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Sun Sep 17, 2023, 11:01 PM

Trying to figure out how Lauren Boebert got elected, and re-elected.

https://signalpress.blogspot.com/2023/09/im-trying-to-figure-out-how-lauren.html

A close examination of Lauren Boebert's background may give some insight into a politician who doesn't seem to have the ability to settle on an identity. From the perspective of a Democrat, it is difficult to avoid the temptation to just write her off as a kook, the product of a deep red congressional district in a blue state where almost 70% of the population lives within a 90 minute drive of the state capital building in Denver. So she can easily be fodder for the mocking of her as an extremist. I'm guilty of doing that kind of writing her off myself.

There's more to it than that. I sometimes wonder if she, as a recruit to run by the GOP, is a much different person than the image she created and that the real person is coming out. I think the most sincere aspect of her politics is her being cemented to unrestricted gun ownership rights and there rest of the image, where she is awkward, ignorant of facts and inconsistent in her position, is the part she has trouble living up to. For someone who claims to be an Evangelical and has been since 2009, she exhibits almost no knowledge of doctrine or theology, or really much that would indicate she reads and studies the Bible at all. She speaks in mostly cliches in this regard.

And that's the backdrop for the latest photographs of Boebert, from a live theater production in Denver, making out with her date as if no one else is in the room, casually vaping and not really being very careful about what's being seen. Clearly, on the Republican side of the aisle, the moral and ethical standards of behavior for members of Congress have deteriorated down to nothing since Trump set the example for the party and they went ahead and nominated him anyway. It's quite an assumption that such a public display won't matter to her supporters. The closeness of her re-election bid is a clear indication that if this offended even a small fraction of those who voted for her, it will make the difference in the next election. But it doesn't appear that this is going over well at all, and if the apology now was kind of weak, I think the regrets on November 6th will be very powerful.

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Reply Trying to figure out how Lauren Boebert got elected, and re-elected. (Original post)
lees1975 Sep 17 OP
RockRaven Sep 17 #1
3catwoman3 Sep 17 #2
Irish_Dem Sep 17 #3
brush Sep 17 #4
Aristus Sep 18 #12
brush Sep 18 #13
Diamond_Dog Sep 17 #5
LittleGirl Sep 18 #7
rubbersole Sep 18 #6
3Hotdogs Sep 18 #11
Hermit-The-Prog Sep 18 #8
Paladin Sep 18 #9
Lilaclady Sep 18 #10
brush Sep 18 #14
republianmushroom Sep 18 #15
Lilaclady Sep 18 #16
Laura PourMeADrink Sep 18 #17

Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Sun Sep 17, 2023, 11:13 PM

1. The answer sort of depends on how granular one wants to get...

For example, on a very macro level one could explain it as simply as: there are lots of assholes who vote.

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Sun Sep 17, 2023, 11:16 PM

2. What Rock Raven said.

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Sun Sep 17, 2023, 11:18 PM

3. So who might be funding and managing her?

Does she have a minder in the background?

She is a chaos agent, so who might be promoting her?

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Sun Sep 17, 2023, 11:28 PM

4. Agreed, she only won re-election by 500-some votes.

This near-porno exhibition of her and her date, not her husband, will surely make damaging negative ads during the campaign, and will probably cancel out that small 500 vote margin she won by.

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Response to brush (Reply #4)

Mon Sep 18, 2023, 12:53 PM

12. I was thinking she would print them and send them out as Christmas cards.

I have to wonder how many votes she will garner to make up for the ones she's losing. There is still a frighteningly large number of awful people out there who respond positively to her particular kind of dreck.

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Response to Aristus (Reply #12)

Mon Sep 18, 2023, 01:01 PM

13. Heehee. Love that headline of your OP.

She might, as she's done the Christmas card-armed-to-the-teeth bit already.

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Sun Sep 17, 2023, 11:37 PM

5. Lots of MAGATs hate government to the point of

wanting to see everything burn down. So they elect the worst candidates possible and then stand back and enjoy the show.

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Response to Diamond_Dog (Reply #5)

Mon Sep 18, 2023, 01:32 AM

7. exactly. They scream that the government doesn't work

and get elected and prove it.

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Mon Sep 18, 2023, 12:30 AM

6. The incels have a new dream girl.

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Response to rubbersole (Reply #6)

Mon Sep 18, 2023, 08:36 AM

11. Yeah... Ann Coulter is getting kinda raggedy.

Beavis: "Yeah, heh, heh, did ya see that? I'd sure like her hand reachin' on my stick shift. Heh, heh, heh."

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Mon Sep 18, 2023, 05:54 AM

8. She was put forward as a counter to AOC.

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Mon Sep 18, 2023, 06:25 AM

9. Answer: donald trump. (nt)

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Mon Sep 18, 2023, 06:48 AM

10. Explore Talent

Boebert, Candice Owens (Fox News contributor),Tomi Lahren (Fox News contributor), Mellissa Carone (Giuliano’s star witness), Anna Khait and Tarah Price (hired by private intelligence operatives to seduce and blackmail H R McMaster), Tarah Price was an under cover operative for Project Veritas, got their start as actors and models at the same talent agency Explore Talent. Explore Talent is owned by a man who also ran phone sex and porno sites.

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Response to Lilaclady (Reply #10)

Mon Sep 18, 2023, 01:18 PM

14. Oh, you're metioning some names/scandals I remember...

and some i never heard of. DId the H R Mcmaster thing really happen?

Candice Owens — what a sellout. Mellissa Carone — what an embarrassment. Rudy sure scraped the bottom of the barrel there (he didn't have to go far though as that's where he lives now). Tarah Price from the scum-in-action "Project Veritas", never heard of her until now.

What a cast of sleaze balls. Btw, ever heard of what happen that Tara Reead, the one who was apparentlyh sicced on Biden to claim phony sexual assault charges?

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Mon Sep 18, 2023, 01:59 PM

15. A lot of dumb down republicans voted for her.

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Mon Sep 18, 2023, 02:03 PM

16. Tarah Price

Tarah Price disappeared from public view after her role in an aborted 2018 sting against National Security Adviser HR McMaster was exposed. Now she works for Steven Crowder, a leading media figure in MAGA world. (Intelligence Online, May 12, 2023)

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Mon Sep 18, 2023, 09:46 PM

17. Oh heavens.... making out and vaping.!. How about

her insane and inhuman policies

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