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Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford to challenge Trump in primary

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He said government spending, budget deficits and the national debt will be the "epicenter" of his campaign, issues that had traditionally been central to the Republican Party.

RINOs, Republican in Name Only like Trump and Moscow Mitch look out only for themselves and their family bank accounts. Not the country, not even the Republican Party. They're for sale to the highest bidder, US or foreign. Slimy, corrupt politicians.

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No one expects Sanford to win, but I'm glad he is entering the GOP race even if he is just a thorn in Trump's huge backside.

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Any Republican challenger to Trump will eat away at his support, so good on them even if they have zero expectation of winning.

Let's get a 3rd party candidate in there to siphon off as many Republican votes as possible, away from Trump.

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Can’t win on your own with 20 of your wonderful candidates? Thought like 6 of the Dem front runners are beating Trump already?

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Can’t win on your own with 20 of your wonderful candidates? Thought like 6 of the Dem front runners are beating Trump already?

This article is about primary challengers to Donny, not the democratic candidates.

Remember when Republivams disparaged the DNC for rigging the primaries on Hillary's favor? I do. Funny that the Republivana are simply cancelling their primaries to "save money."

The hypocrisy from the right never ceases. They have zero integrity.

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Can’t win on your own with 20 of your wonderful candidates? Thought like 6 of the Dem front runners are beating Trump already?

Hey, we're taking pages from your book. Stacking the deck in our favor, like you guys do with gerrymandering and voter suppression.

Once again, and as always:

But, you guys!

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RINOs, Republican in Name Only like Trump and Moscow Mitch look out only for themselves and their family bank accounts.

As if Democrats don’t. Lol, so funny!

Not the country, not even the Republican Party. They're for sale to the highest bidder, US or foreign. Slimy, corrupt politicians

That’s the world of politics, I prefer to not choose the side of Democrat socialism-fascism of being told what to do, what to eat and how to live or how much money I’m allowed to make or keep.

Besides, the man who infamously got lost along the Appalachian Trail....lol..will never make the Presidency, he’s another deBozo that will muster up about a 1% support in the polls.

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Sanford's term as governor was marked with scandal when he went missing after telling staff that he had left the state to hike the Appalachian Trail. Instead, he had traveled to Argentina to meet with his mistress, which he admitted in a news conference hours after returning.

Yes, this is the "new GOP" - what once was the party of religious values and moral character now embraces perverts and serial adulterers....

Sanford travels to Argentina, Trump has a shorter walk over to his neighbor Epstein's house...

Throw in Rep Steve "What's wrong with white supremacy" King and that tells you all you need to know about the new Republican Party...

Well, just one more - Putin-worship....

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Good to have a Republican running who is still a fiscal conservative. Trump’s out of control socialist spending needs to be challenged.

Our fiscal conservatives must be delighted he’s running.

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Chip Star - This article is about primary challengers to Donny, not the democratic candidates.

According to the article -

Sanford's term as governor was marked with scandal when he went missing after telling staff that he had left the state to hike the Appalachian Trail. Instead, he had traveled to Argentina to meet with his mistress, which he admitted in a news conference hours after returning.

And now Sanford has become the Democrats, and the Hillary worshippers, best hope to prevent Trump's re-election.

Remember when Republivams disparaged the DNC for rigging the primaries on Hillary's favor? I do.

I also remember when the DNC actually did rigged the primary elections in ol' Hillary's favor. So do all of those Bernie voters who then refused to support the DNC's chosen one. Which only added one more reason to the long list of reasons for Hillary's second failed attempt to become president.

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I also remember when the DNC actually did rigged the primary elections in ol' Hillary's favor. So do all of those Bernie voters who then refused to support the DNC's chosen one. Which only added one more reason to the long list of reasons for Hillary's second failed attempt to become president.

Yeah, it was a travesty.

And now the RNC is taking a page out of the DNC playbook:

GOP poised to cancel caucuses and primaries in four states in spite of Trump challengers: report

Four Republican state parties are poised to cancel their perspective presidential caucus and primary contests, moves which would help President Donald Trump hold on to the party's nomination and avoid criticism from rivals.

Link: https://www.salon.com/2019/09/06/gop-poised-to-cancel-caucuses-and-primaries-in-four-states-in-spite-of-trump-challengers-report/

So what do you think, is this as much a travesty as when the RNC screwed Bernie, or if not, which hypocritical excuse will you use to justify your double standard on the matter?

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And now Sanford has become the Democrats, and the Hillary worshippers, best hope to prevent Trump's re-election.

Nah, not the best hope. But any 'Pub challengers will siphon votes away from Trump, and we need to learn to play the game like you guys and stack the deck in our favor, like you guys do with gerrymandering and voter suppression.

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It'll be fun to watch Trump try to slam Sanford for his extramarital activity.

Besides, the man who infamously got lost along the Appalachian Trail....lol..will never make the Presidency, he’s another deBozo that will muster up about a 1% support in the polls.

Well, you once thought Trump was a lunatic with no chance of winning. Until he became the frontrunner and you joined the cult.

