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Certainly many voters don’t care for the style/demeanor of our President,
I've seen versions of this comment from Trump supporters all the time and it proves they're delusional. They actually believe people dislike the man because he speaks his mind in a way that other politicians don't. To Trump supporters this is just being honest and "telling it like it is". They cheer when the President goes out of his way to gratuitously insult countries that are our closest allies. They love it that Trump sends out Tweet after Tweet bullying people that he's taken a personal dislike to.

While this obnoxious behavior is an embarrassment to America, it isn't the main reason why Trump is so widely opposed.

It's Trump's actions, both personal and official that are objectionable. His policies regarding Immigration, national security, economics, international trade, the environment, diplomacy and foreign relations, and especially sensitive social issues, are products of a man who clearly doesn't understand the basic subject matter but somehow is convinced he's an expert in every field. Such narcissism isn't normal and it's indicative of a character flaw that is dangerous in a world leader.

If that isn't enough, he's also a chronic liar and a corrupt business man and now politician.

The icing on the cake is his contempt for others in general, but especially for poor people, immigrants, most foreigners and pretty much anybody who works for a living as opposed to being born immensely wealthy.

It isn't the fact that he's "speaking his mind", it's the vile nature of what that mind produces.

but are the Dems really gonna put up one of these leftist/socialist/impeachists against the great things Trump has done for this country?
None of them seem to have a good thing to say about the amazing things our people have done in the greatest Democracy in history. They shun those who express their love of our USA and defend those that enter our country illegally. I can’t believe a majority of our citizens will vote for them.
I guess it comes down to the over-crowded city dwellers vs the rest of the country. Thankfully our Founding Fathers were wise enough to create the EC to keep the loonies from ruling.
The majority of voters are party loyal and will support D or R, as always. But it will come down to swing voters who will pick the candidate who is either more likeable or less objectionable.

Fortunately, the vast majority of likely voters recognize Trump as an obnoxious, incompetent, lying sack of shit, who certainly isn't qualified to be president. He was only elected in 2016 because his opponent was so incredibly unpopular as well as inept. The Democrats are very unlikely to make the same mistake again. Almost any one of the current field of presidential hopefuls will be more electable than Trump.
 

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“...sensitive social issues...”?
This is probably what got him elected and likely to get him elected again.
USA sick of those ignoring normal life.
 

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“...sensitive social issues...”?
This is probably what got him elected and likely to get him elected again.
USA sick of those ignoring normal life.

Understand this. Trump has never been popular with a majority. Not even close. He won in 2016 mostly from loyal Republicans who were simply voting thd party candidate to ensure a Democrat didn't win. Most of them voted with their noses pinched tightly shut and pulled the lever for the "lesser of 2 evils. If he had run against any other Democrat than HRC, he would have lost in a landslide. As it was, he actually lost the popular vote by a full 3% and only squeaked in because his opponent apparently didn't understand how how the electoral college works.

The 2020 election us the Democrats to lose. If they can manage to nominate a candidate who's capable of putting together somewhat coherent sentences and not shitting their pants on live RV, Trump is toast.

The only plausible chance he has is if the Democrats impeach him for dubious reasons and make him into a victim. They just might overplay their hand, especially if they continue to label every ordinary American who might possibly support him, for any reason, as a white supremacist Nazi.
 

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Snip.. They just might overplay their hand, especially if they continue to label every ordinary American who might possibly support him, for any reason, as a white supremacist Nazi.
Apart from the chronically ignorant and paranoid who else is there?
 

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Apart from the chronically ignorant and paranoid who else is there?
Most of Trump's votes in 2016 and much of his current base isn't so much support for Trump as it is a reluctant alliance with a Republican leader who is so willing and eager to aggressively oppose Democrats and other left leaning individuals and institutions.

Many are grassroots conservatives and even sone right leaning moderates and libertarians who are tired of being maligned by Democrats and liberal journalists while the Republican Party refuses to defend them. I know an awful lot of these people in person. They're friends and family, coworkers and acquaintances, and there's a lot of them. Together, they don't represent a majority of Americans, but I suspect it's a good 30% of likely voters. Add that to the probably 20% of voters who genuinely like Trump as a person and for his anti immigration and isolationist policies, and there's your 50% that could possibly get him reelected.

Don't underestimate their motivation. They're not interested in Trump's ideas or policies. They simply see him as a lone champion in a leadership position who is defending them from over the top rhetoric and hyperbole and ridiculous accusations of Nazism coming from the Democratic Party. The more that gets ratcheted up, the stronger the support for Trump becomes.
 

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...all ears?
You’re already MSM committed to hate Trump and vote for anyone else.
No point in arguing with that.
So, no SPECIFIC great accomplishments for Trump then, but look over there!

BTW, can't vote so got no juice in the game, just asking with an open mind to see what your talking points are
 

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The accomplishments are fantastic but, even without them, shutting down the whacko left is probably/hopefully going to earn him a 2nd term.
 

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Speaking of amazing.

