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The problem with a Trump Party for me is who funds it?

Trump's fucked financially and no one else is going to touch it. It'll be reliant on donations from supporters and/or dodgy donations from abroad. I don't see that being close to enough to crack the two party system, especially if major companies refuse to air their adverts, host their websites, collect donations, etc. All of which seems very likely. Corporate America wants fuck all to do with this revolution shit.

The best case scenario for them politically is being America's answer to the Brexit Party. Charging "Patriots" $50 each to join protests, etc.

The real problem is outside of politics. We're definitely going to see more terror attacks, or at least attempts at them. This is reality for a lot of these people. They aren't simply going to go away. They are going to splinter though because it's going to be much much harder for them to communicate. Attacks will also make it less likely for them to be accepted as a legitimate political force. 

Fuck knows how it actually ends though. I can't see anything less than a full confession from Trump doing it and, even then, I'm sure they will come up with ways to keep the lie going.

I don't buy the comparisons to the end of the Weimar Republic though. Germany was on it's arse after World War One and that played a massive part in the Nazi's rise. While America is far from perfect, it's nowhere near that level. The Democrats DO need to spend the next four years productively though. They've got no excuses now.

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So here's what to look for if you watch on TV. The Very Basics If Biden wins huge, we could get an "official" call during tonight. If Biden wins clearly/comfortably it may well be clear

Is it Tildeguy? 

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I think getting funding would be the easiest part. Trump's supporters love throwing him cash and a lot of them are wealthy (Chris Jericho would probably chuck him 20 grand). And he's got the Evangelists behind him and they have a lot of money to throw around. He will never crack the two party system, but he will make enough cash to keep himself out of prison and have enough support that he'll still have a lot of influence on the Republican party because if he takes his base with him that's a huge loss of votes for the Republicans. Throw in speaking events, books and some kind of media company and he will be able to pay off his debts and stay out of prison.

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The revolution can certainly count on a solid $1000 from the American tight arse himself. 

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1 minute ago, Gay as FOOK said:

The revolution can certainly count on a solid $1000 from the American tight arse himself. 

After it’s been laundered at least a dozen times and we find out that it actually came from the tip jars at Turnberry.
 

I don’t see him having any issues in raising funds, mainly because he won’t care where that money comes from and there is a vested interest in keeping America fucked. It’ll be interesting to see if he launches his own media platforms, it’ll be his only way of staying relevant but could also be a financial clusterfuck as I don’t see how they could ever make any advertising revenue, I’m sure it won’t stop his ego from convincing him to give a go though, provided someone else picks up the tab. 

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I’ve always thought they’d never break from the GOP but the way Ya’ll Qaeda have been slagging off republicans as well makes me think they might. It’s like the militia of the Tea Party. Scary stuff, but I’m hoping the all become ultra isolationist and we don’t have to bother hearing from ever again. 

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55 minutes ago, LaGoosh said:

I think getting funding would be the easiest part. Trump's supporters love throwing him cash and a lot of them are wealthy (Chris Jericho would probably chuck him 20 grand). And he's got the Evangelists behind him and they have a lot of money to throw around. He will never crack the two party system, but he will make enough cash to keep himself out of prison and have enough support that he'll still have a lot of influence on the Republican party because if he takes his base with him that's a huge loss of votes for the Republicans. Throw in speaking events, books and some kind of media company and he will be able to pay off his debts and stay out of prison.

Trump went on the beg the day after Biden was declared the winner. This headline gives you an idea of what to expect https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-legal-effort-fundraising-recount-election-2024-b1766547.html and this was to help him overturn the result. If he wanted to start a new party, they would happily pay him money again. I reckon if he was serious though, he would probably get Eric or Trump Jr to be the nominee with him as VP

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23 minutes ago, Keith Houchen said:

I’ve always thought they’d never break from the GOP but the way Ya’ll Qaeda have been slagging off republicans as well makes me think they might. It’s like the militia of the Tea Party. Scary stuff, but I’m hoping the all become ultra isolationist and we don’t have to bother hearing from ever again. 

This could be the comeback Glenn Beck's been waiting for!

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9 minutes ago, Hannibal Scorch said:

he would probably get Eric or Trump Jr to be the nominee with him as VP

It would be Ivanka, in my opinion.  She was one of his top advisors and they can play into the whole international diplomacy that she's been a part of.  Plus she is the pin up for GOP types, one of the few women they'd actually vote for.  However, she is married to a jew so that might not work.

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5 minutes ago, Keith Houchen said:

It would be Ivanka, in my opinion.  She was one of his top advisors and they can play into the whole international diplomacy that she's been a part of.  Plus she is the pin up for GOP types, one of the few women they'd actually vote for.  However, she is married to a jew so that might not work.

They will ignore the jew thing. If they can have a satisfying wank imagining their patriot goddesses decked out in sexy tactical gear then they'll happily vote for them. Thats why you see morons like Lauren Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene elected.

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5 minutes ago, neil said:

They will ignore the jew thing. If they can have a satisfying wank imagining their patriot goddesses decked out in sexy tactical gear then they'll happily vote for them. Thats why you see morons like Lauren Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene elected.

And if you fancy going a bit old school, Sarah Palin.

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Just now, johnnyboy said:

And if you fancy going a bit old school, Sarah Palin.

Too liberal mate.

Also this Goodfellas/Layla coda mashup is wonderful 

 

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1 hour ago, LaGoosh said:

I think getting funding would be the easiest part. Trump's supporters love throwing him cash and a lot of them are wealthy (Chris Jericho would probably chuck him 20 grand). And he's got the Evangelists behind him and they have a lot of money to throw around. He will never crack the two party system, but he will make enough cash to keep himself out of prison and have enough support that he'll still have a lot of influence on the Republican party because if he takes his base with him that's a huge loss of votes for the Republicans. Throw in speaking events, books and some kind of media company and he will be able to pay off his debts and stay out of prison.

Again, I just don't see it.

He's Harvey Weinstein or Kevin Spacey multiplied by a million. Jericho might well donate until the heat starts coming down from Tony Khan, TNT or hurting Fozzy but I think even he is too smart for it.

Yep. Even Jericho.

Same with speaking events and books. Those just aren't going to happen. They'd make money, granted, but it'd also be taken them profiting off his actions. Nobody wants that kind of publicity. A week ago, sure, but today is a very very different world.

I'll admit that I didn't consider the Evangelists though.

On a different note, Parlor has been hacked and all their data leaked. Turns out they were lying when they said they didn't retain any of the personal information they collected.

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4 minutes ago, unfitfinlay said:

Again, I just don't see it.

He's Harvey Weinstein or Kevin Spacey multiplied by a million.

Not at all. His core followers still love him and those who were put off by the Capitol incident will lie to themselves and say that Trump wasn't to blame just like he isn't to blame for anything and open their wallets for him. These are people who saw video of police officers choking a black man to death and said "well he should have complied. Blue lives matter! Law and order! MAGA!". They are all in and too far gone for normal politics now.

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