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(CNN)   If Trump doesn't attend Biden's inauguration, it might very well guarantee a two term Biden/Harris administration   (cnn.com) divider line
    More: Giggity, President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Vice President of the United States, John Quincy Adams, presidential election, outgoing presidents, Democratic Party  
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2020-12-03 6:00:20 PM  

hammettman: Hopefully, he won't show up.  That will mean that none of his fruit fly followers will show up to yell and holler when he speaks and fart in the general direction of civilized people.  And most of all, we won't have to hear him speak his garbagetalk maxims.

Hopefully, when Biden pulls up to the White House, he's greeted by the ServPro CleanUp & Restoration people in hazmat suits just finishing up their service.


Hey!  Fruit flies don't deserve to be insulted like that!
 
2020-12-03 6:02:39 PM  
Loser stank is rough, but it's nothing compared to sore loser stank.
 
2020-12-03 6:04:34 PM  
Trump will be pissed when he is gone and the crowds get smaller and smaller and he isn't on the news every hour. Hopefully he will get banned from Twitter and have to hang out on parler or OAN to get any attention.
 
2020-12-03 6:06:54 PM  

snowshovel: As someone who voted for Biden I can't see how taking a such a strong stand against electron fraud would make me vote for Trump in 4 years.


He's quite negative about electrons.
 
2020-12-03 6:11:37 PM  

Nadie_AZ: Uh huh. Riiiiight.

An unleashed and unpunished Trump will be a nightmare for this nation.


Quite right. That guy and all his compatriots, need to be whacked with a baseball bat to the mouth. Make that tool no longer usable. Second, use the same bat to pound the fingers. No more typing. After that, who cares.

/That ol' saying, "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me" can't be any more wrong
//Words are FAR more dangerous than sticks and stones.
///A thrown rock follows a predictable path. A swung stick follows a predictable path. Words become uncontrolled once released to the public.
 
2020-12-03 6:13:08 PM  
In seriousness, though, I'm going to be f*cking pissed if Biden's inauguration is anything other than Chief Justice Roberts giving him the oath from the White House on live TV.

/especially if there's anything that remotely looks like a party given our current COVID surge
 
2020-12-03 6:13:50 PM  
To those saying who cares---is symbolicly important. On inauguration day, the outgoing President and First Lady welcome the incoming President and First Lady to the White House and the outgoing and incoming Presidents ride to the inauguration together in the same car.

It's a statement about the peaceful transfer of power. It's also a statement about the legitimancy of the election and the incoming President, which is why Trump won't do it.

I think the Obamas should do it. Trump will be in Florida or wherever he's decided to gather his plague rats.

So the Obamas welcome the Bidens to the White House and Barack and Joe can ride to the inauguration together.
 
2020-12-03 6:14:03 PM  

snowshovel: As someone who voted for Biden I can't see how taking a such a strong stand against electron fraud would make me vote for Trump in 4 years.


Electron fraud?

Are you saying NdGT is involved?

Huge if true.

See also: "voted for Biden"
 
2020-12-03 6:14:57 PM  

lolmao500: Trump should be shoved into this hole
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Or one of the holes in Amigara Fault.
 
2020-12-03 6:17:50 PM  
Get used to saying Madam President Harris.
 
2020-12-03 6:20:59 PM  

Phins: To those saying who cares---is symbolicly important. On inauguration day, the outgoing President and First Lady welcome the incoming President and First Lady to the White House and the outgoing and incoming Presidents ride to the inauguration together in the same car.


Yeah but two months so far and 35 law suits shows that Trump doesn't mean it. So what does it mean for Trump to show up?
 
2020-12-03 6:20:59 PM  
Remember this guy?
Remember that hat?
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Republicans aren't hiding the fact that they want
you dead, and they want your stuff, They're rapists
basically, they'll rape you, the planet, each other
it's what they do
 
2020-12-03 6:21:37 PM  

Tomfoolery Rules Over Logical Living: saturn badger: That was an interesting read. Thanks, subby. You done good.

