Donald Trump wins First Debate with Chris Christie, Hosted by Peter Robinson

 

Shortly ago, @peterrobinson moderated a debate between on the one hand, the Once and Future President, God-Emperor of the United States Donald Trump — and on the other hand, perennial bridesmaid Chris Christie.

Despite literally mailing in his performance, Trump swept the crowd.  The YouTube video here had 21 comments at the time of this article, and they broke out as 13 for Trump, 2 for Christie, and 6 either off-topic or off-medication.  The comments on the Ricochet post similarly showed a clear preference for Trump, even when controlling for the repeat count of some excitable commenters.

What’s that you say, Lassie?  This wasn’t a debate?  It was just Peter Robinson bulling through a head cold to interview Chris Christie?  And that despite the fact that Trump’s name was brought up more than Biden’s, Obama’s, Robinson’s, or even Christie’s himself, the topic wasn’t actually supposed to be Trump?  Well, your math may be off, but I certainly take your point.  Good dog.  Run along now.

Huh.  So @Peter Robinson recently interviewed Christie.  I’m still trying to figure out how Christie lost the thing but nobody won.  Some people are just losers.  Sad!


Why is Christie running against Trump on China, with nothing to say about Biden? Christie says that Trump “threw bouquets” at China.   Sure — he did so *while beating them in a trade war*, which Robinson did point out a moment later.  Christie said Trump’s position was ‘Trust China” on COVID, yet I think we all recall that Trump had to fight Rs and Ds alike to restrict travel from obviously contagious China.

When I’m dealing with a project manager across the fence, I also say “I trust that PM to produce the desired results and the required reports.” Because nobody on the other side of the fence works for me! That’s a polite way of saying “When you F this up, it’s not on me,” which is the right answer when you have no authority over a loosely connected party.  Nobody in China worked for Trump (certainly none of the self-soothing apparatus of the State Department, much less Xi Jinping and the butchers), so Trump was right to express confidence in China’s ability to handle China’s own problem *while he obviously took care of business here*.  Funny, I didn’t hear Christie talk about Nanny Pelosi urging people to go to Chinatown and eat Asiatic food to prove they’re not racists.

I don’t expect Robinson to go all Project Veritas on Chris Christie — not at this early stage of the game. I figure his role is to help the Rs set up franchises wherever they want. We are pre-Primary at this point, and if we’re going to pretend that elections still matter, then this seems sound.

Chris Christie bunted on gay marriage, punted on abortion, and is running against Trump on China.  Who says he’s no good at sports? 

Back to COVID.  Robinson asked Christie about COVID, and set the table with quotes from Biden and Fauci. Christie went straight to Orange Man Bad, then said “we have a 65% vax rate without mandates.” I am not interested in the sort of quibble that makes the current oppressive, suffocating vax regime somehow not “mandates”.  Christie says he doesn’t think the gummint should issue mandates, but has no problem with employers doing so.

“Employers set terms and conditions of employment all the time.”  I’ll sidestep the obvious things that employers are not even allowed to ask about, but combine this with his earlier talk about there not being mandates in place currently, and he’s just signing off on the OSHA/CDC/federal-and-contractor instruments of coercion.  You get it?  No problem with the way things are going now, but plenty to say about Trump.  (Gosh, I could swear he was just here!)

When asked about woke-ism, Christie explains why we no longer use the term “negro” in general.  But he gets it WRONG!  He says it’s because “African-American people would be offended by the term, and would prefer another term.”  But that’s not why the term went away. That is a MISERABLE reason to do or not do anything. I’m totally okay with the idea that we no longer use the term negro because it was plastered about like the word colored in official usage to effect among other thing Jim Crow laws. The point is not that it’s offensive (or not) to this group or that, but that it rings too richly with a “legal” denial of equality under the law. Not because some feelings are hurt. There’s a difference.

This bodes ill for Christie’s approach to the whole category of woke problems.  He doesn’t have the right foundation from which to think, much less argue.  His foundation for opposing wokeness is just a restatement, slightly diminished, of the woke agenda.

Progressivism doing the speed limit is not Conservatism.

And woke, by the way, is not new.  Woke is PC, is Goodthink, is the Party Line.  Cancel Culture is denunciations, is show trials.  We have seen this all before, and we have seen men like Christie who fail to learn, or just don’t care.

