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Trump announces....and what do we immediately see?

A video shows supporters of former President Donald Trump denouncing Florida Governor Ron DeSantis outside New York City's Trump Tower before the former president's expected 2024 campaign announcement. The video shows a group of people dressed in pro-Trump clothing outside Trump Tower while carrying Trump signs, flags and chanting "USA! USA!" Two men in the group are then shown stomping on top of a flag featuring an image of DeSantis, before one of the men suggested that they would be "taking out" the governor if he dares to challenge the former president.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/video-shows-trump-supporters-stomp-on-ron-desantis-flag-trump-or-death/ar-AA149KkY?cvid=67d7e806633244098c3d52bc62643eaa

Did you read that? One Trump supporter says he will "take out" DeSantis if he decides to run....

Just an early example of the radical, extreme, violent outrage that is MAGA-world - and that will consume the Repub party - and any hopes of winning anything in 2024 - and beyond...

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The GOB gave his nomination speech and claimed credit for everything including because of his sponsored candidates the republicans won the election.

He also claimed if had been president the Ukraine war would not have happened. Putin has stated he started to plan his war in 2020 when he was president.

DeSantis is probably the new poster boy. Younger, fitter.

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Too old and got completely thrashed last time out.

Not good enough.

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So we've got two years of Republicans viciously fighting among themselves to look forward to then?

OK, fine.

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“I am running because I believe the world has not yet seen the true glory of what this nation can be,” Trump said. “We will again put America first.”

Again. For real this time. The borders were not secured and inner cities and middle class dafe and prosperous last time? They will be now.

More postponed apocalypse , televagelist talk. And floating Duterte like tactics to clean up the streets.

The circus begins again and the Dems also need to take a good , hard look at themselves.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDwoINEGNw0

Chris Hedges: Neoliberalism Gave Us Trump

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My favorite line from the self-proclaimed genius was, "As President I went decades and decades without a war"...LOL

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"As President I went decades and decades without a war"...LOL

Yes, decades but he didn't mention those British airfields back in 1766.

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Can he just not go away? Watch him lose again because so many people viscerally loathe him

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Trump says he will ban members of Congress stock trading.

The chances of that happening are the same as when he said he would take the Wall Street influence out of politics when Hilary gave a well-compensated speech to Goldman-Sachs.

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Biggest comedian of US is launched again, MAGA Gang activated !!.. He had warned it since yesterday

saying "one of the most important days in the history of our country"..

This demonstrates the deteriorating mental state of stupidity and narcissism of our world's favorite comedian Donnytrump..

Seriously, I'm going to have fun watching all their MAGA ultra nationalistic far-right rhetoric as well as watching them tear each other, the MAGA gang and the few moderate Reps that still survive..

This election is going to be so much fun.. lol..

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A video shows supporters of former President Donald Trump denouncing Florida Governor Ron DeSantis outside New York City's Trump Tower before the former president's expected 2024 campaign announcement. The video shows a group of people dressed in pro-Trump clothing outside Trump Tower while carrying Trump signs, flags and chanting "USA! USA!" Two men in the group are then shown stomping on top of a flag featuring an image of DeSantis, before one of the men suggested that they would be "taking out" the governor if he dares to challenge the former president.

This is the typical behavior of the domestic terrorists of the MAGA gang, a danger to democracy and the country..

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“the blood-soaked streets of our once-great cities”

lol

"American Carnage" redux!

Trump will never be president again. But he'll drag the GOP down the toilet with him.

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Great to see more positive news on the Republican side.

Time to drain the swamp again.

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These comments are going to be fun.

I think Trump should bow out and let DeSantis have a go unimpeded. He's the best the GOP have by quite a decent margin. I'd like to see DeSantis do to the Democrats at the national level what he's done at the state level. But he'll need a thick skin to ignore all the desperate slander the left will hurl at him. Not to mention Trump.

DeSantis will be a tough nut to crack. Solid values, military experience, and the credibility of a healthy majority in his home state.

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Someone was too afraid to tell him his election administrators didn’t win?

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It's awesome hearing a President speak coherently again...and not get lost on the stage.