/live and learn
//I learn a lot here.

IMO, it really wasn't.  It was a simplistic article, filled with misleading statements that to bring the reader to the author's opinion.

The two Adams cases were completely different.  They tried to reconcile.  They both chose to skip the inauguration because they thought their presence would make things worse,  not better.  That's not what's happening in 2020.

For Johnson, the article implies Grant won a long, bitter, close election against Johnson.  But:
- Johnson wasn't Grant's opponent - Horacio Seymour was.
- Article says Johnson was going for the Republican nomination.  He wasn't a Republican, he was a Democrat.  He and Lincoln were elected on the Constitutional Union ticket in 1864, a coalition specially designed for the war.  And as noted above, he didn't get the Democratic nomination.

Johnson did stay behind because he was bitter, but also because he was politically toxic - as noted, the Democrats didn't want him.

Just a very shoddy article all around.


Like I said live and learn. Some of the history threads here are the most interesting because of posts like this. I like hearing from different sides.
 
2020-12-03 6:23:40 PM  
LOL

I'm sorry but we shouldn't have some *86 yr old POTUS* when their second term would end, regardless of said's ideology.

The next four years = Harris' (far too long, but she chose to be VP so there it is) interview process for 2024, not us preparing for another Biden administration.
 
2020-12-03 6:26:27 PM  
I think the fear about Trump attending the inauguration and ruining it is justified. It's a very credible threat. I fully expect that if Dingus shows his face, he will make an attempt to huck one of his used diapers at Biden as he's being sworn in.

That, or he himself will be targeted and pelted with rotten fruit and other assorted garbage himself. This scenario, however, I would be fine with.
 
2020-12-03 6:33:19 PM  
Horse shiat...

As long as that fat fark is above ground he's a threat to get back into the office.  

Maybe the media will do what they should have done the first time around and ignore the idiot once he's back being a regular citizen instead of giving him a platform at every opportunity maybe he can finally go away.
 
2020-12-03 6:34:19 PM  

lolmao500: Trump should be shoved into this hole
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Fill it in after.
...with cement. (don't tell anyone)

Thousands of years from now, a giant buried rod will be revealed in a historic archeological dig.
...that will confuse the world for many generations!
 
2020-12-03 6:39:52 PM  

Isitoveryet: they should invite him, but not provide him with a chair.
make that silly dope would stand the entire time.

/also, no men's restroom access, only women's
//and pie, no pie


No, he gets pie, but no ice cream. Obama get two scoops.
 
2020-12-03 7:17:55 PM  
Despite being agnostic really, I kind of hope it starts raining just before Biden's inauguration and at the last second god himself parts the clouds and tells everyone "We're not going to let it rain on this momentous event!"

The Stormtrumpers would have kittens trying to explain it away.
 
2020-12-03 7:36:11 PM  

indy_kid: Biden ain't gonna serve 2 terms. He'll be too old and tired of the shiat by then.


Agreed. He's 78 now, which means he'll be 82 by the end of his first term and if he did a second he's be 86.

Not happening. He'll do one term, try to right as many wrongs as he can, then step aside and leave politics entirely and enjoy retirement.
 
2020-12-03 7:56:40 PM  

Arkanaut: lolmao500: Trump should be shoved into this hole
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Or one of the holes in Amigara Fault.


I got that reference, and normally I'd be all AAHHH but in this case....
 
2020-12-03 9:15:52 PM  

EvilEgg: No it won't.  Shut up.  As my financial advisor keeps telling past performance is no guarantee of future results.


Or more accurately: Correlation does not equate to causation.
 
2020-12-03 9:49:42 PM  
We're going to compare this year and this current political climate to stuff that happened three times 200 years ago?

That's foolish.
 
2020-12-04 12:59:13 AM  
He shouldn't be invited anyhow, neither should any republican plague rats.
 
2020-12-04 4:02:59 PM  
Being a harbinger is not a guarantee.
 
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