Finally, somewhere in the seasick final fifteen minutes — hatin’ on Trump and barely mentioning Biden or any other Democrat (odd, in the midst of a disastrous Democrat administration)  — he defends the democrat steal, while blaming Trump for not stopping it.  He uses neutral terms for Democrats, and is critical only of Trump — and of noted Educatrix Jill Biden, for “forcing her husband” to do something related to schools or something.  I forget.

Nope, this whole thing was a conversation between Christie and Trump, except Trump wasn’t there, and Christie still lost.

I understand that Christie is being cagey about whether he’s running or not.  It makes sense to see if he can get some traction before declaring, and at any rate, there are (I guess) campaign finance laws that clutch in if you declare.  So I’m not criticizing his tactical flim-flam.  It’s the strategic and topical flim-flam that rankles.

Christie thinks that there is a great opportunity in 2022 and presumably in 2024.  He thinks that it is primarily about disaffected morons (to sum up) who finally might feel that the Democrats have gone a little too far.  Fine.  But good luck without the Trump voters.  Whether Trump runs or not (since we, uh, seem to be speaking about Trump all up in this Christie interview), the people closest to the flagpole are not there because of Trump — Trump is there because of us.  The “T” party is just the Tea Party, we haven’t changed, and we haven’t gone away.  Even Lois Lerner couldn’t vaporize us.

Peter Robinson seems to labor under a cold or a flu — he’s obviously pressing hard.  I hope he is well, and feels better soon.  I like Robinson, and this was obviously a pre-season dry run for Christie.  Fair enough, that’s how these things go.  I’m indebted to Robinson for conducting the interview — I found it informative.  Not all education is about pleasant things.  I’ll never forget Robinson going twelve rounds with Ann Coulter when she tried to tell everybody how severely conservative Romney was.  So I get that this interview is part of the machinery.  And as Republicans, even crunchy Trump-flavored Newt-filled orange-cons, we do want institutions that work, and which do things.  An establishment, if you will.  But that establishment should respect its most ideologically invested base, without which the establishment follows people like Christie into becoming increasingly pale pastels of Democrat colors.

We’re here to save ourselves, and to save you if we can.  Well, I’ve started to repeat myself, so I’ll just shove off.  After all — this has all happened before — 2011 from an old blog of mine:

I cannot describe how angry I am at the clown-car Republican candidate debates, Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, the punditry, the establishment–yep, pretty much the whole lot of ’em.

I have always been hostile to a third-party gambit; I still am. But the GOP seems hell-bent to have one. Ever since the Tea Party behaved magnificently and returned the GOP to power in an historic crushing mid-term defeat of the Communists currently defiling our Capitol, the GOP has been absolutely set on destroying the morale of the organization which restored the spirit of the Republican Party. Well, it’s not going to work.

If the RINOs insist on sabotaging the work of the Tea Party *to elect Republicans*, they will harm only themselves. The Tea Party has never supported and will never support a Democrat, and of course will not accept spineless tax & spend Republicans.

Christie is a plague.  Been that way for quite some time.

Published in General
This post was promoted to the Main Feed by a Ricochet Editor at the recommendation of Ricochet members. Like this post? Want to comment? Join Ricochet’s community of conservatives and be part of the conversation. Join Ricochet for Free.

There are 100 comments.

Become a member to join the conversation. Or sign in if you're already a member.
  1. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf
    @DrewInWisconsin

    Dotorimuk (View Comment):

    Think Romney is aching to run in 2024? I can imagine the GOP getting behind him. Not me, but I can imagine the GOP would.

    Well, that’ll keep 81 million voters at home.

    • #61
  2. Steven Seward Member
    Steven Seward
    @StevenSeward

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    BDB (View Comment):

    Dotorimuk (View Comment):

    Think Romney is aching to run in 2024? I can imagine the GOP getting behind him. Not me, but I can imagine the GOP would.

    Interesting. Ahab may have survived the whale. Picture Ahab running for office post-whale.

    Speaking of Romney

    https://ricochet.com/999970/pit-22-pit-haters-ball/comment-page-1035/#comment-5920671

     

    I am embarrassed I bought into the lies about creative destruction. Bain does not clean up failing companies, it extracts money from good ones and sells off the husk.

