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2020 Election   America - all of it

Started 2/26/20 by Jenifer (Zarknorph); 42421 views.
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From: katiek2


Interesting article 

Where are your pictures of the thugs tearing up many of our cities?  Oh, couldn't find any Trump supporters in them?  Well, that's about par for a liberal.  Just ignore what you don't like.

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The article seems to raise more questions than it answered, but it was balanced, at least.

Unfortunately it is irrelevant to the current conversation, as the BLM protests are a separate issue.

We are talking about the President calling for random citizens to take it upon themselves to monitor you while you vote.

Perhaps they will walk into the buildings where the ballots are being counted to "supervise"?

What he said was stupid and dangerous.

And everyone continues to make excuses for his behaviour.

I am willing to cede that when he was referring to the Proud Boys he meant to say "Stand back and Stand down", not by.

But the call to arms to go into the polling stations can not be explained away as just another gaffe.

His words were specific and deliberate.


From: katiek2


Jenifer, in the US you CANNOT just go into a polling station and stand around to watch people.  It's against the law.  If you're in the polling station, you'd better be there to vote.

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katiek2 said:

Jenifer, in the US you CANNOT just go into a polling station and stand around to watch people. It's against the law. If you're in the polling station, you'd better be there to vote.


Now, do you understand that Trump calling on his supporters to do exactly that is wrong, dangerous and ILLEGAL!


From: katiek2


We see the same words - I take them literally, you put your own interpretation on them.  I understand that.  What I don't understand is how you could even imagine any president, Trump included, would tell his supporters to "loiter and intimidate" at a polling station.  Whatever he is, he's not stupid.  Now, we both know nothing each other says is going to change the other's mind, so let's move on from here.  I'm sure more badly worded sentences will be forthcoming, as well as cut and clipped videos and spun interpretations of those words.  Something new to chew on.

More fun to come.

It is a federal crime in all 50 states for civilians to loiter around polling places and intimidate voters.

I saw no quote where President Trump (don't you just love the sound of that? Me too!) even implied that his supporters do either of those things. Did you misspeak with the quote? Because it does not support the statement, above.

I took his words at face value.

?You really should find a nightschool class in English comprehension, then.

What exactly am I misconstruing here?

How "watching very carefully" means either loitering or intimidating. Are you trying to make a fool of yourself, here?

What did he actually mean?

Exactly what he said. "watch very carefully". What does that phrase mean, today, in your language of liberalspeak?