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Feb 7·edited Feb 8

Donald J Trump is a racist. His ardent followers are racists, too. Despite Kellyanne Conway’s musing about a person of color, Trump’s running mate will be a mediocre white man that we have barely heard of., if we’ve heard of him at all. The one thing that Trump’s personality disorder simply won't abide is anyone that he perceives as smarter, better looking, or with the potential to be more popular, than he is. Poor Tim Scott, he is absolutely smarter, younger, definitely better looking,and seems like a nice fella who has made some weirdly poor choices politically. And then there are “the wimmin”…Trump won’t have one of those on his ticket either. He is a flaming misogynist. So we have a great many fairly anonymous MAGA Republican dudes waiting to hear the call…and they will. These other folks should get up off their knees and preserve whatever dignity they have left.

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Fantastic! You definitely "tell it like it is!" If this was not such a grave and serious matter, it would be entertaining to see the @ss kissing competition between Tim Scott, J.D. Vance, Elise Stefanik, Kari Lake, et al, to see who is the best sycophant. Mike Pence should be a shining example to all vis-a-vis what happens when you hitch your wagon to Trump's star.

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Tim Scott's performance was so repulsive, I can't even look at him anymore.

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I am beyond sickened ,just when you thought the swamp was full,a few more gators slide in to join the feeding frenzy.The worship these people have puts me to mind,If a huge ,shiny statue of Trump with gold,&bronze feet,you know we' be witnessing"the Abomination"&the " End of times" is nigh!

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Excellent analysis, except that Ramasmamy would also fit the "person of colour" criterion and, with a level of ignorance as deep as Trumps and the "not politician" stamp of Trumpian approval, he cannot be counted out. *shudders*

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Let's hope he is disqualified

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Maybe Trump should ask Liz Cheney. I am sure she would help him - BY throwing him out the door!

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All of these people you’ve listed are just trump’s “mini me”. Man or woman, doesn’t matter. The day after Scott declared his love for trump, on Charles Barkley and Gayle King’s show, they both said that he was auditioning for VP. But Charles emphatically stated that if trump thinks he’ll get the black vote with Scott as his VP, he has another think coming. The black community will not go for trump just because of Scott in his opinion. If only the Supreme Court would rule that Trump is not eligible to be one ANY states ballots, then we all could breathe a little easier. Adam, thanks for continuing to speak up, to educate us, and thereby prod us to hold our foxhole.

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So very disappointed in Senator Scott.

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Anyone who is a sycophant to Trump is a psychopath. You would have to be to attach yourself in any way to such a horrible man!

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Pretty fair assessment, IMHO. All of these potential candidates are united by one thing only, which is their degree of fealty to their Orange leader.

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As if this election isn't scary enough, then there's the VP pick! As disappointed and sickened as I was in Pence's kissing up to trump at every turn, at least he did the right thing January 6th. I don't think any potentials mentioned would do that. Scary to think about.

I don't think you mentioned Ted Cruz as a possibility. After what trump said about his wife, he totally made up with him! How does Cruz look in his wife's eyes every day??

Thanks, Adam for this dose of reality. I'm digging my foxhole deeper🙂.

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These are all terrible people. The only half way decent one is Doug Burgum and therefore he stands no chance. Hard agree that Trump will do or at flirt with a “DEI” pick to help himself back to the WH.

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I think you're right he could cynically choose a "person of color" for votes. That person would have to understand why he or she was chosen, and the sickening job description that will go with it. And if his vp becomes a liability, Trump will legislate a way to fire him/her.

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I am totally grossed out now. They need to get a room. Yuck.

Could be fun.

I love YOU, Adam. When they start worshipping humans, all hell is on the ready! I await your instructions.

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Sounds like a list of losers but birds of a feather flock together.

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