Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
What if Donald Trump is the new John C. Fremont?
#1
You will recall that Fremont was the first Republican Presidential candidate, in 1856; he lost more or less respectably to James Buchanan, as Trump will now almost certainly lose more or less respectably to Hillary Clinton.

But what if, in 2020, a basically similar candidate - stressing slamming the door on immigration and free trade; i.e., an advocate of Malthusian rather than Darwinian economics - wins the GOP primary again, and this time around, also the general election because that candidate will not have the personal baggage that Trump has?

In that case, 2020 could be the same four-way screaming match as 1860 - with the laissez-faire Republicans bolting the party and running a Ted Cruz or a Marco Rubio as an independent, and there also being a schism among the Democrats, with the socialists no longer willing to play second fiddle to the neo-liberal globalists, as they are doing in this election.

Then "Trump 2.0" wins.
"It was better with them that were slain by the sword, than with them that died with hunger, for these pined away being consumed for want of the fruits of the earth" - Lamentations 4:9
Reply
#2
What if Donald Trump is the new John Breckenridge?
Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Donald Trump: polls of approval and favorability pbrower2a 590 137,105 07-29-2020, 05:04 PM
Last Post: Eric the Green
  BBC Video... Donald Trump and the MAFIA pbrower2a 2 244 05-29-2020, 03:47 PM
Last Post: pbrower2a
  House of Representatives impeaches President Donald Trump Kay 51 2,400 01-27-2020, 03:31 AM
Last Post: Eric the Green
  What The Hell Is Wrong With Donald Trump Supporters? taramarie 126 57,121 06-30-2017, 06:28 AM
Last Post: Odin
  Why One Baby Buster Voted For Donald Trump Anthony '58 43 16,835 01-24-2017, 01:15 PM
Last Post: Eric the Green
  Prominent Republicans call for Donald Trump to drop out of the nomination pbrower2a 11 5,119 10-12-2016, 07:06 AM
Last Post: Odin
  Poll of the U.S. military has Gary Johnson tied with Donald Trump Dan '82 3 1,900 09-23-2016, 07:37 AM
Last Post: Anthony '58
  Americans Aren't Buying Donald Trump's Immigration Rhetoric, Polls Show naf140230 7 3,899 09-22-2016, 11:33 AM
Last Post: pbrower2a
  The Donald only cares about the Donald historically. taramarie 3 1,435 08-07-2016, 04:34 PM
Last Post: Anthony '58
  Donald Trump And The New Social Darwinism Anthony '58 17 10,664 08-07-2016, 03:45 PM
Last Post: Anthony '58

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)