Btw Trump's last gas price in office = $2.36

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The House is now turned over to the Republicans.

Trump will be back.

America is looking great again already.

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It's awesome hearing a President speak coherently again...and not get lost on the stage.

Yes, if there is one thing Trump is known for it's his coherent, well-structured speeches. ;)

Trump will be back.

lol No he won't. A record number of voters turned out to dump Trump in 2020. Likewise, the vast majority of Trump backed candidates lost their elections. My only hope is that DeSantis throws his hat in the ring and the two of them spend the entirety of the primaries trashing eachother.

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Trump or Desantis works. I'd walk for miles over broken glass before I'd vote for a Democrat.

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I hope he does get the nomination because he is guaranteed to lose again!

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Great news. Drain the swamp.

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There's a lot to unpack here, let's dig in:

Democrats have destroyed the rule of law,

Nope. It was the GOP who tried to impede the peaceful transfer of power after Trump lost the election.

rendered our congressional impeachment process meaningless,

Again, no, Trump violated his oath of office. Even Republicans voted to impeach Trump for his actions.

obliterated our First & Fourth Amendments,

Nope. You still have the right to free speech. What are you talking about?

ruined the concept of national sovereignty with unfettered illegal third world immigration

lol Nope. The US is still a sovereign country.

and made a mockery of our electoral process just to ‘get him’ . . . . . . yet there he stands.

Yup, about to lose yet again. Keep going. When will the rightists get it? Most Americans don't like Trump.

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“I am running because I believe the world has not yet seen the true glory of what this nation can be,” 

Trump is running because he's a completely self-serving, delusional narcissist. He loves attention, fame, power, and money--and he's a poor loser.

He doesn't give a toss about the nation.

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The only question is, if US and the globe can still afford another round of that insane stage play with any of those clowns involved who already both are far away from any reachable zenith.

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Like a Shakespearean tragedy the trumpster doesn't realize his time is up.

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Maybe you're just not used to seeing many upvotes for pro-GOP posts. These threads are usually just lefty echo chambers with unrestrained hatred for non-lefties and frenzied downvoting for anything that's pro-GOP and anti-Democrat. You can't get your own way all the time. Better trundle off to a safe space where you can calm down and recover.

Nice try, but I'm sure you know the real answer.

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My favorite line from the self-proclaimed genius was, "As President I went decades and decades without a war"...LOL"

Funny.

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A remarkable 70 minute rambling summary of disinformation and misinformation … quite delussional!

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Tedious and boring.

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Maybe you're just not used to seeing many upvotes for pro-GOP posts. 

No, only one opinion is allowed around these parts. That is called "democracy".

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Even if he gets in he'll just be a lame duck again. If he'd let Gorka follow through on policy he might have got results but instead he appeared to try to appease The Swamp and got stuck (if he was actually being serious about it).

I can't imagine all the other 'stakeholders' letting him win if he's really going to rock the boat though...

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...and reality show "US president elections" may continue...one clown is known lets wait for one from other side...

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Nothing shows the outright dysfunction and desperation within the Repub Party than the guy that lost the House in 2018, lost the WH and Senate in 2020, and who most of them blame for their mid-term debacle just a week ago....is now announcing his candidacy as the party's leader and nominee for President...

And to add to this dysfunction and hypocrisy, he announces this on the same day as his Chief Financial Officer fingers him as the subject in the Trump Org massive fraud trial...

*Former Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg testified Tuesday that Donald Trump personally green-lighted untaxed benefits that are the center of a Manhattan criminal trial against several of the ex-president’s eponymous companies — including a gratis residence in New York City. “The rent was authorized by Donald Trump,” Weisselberg said less than two hours into his time on the stand in State Supreme Court in Manhattan. Prosecutors allege that the Trump Organization participated in an illicit compensation scheme that illegally lined Weisselberg’s pockets to the tune of $1.7 million of untaxed income. *

https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-money-man-just-linked-231806340.html

This, in addition to multiple upcoming felony indictments for conspiracy to interfere in an election and possession of unauthorized classified materiel (and lying in writing about turning it all in)...

