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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #75 on: May 02, 2023, 12:18:55 PM »
What the heck? :O
Former President Donald Trump has agreed to appear at a CNN town hall in New Hampshire on May 10
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While the event will no doubt be a sorely needed ratings boost for the struggling media outlet, the question is why Trump agreed to do it, given his years-long beatdown — with good reason — of “Fake News” CNN. Toss in Trump’s assumed early front-runner status, and it’s damn puzzling.
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In light of Trump’s recent TruthSocial post suggesting he’ll refuse to participate in the GOP presidential primary debates, it strikes me as odd that he apparently has no problem willfully entering the belly of the beast
In the moral, catatonic stupor America finds itself in today it is only disagreement we seek, and the more virulent that disagreement, the better.

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #76 on: May 02, 2023, 12:29:16 PM »
Donald Trump making an unforced error?  Who would have thunk it?

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #77 on: May 02, 2023, 12:39:05 PM »
Not me!

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #78 on: May 02, 2023, 12:44:38 PM »
If it is a live event, it might not be too bad, but it will still be rigged.

That said, CNN knows what can get them ratings.  They might have agreed to conditions.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #80 on: May 03, 2023, 04:34:16 PM »
I know Desantis signed a 6 week abortion ban, but does he want to stop there?  I hope not, but would like to know.

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #81 on: May 11, 2023, 09:03:37 AM »
Well, Trump was in rare form for his CNN interview. Though I complain about his junior high mean girl stuff, this is actually the "Trump form" I find funny - making lefty heads explode.  :laugh:

https://twitchy.com/samj-3930/2023/05/11/lefty-twitter-loses-its-freakin-mind-over-trumps-cnn-town-hall-and-lol-here-are-some-of-the-funniest/
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #82 on: May 11, 2023, 09:59:04 AM »
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"What I saw last night was as chilling as anything I've seen on television since January the 6th."

 ;/ :rofl:

https://twitchy.com/dougp-3137/2023/05/11/joe-scarborough-says-cnns-trump-town-hall-was-the-most-chilling-television-since-jan-6th/
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #83 on: May 21, 2023, 01:24:50 PM »
Just my personal opinion, but why do all these nobodies and has-beens always have to come out of the woodwork to run for President at every primary? I'm certain at least some of them know they have no chance in hell, though I'm sure plenty have delusions of grandeur.

Anyways, I blame California for starting this trend of 50 candidates from back when Ahnold ran for governor and you had everyone from D-list celebrities to porn actors running.

https://twitchy.com/rickrobinson-313235/2023/05/21/chris-christie-is-considering-another-run-and-it-is-not-for-doughnuts/
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #84 on: May 21, 2023, 01:29:56 PM »

Anyways, I blame California for starting this trend of 50 candidates from back when Ahnold ran for governor and you had everyone from D-list celebrities to porn actors running.


At least porn "actors" don't try to hide the fact they screw people for a living.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #85 on: May 21, 2023, 01:37:29 PM »
Just my personal opinion, but why do all these nobodies and has-beens always have to come out of the woodwork to run for President at every primary? I'm certain at least some of them know they have no chance in hell, though I'm sure plenty have delusions of grandeur.

Anyways, I blame California for starting this trend of 50 candidates from back when Ahnold ran for governor and you had everyone from D-list celebrities to porn actors running.

https://twitchy.com/rickrobinson-313235/2023/05/21/chris-christie-is-considering-another-run-and-it-is-not-for-doughnuts/

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #86 on: May 21, 2023, 02:40:51 PM »
JOE WALSH FOR PRESIDENT!
I might not last very long or be very effective but I'll be a real pain in the ass for a minute!
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #87 on: May 21, 2023, 09:06:01 PM »
Just my personal opinion, but why do all these nobodies and has-beens always have to come out of the woodwork to run for President at every primary? I'm certain at least some of them know they have no chance in hell, though I'm sure plenty have delusions of grandeur.

Anyways, I blame California for starting this trend of 50 candidates from back when Ahnold ran for governor and you had everyone from D-list celebrities to porn actors running.

https://twitchy.com/rickrobinson-313235/2023/05/21/chris-christie-is-considering-another-run-and-it-is-not-for-doughnuts/

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #88 on: May 22, 2023, 03:32:01 PM »
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After all of the Beltway backstabbing that Trump endured from both sides of the aisle, I sincerely hope that if he returns, it is with a single-minded focus on righting wrongs, real or imagined. I told a friend of mine the other day that I want him to show up to his second inauguration wearing nothing but a codpiece and carrying a flamethrower. Just to set the tone.

https://pjmedia.com/columns/stephen-kruiser/2023/05/22/the-morning-briefing-as-desantis-decision-nears-media-ramps-up-the-smears-n1697100

I'd prefer something more like a suit of armor, but aside from that, I concur.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #90 on: May 22, 2023, 04:23:12 PM »

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #92 on: May 25, 2023, 04:50:48 PM »
About those technical glitches with last night's DeSantis-orama:

https://www.nationalreview.com/the-morning-jolt/everybody-calm-down-about-desantiss-campaign-debut/

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Last night, David Marcus contended, “This is the most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to a presidential candidate and it’s not close.”