    Not in defense of Romney, who is a squishy Republican whom I don’t support, but he had nothing to do with Bain Capital buying KB Toys and it going bankrupt.  Bain did not buy KB Toys until more than a year after Romney left the firm in 1999.  I don’t know much about Bain Capital, but some of their successes include Burger King, Dominos Pizza, Clear channel, Dunkin Donuts, Nabisco, Burlington Coat Factory, Staples, and Michael’s Craft Stores (the most over-priced art supplies on Earth!).  KB Toys and Toys R Us are of course two of their disasters.

    • #62
  3. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
    Bryan G. Stephens
    @BryanGStephens

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    BDB (View Comment):

    Dotorimuk (View Comment):

    Think Romney is aching to run in 2024? I can imagine the GOP getting behind him. Not me, but I can imagine the GOP would.

    Interesting. Ahab may have survived the whale. Picture Ahab running for office post-whale.

    Speaking of Romney

    https://ricochet.com/999970/pit-22-pit-haters-ball/comment-page-1035/#comment-5920671

     

    I am embarrassed I bought into the lies about creative destruction. Bain does not clean up failing companies, it extracts money from good ones and sells off the husk.

    Not in defense of Romney, who is a squishy Republican whom I don’t support, but he had nothing to do with Bain Capital buying KB Toys and it going bankrupt. Bain did not buy KB Toys until more than a year after Romney left the firm in 1999. I don’t know much about Bain Capital, but some of their successes include Burger King, Dominos Pizza, Clear channel, Dunkin Donuts, Nabisco, Burlington Coat Factory, Staples, and Michael’s Craft Stores (the most over-priced art supplies on Earth!). KB Toys and Toys R Us are of course two of their disasters.

    They bought them to suck them dry. Nothing about that as an accident. Just because they has success does not take away from deliberately running companies into the ground to make themselves money.

    • #63
  4. Steven Seward Member
    Steven Seward
    @StevenSeward

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    BDB (View Comment):

    Dotorimuk (View Comment):

    Think Romney is aching to run in 2024? I can imagine the GOP getting behind him. Not me, but I can imagine the GOP would.

    Interesting. Ahab may have survived the whale. Picture Ahab running for office post-whale.

    Speaking of Romney

    https://ricochet.com/999970/pit-22-pit-haters-ball/comment-page-1035/#comment-5920671

     

    I am embarrassed I bought into the lies about creative destruction. Bain does not clean up failing companies, it extracts money from good ones and sells off the husk.

    Not in defense of Romney, who is a squishy Republican whom I don’t support, but he had nothing to do with Bain Capital buying KB Toys and it going bankrupt. Bain did not buy KB Toys until more than a year after Romney left the firm in 1999. I don’t know much about Bain Capital, but some of their successes include Burger King, Dominos Pizza, Clear channel, Dunkin Donuts, Nabisco, Burlington Coat Factory, Staples, and Michael’s Craft Stores (the most over-priced art supplies on Earth!). KB Toys and Toys R Us are of course two of their disasters.

    They bought them to suck them dry. Nothing about that as an accident. Just because they has success does not take away from deliberately running companies into the ground to make themselves money.

    Do you really think that “running a company into the ground” is a money-maker?

    • #64
  5. Roderic Reagan
    Roderic
    @rhfabian

    I don’t think Trump will win if he runs as the Republican nominee.  He will likely lose and drag the whole party down with him this time.  

    The Democrats won’t run Biden or Harris.  It will be somebody else.  Perhaps one of the Obamas.

    Trump’s negatives have not abated.  

    • #65
  6. Stina Member
    Stina
    @CM

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    BDB (View Comment):

    Dotorimuk (View Comment):

    Think Romney is aching to run in 2024? I can imagine the GOP getting behind him. Not me, but I can imagine the GOP would.

    Interesting. Ahab may have survived the whale. Picture Ahab running for office post-whale.

    Speaking of Romney

    https://ricochet.com/999970/pit-22-pit-haters-ball/comment-page-1035/#comment-5920671

     

    I am embarrassed I bought into the lies about creative destruction. Bain does not clean up failing companies, it extracts money from good ones and sells off the husk.

