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Why Iíll reluctantly vote for Trump in 2020 ó again
The Johnson City Press ^ | October 20, 2018 | Kenneth D. Gough

Posted on 10/20/2018 5:29:06 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Donald Trump was my 17th choice for president in 2016, and the only reason I could bring myself to vote for a man I considered unsuited for the job was, the alternative was Hillary Clinton. No need to go through the reasons; it’s a long list, starting with cattle futures and proceeding to the corrupt-to-its-eyeballs Clinton Foundation. Say what you will about Trump (and there is so much to say), his wealth was earned in the private sector. The Clinton’s was “earned” by exploiting their political power, actual and potential.

We have a pretty good idea why Trump got the Republican nomination; his supporters see him as a rebuke to a ruling class that they believe (with more than a bit of justification) sees them as deplorable, and has abandoned them to a heartless, soulless globalism that denigrates the United States and them as its citizens. That’s the polite way of putting it. “Sharp stick in the eye” is probably closer to the mark. Looked at this way, Trump’s crudity (sexual and otherwise), ego and loud mouth aren’t bugs, they’re features, putting our “betters” in their place. The fact that he was anything but part of the Republican establishment was his biggest selling point, and, for that, his many faults and sins could and would be tolerated.

So how to explain Hillary Clinton? Even with her many faults and sins, she was quintessential Democratic establishment. Here was a woman at the very center of power for over 25 years, yet blatantly, obviously corrupt and arguably worse. The establishment is supposedly the best and brightest the party has to offer. Was she the best the Democrats could do? This is what I simply can’t understand....

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TOPICS: Campaign News; Issues; Parties
KEYWORDS: 2020; democrats; donaldtrump; hillary; jobsnotmobs; keepamericagreat; kennethdgough; trump
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1 posted on 10/20/2018 5:29:06 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Useless post.
WGAS?


2 posted on 10/20/2018 5:34:32 AM PDT by Post5203 ( May the healing power of the holy spirit fill the body and soul of my son Max)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Like we really care what this douche has to say.


3 posted on 10/20/2018 5:35:43 AM PDT by DarthVader (Not by speeches & majority decisions will the great issues of today be decided but by Blood & Iron)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This guy lost me at trump governs like any other moderate republican.....

Not even close....

The rest of his article is hand wringing, pearl clutching drivel....


4 posted on 10/20/2018 5:35:44 AM PDT by nevergore (I have a terrible rash on my covfefe....)
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Glad you’re back on board, who ever you are, but I do question your sanity. If you think that the likes of a Jim Gilmore, Bobby Jindal, John Kasich, George Pataki or Rick Santorum would have been more capable than DJT you have no business writing a political column.


5 posted on 10/20/2018 5:35:53 AM PDT by JonPreston
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Trump is our first fighting warrior President in the culture war. Even Reagan did not give these scumbag collectivists the disrespect they so richly deserve. Trump has been the best President I’ve seen in my lifetime.


6 posted on 10/20/2018 5:36:52 AM PDT by Nateman (If the left is not screaming, you are doing it wrong.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I really don’t understand stuff like this.

If you are an insane SJW and you want to argue that you despise Trump because he is, you know, Hitler. Well, at least I know where you’re coming from: you are insane.

But this guy seems to vote Republican. And he despises Trump? Trump makes him want to take a long hot shower? Maybe this guy watches CNN too much. Because Trump is a fantastic human being and a fantastic president. I will vote enthusiastically in 2020.


7 posted on 10/20/2018 5:37:11 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (If White Privilege is real, why did Elizabeth Warren lie about being an Indian?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

DemocRATS: America ‘Guilty Until Proven Innocent’ ready for Socialism.


8 posted on 10/20/2018 5:38:17 AM PDT by CptnObvious (Question her now.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I was a not a Trumpster, now I am on board and enjoying the ride.


9 posted on 10/20/2018 5:38:36 AM PDT by Michael.SF. (California: knowingly give someone aids: misdemeanor. Give them a straw, go to jail.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Trump was the only reason to vote.

I have supported him, since before he even announced he was a candidate.

He is the best candidate, we have run in a very, very long time.

For far too long, we were supporting this guy, who was for that group. Or that guy, who was for the opposite group.

Both sides meanwhile, were busy selling out the country.

Trump is for America.

It is about darned time, someone was on our side, for a change.

Both parties, have been sold out, for far, far too long.

Donald Trump came along, in the nick of time.

Just my view.


10 posted on 10/20/2018 5:38:40 AM PDT by cba123 ( Toi la nguoi My. Toi bay gio o Viet Nam.)
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To: Post5203

People with walnut-sized brains shouldn’t put their tortured thought processes on public display. Reading this was like watching somebody running the Indy 500 in a golf cart.


11 posted on 10/20/2018 5:39:05 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

bump


12 posted on 10/20/2018 5:40:39 AM PDT by foreverfree
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Trump is a gift from God. Plain and simple. The only person with the balls and stamina to take on the swamp and save the Republic from extinction.


13 posted on 10/20/2018 5:44:22 AM PDT by albie
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good ole Kenny should take his Johnson to Wisconsin. How does a guy get an article like that published???


14 posted on 10/20/2018 5:45:24 AM PDT by MGunny
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Just click bait.


15 posted on 10/20/2018 5:45:34 AM PDT by HChampagne (Cruz supporter but I will support and vote for Trump.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m happy to hear he will vote for Trump, but seriously, what a pathetic Nancy-Boy he is.


16 posted on 10/20/2018 5:48:14 AM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

After FOUR Presidents in a row fully committed to fundamentally transforming the country into North Mexico, it was an act of Divine Providence that Donald Trump stepped up to give US the chance to keep our country.


17 posted on 10/20/2018 5:55:41 AM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who cares?


18 posted on 10/20/2018 5:56:57 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration
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To: Post5203

Totally agree.
Love Trump.

When he speaks, he speaks for me.

I love everything he says and does abd I despise people who do not or people who qualify their support like this jerk.


19 posted on 10/20/2018 6:04:05 AM PDT by ZULU
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Kenneth D. Gough of Elizabethton is a semi-retired businessman.

Kenneth is a pussy and I don't give a fat rat's ass about his "feelings".

If he votes for Trump, good.

MAGA!!!

20 posted on 10/20/2018 6:10:40 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke all mooselimb terrorists, today.)
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