submitted 8 months ago by HLMenckenFan to c/politics
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[-] Got_Bent 126 points 8 months ago

So now the goalposts are at declaring war on Mexico.

Cool cool.

[-] [email protected] 36 points 8 months ago

Its been there awhile with these people....I wish I was kidding but they believe Mexico and other countries that way are so evil this is reasonable. Their stereotypes just seem to get more and more crazy that they believe....

[-] [email protected] 29 points 8 months ago

Many conservatives think that Mexico is a problem the same way they think that Native American tribes self governance is a problem. The Mexican history is that of the native Mexicans winning out over the Spanish and forming their country and many conservatives are still pissed about the Alamo because they think we should have kept going south in conquest.

[-] [email protected] 8 points 8 months ago

Yea which is why I wish it was easier to take them down when they threaten violence to send us into a war. Since I know I can't get things done to show I'm not capable myself for that or a lot of things(the audhd panics and meltdowns are oof with his stressed I stay....). Like the fact they won't believe they're in the minority sucks 😕

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[-] cbarrick 10 points 8 months ago

Real patriots want to declare war on Mexico then you're not a real patriot. We need more patriots in this country to make America great again. And we'll make them pay for it! Mark my words Mexico will pay for the wall. Some of them are good people too but they will pay for the wall when we win the war. SAD but TRUE.


[-] HLMenckenFan 106 points 8 months ago

DeSantis is a fucking moron.

[-] Madison420 35 points 8 months ago

He's really not, his base is dumb and he plays to them rather effectively but he's not dumb just manipulative and without morality.

[-] [email protected] 39 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago)

I disagree, he’s dumb and horrible with anything that has to do with economics too. Fascism is a terrible system.

[-] [email protected] 14 points 8 months ago

I subscribe to the dumb-dumbs can vote for dumb-dumbs theory myself.

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[-] [email protected] 20 points 8 months ago

I agree that he manipulates his base.

He's a fucking idiot, that's not negotiable. He does too many things that do not serve the manipulation of his base that are too dumb to excuse. The meatball has no brain.

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[-] Chickenstalker 64 points 8 months ago

Americans are dumber than I thought.

[-] ViewSonik 35 points 8 months ago

That become very obvious in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023.

[-] [email protected] 29 points 8 months ago

Our systems are just so unbelievably broken. They gerrymander and destroy other systems to keep themselves in power and its just sick.

[-] [email protected] 10 points 8 months ago

We have been far too tolerant of the intolerant for far too long. This is inevitable

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[-] FlyingSquid 20 points 8 months ago

They're dumber because lots of them want Trump, but I wouldn't say this makes Americans as a whole dumber because very few of them support DeSantis. He's just throwing random shit out there like this at this point.

[-] clearedtoland 11 points 8 months ago

Sadly, our woefully inept electoral system lets the few dumb ones speak loudly for the rest of us.

[-] MedicPigBabySaver 18 points 8 months ago

Many,not all.

[-] Arthur_Leywin 10 points 8 months ago

American Republicans*** Don't lump me in with those assholes.

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[-] vivavideri 56 points 8 months ago

Does anyone know if he's had like.. significant head trauma at any point?

[-] CADmonkey 28 points 8 months ago

Classic lead poisoning

[-] PeckerBrown 19 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago)

If not, perhaps it's time to correct that oversight.

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[-] FlyingSquid 43 points 8 months ago
[-] Heisme 29 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago)

Goal post moving for his base. DeSantis “had to” take federal disaster relief money for the damage to his state caused by Hurricane Idiala(?) making him weak in their eyes(or so he believes). So now to appeal to/appease his sycophants he must promise the possibility of pain, poverty and destruction for those less fortunate.

[-] paddirn 39 points 8 months ago

I’m sorry, why the fuck are these people allowed to be in politics? He’s openly advocating for war with our neighbor, get this fuckwad out of politics. Let him go fight a war first-hand if he’s so eager to get his dumbass killed. I feel like a requirement for getting into politics should be some sort of political “killswitch”, as soon as you start talking crazy like this, you’re out.

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[-] [email protected] 33 points 8 months ago

That's... that's just great Ron. Hey, ya figure they might shoot back? With their army and navy that they definitely have? Dumb motherfucker.

[-] MataVatnik 19 points 8 months ago

I'm starting to think we should shoot missiles at Ron DeSantis

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[-] [email protected] 33 points 8 months ago
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[-] ChunkMcHorkle 30 points 8 months ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago)
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[-] Carighan 23 points 8 months ago

It's funky to imagine that a state that was once seen as "purple", generally, would also elect someone was ragingly insane as DeSandurz.

[-] [email protected] 25 points 8 months ago

You can thank gerrymandering and low voter turn out due to gerrymandering for that....

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[-] [email protected] 9 points 8 months ago

Tbf he's done a lot to disenfranchise those he doesn't agree with or make it harder for them to vote. All bc that side can't believe they're not popular anymore.....

[-] HLMenckenFan 21 points 8 months ago

DeSantis is a tyrant.

[-] aggelalex 20 points 8 months ago

YOoo I guess we're so fucked up that border war and colonialism is back on the table

[-] [email protected] 18 points 8 months ago

This is the guy who was the JAG at Gitmo during the torture debacle, right? Just checking.

He is the antithesis of ethics.

[-] [email protected] 7 points 8 months ago

And this should be the only thing anyone needs to dislike him.

[-] [email protected] 14 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago)

But has the US ruled out using missiles on desantis

Seriously though, look at the terror Ukraine has been able to accomplish inside Russia with a hell of a lot less than what Mexico has. You guys want missiles blowing shit up in San Antonio and phoenix?

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[-] FartsWithAnAccent 13 points 8 months ago

Why does Florida have missiles?

[-] ridethisbike 15 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago)

Outside of any in a military base, he doesn't. It was a question about if he would authorize an aerial attack if he were voted president...

That said... he's an idiot for even thinking that would be a good idea

[-] [email protected] 12 points 8 months ago

How do people see shit like this and then think he is a good choice for president???

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[-] randon31415 11 points 8 months ago

If he gets elected, Russia is going to have nuclear missles stationed in Florida for use agaisted Cuba.

[-] books 9 points 8 months ago

Let's be honest. He knows he won't use missiles he just knows his base will want him to be ambiguous on it

[-] ScaraTera 8 points 8 months ago

I don't like DeSantis either but if you read the article, the question itself was loaded. I mean the headlines are a slippery slope argument

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[-] [email protected] 8 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago)

Remember when the "Up the Ante" was Scott Walker saying he wanted to build a wall on the border with Canada?

Good times.....

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