This announcement is only about two things;

1) The Ultra MAGA King telling everyone that he control the keys to the grift - and that it's all about the money...

2) His kooky gang of lawyers has convinced him that running for President will somehow shield him from prosection....it won't...

Now the real Repub civil war begins - as said crudely by the Trump supporter at Trump Tower who said he will "take out" DeSantis if he runs...

It's about to get REAL crazy....in MAGA Crazy-town....

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In his speech, he promised to rebuild walls to protect America from gangs outside. Well, American Democracy was almost destroyed by his gangs within.

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Get the popcorn kids! Gunna be an interesting couple years.

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Great, I’m stoked! Trump yes! DeSantis, just as good!

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He won't make it to the convention hall this time.

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Once again Trump is a man with a fork in a world of spoons.

He’s in a worse position than 2020, when an insipid man campaigning from a basement wiped the floor with him.

Hopefully prison will save him the embarrassment of getting drubbed yet again.

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Quick, quickly book your tickets for the world's Greatest Circus Show starring the World's Greatest Clown.

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Donald Trump needs to take a deep breath and put his party first, let DeSantis run for 2024.

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He won't make it to the convention hall this time.

Because you say so? What?

He’s in a worse position than 2020, when an insipid man campaigning from a basement wiped the floor with him. 

The left continue to say this every single time.

Hopefully prison will save him the embarrassment of getting drubbed yet again.

Yeah, that’s just never going to happen.

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This is going to be fun!

When he loses the fight with DeSantis, which is sure to be entertaining, will we see another Free Soil or Bull Moose to keep things entertaining?

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This is great news. For a start it damage the run-off in Georgia. But most importantly, Trump hasn't won anything since his first election, (and even then, not the popular vote).

It will be more of the same drain on the GOP that we saw during the midterms.

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And… here we go (!)

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haven't we suffered enough. is there anyone else except old white guys. Michele maybe

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Yep @bass4funnk: I say so.

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The left continue to say this every single time.

Unfortunately a growing number on the right are saying it too.

His biggest fight will be with his own party.

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This is what America has sown for not banning this twice impeached failure from running for office. He should have been banned at a minimum for his attempt to overthrow US democracy.

America now faces two years at a minimum of Trumps poisonous brand of political thuggery.

If the GOP falls for his garbage and puts him up for election in 2024, the risk to America losing democracy and turning into a US version of Russia becomes real and be sure if he gets into office somehow, he will be there for life. Having so many loyalist already in place, he will spend four years shoring up support before ending democracy by arranging to end the two term limit which will be rubber stamped by Republicans, and every vote afterwards will be carried out in the Russian style. Popular opposition will be imprisoned or prevented from running, and he will miraculously win 80-90 percent of the vote every time.

Trump is a bigger danger to America and it's future than China and Russia combined.

There may yet be a chance he will be banned from running as the Jan 6 investigations turn into convictions against Trump. That would free the Republican party from an internal bloodbath and free America from Trump ending democracy.

The only thing people should be voting for regarding Trump, is to lock him up!

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Cant stand Ron De Sanctimonious. Slimy, murky background with rumoured mafia links. Ron had better hope Trump doesnt release all the dirt that he has on him - because he will be destroyed. I cant see any potential GOP leader going toe-to-tow with Trump and surviving.

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It might as well be Trump. The same people who wont vote for Trump wont vote for DeSantis or Youngkin or even Mike Pence either. But on our side, a lot of people still support Trump as a primary and feel he earned the right to try again and others can wait their turn.

disingenuous liberals just pretend those people would be ok more than Trump yet when they would become the candidate they will be attacked just as hard and unfairly as Trump is.

Trump supposedly lost 3 times blah blah.

He also won and prevented us from being in Year 6 of the Hillary Clinton presidency, so have to respect that. RINOs Romney and McCain didnt do that and couldnt do that, they lost their only election.

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Desantis is asked to respond to Trump’s recent attacks on him: “I would just tell people to go check out the scoreboard from last Tuesday night. It was the greatest Republican victory in the history of the state of FL.”

ROFL Desantis is already starting to burn donald.

