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Under The Radar

(3,390 posts)
Mon Feb 15, 2021, 10:15 AM Feb 2021

What side of the Republican Party will Wall Street support?

With there being a split between MAGAts and Never Trumpers, where will the money support go to?
There were claims that it all stopped after the insurrection, then there were some pundits claiming that McConnell’s post acquittal speech was an olive leaf to the wealthy supporters who are supposedly pissed and the crazy Trump wing. But why would smart guys like Lindsey graham, Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley turn their backs on the money to support anything Trump tells them to?

Maybe the Democrats could recruit a couple more billionaires. I am sure that George Soros is tired of taking all the blame for the socialism and communism that we are supposedly unveiling in a week or two.

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What side of the Republican Party will Wall Street support? (Original Post) Under The Radar Feb 2021 OP
Right. Who will they bet on to win? lindysalsagal Feb 2021 #1
Well, what's better for the market, chaos or organization? sboatcar Feb 2021 #2
Corporations have come out and said they will no longer fund politicians voting Vivienne235729 Feb 2021 #3
any side that won't tax billionaires or stock transactions Voltaire2 Feb 2021 #4
But they do care about stability. Turin_C3PO Feb 2021 #5
historically when the billionaires Voltaire2 Feb 2021 #6
Again, winner Cosmocat Feb 2021 #8
Winner, chicken dinner Cosmocat Feb 2021 #7
Would a fascist coup be good for the economy? Yeehah Feb 2021 #9
Of Trump had his way there would be no Amazon, no facebook Under The Radar Feb 2021 #10
+1 moondust Feb 2021 #11
There is no new split. WarGamer Feb 2021 #12
That isn't a list, hell there were 17 legislators alone that voted for impeachment Under The Radar Feb 2021 #13
Well... WarGamer Feb 2021 #14
We had the Obama economy in 2016 too Under The Radar Feb 2021 #15

sboatcar

(405 posts)
2. Well, what's better for the market, chaos or organization?
Mon Feb 15, 2021, 10:39 AM
Feb 2021

I'd say they won't be betting too much on the Trump angry mob side.

Vivienne235729

(3,352 posts)
3. Corporations have come out and said they will no longer fund politicians voting
Mon Feb 15, 2021, 11:18 AM
Feb 2021

W insurrectionists so I would say never trumpets.

Voltaire2

(12,240 posts)
4. any side that won't tax billionaires or stock transactions
Mon Feb 15, 2021, 12:12 PM
Feb 2021

or offshore shelters.

In other words they do not give a fuck about democracy.

Turin_C3PO

(13,493 posts)
5. But they do care about stability.
Mon Feb 15, 2021, 12:14 PM
Feb 2021

Chaos would be horrible for big business. So I think they wouldn’t support the seditionists.

Voltaire2

(12,240 posts)
6. historically when the billionaires
Mon Feb 15, 2021, 12:45 PM
Feb 2021

have been faced with a choice between even the mildest of left wing reforms and authoritarianism, they've almost always decided that they can control that stupid little austrian.

Cosmocat

(14,529 posts)
7. Winner, chicken dinner
Mon Feb 15, 2021, 12:47 PM
Feb 2021

Which ever side that they think will beat democrats ... which, will be the Trump/fascist side.

Yeehah

(4,443 posts)
9. Would a fascist coup be good for the economy?
Mon Feb 15, 2021, 12:50 PM
Feb 2021
No unions.
Low wages.
Regressive taxation.
Maximum imperialism and war profiteering.


Sounds like a billionaire's dream come true.

Under The Radar

(3,390 posts)
10. Of Trump had his way there would be no Amazon, no facebook
Mon Feb 15, 2021, 01:12 PM
Feb 2021

No Washington post or New York Times, no Harley Davidson, there would be more Tarriffs against products from any country that doesn’t kiss his ass, in return no market for US exports. He be wool call for the termination of the federal reserve chairman if interest rates increase a little, and will kill any renewable energy product or industry including electric cars if they don’t pay him a commission.
Under an uncontrolled Trump the US economy will become what the Russia economy is now, which has a lower GDP than Texas.
But the “never Trumpers” are too few in number and don’t have the votes to accomplish anything that they are being paid to accomplish.

WarGamer

(11,728 posts)
12. There is no new split.
Mon Feb 15, 2021, 01:44 PM
Feb 2021

Trump owns the GOP.

Frankenstein's monster has taken over the village and the few men with pitchforks have fled.

Why do you think there's a split?

As long as the GOP can take advantage of the Trump base, they will kiss his ass.

Bill Kristol, Steve Schmidt, Jeff Flake, Sassy Ben and Lisa Murkowski doesn't make a split.

Under The Radar

(3,390 posts)
13. That isn't a list, hell there were 17 legislators alone that voted for impeachment
Mon Feb 15, 2021, 02:42 PM
Feb 2021

The Georgia GOP is investigating and likely bring charges against Trump for election interference, he is blocked from Fox News interviews, banned from Facebook and Twitter, a Republican power broker quoted as saying Trump would have been convicted easily if a secret vote had been taken, and the most conservative news paper The Wall Street Journal has called for his conviction. Get your head out of the sand, I didn’t call for the split, Mitch McConnell did, The GOP minority leader. Trumps ambassador to the UN did. There are 2 or 3 more each day.

WarGamer

(11,728 posts)
14. Well...
Mon Feb 15, 2021, 02:57 PM
Feb 2021

It's not the Georgia GOP going after Trump, it's the Democratic Fulton Co DA.

Link to Trump being banned from Fox News?

The secret vote thing was nonsense. If there was a secret vote, all the "nays" would have announced their votes publicly after the trial. By simple deduction, the 17 yes votes would have been known.

All the people you mention are power-LESS.

Trump has the mob, they aren't going anywhere. And they vote.

I really wish people would STOP wishing for the magic fairy to disable Trump or make his numbers go down or form a third party...

ONE thing beats Trump and the GOP and Conservatism.

GOOD GOVERNANCE.

I'm trusting that Biden/Harris will do such a good job that Cons choose to sit on their hands in future elections if not get on the right side of history.

I'm NOT afraid of Trump or the GOP. I know what they are. They have a flawed ideology and survive only by negative emotions and hatred.

You want them CRUSHED in '22 and '24?

Then make sure the Obama economy continues it's success, avoid foreign entanglements or domestic crises (like terrorist attacks), drive for wealth equity and fair taxation.

Positive NEWS means Democratic votes.


Under The Radar

(3,390 posts)
15. We had the Obama economy in 2016 too
Mon Feb 15, 2021, 04:53 PM
Feb 2021

But somehow we lost that race.
It ain’t man, it is actual logic. The voting public fell for the damn lies because they take good governance for granted. There is a white man that has lost any freedom since the constitution was written but to hear them who stormed the Capitol, they have none under Biden.
They were elected on lies, they stopped any legislation on lies, and tried to overturn an election with more lies, and as long as they tell their lies
with a Bible in one hand and a gun in the other, 50% of the people are going to fall for it.

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