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(1,896 posts)
Fri Aug 18, 2023, 06:34 AM Aug 2023

Joe Scar is doing for Christie what he did for trump.

The political calculation to defeat trump is raising Christie's status. He is dangerously wrong about the indictments and has a demagoguery that will attract many of the MAGATS once trump falters. He scares me.


(63,028 posts)
2. At this point, I think Scar sees the Repuke Party as a dead fish wrapped in newspaper...
Fri Aug 18, 2023, 06:54 AM
Aug 2023

and I think he just wants to remain relevant and have his show, making a fortune for him. And that's all...

"Tell me it's black when I know that it's white
Always the same it's just the shame and that's all"


(1,896 posts)
10. I agree he is the best foil. But the never trumpers need a candidate.
Fri Aug 18, 2023, 07:26 AM
Aug 2023

I sense he will do very well in New Hampshire as more and more news comes out. People talk to each other there and listen to their peers.
The republicans are not going to support a woman and I don't think Scott is more than window dressing.
Trumpers will stay with their man, but if he is not the nominee they still have their hatred of libs. Many will come out for the R. On top of that, Biden's age will be front page and his VP will be excoriated vehemently.
They need to keep their world view in place.
I am nervous that Democratic complacency sneaks into electoral college voting.
Just my nerves.


(21,227 posts)
4. Christie scares me, too
Fri Aug 18, 2023, 07:17 AM
Aug 2023

Without evidence, I fear he’ll be the GOP nominee. He’ll be the anti-Trump candidate that Republicans can rally behind.

Is Christie electable in the General? Who knows? But he’ll be a formidable opponent to President Biden and Republicans will reliably fall in line.


(8,193 posts)
15. If Trump is not the nominee the GOP will be torn to bits.
Fri Aug 18, 2023, 08:11 AM
Aug 2023

Trumpers will never vote for Christie. They will sit it out or convince Trump to run 3rd party.


(88,737 posts)
17. Christie isn't going to get MAGA support but he can get Repbulicans that voted Biden
Fri Aug 18, 2023, 08:28 AM
Aug 2023

because they were disgusted by Trump . He could do well with independents also.


(5,559 posts)
18. Christie is a real politician, unlike Trump. He should scare us if times were normal. The Trump
Fri Aug 18, 2023, 08:52 AM
Aug 2023

People will hate him for turning on Trump.

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