a fashion), he's been receiving supplicants -- and, according to the Daily Mail, he's planning rallies again:

    Former President Trump will hold two rallies in June as he looks to capitalize on a series of crises engulfing President Joe Biden and lay down a marker for 2024, according to an adviser familiar with planning.

    Those will be followed by a third event around July 3....

    Factors under consideration are whether to appear at events with candidates that he has already endorsed or whether to travel to locations that reflect a specific campaign topic.

    Trump has also teased the idea of visiting the border....
    I don't want him back. I don't miss having that whining, grating, hectoring voice in my ears every day. But Trump's return, if it happens, might be good for us.

    We know that President Biden is popular -- but Biden's popularity doesn't seem likely to preserve the Democratic majority in the House and effective majority in the Senate. The party out of power generally does well in a president's first midterms. Some observers believe that Republicans could take the House back based on their likely redistricting gains alone. And "generic ballot" polling points to Republican gains. New election laws in Republican-controlled states will hurt Democrats, too.

    Democrats win the presidency when voters are fed up with Republicans -- but Democratic voters tend to relax after electing a president. They forget what they were angry about. It happened in 1994 and 2010.

    Which is why Trump's comeback might be a good thing. The only good midterm election a Democratic president has had in the past thirty years was in 1998, when Democratic voters had a clear and present enemy: Newt Gingrich's merry band of impeachers. Next year, Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz might not be enough -- the politically engaged know who they are, but other Democratic voters might need more motivation to turn out. Trump might provide that motivation.

    We know Trump's popularity is fading:
    The Washington Post reported over the weekend on a Republican retreat held last month that featured a polling briefing for GOP members.

    When staff from the National Republican Congressional Committee rose to explain the party's latest polling in core battleground districts, they left out a key finding about Trump's weakness, declining to divulge the information even when directly questioned about Trump's support by a member of Congress, according to two people familiar with what transpired. Trump's unfavorable ratings were 15 points higher than his favorable ones in the core districts, according to the full polling results, which were later obtained by The Washington Post.
    In these battleground districts, "strongly unfavorable" views of the former president were twice as high as "strongly favorable" views.

    Trump's numbers might rise if he emerges from hiding, as GOP voters recall why they first fell in love. But many of these voters didn't turn out to vote in 2018, because they didn't think it was worth the trouble if their God Emperor wasn't on the ballot.
    And he may have thoroughly alienated a small but significant sliver of the GOP electorate, who won't respond to his ranting (which will be more unhinged than ever).

    So it might be good to have him out there. It might be good to have him back on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Less engaged Democratic voters might not vote unless they're voting against him. So welcome back, Donnie.
     

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