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Tom of Temecula

(1,370 posts)
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 09:09 AM Mar 3

'It was so scary': Trump fans at Missouri Caucus 'literally attacked fellow Republicans'

Donald Trump supporters at the Missouri Republican Caucus on Saturday attacked fellow attendees who supported the former president's opponent, a prior member of the "grand old party" reported.

Former Lincoln Project veterans affairs adviser Fred Wellman, an ex-Republican and current Democratic campaign consultant, reported the aggressive development on social media. Wellman also recently hit retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, a Trump adviser who played a prominent role in efforts to overturn the 2020 election, with a sanctions bid in a defamation lawsuit.

On Saturday, Wellman conveyed information he said he received via text about the caucus in Missouri. "I have a friend who attended the Missouri Republican Presidential Caucus today," he wrote Saturday. "They asked Nikki Haley supporters to line up in the middle of the auditorium and were booed and screamed at by the Trump supporters."

He continued: "They attacked fellow Republicans. Feel like democracy to you?" Quoting a reported follow-up text from the source, Wellman then said, "The woman who spoke for Haley couldn’t stop shaking and crying. It was so scary.”

https://www.rawstory.com/trump-fans-missouri-caucus-wellman/

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'It was so scary': Trump fans at Missouri Caucus 'literally attacked fellow Republicans' (Original Post) Tom of Temecula Mar 3 OP
We should put that picture out everywhere. leftyladyfrommo Mar 3 #1
That picture isn't from the caucus. It's almost 4 years old and in Ohio. Magats protesting covid response. Liberal In Texas Mar 3 #15
This picture is from 1942 does it make him look like a nice guy? Or the deranged individal he was? usaf-vet Mar 3 #21
I'm not understanding what this has to do with what I posted. Liberal In Texas Mar 3 #23
The pictures speak for themselves. The fact that one is 4 years old and the other 81 years old. MAGA anger in one..... usaf-vet Mar 3 #26
In the case of the OP, putting the picture at the bottom of the text implies that it was a scene from the Mo caucus. Liberal In Texas Mar 3 #33
Err, Disaffected Mar 3 #28
With AI entering the on-line world I can't and we all won't be able to bet my life on probably anything.... usaf-vet Mar 3 #29
No AI involved here, just a scene from a movie. Disaffected Mar 3 #31
FYI This is a movie actor. flashman13 Mar 3 #34
And if Haley becomes President, she said she'll pardon him. Martin Eden Mar 3 #36
And yet, haley will endorse him if he wins. Lunabell Mar 3 #2
There should be an asterisk after that Repukelican candidate pledge - liberalla Mar 3 #35
"GAAAAHHHH!!!! NOT BRAINS!!! ANYTHING BUT BRAINZZZZZZZZZ URRGGGGHHHH!!!!!" hatrack Mar 3 #3
The infamous 'zombie Republicans at the door' pic. Aristus Mar 3 #12
Thugs BlueKota Mar 3 #4
They look like Zombies. nt leftyladyfrommo Mar 3 #5
My first thought as well; straight out of central casting. Chainfire Mar 3 #19
Trump's Republican party is nothing more than a violent hate-filled mob. sop Mar 3 #6
And you are all going to coalesce around the Orange One after crap like this?!?!?!? dutch777 Mar 3 #7
When they have nothing persuasive, they quickly resort to violence and intimidation. . . .nt Bernardo de La Paz Mar 3 #8
The summer Nazipublican convention in Milwaukee Buns_of_Fire Mar 3 #9
Which "Walking Dead" series is this? hlthe2b Mar 3 #10
It starts with Trumpers against Republicans. no_hypocrisy Mar 3 #11
Fear and loathing in Missouri Zambero Mar 3 #13
The ugly Americans. 2naSalit Mar 3 #14
"Feel like democracy to you?" progressoid Mar 3 #16
They must accept that to be a Republican means that you are a Trumper. They choose their beds. Chainfire Mar 3 #17
That lady is going to vote for Smelvis in November anyway. The Polack MSgt Mar 3 #18
If she even makes it to November Wednesdays Mar 3 #37
They don't do democracy. paleotn Mar 3 #20
A sign of things to come durablend Mar 3 #22
Remember when the MAGA cult tried to run the Biden bus off the road in Texas? ... aggiesal Mar 3 #24
well at our 2016 wash state Dem caucus there was bullying by those who supported one side .... samnsara Mar 3 #25
They are not worthy Puppyjive Mar 3 #27
If you lie down with dogs and rise up with fleas... ananda Mar 3 #30
It was so scary.. you are at a republican caucus..and it was so scary asiliveandbreathe Mar 3 #32

Liberal In Texas

(13,657 posts)
15. That picture isn't from the caucus. It's almost 4 years old and in Ohio. Magats protesting covid response.
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 10:27 AM
Mar 3

Protesters chant "Open Ohio Now!" as they defy social distancing guidelines outside the doors to the Statehouse Atrium where news reporters were listening during the State of Ohio's Coronavirus response update on April 13, 2020 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. About 100 protesters assembled outside the building during Gov. Mike DeWine's daily update on the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic to rally against his administration's stay-at-home order and closure of non-essential businesses and schools.

