Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – bitchin’ pieces edition

Good morning gentle people – well, let’s get this over with…

Donald Trump is in First Place in GOP Primary Poll
Vox News ^

Posted on 7/9/2015, 8:09:00 PM by Din Maker

Donald Trump has been inching upward in the polls lately, and now we finally have one from The Economist and YouGov showing him in a clear first place.

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“Trump supporters may be making more of a statement than voting for someone they consider a contender,” Kathy Frankovic writes at YouGov. “Just one in five of Trump’s supporters think Trump will win the nomination.” Other tidbits Frankovic points out are that Trump’s supporters tend to back the Tea Party and to identify as “very conservative,” and are less likely to be college-educated.

The new poll is probably a bit dispiriting for Jeb Bush, though. He had gotten a small bump to first place in three national polls conducted after his June announcement, and his team clearly hoped this would finally let him break away from the rest of the large field. Now, though, he’s down at 11 points, tied for second with Rand Paul. This new poll could be an outlier, or it could be the first sign that Jeb’s announcement bounce has worn off. (Bush’s fantastic fundraising news should help with any disappointment he feels, though)

But Trump’s 15 percent is not a particularly impressive performance in a crowded field — Bush, Scott Walker, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, and Mike Huckabee have all hit or passed that number in at least one poll. Also, Trump hasn’t yet led any polls in Iowa or New Hampshire, which are generally more important than national polls. Still, it’s national polls that are being used to determine which candidates qualify for the first GOP debate, and Trump clearly makes that cut at this point.

But the big question about whether Trump will show up on stage in Cleveland on August 6 isn’t about his polling — it’s about whether he’ll actually turn in the required financial disclosures to the FEC. As Slate’s Josh Voorhees writes, many are skeptical that Trump would publicly disclose so many details of his “business empire.” It’s up to Trump to prove them wrong.

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For all you FReepers who say if a RINO is nominated you will stay home or vote Third Party, here’s your Third Party guy.
1 posted on 7/9/2015, 8:09:00 PM by Din Maker
OhPleasePleasePlease
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To: Din Maker

Tired of Political Correctness and the Cultural Marxists, so for now I’m going with Trump, no apologies.

3 posted on 7/9/2015, 8:12:01 PM by junta (“Peace is a racket”, testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)

CryForHappySteve
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To: Din Maker

Other tidbits Frankovic points out are that Trump’s supporters tend to back the Tea Party and to identify as “very conservative,” and are less likely to be college-educated.

I think we were just disrespected

12 posted on 7/9/2015, 8:16:58 PM by Chauncey Uppercrust (BLUE LIVES MATTER)

TrulyDizzyingIntellect
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Of course, there’s always gotta be a killjoy :
To: Rome2000

Any third party that isn’t Communist pretty much guarantees a Dem win.
As Trump himself said the other day, without Ross Perot, nobody today would remember who the Clintons are.

45 posted on 7/9/2015, 8:42:51 PM by nascarnation (Impeach, convict, deport)

BanHimTrump
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Amid all the usual Trumpaholic hoo-haw, one Freeper feels a chilly wind:
To: Godebert

Yes, we’re pretty much screwed.

or in abbreviated terms

IOWF

But do you really want to see 8 years of Hillary and Huma on tv every day?

54 posted on 7/9/2015, 8:54:28 PM by nascarnation (Impeach, convict, deport)

More assorted stuff after the comb-over…

Look, people – I’m not saying that Freepers have no long-term memory issues, but let’s look at these same Freepers just three weeks ago, when it was – Trump and Oprah sitting in a tree :

Trump wants Oprah as his 2016 running mate
NY Post ^ | 06.16.15 @ 9:00 pm | By Joe Tacopino

Posted on ‎6‎/‎17‎/‎2015‎ ‎6‎:‎13‎:‎37‎ ‎AM by Behind Liberal Lines

After declaring his run for the White House Tuesday, Trump appeared on ABC and said Oprah Winfrey would complete his presidential dream ticket.

“I think Oprah would be great. I’d love to have Oprah,” Trump said. “I think we’d win easily, actually.”