The "All polls are fake" MAGA troll rule will be suspended for this post....


President Trump is gaining among independent voters in head-to-head matchups with the Democratic presidential front-runners, according to a new IBD-TIPP poll.

Former Vice President Joe Biden leads Trump by just 1 point among independents, which is down from Biden's 18-point lead among the voting group in September.

In a head-to-head matchup with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), 49 percent of independents backed Trump, while 43 percent threw their support behind the senator in the poll, which was released on Monday.

A 4-point gap separated Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Trump, with the president receiving 48 percent support among independents and Sanders garnering 44 percent.

Warren led Trump with independents by 2 points in the September poll, while Sanders led the president by 9 points.



 

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In other good news, I heard that the house impeachment vote will be “within months”.
I’m sure the voters will love hearing all the impeachamania crap for more months.
Keep it up!
 

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More dirty leftist crap slapped down.

“The arena in Minneapolis has been fully approved. The Target Center has backed off cancelling the contract, which means President Trump’s Keep America Great rally will go on as scheduled,” Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale said in a statement issued on Tuesday afternoon.

“Consistent with our original agreement with the venue, the Trump campaign has not agreed to pay any additional funds. We look forward to seeing everyone Thursday night,” Parscale concluded.
 

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Gonna be even bigger now due to lefty whining.
Just like they (Dems and their MSM) are pissing off voters ahead of the 2020 election. ;-)

They, and the above poster, think it’s ok to attempt to stifle a political rally?
Yeah, run with that. Maybe to another country.
 

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Been pray'n he'd come back...


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‘Render to God and Trump’: Ralph Reed calls for 2020 obedience to Trump
An upcoming book by the Faith and Freedom Coalition founder will argue evangelicals have a duty to defend the incumbent GOP leader.
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Faith and Freedom Coalition founder Ralph Reed. | Win McNamee/Getty Images
By GABBY ORR
10/09/2019 05:04 AM EDT

One of Donald Trump’s most prominent Christian supporters will argue in a book due out before the 2020 general election that American evangelicals “have a moral obligation to enthusiastically back” the president.
The book’s author, Faith and Freedom Coalition founder Ralph Reed, became a loyal foot soldier for Trump immediately after he nabbed the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 — commanding hordes of white evangelical voters from his perch on the candidate’s religious advisory board to trust that the New York businessman would grow the economy, defend religious freedom and dismantle federal protections for abortion, if elected.

According to the book's description, obtained by POLITICO, the original title for the book was “Render to God and Trump,” a reference to the well-known biblical verse, “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s.” The message from Jesus in Matthew 22, has been used in contemporary politics to justify obedience to government — or in the case of Reed’s book, to Trump.

Regnery Publishing confirmed the book’s existence but said the title is “For God and Country: The Christian case for Trump.” The publisher declined to comment on the reason for the title change.
In his book, Reed will “persuasively” argue evangelicals have a duty to defend the incumbent Republican leader against “the stridently anti-Christian, anti-Semitic, and pro-abortion agenda of the progressive left,” according to the description.

He will also rebut claims by religious and nonreligious critics that white evangelical Protestants “revealed themselves to be political prostitutes and hypocrites” by overwhelmingly backing Trump, a twice-divorced, admitted philanderer, in 2016.

“Critics charge that evangelical Trump supporters … have so thoroughly compromised their witness that they are now disqualified from speaking out on moral issues in the future,” the description reads.
Reed, who once said Trump’s comments about women in the leaked “Access Hollywood” tape were low on his “hierarchy of concerns,” belongs to an informal group of evangelical leaders — including Franklin Graham, Jerry Falwell Jr., Robert Jeffress and Paula White — who have become some of the president’s most devoted fans and vocal defenders since he took office. They have cast his foray into politics as divinely inspired; equated him to biblical figures such as Esther, an Old Testament heroine; and frequently cited Scripture to rationalize his most controversial policies — actions that other religious scholars and leaders have found particularly cringeworthy.

“I think evangelical efforts would be far better spent critiquing their own shortcomings than sanctifying a president,” said Matthew Rowley, a research associate with the Cambridge Institute on Religion and International Studies at Clare College.

For his part, Trump has inspired loyalty among his white evangelical base by positioning himself as a warrior against the secular culture they fear. He’s frequently appeared at conferences hosted by conservative Christian groups, including the “Road to Majority” summit put on by Reed’s organization each summer; strengthened conscience protections for religious Americans in the labor force; nominated dozens of socially conservative judges for lifetime federal appointments; and fervently supported Israel.

“Part of the reason why many religious leaders support Trump is because he is great on life, religious freedom, judges, Israel, taxes, conscience protections, fetal issue and also because Hillary Clinton and his would-be opponents next year are so awful on all of the above,” a senior administration official said.

But the same official said there‘s a difference between the president’s alliance with influential evangelical leaders and his private reaction to those who publicly fawn over his administration. Asked about Reed’s book, in particular, this person responded, “Oh, for crying out loud.”
 
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