From the photographers website: https://joshuabickel.com/news-features

usaf-vet

(6,283 posts)
26. The pictures speak for themselves. The fact that one is 4 years old and the other 81 years old. MAGA anger in one.....
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 11:29 AM
Mar 3

...... and a raging Hilter indicates what we see: anger and rage. The age of the pictures makes no difference.

Liberal In Texas

(13,657 posts)
33. In the case of the OP, putting the picture at the bottom of the text implies that it was a scene from the Mo caucus.
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 12:11 PM
Mar 3

It wasn't and it was used to embellish the story where embellishment wasn't needed, and indeed, is actually a LIE.

And, if it wasn't the intent of the OP to mislead the reader, he should have included information at the bottom of the pic indicating where and when it came from.

Disaffected

(4,595 posts)
31. No AI involved here, just a scene from a movie.
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 12:04 PM
Mar 3

From the article:

'Hitler's rage perfectly mirrors the movie meltdown of actor Bruno Ganz in The Downfall when the Fuhrer loses it spectacularly in the Berlin Bunker in 1945 as the capital of the Reich is falling to Russian forces.'

Martin Eden

(12,903 posts)
36. And if Haley becomes President, she said she'll pardon him.
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 02:27 PM
Mar 3

TFG will have immunity with or without the SCOTUS, unless Biden wins.

liberalla

(9,302 posts)
35. There should be an asterisk after that Repukelican candidate pledge -
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 01:37 PM
Mar 3
You must pledge to support/endorse the eventual "R" candidate... *

* unless the candidate failed to commit to the pledge him or herself. Then you are not bound.


No one should HAVE to support drumpf when he didn't make the same commitment.
Haley has been pussyfooting around the promise to eventually support him. She's really avoiding saying *yes*. This is one way she could bypass her promise.

Aristus

(66,638 posts)
12. The infamous 'zombie Republicans at the door' pic.
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 10:17 AM
Mar 3

As if the COVID pandemic hadn’t been scary enough.

dutch777

(3,078 posts)
7. And you are all going to coalesce around the Orange One after crap like this?!?!?!?
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 09:41 AM
Mar 3

I gotta believe a number of otherwise solid GOPers will vote for Biden, a write in or stay home rather than fall in line with this level of insanity.

no_hypocrisy

(46,432 posts)
11. It starts with Trumpers against Republicans.
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 10:13 AM
Mar 3

Then Christians against Christians.

Then Trumper Christians against everyone else.

progressoid

(50,061 posts)
16. "Feel like democracy to you?"
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 10:32 AM
Mar 3

That's a losing argument since they don't care about democracy.


ochlocracy

och·loc·ra·cy
/äkˈläkrəsē/
noun
noun: ochlocracy

government by a mob; mob rule.
 

Chainfire

(17,757 posts)
17. They must accept that to be a Republican means that you are a Trumper. They choose their beds.
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 10:35 AM
Mar 3

Trump is the Repubican Party and the Republican Party is Trump. If you don't like it, the Democrats will welcome you into the fold.

Wednesdays

(17,571 posts)
37. If she even makes it to November
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 05:40 PM
Mar 3

The pic is from an anti-Covid policy protest from 2020.
We're more likely to see her on SorryAntivaxxer or HermanCainAward.

paleotn

(18,054 posts)
20. They don't do democracy.
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 10:39 AM
Mar 3

They need a dictator to make them feel like they're on top of the social ladder again. Funny thing is, they were NEVER on top of the social ladder ever. Just useful rubes in a political and economic power game.

Now that I think on it, maybe that should be on a sign at every Confederate cemetery in the south..."Here lie fools - Useful rubes in a political and economic power game."

aggiesal

(8,983 posts)
24. Remember when the MAGA cult tried to run the Biden bus off the road in Texas? ...
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 11:07 AM
Mar 3

It will be so much worse this year.

We need to be prepared and not be intimidated by their cult.

samnsara

(17,685 posts)
25. well at our 2016 wash state Dem caucus there was bullying by those who supported one side ....
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 11:14 AM
Mar 3

.....so its not just trumpers who behave badly.

Puppyjive

(513 posts)
27. They are not worthy
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 11:29 AM
Mar 3

They don't understand that behavior like that will not get them a seat at the table. What a bunch of morons.

ananda

(28,951 posts)
30. If you lie down with dogs and rise up with fleas...
Sun Mar 3, 2024, 12:03 PM
Mar 3

it can be a problem if you're just another breed of dog.

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