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Conservatives - what exactly would Trump have to do before you would consider NOT voting for him?


Given the latest totally unsurprising revelation about Donald Trump's character and personality, is there ANY level to which he could stoop which would persuade HubPage's conservative Republicans to change their mind and start believing he is a worse option than Hillary? Just what exactly would he have to do on top of his wide sweeping bigotry, his crude vulgarity, his deceit, his attitudes to fiscal responsibility, his lack of political knowhow and lack of any policy detail, his alienation of senior Republicans, the fear he induces in America's allies, etc? What would be your breaking point?

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Tamara Wilhite (tamarawilhite) says

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    Dont Taze Me Bro 4 months ago

    Good question Tamara! The answer first off would be she'd have to be a US citizen which she is not and which partially explains her complete ignorance of the real issues which she is loath to investigate or even try to get at the truth..


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Rupert Taylor says

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    Greensleeves Hubs 4 months ago

    Nice quote :) Your comment is pretty much the way I was thinking when I posed the question Rupert. In a similar vein, Trump himself said earlier this year:

    'I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot people and I wouldn't lose voters'


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John Wilson (The Old Guard) says

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    Terri Renee Moore (T R Moore Poetry) 4 months ago

    What have you ever wanted to do, but were unable to because of government regulations? What freedoms have you lost? Just curious.


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John Welford (The Indexer) says

3 months ago
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    Greensleeves Hubs 3 months ago

    Sadly it's true. It shouldn't be so - moral character negativities ought be so minor, they could almost be ignored. More positive qualities such as ability, experience and of course policy, would then be decisive. Now that would be a novelty!

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Clayton Hartford (bn9900) says

4 months ago
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    Kathleen Cochran 4 months ago

    Clayton: How many times does it have to be documented that she has never been convicted of any crime for people to stop saying she has? It is this kind of thing that makes me more concerned about this faction than about who wins this election.


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Sam Shepards says

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    Ken Burgess 4 months ago

    Sam, closest thing to spot on I've read on here.

    The MAJORITY of Americans are sick of the lying/propaganda Media, sick of the lying/corrupt Politicians and sick of being able to do nothing about it.

    Trump offered them an alternative they will take.


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    Clayton Hartford (bn9900) 4 months ago

    That's about it in a nutshell, you can't explain Hillary's faults in one 250 character post. That what hubs are for.


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Justin Earick says

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    Greensleeves Hubs 3 months ago

    It is true that hatred and divisiveness - as well as ignorance - is too pervasive in this election. Peoples' judgement is being coloured, genuine fact (as opposed to belief) is being ignored, serious issues neglected, and basic morality discarded.


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Mike Russo (peoplepower73) says

4 months ago
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    Greensleeves Hubs 4 months ago

    Absolutely agree Mike. They selectively highlight evidence against Clinton and paint it in the worst possible light. And if she is found to be innocent - even in an official inquiry - then it's a cover-up by the 'establishment' and a biased media.


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noureddine amzil (amzilite) says

3 months ago
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    Rosie writes 3 months ago

    I cannot support Hilary because I cannot see our country's state improving with her as our leader. Things will continue to get worse - the economy, small business, division of community, big government, healthcare, murder rate, general safety...


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Catherine Mostly (Misfit Chick) says

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Greensleeves Hubs says

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    Mike Russo (peoplepower73) 3 months ago

    I find it interesting that Trump supporters will usually say, "they are both bad, but I'm voting for Trump." Hillary supporters will usually say, "Trump is bad, that's why I'm voting for Hillary." Trump supporters are using a false equivalence.


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PhoenixV says

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    Greensleeves Hubs 4 months ago

    Since Hillary hasn't yet to the best of my knowledge been convicted of any crime - much less a heinous one - I think you are being a bit harsh :)


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kbdressman says

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    Greensleeves Hubs 3 months ago

    Thanks for a very informative overview. There are so many reasons why people are voting for DT - reasons which all seem to ignore his immorality, the lack of any policy substance, and the instability in the USA and the world which will result. Cheers

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wba108@yahoo.com says

4 months ago
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    Greensleeves Hubs 4 months ago

    So not only Clinton but all 'radical leftists' should be imprisoned? There's tolerance for different viewpoints.


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TL Stahling (TLStahling) says

3 months ago
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    Greensleeves Hubs 3 months ago

    Do you mean Democrat? Or just democratic? Sad you feel that way if you are indeed a Democrat. The point about losing financially may well be a valid argument, but the rest I feel is less about genuine proven fact and more about conspiracy beliefs.


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Jaxonwitt says

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    JOC (Valeant) 3 months ago

    I keep waiting for a Trump supporter to explain how they can support a man who is going to trial in a civil suit for raping a 13-year old girl. A trial where there was enough evidence and an eyewitness account of the action.


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Wade Ankesheiln says

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    Marisa Wright 4 months ago

    The big problem with that is - you don't know what policies he'll adopt until he gets into office. In business, Trump has proved time and again, that he's willing to make any promises to get a deal - and to break them once he's got the contract.


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frogtalk says

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    John Wilson (The Old Guard) 4 months ago

    Good idea for a question!

    Cheers

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Paula (fpherj48) says

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    Greensleeves Hubs 4 months ago

    Haha, I love that Paula. I must admit in recent years I've found U.S politics more interesting than the home grown kind. But I know what you mean - the desire is for a politician to just talk and behave in an intelligent, honest, and civil manner!


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crankalicious says

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G. Diane Nelson Trotter (dianetrotter) says

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Mike (MikeyPete) says

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PeterStip says

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    Greensleeves Hubs 3 months ago

    95% agreed Peter. To be fair I keep saying NO allegations against HRC are proven, so equally, rape isn't proven against DT. But his attitude to women IS proven. So are many other character defects you mention. It's crazy he is still in contention!


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Julie Nou says

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Brett Winn says

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    Greensleeves Hubs 4 months ago

    I guess it's part of Trump's appeal for many that he doesn't conform to the standard patterns of politcal behaviour, though I understand he has had to temper some of his ideas and backtrack on some of what he's said, after provoking controversy.

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Sharon Stajda (Sharlee01) says

3 months ago
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    Greensleeves Hubs 3 months ago

    Change is not the same as progress. To elect DT would be a disaster. The man is morally awful, hideously divisive, without any evidence of ability or credible policy. It's shocking so many consider voting for him. There is NO common sense in that.


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Michael McNabb (MichaelMcNabb) says

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    Greensleeves Hubs 3 months ago

    I nearly deleted this comment by Mr McNabb, but I think everyone should see exactly the kind of idiocy which was responsible for this question in the first place. I know it's not typical of most conservatives - God help us if it ever became so.


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Ken Burgess says

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    Greensleeves Hubs 3 months ago

    Thanks Ken, tho' I disagree strongly. I think this IS exactly about Trump. Evidence suggests an arrogant and bigoted egotist who lies blatantly, simplistic, hugely divisive policies & total lack of experience - all extremely dangerous in a presid


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Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) says

3 months ago
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    Greensleeves Hubs 3 months ago

    Thanks Eric. You perhaps won't believe it, but I hugely dislike negativity in politics. It's very divisive (I'm even writing a hub about that). But DT is unique. I think all evidence shows he is morally and ability-wise utterly unfit for this job.

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Dont Taze Me Bro says

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    ptosis 4 months ago

    Well there's your answer: An angry old man without any self-control, who is a pigeon playing chess when insulted. Classic.


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