    Not in defense of Romney, who is a squishy Republican whom I don’t support, but he had nothing to do with Bain Capital buying KB Toys and it going bankrupt. Bain did not buy KB Toys until more than a year after Romney left the firm in 1999. I don’t know much about Bain Capital, but some of their successes include Burger King, Dominos Pizza, Clear channel, Dunkin Donuts, Nabisco, Burlington Coat Factory, Staples, and Michael’s Craft Stores (the most over-priced art supplies on Earth!). KB Toys and Toys R Us are of course two of their disasters.

    They bought them to suck them dry. Nothing about that as an accident. Just because they has success does not take away from deliberately running companies into the ground to make themselves money.

    Do you really think that “running a company into the ground” is a money-maker?

    There is money in selling off the assets instead of investing in future success. One is easy money quick and the other is long term. Venture capitalists go in to struggling businesses acting like they will help turn around the business and then they cannibalize it instead.

    • #66
  7. Stina Member
    Stina
    @CM

    There’s also betting on its failure. Do a mass buy in to a stock, watch the retailers follow, driving the stock ever higher, and then cash out at the top, leaving the retailers in the negative.

    • #67
  8. Richard Easton Coolidge
    Richard Easton
    @RichardEaston

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    I am all in for any Republican for President except for Trump, or his children.

    What exactly do you have against Trump’s children? This is a new one to me

     

    He probably prefers Hunter and Ashley.

    • #68
  9. BDB Coolidge
    BDB
    @BDB

    I won’t vote for anybody’s children.  No more Bushes, Trumps*, Obamas, Clintons, etc.  One President per first-cousin radius, please.

    Naturally, if Trump should seek another term, he doesn’t violate this preference.

    • #69
  10. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf
    @DrewInWisconsin

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    I don’t know much about Bain Capital, but some of their successes include Burger King, Dominos Pizza, Clear channel, Dunkin Donuts, Nabisco, Burlington Coat Factory, Staples, and Michael’s Craft Stores (the most over-priced art supplies on Earth!). KB Toys and Toys R Us are of course two of their disasters.

    I’d count Burger King as a disaster, too.

    • #70
  11. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf
    @DrewInWisconsin

    Roderic (View Comment):

    I don’t think Trump will win if he runs as the Republican nominee.  He will likely lose and drag the whole party down with him this time.  

    The Democrats won’t run Biden or Harris.  It will be somebody else.  Perhaps one of the Obamas.

    Trump’s negatives have not abated.  

    I question that assertion. Not only did we just get confirmation that “Russian Collusion” (which certain “Republicans” pushed on this forum for four years) was a scam, but people are now able to see the difference between the economy under Trump and the economy under the Democratic Party (it’s not Biden, it’s the party machine. Biden is not in charge).

    • #71
  12. Steven Seward Member
    Steven Seward
    @StevenSeward

    Stina (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    BDB (View Comment):

    Dotorimuk (View Comment):

    Think Romney is aching to run in 2024? I can imagine the GOP getting behind him. Not me, but I can imagine the GOP would.

    Interesting. Ahab may have survived the whale. Picture Ahab running for office post-whale.

    Speaking of Romney

    https://ricochet.com/999970/pit-22-pit-haters-ball/comment-page-1035/#comment-5920671

     

    I am embarrassed I bought into the lies about creative destruction. Bain does not clean up failing companies, it extracts money from good ones and sells off the husk.

    Not in defense of Romney, who is a squishy Republican whom I don’t support, but he had nothing to do with Bain Capital buying KB Toys and it going bankrupt. Bain did not buy KB Toys until more than a year after Romney left the firm in 1999. I don’t know much about Bain Capital, but some of their successes include Burger King, Dominos Pizza, Clear channel, Dunkin Donuts, Nabisco, Burlington Coat Factory, Staples, and Michael’s Craft Stores (the most over-priced art supplies on Earth!). KB Toys and Toys R Us are of course two of their disasters.

    They bought them to suck them dry. Nothing about that as an accident. Just because they has success does not take away from deliberately running companies into the ground to make themselves money.

    Do you really think that “running a company into the ground” is a money-maker?

