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[–] silence7 3 points 5 hours ago

Vance flipped from being a never-Trumper to being a Trump bootlicker when he figured out that he needed Trump's support to get into a position to fulfill his side of Theil's patronage.

[–] silence7 60 points 7 hours ago (4 children)

Just a reminder of who he is:

 

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[–] silence7 1 points 1 day ago* (last edited 1 day ago)

Makes more sense than shooting out transformers, like Nazis have been doing for several years: it stands a chance of starting a series of retaliatory killings

Even the failed attack is creating right-wing calls to stop hiring minorities for Secret Service roles

[–] silence7 0 points 1 day ago (2 children)

Yes, they mean extinct in the wild. You can get access to this and all other Washington Post gift links with registration

[–] silence7 3 points 1 day ago (1 children)

Sure...but that's well outside the vocabulary of the average US news reader.

[–] silence7 3 points 1 day ago (1 children)

It requires registration, not payment. And it clearly says he is a registered republican.

[–] silence7 1 points 1 day ago

It beats hinging it on a 40% chance.

[–] silence7 15 points 1 day ago (2 children)

I'm going to withhold judgement at this time; there's a real chance that the motive was something like trying to start a race war. We'll probably know more an a day or so.

[–] silence7 21 points 1 day ago (6 children)

The shooter was a Republican

Has me wondering if this was an attempt to start a race war, like a bunch of past mass shootings, attempts to knock out power by shooting transformers, etc.

[–] silence7 6 points 1 day ago (1 children)

It appears to have been done by a Republican too., which leads me to suspect that it's one of the folks trying to start a race war.

[–] silence7 3 points 2 days ago* (last edited 2 days ago) (2 children)

Biden did beat Trump. And if polling is to be believed, stands a ~50% chance of doing so again. That's actually better than a lot of other plausible Democrats

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