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cali

(114,904 posts)
Tue Jun 21, 2016, 05:07 PM Jun 2016

How is Donald Trump going to quit?

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Trump isn’t going to let himself lose in any official capacity, of course—that would go against everything the Trump brand stands for. So when his numbers start dropping, as they inevitably will and already have, Donald Trump is going to save face the best way he knows how: Quitting before it’s too late.

Remember, Trump had a blast during the primaries. Back then, he was free to spew any sort of nonsense he wanted. And not only did no one question him too seriously, but as his discourse became increasingly unhinged and racist, his poll numbers rose in kind. The more his poll numbers shot up, the more media attention he got. And for Trump, there is no purer joy. If Donald Trump is able to buy his way into heaven, it’s just going to be him reliving the 2016 primaries every day for the rest of eternity.

Now, though, the Democrats are just about done squabbling, Republicans are out of distractions, and the cold, sobering reality of what our nation has wrought is finally settling in. Now that the fun is winding down, the small-handed prince of our country’s most base anxieties is going to start looking for a way out. He’s already laying the groundwork, saying on Fox & Friends that “it would be nice to have full support from people that are in office, full verbal support. With all of that being said, I may go a different route if things don’t happen.”

But what exactly is that different route going to look like? As I see it, Trump still has about four opportunities left to get out before it’s too late.


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read:http://gawker.com/how-is-donald-trump-going-to-quit-1782312998

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How is Donald Trump going to quit? (Original Post) cali Jun 2016 OP
Like the old Song: Just get out the back, Trump, Make a new plan Don, no need to be coy, Donald Agnosticsherbet Jun 2016 #1
For DU copyright rules, please only quote 4 paragraphs Eric J in MN Jun 2016 #2
fixed. But I'll stick with the snip, thank you very much. cali Jun 2016 #3
You're fine. frogmarch Jun 2016 #9
thanks, frog cali Jun 2016 #15
That's fun speculation in the article PJMcK Jun 2016 #4
Health Issues or Family Issues. charlyvi Jun 2016 #5
The Alzheimer's. He gets a ton of sympathy afterwards too. L. Coyote Jun 2016 #6
He'll be crushed in the landslide lunatica Jun 2016 #7
I so want to see him at the Convention while chaos swirls around him like his hair in a hurricane Hekate Jun 2016 #8
Hostile takeover? MowCowWhoHow III Jun 2016 #10
As phony sorefeet Jun 2016 #12
creepy pic. cali Jun 2016 #16
He will be paid off at the convention... kentuck Jun 2016 #11
I think you are right sorefeet Jun 2016 #13
Yes I think so. It's all about the cash for flamingdem Jun 2016 #17
Wouldn't surprise me Old Codger Jun 2016 #14

Agnosticsherbet

(11,619 posts)
1. Like the old Song: Just get out the back, Trump, Make a new plan Don, no need to be coy, Donald
Tue Jun 21, 2016, 05:10 PM
Jun 2016

Just get your trump free.

Eric J in MN

(35,619 posts)
2. For DU copyright rules, please only quote 4 paragraphs
Tue Jun 21, 2016, 05:10 PM
Jun 2016

Also, please use the "excerpt" tag or put "====" above and below the excerpt.

 

cali

(114,904 posts)
3. fixed. But I'll stick with the snip, thank you very much.
Tue Jun 21, 2016, 05:19 PM
Jun 2016

I've done so without any complaints for 15 years. Yours is a first. If it bothers you so much, complain to management. thanks.

frogmarch

(12,163 posts)
9. You're fine.
Tue Jun 21, 2016, 05:51 PM
Jun 2016
http://www.democraticunderground.com/125611506#post1

Skinner (61,975 posts)

1. Our copyright rules are enforced by the DU Administrators.

If we don't ask you to edit your post you're fine.



L. Coyote

(51,129 posts)
6. The Alzheimer's. He gets a ton of sympathy afterwards too.
Tue Jun 21, 2016, 05:28 PM
Jun 2016

Then there won't be any need to bring up the rape lawsuit, the drugs, the bankruptcies, the tax evasion, the offshore accounts, the racism, the sexism, all that other Republlcan stuff ....

Hekate

(91,228 posts)
8. I so want to see him at the Convention while chaos swirls around him like his hair in a hurricane
Tue Jun 21, 2016, 05:42 PM
Jun 2016


Pure comedy gold -- but quite possibly also like watching a horror movie: part of you knows you won't really die, but the rest of you is in sphincter-loosening terror.

kentuck

(111,111 posts)
11. He will be paid off at the convention...
Tue Jun 21, 2016, 06:02 PM
Jun 2016

if he publicly asks his supporters to drop their support of him and support the new nominee of the Party. He will not be permitted to say how much money he will receive from the Republican Party. He will make a bundle and the Republicans will get back their "conservative" brand...

sorefeet

(1,241 posts)
13. I think you are right
Tue Jun 21, 2016, 06:09 PM
Jun 2016

kentuck. It's a good possibility they will just buy him off. He would like that.

 

Old Codger

(4,205 posts)
14. Wouldn't surprise me
Tue Jun 21, 2016, 06:29 PM
Jun 2016

If he came up with an imagined pretend insult and stormed off in a huff...be more his style

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