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Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:28 AM

BREAKING NEWS: White House sends second letter, asks Trump not be subjected to contested elections

In the wake of a letter sent yesterday by counsel for President Trump indicating the White House's intent not to comply with ongoing impeachment inquiries in the House of Representatives, the White House counsel has sent a second letter which states that Trump should not be forced the "indignity" of having to run for re-election next year.

"Forcing the President to take time out of his busy schedule to run a cross-country campaign, all while he could be using such ever valuable time to focus on important matters of policy and governance, is an unjust burden," the letter reads. "Frankly, it is something that no President should be forced to have to do, and we are not aware of any President before Donald Trump being subjected to such ridiculous requirements of having to pander to the public's often frivolous demands."

The letter went on to request that the traditional form of elections--wherein after a series of primary elections and caucuses, each party nominates a candidate, who then face off in a general election in November--be scrapped in 2020 and replaced with a more simplified public referendum on President Trump's job performance.

This unified national referendum would ask a simple question: "Has President Donald J. Trump #MadeAmericaGreatAgain?" and would be followed by two separate answers. One would read, "Yes, I'm all aboard the Trump Train! Woo-woo!", while the second would read, "Not yet, all because of the obstructionist Democrat (sic) Party."

"We believe the notion of a Presidential election that involves dueling candidates places an unnecessary emphasis on personalities over the idea of the one person whose job it is to serve the best interest of his people," the letter added.

The letter went on to question the necessity of other long-running facets of American democracy, such as the checks-and-balances system, judicial oversight of the executive branch, Presidential term limits, and the concept of opposition political parties in general.

Details at Eleven.



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Reply BREAKING NEWS: White House sends second letter, asks Trump not be subjected to contested elections (Original post)
Tommy_Carcetti Oct 2019 OP
irisblue Oct 2019 #1
beachbumbob Oct 2019 #2
skip fox Oct 2019 #3
Proud Liberal Dem Oct 2019 #7
beachbumbob Oct 2019 #11
tazkcmo Oct 2019 #15
malaise Oct 2019 #4
BillE Oct 2019 #5
Srkdqltr Oct 2019 #6
Tommy_Carcetti Oct 2019 #8
Srkdqltr Oct 2019 #10
lunasun Oct 2019 #12
brush Oct 2019 #9
Tommy_Carcetti Oct 2019 #13
Tien1985 Oct 2019 #14
Tommy_Carcetti Oct 2019 #18
Atticus Oct 2019 #16
pecosbob Oct 2019 #17
Rene Oct 2019 #19
Vinca Oct 2019 #20
ancianita Oct 2019 #21
steventh Oct 2019 #22
HipChick Oct 2019 #23
left-of-center2012 Oct 2019 #24
littlemissmartypants Oct 2019 #25
Tommy_Carcetti Oct 2019 #26
littlemissmartypants Oct 2019 #27

Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:32 AM

1. I had to look twice. 🤣🤣🤣

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:32 AM

2. each state controls the election process of the state and the constitution gives the states that

 

power, so its funny a president trying to usurp states rights.

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Response to beachbumbob (Reply #2)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:35 AM

3. The letter is satire.

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Response to skip fox (Reply #3)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:36 AM

7. So far...........

This is the DU member formerly known as Proud Liberal Dem.

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Response to skip fox (Reply #3)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:39 AM

11. but, would not be surprising if they really did it. Trump and his minions operate above the law all

 

time

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Response to skip fox (Reply #3)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 11:10 AM

15. Just barely! nt

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:36 AM

4. Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah

Instead of the inauguration he'll be having a coronation

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:36 AM

5. Is this satire?

Hard to tell these days.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:36 AM

6. Seriously???

This is the Onion thing, isn't it??

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Response to Srkdqltr (Reply #6)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:38 AM

8. More like the Tommy_Carcetti/Walmart Brand version of The Onion.

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Response to Srkdqltr (Reply #6)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:39 AM

10. please don't give them any ideas.

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Response to Srkdqltr (Reply #10)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:41 AM

12. Really .... I can not laugh

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:38 AM

9. This is from "The Onion", right? Even trump and his sycophants can't be this stupidly...

brazen in their flaunting of the nation's laws, institutions and customs.

Cancel the 2020 election?

No trump wet dreams please.

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Response to brush (Reply #9)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:45 AM

13. I am The Onion's Mountain Splash.

Last edited Wed Oct 9, 2019, 01:12 PM - Edit history (1)

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 11:04 AM

14. For pete's sake

I am expecting something like this at some point and you just scared the -crap- out of me. Will now return to lurking, but GEES, there are easier ways to beat mid-morning sleepiness.

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Response to Tien1985 (Reply #14)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 11:59 AM

18. My satire posts come with twice the amount of caffeine as a normal pot of coffee. nt

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 11:16 AM

16. Wish I could rec this more than once! Very well done! nt

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 11:25 AM

17. Touche

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 12:27 PM

19. this has stephen miller's filthy mind/smell all over it.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 12:32 PM

20. I know this is satire, but who among us would be surprised if it happened?

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 01:11 PM

21. Scrap elections for "public referendum," huh? Right out of Putin's mafia playbook! Sold out lawyers

Satire so far? Don't think Trump wouldn't consider rolling this out to his party.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 01:12 PM

22. N O T F U N N Y !

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 01:14 PM

23. Tommy got me good this time...

Nearly went to throw my TV...

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 01:15 PM

24. So, fake news does exist

sad

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 01:25 PM

25. Trash thread. nt

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Response to littlemissmartypants (Reply #25)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 01:26 PM

26. There's a good amount of plastic in my post.

So please, do the right thing and recycle.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #26)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 01:27 PM

27. Ignore. nt

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