The petty painted psychopath that donald is will soon be start a name calling juvenile fight, stock up on popcorn, this will be better than any comedy show ever!!!

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The loser donald wants to go down as the biggest loser ever in American history.

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“In order to make America great and glorious again, I am tonight announcing my planned exit to evade the DOJ, the NY DA, and the Georgia DA and multiple other law suits". All my maga fans should now donate at least $100 to makes sure I remain a millionaire and live a comfortable life wherever.

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disingenuous liberals just pretend those people would be ok more than Trump yet when they would become the candidate they will be attacked just as hard and unfairly as Trump is.

Chapter 3 of The Republican Book of Fear.

The midterms showed that hefty tome isn’t selling quite as well as it used to be.

Voters are done with the self-pitiful whingeing and whining about non-existent injustices.

Man up and move on

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The man who has bankrupted more companies than most is on track to bankrupt the GOP.

The party was morally bankrupt many a years ago, financial bankruptcy will be a fitting end!

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Trump has already been elected twice, according to him, maxed out elections.

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Someone put it aptly

“It is completely screwed up that the madman who plotted a coup and incited an insurrection can seek the very same office he tried to steal, but since it’s clear that we can’t stop his traitorous behind from running, we’ll just have to beat him.

Again.”

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When this muppet lost, I literally opened a bottle of Dom Perignon.

If he becomes president ill have to down a bottle of mad dog 20/20 should maybe be renamed mad dog 2024.

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The man who has bankrupted more companies than most is on track to bankrupt the GOP.

Didn’t bankrupt the US unlike the current guy. What’s the inflation rate again, war seems to be on his mind….

The party was morally bankrupt many a years ago, financial bankruptcy will be a fitting end!

Not now.

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Didn’t bankrupt the US unlike the current guy. What’s the inflation rate again, war seems to be on his mind….

ROFL, unemployment was at all time high under donald, people couldn’t afford to buy stuff. I am sure you understand unemployment better than most!

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Chapter 3 of The Republican Book of Fear. 

The Dems are the nightmare that put pinhead to shame.

The midterms showed that hefty tome isn’t selling quite as well as it used to be. 

Well, now that we got the house I would disagree.

Voters are done with the self-pitiful whingeing and whining about non-existent injustices. 

That is why we got the house

Man up and move on

After Biden is gone in 2024 sure

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ROFL, unemployment was at all time high

No, it wasn’t.

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/trumps-average-unemployment-rate-is-the-lowest-in-recorded-history

the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate held steady at a historically low 3.5% in December. Since February 2017, Trump's first full month in office, the monthly unemployment rate has averaged 3.9%. No prior president has averaged less than 4% over the first 35 months of his presidency. The closest was Dwight Eisenhower, when the rate averaged 4.3% between February 1953 and December 1955. 

Modern unemployment statistics did not start being kept until 1948, after Harry Truman's first 35 months in office, so this analysis only starts with Eisenhower. Nonetheless, it does point to the unprecedented nature of this consistently low level of unemployment.

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Hallelujah!

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My God, President Trump looks positively glorious in this photo. He knows how to do it.

Two things; 1. You can smell the fear and panic in many of the posts above.

This announcement is a godsend of clicks and traffic for the likes of JT et al who thrive off the Trump brand.
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No, it wasn’t.

Yes it was, read your link properly and try to understand it, googling and posting stuff without reading is what you do.

As you will know from experience people cannot but stuff when unemployed!

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With this announcement he has basically handed the Democrats a victory for the Presidency in 2024! In order to win the presidency, independent voters and moderates voters votes are very very important in swing states but most of them will never vote for Trump after what he did last time. Anyways, after Trump loses again, then let’s wait for a civil war to break out in America where the Trump Cult will riot after believing Trump manufactured lies once again. For his own selfish crave for power he has broken the proud and decent Republican Party.

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You can smell the fear and panic in many of the posts above.

You really can’t read the room. That’s laughter.

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This will be interesting. The debates will be very entertaining.

I hope this time, Trump will drain the swamp. However, the swamp will not want to be drained, so we should expect great fortifications...