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Can’t believe anyone here is dense enough to think this clown is a either a conservative or a serious candidate.
1 posted on 6‎/‎17‎/‎2015‎ ‎6‎:‎13‎:‎37‎ ‎AM by Behind Liberal Lines
Freepers?
To: Behind Liberal Lines

He is to conservatism what Rachel Dolezal is to the black race. He wasn’t born one; he didn’t share our experience or our values until it was a way to get ahead.

2 posted on 6‎/‎17‎/‎2015‎ ‎6‎:‎14‎:‎34‎ ‎AM by elhombrelibre (Against Obama. Against Putin. Pro-freedom. Pro-US Constitution.)

To: Behind Liberal Lines
Sorry Donald,but you and Oprah…you’re both fired!
3 posted on 6‎/‎17‎/‎2015‎ ‎6‎:‎16‎:‎34‎ ‎AM by 4yearlurker (No tagline today.)
To: Behind Liberal Lines
“She’s great, she’s talented, she’s a friend of mine,” he said.He forgot “SHE’S BLACK! on purpose.

4 posted on ‎6‎/‎17‎/‎2015‎ ‎6‎:‎16‎:‎45‎ ‎AM by mabarker1 (congress, The Opposite of Progress.)
To: Behind Liberal Lines

This is ludicrous. I’d just as soon vote for my neighbors golden retriever.

5 posted on 6‎/‎17‎/‎2015‎ ‎6‎:‎17‎:‎36‎ ‎AM by albie

To: Behind Liberal Lines

He’s a certified brandied fruitcake.

6 posted on 6‎/‎17‎/‎2015‎ ‎6‎:‎18‎:‎40‎ ‎AM by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)

To: Behind Liberal Lines
The Donald is a DEMOCRAT but he has too much CLASS (LOL) to admit it because it’s the party of UGLY LOSERS!!I have heard him say that he LOVES Hillary!!

7 posted on ‎6‎/‎17‎/‎2015‎ ‎6‎:‎18‎:‎53‎ ‎AM by Ann Archy (ABORTION……. The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
OK, people – these were just the first six responses, in order.
Want more?
To: elhombrelibre

Heh, true.

Except, does anyone really think he “shares our values” now? Sure, he said a lot of conservative-sounding things yesterday. But this is a guy who will say anything, do anything, if he thinks it will benefit him (and “benefit him” can mean anything from make him more money to get him more attention).

22 posted on 6‎/‎17‎/‎2015‎ ‎6‎:‎28‎:‎59‎ ‎AM by Conscience of a Conservative

To: Ann Archy
The Donald is a DEMOCRAT but he has too much CLASS (LOL) to admit it because it’s the party of UGLY LOSERS!! I have heard him say that he LOVES Hillary!! .

I was wondering when we would see Ross Perot II. Its the only way Bill Clinton got elected (with 43% of the vote) because Ross pulled 20%. I think Trump will eventually run as a third party, pull enough votes from republicans to put Hillary in the oval office.

45 posted on ‎6‎/‎17‎/‎2015‎ ‎7‎:‎21‎:‎11‎ ‎AM by Go Gordon (Barack McGreevey Obama)
One Freeper jumps on the “he was only funnin” bandwagon, to no avail:
To: rrrod
You are right on the money…..Donald Trump was kidding……the left-wing, Obamabot media, like the buffoons they are, jumped right on it….making fools out of themselves, as they usually do!!!

You mean like everyone else in this thread (but you) just did? I had no idea that the left-wing Obamabot media had so many Free Republic accounts,

LMAO!!! Democrats are in full panic mode. Not only will Hillary be beaten badly…but the stain of failed, incompetent, POTUS, Obama will cause the entire Democrat Party to suffer a devastating defeat in 2016!!!

49 posted on 6‎/‎17‎/‎2015‎ ‎7‎:‎54‎:‎13‎ ‎AM by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!.)

Republicans:
“Fred Thompson will save us!
“Sarah Palin will save us!”
“Rick Perry will save us!”
“Rick Santorum will save us!”
“Herman Cain will save us!”
“Newt Gingrich will save us!”
“Mitt Romney will save us!”
“Ted Cruz will save us!”
And now –
“Trump and Oprah will save us!”
To: Cringing Negativism Network
He’s going to win..

