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Saviolo

(3,288 posts)
21. A lot of this ^^^^^
Wed Aug 3, 2016, 01:01 PM
Aug 2016

After all of Trump's antics, anyone else stepping into the role can point to that craziness and just say, "Hey! I'm totally respectable! I've never once mentioned my penis on national TV, and I also don't think we should be able to nuke anyone we want! I'm a totally rational choice compared to that crazy guy!"

There would certainly be a contingent of Trump's die-hard supporters who would fly off the handle. I think we'd probably hear from Alex Jones and Roger Stone. But by and large, I suspect that the GOP-at-large would breathe a deep sigh of relief and come back to whoever it was with much relief.

And I guarantee, anyone they put in that spot will be -just- as backwards and dangerous on women's health, the environment, LGBTQ issues, immigration, and foreign intervention as Trump, just with an air of respectability.

They should have turned away when he started barking his birther crap years ago... think Aug 2016 #1
He should have been voted off the planet years ago ashling Aug 2016 #25
Trumps investigators are going to have that stuff on Obama any day now! Hissyspit Aug 2016 #26
....and the birth certificate has gone missing. (eom) StevieM Aug 2016 #36
Trump is his worst enemy. Thinkingabout Aug 2016 #2
He's also, 2naSalit Aug 2016 #18
holy shit is right. MasonDreams Aug 2016 #3
Actually, he didn't say it in a debate, 2naSalit Aug 2016 #19
No but he did talk about the size of his dick on live tv Glamrock Aug 2016 #23
Yup... 2naSalit Aug 2016 #33
i'm amazed some republicans and the media aren't just digging in like usual. unblock Aug 2016 #4
Shame on them for keeping quiet ailsagirl Aug 2016 #7
Huh. That actually makes some sense. AllyCat Aug 2016 #8
he should have been turned away the day he said he wanted to run for prez Skittles Aug 2016 #5
The World... jbeing Aug 2016 #6
Saw this on twitter, cited over at Talking Points Memo. vlakitti Aug 2016 #9
I've been gobsmacked since he started running. -Steph- Aug 2016 #10
We really need to hit CNN and especially MSNBC's Morning Joe for giving Trump the free press and glennward Aug 2016 #11
Yup. 24/7 loop of all Trump all the time TV newz. misterhighwasted Aug 2016 #17
Except - I'm starting to wish the calls to remove him would subside. calimary Aug 2016 #12
A lot of this ^^^^^ Saviolo Aug 2016 #21
pence reminds me of heaven05 Aug 2016 #22
Wait for it, wait for it... a big bullshit about to blow, I'm rather enjoying the spectacle until lonestarnot Aug 2016 #13
His imitation of the disabled reporter is what sticks in my mind. MoonRiver Aug 2016 #14
that really should have been absolutely unforgiveable renate Aug 2016 #30
They have to be heartless scum. MoonRiver Aug 2016 #31
The media from which I get my news has repeatedly criticized and exposed Trump Nitram Aug 2016 #15
Many secretly wanted the Republicans to be trapped with this psychopath as their nominee Dem2 Aug 2016 #16
K&R nt ProudProgressiveNow Aug 2016 #20
From Day One, His Hair Was The Most Disturbing Aspect Of His Narcissistic Personality Disorder! Stainless Aug 2016 #24
And to think the "media" derailed a Democratic campaign for a YeeHaw MagickMuffin Aug 2016 #27
I want to know... mgardener Aug 2016 #28
If we really had a liberal media, Trump wouldn't have made it past the straw poll. Initech Aug 2016 #29
He stepped off a cliff when he disparaged a Gold Star family! Bill USA Aug 2016 #32
after today's veiled death threat retrowire Aug 2016 #34
The SOB ought to be getting the third degree in a windowless cubicle someplace workinclasszero Aug 2016 #35
The polls clearly show he already lose a lot of people because of the Khan thing ProudToBeBlueInRhody Aug 2016 #37
He's already into them, when he gets less than 40 on a LV poll he's eating into the automatic... uponit7771 Aug 2016 #38
The Trump Trot. A corrolary to the Gallop Gish. Tommy_Carcetti Aug 2016 #39
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