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Pence as president could be worse than Trump

Is there really a difference between Trump and Pence?
The thought of Donald Trump's monstrous ego being swiftly turned out of office because of his incompetence and corruption can't help but give us a warm feeling of schadenfreude. Yet contemplating his possible impeachment gives full meaning to the idea of being careful of what you wish.

The complicating factor here is that an impeachment and removal from office would elevate Christian fundamentalist Mike Pence to the presidency. That would be truly a horrifying development. Not only because Vice President Pence is more of a "true believer" in the extreme Right agenda than is President Trump but as an experienced legislator and governor, he'd likely be far more effective in steering bills through Congress.

With some of the most ideological Republicans in control of all three branches of government, and given that the Democratic Party has shown no sign whatsoever of learning from last year's electoral debacle, hoping for relief from traditional politics seems even more hopeless than it is ordinarily. What to do? Even the ongoing campaign to "Refuse Fascism" by "driving out the Trump/Pence regime" has a controversial element to it. Although appropriately aimed at both while targeting the system that could elevate such horrors to the apex of political power, this sort of campaign spreads confusion by equating what is a particularly nasty manifestation of capitalist formal democracy with full fascism.

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schadenfreude 06.Jun.2017 07:10


Even Eugene Robinson of the Washington post admitted this week that Trump has more support now than when he was elected.

If you believe there is going to be some massive wave of voters turn out and overwhelm the system, that already happened. Its why we have President Trump.

Depending on what you so called "news" source is, you may believe Trump hasn't done anything wrong, or Trump hasn't done anything right.

I suspect its somewhere in the middle. Even mayor doomberg gave Trump a 55% chance of reelection last week.

The media is playing everyone for chumps by getting great ratings. Just like during the election.

Comey's testimony will be earth shattering, even if all he does is fart once. Film at 11..

Trump risks assassination if establishment likes Pence more than him 06.Jun.2017 21:52

RT America

Jesse Ventura: Trump risks assassination if establishment likes Pence more than him

Published on Jul 21, 2016

Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura explains why he won't be surprised if Donald Trump falls victim to an establishment-arranged assassination if DC and GOP insiders wind up liking V.P. nominee Mike Pence more the Trump.