Trump continues to be an utter clown. He has zero chance of winning a Republican nomination – none. His highwater mark is probably within the next week. His schtick will grow old very fast.

The problem with Trump is that what he will do is fairly predictable (not guaranteed, but likely). He will lose in the GOP primaries, blame the “establishment” for his loss and then jump over and and finish out his bid for President as a 3rd party independent where he will pull another Perot and help Hillary get elected. There are just enough politically ignorant people on the right to waste their vote on him.

Trump is not a conservative btw, his past statements and donations prove that.

57 posted on 6‎/‎17‎/‎2015‎ ‎9‎:‎13‎:‎19‎ ‎AM by Longbow1969
To: RoosterRedux
“I am certainly not a Trump supporter, but this mention of Oprah was in 1999…not yesterday. And given what we know about Trump, he wasn’t serious.”.

Did you read the article? He said it 1999, yes, and again on ABC news yesterday, after his announcement.

Trump is enjoying his joke run, that’s for sure.

58 posted on 6‎/‎17‎/‎2015‎ ‎9‎:‎19‎:‎09‎ ‎AM by CatherineofAragon ((“This is a Laztatorship. You don’t like it, get a day’s rations and get out of this office.”))
As am I, Catherine – as am I.
Time for one more – let’s grab the drum labeled – religion of peas?
Navy Yard, DC. Active Shooter
FoxNews, et al ^ | July 2, 2015 | FoxNews, et al
Posted on ‎7‎/‎2‎/‎2015‎ ‎7‎:‎08‎:‎04‎ ‎AM by TomGuy

Active Shooter, Navy Yard, Washington

Campus on lockdown.

1 posted on 7‎/‎2‎/‎2015‎ ‎7‎:‎08‎:‎04‎ ‎AM by TomGuy

To: Vermont Lt

Possible terrorist activity associated with July 4th?

49 posted on ‎7‎/‎2‎/‎2015‎ ‎7‎:‎37‎:‎11‎ ‎AM by wrench

To: TomGuy

Is this attack directed by (still living) Hasan,
one of his protectors, or the White Mosque?

58 posted on 7‎/‎2‎/‎2015‎ ‎7‎:‎42‎:‎22‎ ‎AM by Diogenesis (“When a crime is unpunished, the world is unbalanced.”)

To: TomGuy

Anyone heard yelling allah akbar yet?

62 posted on 7‎/‎2‎/‎2015‎ ‎7‎:‎44‎:‎21‎ ‎AM by Obadiah (This is Bravo-6, we have Zips in the wire! I repeat, Zips in the wire.)

To: smokingfrog

I’m sure this has nothing to do with the religion of peas.

78 posted on 7‎/‎2‎/‎2015‎ ‎7‎:‎55‎:‎19‎ ‎AM by Clint N. Suhks (If attacked by a mob of clowns go for the juggler.)

I don’t carrot all for that remark.
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And then, just as the Freepers are getting their Mooslime on (like they did the last 10 times that turned out to be crazy right-wingers who hates them some everything)
To: TomGuy

Well, it looks like this was a complete false alarm, but it brings to mind the 2013 mass shooting where 12 people were killed. The shooter was black so the incident has been consigned to the memory hole, unlike the current hysteria over the Confederate flag and the white shooter of 9 black church members.

139 posted on ‎7‎/‎2‎/‎2015‎ ‎9‎:‎05‎:‎50‎ ‎AM by Truth29

Ah, memories….
See you good folks next Monday.
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2 thoughts on “Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – bitchin’ pieces edition

  1. muddy says:

    I love the idea that a Communist 3rd party run would enthrall a lot of Democrats.

  2. Snarki, child of Loki says:

    Freeper, re Trump: “But this is a guy who will say anything, do anything, if he thinks it will benefit him”

    Learned something from Willard’s 2012 run, did he? But did the freeperati?

    Magic 8-ball says “looks doubtful”

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