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A thought to share as we all settle down for bed

(18 Posts)
Grannynannywanny Sat 07-Nov-20 22:41:10

😊

MayBee70 Sat 07-Nov-20 23:12:48

I know we’ve got lots of other problems to face but I feel more hopeful about many things than I have for several years.

GagaJo Sat 07-Nov-20 23:16:55

I was living in another overseas country when we got the 2016 election results. An American lady cried upon hearing them.

Thank goodness we are through it. If only the UK was too.

Sandycat Sat 07-Nov-20 23:22:38

It’s not over yet! Don’t believe the MSM. After a summer of riots, looting and killing by the democrats do they really think we are dumb enough to believe those voting numbers.

Granny23 Sat 07-Nov-20 23:24:26

Very Apt

MayBee70 Sat 07-Nov-20 23:54:51

Sandycat

It’s not over yet! Don’t believe the MSM. After a summer of riots, looting and killing by the democrats do they really think we are dumb enough to believe those voting numbers.

Strange thing is, on Sky news tonight it seemed to be the Trump supporters who were carrying guns. Oh, and not wearing masks either.....

rosecarmel Sun 08-Nov-20 02:58:08

Sandycat

It’s not over yet! Don’t believe the MSM. After a summer of riots, looting and killing by the democrats do they really think we are dumb enough to believe those voting numbers.

I think everyone is dumbfounded by the numbers, Sandycat- They are record-breaking- It wasn't a landslide win, but it was a fair win- Much like Trump's win was in 2016- Nothing was done differently- The only difference is who won- There is no evidence of a rigged election, but there is plenty of misinformation and rumors circulating and being generated-

I'm inviting you to produce more than a complaint-

Many Republicans voted a split ticket this election, they voted for Biden for President and then their choice of Republican representatives- Their votes helped tipped the scales towards a Biden win -- because they did "believe" in the process, and that when they cast their vote that it wasn't fraudulent-

Franbern Sun 08-Nov-20 08:24:00

Surely big difference from 2016 is that the candidate for President who lost actually had two million more votes than the candidate that won. This time the winning candidate not only won the electoral college votes, but also has has something like four million plus votes more than his rival.

Whitewavemark2 Sun 08-Nov-20 08:31:34

You know before this election I had almost given up on the populist, nationalism in the U.K. with its division and hate, that was in turn reflected in the USA.

I really began to think that this was something that I would never see change in my lifetime.

But now I’m full of hope.

Hope that the division in our country will no longer be fed by the type of politics the government displays.

Hope that the values of decency and fairness eventually returns

Hope that the value of inclusiveness is embraced.

I am filled with hope.

Lucca Sun 08-Nov-20 08:40:03

Sandycat

It’s not over yet! Don’t believe the MSM. After a summer of riots, looting and killing by the democrats do they really think we are dumb enough to believe those voting numbers.

Did anyone ask for a recount in2016?

TwiceAsNice Sun 08-Nov-20 09:35:19

Trumpet doesn’t want a recount in the states in which he won! Funny that! So no “ rogue” postal votes in those states then? The man is just a VERY sore loser, not surprising for someone with so little integrity.

TwiceAsNice Sun 08-Nov-20 09:35:53

Sorry Trump not trumpet phone changed it by itself !

Iam64 Sun 08-Nov-20 09:40:11

Sandycat, your comment only reflects the lies, the continued attempts to cause division that have been an increasing feature of the Trump presidency. The man is dangerous. His supporters are out there, no masks, armed to the teeth. What good can come from that?
I'm relieved and pleased, feel some hope for the USA and its relations with the rest of the world.

annsixty Sun 08-Nov-20 10:13:53

Enormous relief is my feeling now.
I just hope someone has the common sense and decency to persuade him to go quietly.
He is a very deluded and dangerous man.

Luckygirl Sun 08-Nov-20 10:25:57

I think his advisors will counsel him to go - a big challenge for them as he is a volatile character. I suspect they are bracing themselves for the confrontation with him.

Hetty58 Sun 08-Nov-20 10:32:58

He will no longer be immune to criminal prosecution - happy days!

annsixty Sun 08-Nov-20 10:44:41

I wonder how long Melanie will stick around.

Parsley3 Sun 08-Nov-20 10:54:01

Sandycat It is over. Former President Trump will gain a few brownie points if he is gracious in defeat.