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D23MIURG23

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21. An ally is a person or power with whom a strategic goal is shared.
Mon Nov 27, 2023, 04:28 PM
Nov 2023

If you look at history, the US allied with USSR against Nazi Germany. Was Stalin part of a pro-democratic coalition that shared our values? No, obviously not.

All the same, the US found it useful to cooperate with him to some degree, and not send bombers to blow up the Soviet lines east of Berlin.

You are using "ally" and "Democrat" interchangeably, and I disagree with that. Chris Christie is not a Democrat. That doesn't mean he isn't an ally against Trump. If Hell freezes and he wins the Republican nomination, its pretty obvious that Democrats should not vote for him over Biden. That doesn't mean we should spend our time undermining him, or Liz Cheney, or other people who are attacking MAGA from a right wing perspective. We'd all be better off if they managed to take their party back from the people who want to install Trump as our first Caesar.

Yes, very much like Bill Barr. Both slime trying to rehab their reputations... hlthe2b Nov 2023 #1
TY for the reminder Hekate Nov 2023 #2
. dalton99a Nov 2023 #3
Christie hates our principles and values as much as any other repug. Boomerproud Nov 2023 #4
Luckily, Crisco's a bridge to nowhere peppertree Nov 2023 #9
Politics ain't beanbag. BlueTsunami2018 Nov 2023 #5
Christie has it in for Trump since Trump told him Raine Nov 2023 #6
Christie was only following orders Kennah Nov 2023 #7
Who better to go after tRUMP, though? He knows djt's idiot side probably better than many. Of course SWBTATTReg Nov 2023 #8
His staff also went to prison for him malaise Nov 2023 #10
Yeah, he should be asked about that not fooled Nov 2023 #14
Christie's Pretense of Objecting to Trump Is an Obvious Fraud. He Was the First 2016 Dropout to Endorse the Idiot. NNadir Nov 2023 #11
Forget that ugly POS. His day is over. CTyankee Nov 2023 #12
I remember listening to CC recently and admiring his thoughts and then he said Maraya1969 Nov 2023 #13
That's how Christie caught Covid - from Chump FakeNoose Nov 2023 #15
Christie is a political opponent who has decided to fight our most significant enemy. D23MIURG23 Nov 2023 #16
The problem ExWhoDoesntCare Nov 2023 #18
An ally is a person or power with whom a strategic goal is shared. D23MIURG23 Nov 2023 #21
I haven't forgotten... TSExile Nov 2023 #17
Yes, and now the GOPs are trying to use instances of Biden's speech impediment Sogo Nov 2023 #19
Yeah Baby! Cha Nov 2023 #20
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