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Remember when Republivams disparaged the DNC for rigging the primaries on Hillary's favor? I do. Funny that the Republivana are simply cancelling their primaries to "save money."

Wow. “Rigging” you say. Normal people call it a conspiracy, but that word gives lefties hives. So you use “rig”. It was not a “rig” silly. It was a “conspiracy” to destroy a fellow candidate in their own party.

If you can’t be honest in your observations in your selected party then you really don’t have critical honesty, much like Strangerland who only enjoys trolling with no intelligent observations.

Invalid CSRF

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Yes, this is the "new GOP" - what once was the party of religious values and moral character now embraces perverts and serial adulterers....

It would seem liberals have complete amnesia when it comes to their perverts ans serial adulterers. How many Republican aides had their spouses send nude pictures of themselves to underage girls, how many Republican Presidents had an affair with their interns in the Oval Office? So it would seem the Democrat party is the party that has Ben devoid (for a very, very long time of ethics and values) and now has lurched radically to the very far left and see nothing wrong with that conduct, not your granddads Democrat party.

Sanford travels to Argentina, Trump has a shorter walk over to his neighbor Epstein's house...

Bill enjoyed for years hanging with Jeff.

Throw in Rep Steve "What's wrong with white supremacy" King and that tells you all you need to know about the new Republican Party...

Is Northam still wearing Blackface and in office?? Seriously?

Well, just one more - Putin-worship....

2011

Sanford has zero chances of winning anything, now if he wants the attention and stroke his already chewed up and spat out ego, he should go for it. We do need more laughs, the Democrat candidates were funny, but now we need something new.

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@basf4We do need more laughs, the Democrat candidates were funny, but now we need something new.

That sounds like a line nihilists would use in continuing their ongoing efforts to undermine 'western' democratic systems. And though Trump provides more than enough material for late night comedians, he himself is not funny in any way. Except to nihilists, and maybe Xi and Putin who've found how laughably easy it is to weaken the US as they expand their respective (collective?) global powers.

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Good to have a Republican running who is still a fiscal conservative. 

We do need the laughs.

Why are you laughing at a fiscal conservative?

You clearly disagree with the kind of thing Obama was spending on, but you used to talk about bankrupting the country. You were against out of control spending in principle.

I just think someone who highlights Trumps socialist spending and reminds fiscal conservatives of their principles is a good thing. Some who joined the ‘lunatic fringe’ need reminding it seems.

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That sounds like a line nihilists would use in continuing their ongoing efforts to undermine 'western' democratic systems.

Come again? Lol

And though Trump provides more than enough material for late night comedians, he himself is not funny in any way.

Oh, vehemently disagree with that. The man is helluva funny especially when he trolls the media and they bite hook, line and sinker every time.

Except to nihilists, and maybe Xi and Putin who've found how laughably easy it is to weaken the US as they expand their respective (collective?) global powers.

And the Democrats are doing what to deter this....oh, wait, they’re too busy running after Trump to notice....dumb, dumb, dumb....

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Oh, vehemently disagree with that. The man is helluva funny especially when he trolls the media and they bite hook, line and sinker every time.

Heh, and yet your descriptions of Obama's actions make it sound as if he was essentially trolling you guys on the right, and you hate him for it.

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nobody voting for this guy. He lost a Congressional primary to another Republican, how can he suddenly become President?

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nobody voting for this guy.

Anyone but Trump or a Democrat people will vote for him.

And we're ok with that.

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Wow. “Rigging” you say. Normal people call it a conspiracy, but that word gives lefties hives. So you use “rig”. It was not a “rig” silly. It was a “conspiracy” to destroy a fellow candidate in their own party. 

Hahahaha. A conspiracy in the sense of a criminal conspiracy, not a conspiracy theory. Nice try though!

If you can’t be honest in your observations in your selected party then you really don’t have critical honesty, much like Strangerland who only enjoys trolling with no intelligent observations.

I'm not a democrat. Given the content of most of your posts and your love of Byilding 7, I'll take your criticisms of myself and Stranger with a pound or eight of salt.

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Wow. “Rigging” you say. Normal people call it a conspiracy, but that word gives lefties hives.

Well, we all know that conspiracy theories are the realm of the right.

So you use “rig”. It was not a “rig” silly. It was a “conspiracy” to destroy a fellow candidate in their own party.

Yep, a total travesty.

Back to the current topic at hand, would you not agree it's a travesty that the Republican is doing much the same, if not worse, to Republican candidates?

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So you use “rig”. It was not a “rig” silly. It was a “conspiracy” to destroy a fellow candidate in their own party.

As in a conspiracy to commit a crime, not a conspiracy theory.

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nobody voting for this guy. He lost a Congressional primary to another Republican, how can he suddenly become President?

Hey, compared to the failed businessman, serial pervert, and con-man they nominated last time, Sanford looks over-qualified....

But as we've seen before, the key for any Republican winning the nomination is how much Putin likes them...

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You’re not a conservative either, so.......

Okay. And?

