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      10-24-2018, 07:41 AM   #1
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If not Trump, then who?

Okay, so I thought I would draft a post regarding all the 'never-Trump' comments and threads we see around here. I hear so many talk endlessly about how terrible Trump is, yet they never offer an alternative option. I am not a huge fan of Trump at all, but admit that he has done some good things for our country so far in addition to some not so good ones. It's a mix in my mind, but I still think he is far better than the alternative at the time of Hillary Clinton.

That being said, let's here who you would want to run and win for the next election - or in a hypothetical world, who you would pick to replace him tomorrow under the assumption that it was possible. Be sure to include a sentence or two as to why you make your choice. Feel free to add a couple options and then add a third option as a (dream candidate), one who would probably never run for the office or win, but that you wish would - and why.

I'll go first - here are my top two candidates to replace Trump:

1) Condoleezza Rice
2) John Bolton

Why? Rice is a strong fiscal conservative and a mild war hawk who will try diplomatic solutions first but not hesitate to use force when needed. I think she is a solid, reliable, honest person with a good heart to do the right thing for the country. Bolton to me, is just a bad-ass. I love that he puts up with zero crap and really tells it like it is. He is a bit more hawkish, but also strongly conservative when it comes to economic issues.

My dream pick:

3) John Stossel

Why? Love this guy, as he really is a true conservative libertarian. Has my mindset of basically telling the government to piss off and do as little as possible and let the market sort things out. He would never run or win if he did, but it would be awesome in a dream world.


How about yours?
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Libs are to short sighted to realize that Trump is a moderate compared to what will be coming after him. Be rest assured that if things don't start to improve in this country the next president will make Trump look like a liberal.
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No matter who you pick, it will get worse and worse. Trump is just the face, there is higher people.
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Honestly, I can't trust any of them. They are all corrupt, it's just the name of the game. The ones who don't play the game get pushed out.
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Wow, well so far no one has offered anything regarding my OP, lol.
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Wow, well so far no one has offered anything regarding my OP, lol.
Option 3 I can go with

3) John Stossel
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Your post is 30 minutes old
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Okay, so I thought I would draft a post regarding all the 'never-Trump' comments and threads we see around here. I hear so many talk endlessly about how terrible Trump is, yet they never offer an alternative option. I am not a huge fan of Trump at all, but admit that he has done some good things for our country so far in addition to some not so good ones. It's a mix in my mind, but I still think he is far better than the alternative at the time of Hillary Clinton.

That being said, let's here who you would want to run and win for the next election - or in a hypothetical world, who you would pick to replace him tomorrow under the assumption that it was possible. Be sure to include a sentence or two as to why you make your choice. Feel free to add a couple options and then add a third option as a (dream candidate), one who would probably never run for the office or win, but that you wish would - and why.

I'll go first - here are my top two candidates to replace Trump:

1) Condoleezza Rice
2) John Bolton

Why? Rice is a strong fiscal conservative and a mild war hawk who will try diplomatic solutions first but not hesitate to use force when needed. I think she is a solid, reliable, honest person with a good heart to do the right thing for the country. Bolton to me, is just a bad-ass. I love that he puts up with zero crap and really tells it like it is. He is a bit more hawkish, but also strongly conservative when it comes to economic issues.

My dream pick:

3) John Stossel

Why? Love this guy, as he really is a true conservative libertarian. Has my mindset of basically telling the government to piss off and do as little as possible and let the market sort things out. He would never run or win if he did, but it would be awesome in a dream world.


How about yours?
Dem or rep. Doesnt matter. So long as the person is against the globalist mentality.
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I think that we should go ahead and admit to our current societal situation and elect Terry Crews as President Camacho.



With the way things are going I'm actually amazed that we aren't already watering our crops with sports drinks.
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I think that we should go ahead and admit to our current societal situation and elect Terry Crews as President Camacho.



With the way things are going I'm actually amazed that we aren't already watering our crops with sports drinks.
Open the borders and Camacho will be president by 2030.
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I think that we should go ahead and admit to our current societal situation and elect Terry Crews as President Camacho.



With the way things are going I'm actually amazed that we aren't already watering our crops with sports drinks.


But Brawndo's got what plants crave. It's got electrolytes.
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But Brawndo's got what plants crave. It's got electrolytes.


Go away usshelena725.....I'm batin'!
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Well - so far, the only real person that has been recommended is Ross Perot and he is what, like 82 years old?

Also not seeing many of the 'never-trumpers' posting yet. Very curious who they would put forward.
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Libs are to short sighted to realize that Trump is a moderate compared to what will be coming after him. Be rest assured that if things don't start to improve in this country the next president will make Trump look like a liberal.
The GOP will field a PiS candidate?
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I like some of his (and his dad's) ideas, but they drift to quickly into crazy town for my liking.

From your list usshelena725, I'd give Condi a serious look for your reasons etc. I'm a no way on the mustache and don't know much about Stossel. Nobody from the Dems side has stepped or does much for me right now.
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Do you seriously want to choose a new president here?

It's fun sport for us and we actually do get a choice every 4 years. Sometimes like the last time not great choices, but a choice nonetheless. I know this concept is hard to understand because of your guy laughing and all.
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