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Will the coronavirus seal Trump's reelection?

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Posted By: ladydawgfan, 2/14/2020 8:02:05 AM

Shortly after Sept. 11, 2001, I heard from two Democrats — one a stereotypically artsy-fartsy gay friend, the other a political science professor — how good it is that George W. Bush, rather than Al Gore, had been elected president. The professor, in fact, stated this to her whole class. The funny thing is that the class was about the rise of “post-materialist” voting patterns (think climate change voters, abortion voters, feminists, the religious right, etc.) Here we had a college prof regressing to the most material of values — national and in fact personal security and survival —

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It's basically the same thought process that I've heard before: "You don't change horses midstream, especially in rushing water."

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Reply 1 - Posted by: hurricanegirl 2/14/2020 8:45:49 AM (No. 318154)
According to the headlines, it's been sealed 10 or 15 times already now.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MDConservative 2/14/2020 9:11:26 AM (No. 318181)
Today's word is pandemonium, and here is another example. The politics is easy...if the Wuhan Flu fails to turn into a national epidemic, PDT will be credited for keeping this away from our shores. If Wuhan Flu hits the U.S. and there are even a few deaths, panic will ensue as people are already geared up needlessly. They can see the fake Chinese body counts every night on Lou Dobbs and elsewhere. PDT will be vilified for not having done enough, and scourged with the usual complaints about "healthcare". So, expect the WHO and CDC to play this for all it's worth. Congress will open the funding spigot and the President will sign off because it's necessary politics in an election year - need to show early concern and prompt reaction. And if the Wuhan Flu stays away, take the credit.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 2/14/2020 10:35:29 AM (No. 318297)
Actually, if the past three years are any indication, our news media will loudly blame Trump no matter what happens. Either he will have wasted money and resources preparing for it if it doesn't become a problem, or, if many start to die here, he will be accused of personally bringing it into the country on purpose as a way to eliminate people of color. Oh, and either way, the Democrats will try to impeach him for it.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 2/14/2020 11:00:53 AM (No. 318327)
If this virus turns out to be as deadly and as easily transmitted as it seems to be, we will be spending most of our time inside our home, not interacting with people while it 'burns itself out'. Having enough stored food to avoid going to the grocery for a month or two would be very helpful. The Dems can't even keep up with normal public health standards and keep human feces off of the streets of big cities that they are in charge of. In event of a major pandemic, we really do need to have an adult in charge, not these insane, incompetent leftist Dem children.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: JubilationTCornpone 2/14/2020 11:14:56 AM (No. 318344)
I see one of two outcomes in California if the Coronavirus takes hold. The disease will wipe out the homeless living in squalor and/or the citizens will finally be fed up enough to demand the filth be eliminated from their public areas. I doubt it would be enough to change the politicians in the state legislature, but maybe their attitudes will become more serious about dealing with their homeless crisis.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: 2assume 2/14/2020 11:40:29 AM (No. 318375)
Sanctuary Cities and open borders leave us wide open to being exposed to pandemics. Why isn’t something being done and why isn’t anything being said in the msm about the dangers we face as long as this is allowed to go on.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 2/14/2020 12:13:13 PM (No. 318411)
Maybe this is the "solution" to the homeless problem, on the horizon? Public health rules are there for a reason, and in homeless camps all of them are being ignored. I am surprised that there haven't already been various third world diseases sweeping these unsanitary camps. Maybe coronavirus will be their downfall, and since Dems have no clues on public health, it could get bad.
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