Rather vote for a Condo salesman over a man who went AWOL cheated on his wife with some chick in Argentina,

So it was bad for Sanford to cheat on his wife, but completely okay for Donny to have cheated on all three of his wives. Sweet consistency.

2011...

Moscow Mitch refusing to bring to a vote legislation to strengthen our elections. We can't change the past, but we can affect the future.

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Anyone but Trump or a Democrat people will vote for him.

And we're ok with that.

I doubt that, I predict that Biden won’t make next year, but you never know.

Donnie will likely quit - he always quits - a couple more Fox News polls like the recent ones and he'll bail....why get humiliated...

I'm not a democrat.

You’re not a conservative either, so.......

I don't think you're qualified to judge another person's political preferences...

Hey, compared to the failed businessman, serial pervert, and con-man they nominated last time, Sanford looks over-qualified....

Failed? Restructured, fallible man as we all all, ask Anthony Wiener and Bill. Rather vote for a Condo salesman over a man who went AWOL cheated on his wife with some chick in Argentina, but hey, we need the laughs, Harris and Booker were the funniest, but I want Sanford...maybe Kasich as well. ROFL!

Six bankruptcies- and did you see Pence lost the $1 million his father left him? Bad investments - must have put his money in Trump Airlines....

https://nypost.com/2019/09/07/karen-pence-was-worried-about-going-broke-after-trump-won/

But as we've seen before, the key for any Republican winning the nomination is how much Putin likes them...

2011....

The meeting with Russians was about adoptions....

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Okay. And?

Hehehe..nothing lol....

So it was bad for Sanford to cheat on his wife, but completely okay for Donny to have cheated on all three of his wives. Sweet consistency.

Trump didn’t leave his wife, not minimizing the cheating, but Sanford just threw his wife straight under the bus, that’s far, far worse.

Moscow Mitch refusing to bring to a vote legislation to strengthen our elections. We can't change the past, but we can affect the future.

We did from that idiot Harry Reid. Payback is......

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I doubt that, I predict that Biden won’t make next year, but you never know.

You also predicted Donny wouldn't get the nomination as you were disparaging him as part of the lunatic fringe.

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Hehehe..nothing lol....

Then there was no point to mentioning it.

Trump didn’t leave his wife, not minimizing the cheating, but Sanford just threw his wife straight under the bus, that’s far, far worse.

What are you talking about? Donny left his firstvwifecfor his second wife and his second wife for his third wife.

We did from that idiot Harry Reid. Payback is......

Ou are okay with allowing our elections to remain unstrengthened to get political payback but make a false claim that Obama did nothing after he found out Russia interfered with our election in order to disparage him.

Your'e all over the place. Further evidence that you have no interest in engaging in discourse in good faith.

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Donnie will likely quit - he always quits -

He never has, that’s not his character

a couple more Fox News polls like the recent ones and he'll bail....why get humiliated...

Yes, they also predicted Hillary would win as well.

I don't think you're qualified to judge another person's political preferences...

Omg...I know you just didn’t say that! ROFL!

Six bankruptcies- and did you see Pence lost the $1 million his father left him? Bad investments - must have put his money in Trump Airlines....

The worst investments are the Democrat nut jobs that think with their stupid green deal plan and making us eat bugs and plants, get rid of cars and use carrot juice to power it is going to get them elected, it won’t.

The meeting with Russians was about adoptions....

2011? Ahhh....nice try...

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So it was bad for Sanford to cheat on his wife, but completely okay for Donny to have cheated on all three of his wives. Sweet consistency.

Trump didn’t leave his wife, not minimizing the cheating, but Sanford just threw his wife straight under the bus, that’s far, far worse.

Really? Having a fling with a porn star while your 11 month old son is home with his mom, your wife?

Cheat on wife #1 with wife #2, cheat on wife #2 with wife #3 - and cheat on then all with porn stars, Playboy Bunnies, and underage teenagers (with his buddy Epstein).

24 (to date) women accusing him of sexual assault...

He's definitely the King of Creep....

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He never has, that’s not his character

Unless he's quitting a wife for a mistress, quitting paying his bills via bankruptcy, etc.

Omg...I know you just didn’t say that! ROFL!

The truth is funny? Are you going to claim againnthat tou were a political journalist? How's one go from being a political journalist to a war correspondent?

The worst investments are the Democrat nut jobs that think with their stupid green deal plan and making us eat bugs and plants, get rid of cars and use carrot juice to power it is going to get them elected, it won’t.

Completely irrelevant to Donny being a horrible businessperson.

2011? Ahhh....nice try...

Is in the past and can't be changed. Why won't Moscow Mitch allow a vote in legislation to strengthen our elections?

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Sorry, Donnie has no character....nor integrity, dignity, etc.....

125 million and then some disagree. 88% approval rating about Republicans, even Bush couldn’t get that much love.

So, what are your qualifications?

What are yours?

Donnie and Mikey - the Bankruptcy Boys....

And bouncing back.

Trump: I have no business in Russia. DonJr/Eric: We get all the money we need from Russia

2014....oh...

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