Rough polling stretch has GOP operatives asking: Could Trump drop out?

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He’s going to throw the Queen Mother of all tantrums 😬
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Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:18 am
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Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:15 am
With that sick ego of his? No way. He’ll refuse to even contemplate the possibility of losing until it hits him in the face. And even then, he’ll refuse to accept these results, he’ll probably start babbling about electoral fraud and demand recounts all over the place.

It’s gonna be a cluster if he loses.
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Unfortunately his ego wouldn’t let him
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Momto2boys973 wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:23 am
He’s going to throw the Queen Mother of all tantrums 😬
SouthernIslander wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:18 am
Momto2boys973 wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:15 am
With that sick ego of his? No way. He’ll refuse to even contemplate the possibility of losing until it hits him in the face. And even then, he’ll refuse to accept these results, he’ll probably start babbling about electoral fraud and demand recounts all over the place.

It’s gonna be a cluster if he loses.
Oh, there will undoubtedly be an outcry of unfair voting, the electoral college should be abolished, etc.. and it will come from his supporters too. The country is already in enough turmoil from covid, racial issues, etc..people keep asking what is next for 2020.. well, November is going to wreck this year.
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He could if he could make it fit his victimization narrative. Losing to "sleepy joe" would be more humiliating, and if his polling stays where it is, and he wins, it's still humiliating that he only wins because of the undemocratic electoral college, and not because of him personally. There is no coming back from losing the popular vote twice. There is absolutely no way to spin that, nobody buys voter fraud of that magnitude. And if dems take the Senate...lamer than a lame duck.

If he were to drop out, expect a story like "despite doing more than any administration ever in the history of America, the fake news media and do-nothing Democrats won't let me do my job to MAGA..." blah blah blah. Hell take his ball and go home so he can paint himself as the victim.
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And to lose the second term will be terribly humiliating for him. First, because he will be one of the few presidents not elected for a second term. And he can’t go with a “you don’t know what you’re missing” line, because now we do know what we would be missing and we don’t like it, lol. It’s one thing never to have been president and claim you could’ve done better. Maybe yes. But to lose after you’ve shown what you can do and have people think it sucked, there’s no spinning that into a positive.
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Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:51 am
He could if he could make it fit his victimization narrative. Losing to "sleepy joe" would be more humiliating, and if his polling stays where it is, and he wins, it's still humiliating that he only wins because of the undemocratic electoral college, and not because of him personally. There is no coming back from losing the popular vote twice. There is absolutely no way to spin that, nobody buys voter fraud of that magnitude. And if dems take the Senate...lamer than a lame duck.

If he were to drop out, expect a story like "despite doing more than any administration ever in the history of America, the fake news media and do-nothing Democrats won't let me do my job to MAGA..." blah blah blah. Hell take his ball and go home so he can paint himself as the victim.
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Momto2boys973 wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:22 am
Yes. Polk, Buchanan and Coolidge come to mind. I don’t know if there have been others, though.
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Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:50 am
Has that ever happened before? Where the current president doesn’t run for a second term?
Also L. B. Johnson served out remainder of Kennedy term and did not run for President.
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True! Forgot about him.
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Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:51 pm
Momto2boys973 wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:22 am
Yes. Polk, Buchanan and Coolidge come to mind. I don’t know if there have been others, though.
Frau Holle wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:50 am
Has that ever happened before? Where the current president doesn’t run for a second term?
Also L. B. Johnson served out remainder of Kennedy term and did not run for President.
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WellPreserved wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:05 am
He is such a narcissist that I don't believe that he will drop out. At the same time, the Supreme Court decision regarding his tax returns should be decided today or tomorrow. If that decision goes against Trump, he may decide to drop out.

If he drops out, do you think Pence would have a chance? What about a Pence/Haley ticket?
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You people are salivating, lol

Trump would be humiliated if he lost the popular vote? He won a bigger percentage of the popular vote (46%) than bill Clinton (43%) in 1992 even though Clinton won the popular vote, its all relative and 3rd party candidates impact it. We are more divided than ever, the founding fathers gave us an electoral college to make sure mob rule was never an issue and to prevent civil wars. In fact, its the only reason smaller population states agreed to being united states rather than individual countries. if 51% tries to forever dominate 49% we will end up in a civil war and I don't think anyone wants that. thank god we had such wise amazing founders who foresaw so much. If only idiots could learn from them...

Joe biden's strategy since the "you ain't black" comment has been to hide from the public for weeks. He's hiding so no one can see his dementia and gaffs on display. just wait until the debates, there's no way Biden will come out looking good.

Biden has just said hes going to ban the sale of AR15s and institute a gun buy back program, right when gun sales have been record breaking. right when Americans have come to realize the left is insane and will burn down entire cities to get what they want. no one will support having their gun rights infringed on right now.
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And it’s seriously cute how you people think Trump’s re-election isn’t threatened right now, lol. Right now it’s looking like he’s out. So regardless of how much you want to trash Biden’s strategies, they’re working. Even Texas isn’t a shoo in and it traditionally has been a Republican State. I think it hasn’t gone Democrat since the 60s or 70s and yet it’s an on-the-fence state right now.
Trump is in deep doo doo, and no amount of sarcasm or criticism on your part will change that.
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Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:17 pm
You people are salivating, lol

Trump would be humiliated if he lost the popular vote? He won a bigger percentage of the popular vote (46%) than bill Clinton (43%) in 1992 even though Clinton won the popular vote, its all relative and 3rd party candidates impact it. We are more divided than ever, the founding fathers gave us an electoral college to make sure mob rule was never an issue and to prevent civil wars. In fact, its the only reason smaller population states agreed to being united states rather than individual countries. if 51% tries to forever dominate 49% we will end up in a civil war and I don't think anyone wants that. thank god we had such wise amazing founders who foresaw so much. If only idiots could learn from them...

Joe biden's strategy since the "you ain't black" comment has been to hide from the public for weeks. He's hiding so no one can see his dementia and gaffs on display. just wait until the debates, there's no way Biden will come out looking good.

Biden has just said hes going to ban the sale of AR15s and institute a gun buy back program, right when gun sales have been record breaking. right when Americans have come to realize the left is insane and will burn down entire cities to get what they want. no one will support having their gun rights infringed on right now.
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