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In conversation with a shy
Trump voter

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Posted By: DVC, 11/1/2020 1:53:02 AM

It's always a joy to reconnect with former colleagues and reminisce about the "good times," especially during the smothering lockdowns. Copious memories were instantly refreshed as my former work colleague's name appeared "calling" on my phone. I have lived in India for most of my life, while she has lived in the U.S. But high-speed internet enabled us to work on many projects at a software firm with branches located in our respective countries. We became friendly owing to our mutual fondness for noir cinema, Sir Roger Moore's portrayal of 007, and U.S. politics. A fervent Democrat, she voted for Obama twice and even traveled to Washington for


This is extremely interesting.
He is reconstructing a recent conversation with an old American friend. Well worth the time. Don't be put off by the first portion.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: coyote 11/1/2020 2:21:20 AM (No. 591356)
What she did, I've seen again and again. She walked away after she began thinking and investigating.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: John C 11/1/2020 3:20:41 AM (No. 591363)
The report from "Barry" that appeared yesterday hit the right notes.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: natpock1 11/1/2020 6:44:55 AM (No. 591445)
This is heartwarming to know that people can look objectively at what POTUS has done and vote for policy not personality. I hope there are many more like this.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: KayJayMac 11/1/2020 8:59:46 AM (No. 591566)
Meanwhile, some people I work for posted their I VOTED pictures proudly declaring their votes for the candidate who does not support the very business they own and would probably shut it down. Thankfully, their political posts don’t get much reaction from anyone. They obviously are not great thinkers, like this very smart woman is.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 11/1/2020 10:02:49 AM (No. 591635)
The key thing is, dems are shocking away their voters. The voters are at first completely stunned that they could be thinking such thoughts. Then they ask themselves HOW they could possibly support the horrible Trump? A door opens. They start to investigate, thinking they will find proof that no matter how bad the dems are, Trump is worse. Instead, they find out they have been living a lie. Trump is not only NOT a bad guy but he has done LOTS of good things and kept the campaign promises he made. THEN they start to examine the principles and goals of each party and find that the Republicans are far more rational than the dems. They become open to new ideas and THAT is the death of the dem party. They won't always agree with Republicans but they will now always consider their position and, more often than not, that position is reasonable and palatable. It took a lot for dems to chase away their supporters but it seems like they have succeeded.
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