r/NoStupidQuestions May 28 '22

When O.bama became p.resident did R.epublicans still display B.ush signs? Removed: Megathread

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u/Treefrogprince May 28 '22

No. At that point, even Republicans were sick of Bush. Plus, Bush wasn’t running.

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u/zgrizz May 28 '22

Just like Dems kept their signs up after the win in 2016.

Heck, we still have idiots driving around with Bernie stickers - and he didn't even make the cut

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u/Brother_-_John May 28 '22

No, the 2008 election was not in dispute. The 2020 election, on the other hand, is very much disputed.

In any case, for there to be a parallel, people would have kept McCain signs in their yard. And everybody hated him, anyway.

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u/doowgad1 May 28 '22

No, it wasn't.

Every single state legislature confirmed Biden won. Including the ones run by the GOP. There wasn't a single argument that was made that wasn't kicked out by a Federal judge, some of them appointed by Trump himself.

On the other hand, there's plenty of evidence that Trump knew he lost.

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u/Brother_-_John May 28 '22

Nearly zero, if not actually zero, evidence was actually heard in a courtroom. Nearly all cases were dismissed for lack of standing or on procedural grounds. The Supreme Court literally fled their responsibility.

It’s no good pointing out who appointed them; judges appointed by democrats can reliably be counted upon to advance the party’s interests; judges appointed by Republicans do not show any such reliability.

Before a single vote was counted, the Democrat party unanimously owned all of the education system, nearly all of the news media, all of the federal bureaucracy, more than enough of social media, and basically all of the entertainment machine; to say therefore that the election was carried out with a fair reporting and airing of views is ridiculous.

Moreover, numerous laws were changed, frequently in violation of state constitutions and the federal Constitution, and all of which reduced reliability and transparency.

Yes, this election is very, very much disputed indeed, and since the only official response has amounted to “shut up,“ the government-media complex only moves to undermine its own credibility; and if the American people voted for this pointless destruction and deliberate damage because they did not like mean tweets, then this country is too stupid to survive anyway.

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u/doowgad1 May 28 '22

Trump applied for his Presidential pension.

No one forced him to do it.

He just saw the free money and couldn't help himself.

Explain that.

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u/Brother_-_John May 28 '22

So what? One way or another, he may or may not see the inside of the White House again. He’s entitled to it. Who cares?

How about you explain why you think that dismisses everything I just explained to you?

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u/doowgad1 May 28 '22

He said that he lost the election.

If he thought it was stolen he would not have taken the money, because he would still be President.

He took the money because he knew he'd lost.

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u/Brother_-_John May 28 '22

In other words, you are unable to address the facts I listed.

There is nothing for him to gain by refusing to concede after inauguration day, because the constitution does not provide for the undoing of a fraudulent election. The founders hoped we would be vigilant enough to keep people like this away from politics to begin with.

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u/doowgad1 May 28 '22

There is nothing for him to gain by refusing to concede after inauguration day, because the constitution does not provide for the undoing of a fraudulent election. The founders hoped we would be vigilant enough to keep people like this away from politics to begin with.

So, instead of creating a precedent by standing up and fighting every day, he just takes the money and runs.

You funny

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u/Brother_-_John May 28 '22

OK did you actually READ what I said?

The constitution does not provide for the undoing of a fraudulent election

So… whom, exactly, is he supposed to fight? Should he undermine the constitution? Or, should he stand aside, let the house of cards come crashing down, let those few real voters among the alleged 81 million that voted for this train wreck hopefully learn from their mistakes, and meanwhile try to get better people elected in the meanwhile?

I may be funny, but you don’t read so good.

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u/doowgad1 May 28 '22

You funny

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u/Spokker May 28 '22

Nice attempt at getting past the censors lol

But no, Bush did not have a lot of support at the end of his first term. His lowest approval rating was 25% and that was 2008. That's 9 points lower than what Trump's was at the end of his term and Bush was never accused of insurrection. And whatever support Bush had was probably lukewarm at best. The people who like Trump really like him.

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u/Tyler_s_Burden May 28 '22

Bush was a 2 term president without any chance of running again. In think part of the trump signage is hoping he’ll run/win again.

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u/OvertSpy May 28 '22

There are plenty of people who just never take/took down their signs, this is true independent of political party or candidate.

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u/Teekno an answering fool May 28 '22

No. That would have been stupid.