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US Presidential Election 2020

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by kimthecat, Nov 3, 2020.


  1. kimthecat

    kimthecat PetForums VIP

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    Here it finally is. Rather scary. Trump wont accept it if he loses and according to the ITV news , militia groups on both sides could cause trouble.
     
  2. O2.0

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    Looks like I'll be staying up by myself on here... Not that we're likely to know the results by tonight...

    We voted Bates & Penny 2020 :D
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  3. kimthecat

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    Its being shown here on BBC and ITV news all night. Its just gone midnight so I dont expect I will stay up much longer.
     
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    Just was checking the news. No winner called yet and with mail in ballots, some close states may be a day or so away from declaring a winner.
     
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    Went to bed early to hopefully get some decent sleep before getting up in time for the first few votes. Eczema had other ideas. :Shifty. Now got a coffee and crumpets and ITV on.

    Good luck, America.
     
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    We need ☘️. Whoever wins we need it.
     
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    Bodmin and I have all fingers and paws crossed for America.
     
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    Man it's close!
     
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    Trump has just come out to speak.

    Says he was all ready to come out and celebrate. Says he's clearly won Carolina and Georgia, and Arizona. He reckons he's winning Pennsylvania by a large amount with 64% of the vote in. Winning in Michigan and Wisconsin or so he says.

    Now accusing the Democrats of preventing him declaring winner by taking him to court. It's a fraud and an embarrassment to the American public. Major fraud of the nation - is going to the Supreme Court to ask for all counting to be stopped.

    Make of it what you will - I'm just repeating what he said.
     
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    He said yesterday that he wouldn't declare until it was sure!

    What a tit he is. He's worried because so many democrats have used postal voting isn't he? Is it right that they are still being counted?

    I have to admit to being somewhat confused by their system. Where's the Swingometer at least?! :D

    And at what point are they going to sack every single person that does those polls that put Biden so far ahead?
     
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    Watching it on DT's favourite network - CNN - they are going through all the what-ifs as there is no new news at present apart from DT wants counting to stop as it is a major fraud.
    Just hope DT does not win and there is no violence after but it certainly looks like there will be.
     
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  12. kimthecat

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    It seems to be very close and may take days to get the final result according to the BBC. :(
     
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    Now DT wants to go to the Supreme Court to stop the count of the rest of the votes. Sounds like a worried man.
     
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    It’s shocking to me that it’s actually this close! And that half of America may agree with his policies. Now that’s scary!! A country truly divided. And now to complicate things further Trump declaring victory and threatening Supreme Court action having rushed through a new Conservative judge! How convenient! Just goes to show what is important to half of the American people. Not healthcare, not how many people have already died in the pandemic and not the blatant discrimination when it comes to people of colour. Not sure when we will know who has won in this over complicated electoral system. Good luck America, looks like your going to need it for the next four years! Unfortunately so is the rest of the world!!
     
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    Very scary indeed especially when you get comments like this from one of his supporters posted on FB just now.

    "Totally predictable: Trump’s victory threatened by late mail in votes so no announcement- while America’s streets fill up with armed militia. No doubt the fake news will say these violent, hateful, nutters on the streets are under Trump’s orders but in reality the Terrorists on both sides BLM/Antifa & Militia are funded by the same evil master to undermine confidence in Trump"

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  16. kimthecat

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    Deja Vu? :Woot

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    Sounds like a 2 year old you mean.
     
  18. MilleD

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    Interesting that Anthony Scaramucci used the word "despot" when discussing how he would have tried to convince DT not to talk about major fraud and the supreme court on the news earlier.

    It's a fair point, you can't just call a halt to fair democratic process.
     
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    That’s one way to describe him! ;)
     
  20. O2.0

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    Welp... this isn't going to be over any time soon :(
    Even if Biden wins Wisconsin and Michigan (which it looks like he might) Trump is still going to demand a recount - has already asked for one in Wisconsin, and that will drag it on further.

    Is it bad that I almost wish Trump would win because I'm afraid of what he might do if he loses?
     
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