Election outcome most likely to cause country to lose its shit

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Election outcome most likely to cause country to lose its shit

Post by Turdacious » Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:00 am

I’d bet on Biden popular victory, trump electoral victory, Republican hold in senate. Your thoughts?
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Post by Grandpa's Spells » Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:30 am

I'm not sure people are prepared to not have an answer on election night, which appears quite likely. If there's a 20+ point spread between Biden and Trump voters on mail-in vs. in person voting, the election won't be decided but Trump may be "ahead" in key states on Election night by a couple points even if he's losing badly. It will be tempting to declare victory and try to DQ remaining ballots.
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Post by Bennyonesix1 » Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:44 am

Yeah. Mail in voting is dumb and insane and everyone always knew it and never wanted it but wtf let's do it now for kicks.

Like the lockdown and masks.

Let's just burn it all down.

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Post by DrDonkeyLove... » Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:06 pm

I think the Dem party is playing it hard and smart.

Mail in voting should get more non-voting Dems to vote and provide their ballot harvesting operatives with the opportunity "lose" ballots from conservative zip codes and "find" ballots in liberal ones. This could hugely benefit them down ballot regardless of who wins the presidency.

Perhaps more importantly, it gives them a hedge if Trump wins. At the very least they can primal scream that he's illegitimate and use that as a springboard for the 2022 midterms. With luck they can grab the senate, and maybe kill the filibuster, and impeach him in 2021 or 2023.

Regardless, shit will be lost and the Dem party is just fine with that.

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Post by Bennyonesix1 » Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:25 pm

DrDonkeyLove... wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:06 pm
I think the Dem party is playing it hard and smart.

Mail in voting should get more non-voting Dems to vote and provide their ballot harvesting operatives with the opportunity "lose" ballots from conservative zip codes and "find" ballots in liberal ones. This could hugely benefit them down ballot regardless of who wins the presidency.

Perhaps more importantly, it gives them a hedge if Trump wins. At the very least they can primal scream that he's illegitimate and use that as a springboard for the 2022 midterms. With luck they can grab the senate, and maybe kill the filibuster, and impeach him in 2021 or 2023.

Regardless, shit will be lost and the Dem party is just fine with that.
I'm right with you. I myself see a huge Electoral College victory a la Nixon 1972. I doubt the down ticket races follow suit. Mostly because of the fraud. But I am sure the GOP is also trying to throw the House and Senate to the DEMs so they can outsource Trumps removal within the year.

There's a lot of things I hate about the US right now but the GOP is the leader far and away. I hate them so much I can't even think about them anymore. I just ignore them and chimp whenever they get forced into my consciousness.

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Post by nafod » Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:05 pm

Shit will be lost, one way or another.
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Post by Fat Cat » Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:16 pm

Dems are already preparing the battlespace for the late hour rally from Behind via mail-in ballot fraud.
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Post by nafod » Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:58 pm

On my way to the beach, staying the night in Charlottesville. Drove past where the torch carrying "jews will not replace us" dudes marched.

Drove past a million Trump yard signs in the rural areas. No one wearing masks in the stores.

Not sure what the state of covid is in UVA campus. Mask wearing discipline high here
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Post by Fat Cat » Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:27 am

What beach? Post pictures.
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Post by Schlegel » Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:48 am

The UVA hospital went to a 100% mandatory mask policy very very early on, so the town population is pretty used to it.
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Post by nafod » Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:07 am

Outer Banks, Duck. Wilco.

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