I will skip my usual 20-minute rant about how today’s young people don’t study history and just observe that not only do I reject the contention that “this is the most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to a presidential candidate,” I don’t think this even makes the top ten most embarrassing moments for a presidential candidate.

In no particular order, because I know readers of this newsletter probably have a favorite and want it near the top, here are ten much-more-embarrassing moments for presidential candidates that I came up with, just off the top of my head:

    Then–Texas governor Rick Perry couldn’t remember the third federal department he would eliminate as president. It turned out to be the Department of Energy, which, years later, he ran under President Trump.

    In the 2000 race, Gary Bauer fell off a stage while attempting to flip a pancake.

    Vermont governor Howard Dean’s list of states and scream.

    Michael Dukakis in the tank.

    John Kerry’s “bunny suit” photo at NASA.

    John Edwards denying he was the father of his mistress’ child, which he later admitted he was.

    Bob Dole falling off the stage in Chico, Calif., and then attempting to recover by declaring he had “fallen for Chico.”

    Jeb Bush’s “please clap.”

    Rubio’s odd verbatim repeating of what he just said moments earlier when challenged by Chris Christie in the New Hampshire debate.

    Rudy Giuliani’s decision to hold a press conference about legal challenges to the 2020 election results at Four Seasons Landscaping outside Philadelphia. I would have also accepted whatever it was that was leaking out of Giuliani’s hair during another press conference around that time.

You could list a lot of embarrassing moments for Joe Biden, but I think his 1987 berating of a New Hampshire teacher at a town-hall meeting ranks up there as one of the most spectacularly awkward and self-destructive moments in presidential-campaign history. The question that set off Biden was, “What law school did you attend and where did you place in that class?” Biden responded:

 
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   I think I have a much higher IQ than you, I suspect. I went to law school on a full academic scholarship — the only one in my class to have full academic scholarship. The first year in law school, I decided I didn’t want to be in law school and ended up in the bottom two-thirds of my class. And then decided I wanted to stay and went back to law school and, in fact, ended up in the top half of my class. I won the international moot court competition. I was the outstanding student in the political science department at the end of my year. I graduated with three degrees from undergraduate school and 165 credits; you only needed 123 credits. I would be delighted to sit down and compare my IQ to yours, Frank.

Besides the insufferable arrogance of bragging about how smart he is, it will probably not surprise you to learn that Biden had dramatically exaggerated his academic achievements.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #93 on: May 25, 2023, 06:18:33 PM »

""If you elect me, your taxes are going to be raised, not cut."
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #95 on: May 26, 2023, 08:09:44 AM »
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #96 on: May 26, 2023, 10:01:07 AM »
https://hotair.com/karen-townsend/2023/05/26/lopez-obrador-urges-hispanic-voters-to-not-give-desantis-any-votes-n553553

Funny. I admit I'm not up-to-date on Mexican politics, but I haven't seen him stressing about other presidential hopefuls.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #97 on: May 26, 2023, 04:21:36 PM »
https://therightscoop.com/watch-left-wing-breakfast-club-recognizes-the-genius-of-desantis-twitter-launch-hammers-dems-for-clowning-about-glitches/

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[Charlemagne Thagod's popular, left-wing talk show] hit back at Democrats for continually highlighting the glitches, pointing out that after the glitches were fixed Governor DeSantis was able to effectively give his positions for over an hour and educate his base. What they want to see is Democrats do the same thing as DeSantis instead of clowning about the glitches. They want to see Democrats respond with their policies and positions in a format like that.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #98 on: May 26, 2023, 09:47:24 PM »
Who doesn't know the positions of the Democratic Party?  They continuously shouted at us.

Kill babies or you hate women.
White men are evil.
White supremacy is the greatest threat to our nation.
Castrate your children, or they will kill themselves.
Homosexual sodomy is wonderful.
Everyone on earth must be allowed in the USA or you are racist.
Give up your guns.
Christianity is bigotry.
Give us your money or you are selfish and evil.

You filthy, evil racist, transphobic, homophobic white monster.  Your day is done and you will be replaced.   ;/

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #99 on: May 27, 2023, 06:38:51 PM »
Oh no! DeSantis is done for!

https://twitchy.com/brettt-3136/2023/05/27/antifa-fan-has-photographic-proof-that-desantis-has-the-nazi-vote-locked-up/

I note that one flag looks to have been pulled from the package it came in about 15 seconds before the photo was taken.
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