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reggieandlee

(784 posts)
Wed Mar 20, 2019, 09:58 AM Mar 2019

BTRTN: A Most Uncivil War... What Happens in America When the Mueller Report Drops?

Born to Run the Numbers on the fact that everyone is speculating about when the Mueller report will drop, but few appear to be thinking about how its arrival will impact an already deeply polarized society:

http://www.borntorunthenumbers.com/2019/03/btrtn-most-uncivil-war-what-will-happen.html

Excerpts:"If you thought that the pace of breaking news was already at a fever pitch – Dems in droves announcing their candidacy for the presidency in 2020, government shut-downs, emergency declarations of non-emergencies, more mass murders in tiny, peaceful countries -- then strap in and pull down the oxygen mask. Our country is about to fly into a category five shit storm and let’s just pray that we are not on a 737 Max...
"Does Mueller open Door #1 or Door #2? Treason Trump or Free Trump? In other words, which half of America is going to explode in anger? Because no matter what Mueller decides, somewhere between 30% to 50% of the United States is likely to be rip-roaring pissed off. Light the match, Mr. Mueller. Then pick which bone-dry pile of kindling you are going to toss it on...
"Protesters and counter-protestors are tinder looking for a match. Perhaps we should expect angry clashes. But in the fire this time, the confrontations are instantly viral on a zillion iPhones, sparks on gasoline all across the country. What could rapidly ensue: a most uncivil war with no geographic boundaries, only sectarian regions with prevailing influences. We become our own private Iraq, with the potential for violence to explode in communities around the nation. It is not a war of Red States and Blue States. It is Red people and Blue people sharing restaurants, bars, and stadiums, overhearing conversations, feeling cheated, and looking for trouble...
"No, it does not appear that the current President is making– or apparently planning – calming words to the nation about allowing the legal process to work through to completion.Quite the opposite: he appears to be getting his troops ready to rumble..."

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BTRTN: A Most Uncivil War... What Happens in America When the Mueller Report Drops? (Original Post) reggieandlee Mar 2019 OP
more crazy right wing hair on fire proclimations... Javaman Mar 2019 #1
A crime is a crime malaise Mar 2019 #2
I really think most republicans will get over it.Only hardcore supporters (and I think these will Kota Mar 2019 #3
Perhaps, but... reggieandlee Mar 2019 #6
And our president and some Republicans are encouraging violence as a response. Kablooie Mar 2019 #4
K&R smirkymonkey Mar 2019 #5
We gasp, yawn then go back to sleep lame54 Mar 2019 #7

Javaman

(62,609 posts)
1. more crazy right wing hair on fire proclimations...
Wed Mar 20, 2019, 10:35 AM
Mar 2019

"things" will only get "real" when the orange asshole loses in 2020 and calls for open violence on the "very fake election".

malaise

(270,953 posts)
2. A crime is a crime
Wed Mar 20, 2019, 10:39 AM
Mar 2019

If a criminal and a Con can scream for civil war, tear up any notion of rule of law.

Kota

(901 posts)
3. I really think most republicans will get over it.Only hardcore supporters (and I think these will
Wed Mar 20, 2019, 10:41 AM
Mar 2019

small numbers) will stand by him.

reggieandlee

(784 posts)
6. Perhaps, but...
Wed Mar 20, 2019, 03:03 PM
Mar 2019

Thanks for your comment.
My concern is simply that his "hardcore supporters" are not really small numbers. They are the intractable 40% approval rating in the U.S. population and the 85% approval rating among Republicans. These are the people who have stuck with him in Charlottesville, Stormy, "shit hole nations," and countless other horrific behaviors. These hardcore supporters may not take to the streets en masse... but there are plenty of them that may well be mad as hell at the Deep State, the DC Establishment, the Elite, and the Fake News Media. And they may chose to show it.

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