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He had his chance. Not again. Will be a pleasure to watch the liberal head spinning though.

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Btw Trump's last gas price in office = $2.36

in the middle of a pandemic the worst recessing in 70yrs and 20miilion lost their jobs, youd better have better policies than just gas prices, or maga will lose again.

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Will be a pleasure to watch the liberal head spinning though.

actually theyre loving it, Deantis and Trump going at it will tear the gop apart and the libs will love it

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My God, President Trump looks positively glorious in this photo. He knows how to do it.

his orange makeup does that, have you seen him without it, looks even older than Biden

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Desantis is just as mean, but is smart and not as entertaining. It will be a competition to the bottom. Maybe George W should run again? He at least had a sense of humor.

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in the middle of a pandemic the worst recessing in 70yrs and 20miilion lost their jobs,

Joe promised to end Covid that didn’t happen, He said that inflation and gas prices are going down, he continues to say that the border is OK and secure, what is wrong with this administration? For some reason I think people can’t see for themselves what’s happening, how insulting do these people have to be

youd better have better policies than just gas prices, or maga will lose again.

Sure: crime, tackling, inflation, sealing the border, focusing on education, and making sure to stop this madness of wokeness! Restart, drooling, getting us energy independent once again, calling out terrorism and radicalism for what it is, stop giving aid to Ukraine, ending, no cash bail, funding, or police, supporting closure of the border, so there’s a lot

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Yes it was,

No, it wasn’t, of course I know what it was

read your link properly and try to understand it, googling and posting stuff without reading is what you do.

I think that’s the Dems problems. But according to you guys, the Dems still control the House beyond January. Lol

As you will know from experience people cannot but stuff when unemployed!

Like now? Probably

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Is this an admission that he isn’t currently still the president?

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Joe promised to end Covid that didn’t happen, He said that inflation and gas prices are going down, he continues to say that the border is OK and secure, what is wrong with this administration? 

I think you don't know too much about America, all those things President Biden promised are happening.

And people are thankful that he is not asking them to inject bleach or put lasers where the sun don't shine.

Sure: crime, tackling, inflation, sealing the border, focusing on education, and making sure to stop this madness of wokeness!

The DOJ is prosecuting the biggest attack on democracy, corrupt businessmen who don't pay taxes, control the free flow of guns and improving education which the rich wing idiots think is dangerous to them.

And the problem is not wokeness, it is the cluelessness of the bigoted right who want to control women's bodies, or promote liars and charlatans as their candidates.

I am not sure where you are from but people in America things are getting better.

After all we had a clown in power till early 2021 and it takes time to overcome his disastrous policies!

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No, it wasn’t, of course I know what it was

No you don't know and it was!

I think that’s the Dems problems. But according to you guys, the Dems still control the House beyond January. Lol

I have never mistaken you for a democrat and as I said read the link properly or at least get some adult to read and explain it to you!

Like now? Probably

Well that's kind of predictable, kind of hard to find a job when you don't have skills.

But don't worry you will, eventually!

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The visceral hatred the left-wingers here have for Trump is hilarious. At the same time they completely ignore the damage their own side is doing to the country, as if Trump is responsible for their own side's incompetence and corruption. The cognitive dissonance would be excruciating if they were capable of feeling it.

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I think you don't know too much about America,

More like the other way around

And people are thankful that he is not asking them to inject bleach or put lasers where the sun don't shine.

And yet, he is still blamed for not keeping his promise, so since more people died in his watch, no bleach necessary.

The DOJ is prosecuting the biggest attack on democracy,

That will be over real soon, the only people that care about it are the Democrats and they need to hurry up because their time is almost up. They’re not going to get a conviction, he’s not going to prison, more wasted money.

And the problem is not wokeness

Yes it is, that’s the reason why Youngkin won in a bright blue state in West Virginia, Democrats didn’t get it Youngkin did, of course it’s about weakness and CRT

I am not sure where you are from

California

After all we had a clown in power till early 2021

And now he’s running again, taking on the clowns in DC

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As president, Trump behaved as if he loved Putin and Un, and he probably still does.

Do you want somebody like that leading the country?

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