    There is money in selling off the assets instead of investing in future success. One is easy money quick and the other is long term. Venture capitalists go in to struggling businesses acting like they will help turn around the business and then they cannibalize it instead.

    I’m not convinced that buying a company just to sell off its assets is a viable strategy.  If there was money to be made, then the existing owners of the business would sell off the assets themselves and cut out the middle-man.  I’m not even sure if the capital company usually makes a profit in such a case.  I know of several where capital firms lost big money.  It may be that the company was in bad shape to begin with and purchasing it was a bad decision because it was a lost cause.  In the case of KB Toys it was already in bad shape when Bain Capital purchased it.  However, it looks like Bain  made a huge profit off of it, but the money actually came from the banks that lent them money to buy the business in the first place.  Those banks were the ones left holding the bag when KB went bankrupt.  I’m guessing that you can’t do this on a regular basis because the banks would stop lending to you.

    • #72
  13. Steven Seward Member
    Steven Seward
    @StevenSeward

    Roderic (View Comment):

    The Democrats won’t run Biden or Harris. It will be somebody else. Perhaps one of the Obamas.

    Which Obama’s were you thinking of?  Michelle, or her two daughters?  They are the only ones eligible.

     

    • #73
  14. Steven Seward Member
    Steven Seward
    @StevenSeward

    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    I don’t know much about Bain Capital, but some of their successes include Burger King, Dominos Pizza, Clear channel, Dunkin Donuts, Nabisco, Burlington Coat Factory, Staples, and Michael’s Craft Stores (the most over-priced art supplies on Earth!). KB Toys and Toys R Us are of course two of their disasters.

    I’d count Burger King as a disaster, too.

    Yer jus bein’ contrarian.  I love Burger King, Man!

    • #74
  15. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf
    @DrewInWisconsin

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    I don’t know much about Bain Capital, but some of their successes include Burger King, Dominos Pizza, Clear channel, Dunkin Donuts, Nabisco, Burlington Coat Factory, Staples, and Michael’s Craft Stores (the most over-priced art supplies on Earth!). KB Toys and Toys R Us are of course two of their disasters.

    I’d count Burger King as a disaster, too.

    Yer jus bein’ contrarian.

    Usually.

    I love Burger King, Man!

    Whoever runs their marketing department is insane:

    https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=https%3A%2F%2Fi.pinimg.com%2Foriginals%2Fe0%2F28%2F58%2Fe02858d7882aec9848cfeed283cdf3e3.png&f=1&nofb=1

    Burger King kissing Ronald McDonald

    Burger King Print Advert By : Light | Ads of the World™

    burger

     

    • #75
  16. Stina Member
    Stina
    @CM

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    I don’t know much about Bain Capital, but some of their successes include Burger King, Dominos Pizza, Clear channel, Dunkin Donuts, Nabisco, Burlington Coat Factory, Staples, and Michael’s Craft Stores (the most over-priced art supplies on Earth!). KB Toys and Toys R Us are of course two of their disasters.

    I’d count Burger King as a disaster, too.

    Yer jus bein’ contrarian. I love Burger King, Man!

    I think you are the contrarian here. BK is terrible.

    • #76
  17. Steven Seward Member
    Steven Seward
    @StevenSeward

    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    I don’t know much about Bain Capital, but some of their successes include Burger King, Dominos Pizza, Clear channel, Dunkin Donuts, Nabisco, Burlington Coat Factory, Staples, and Michael’s Craft Stores (the most over-priced art supplies on Earth!). KB Toys and Toys R Us are of course two of their disasters.

    I’d count Burger King as a disaster, too.

    Yer jus bein’ contrarian.

    Usually.

    I love Burger King, Man!

    Whoever runs their marketing department is insane:

    Must have been Larry Flint!

    • #77
  18. Flicker Coolidge
    Flicker
    @Flicker

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    I am all in for any Republican for President except for Trump, or his children.

    What exactly do you have against Trump’s children? This is a new one to me.

    He has said that he wants them all to die out and iirc Trump’s “seed [children] to die out”.

    Added: This comment has been first redacted, and then returned to it’s original version and altered to conform with Gary Robbin’s written memory of his statement.

    • #78
  19. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
    Bryan G. Stephens
    @BryanGStephens

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    BDB (View Comment):

    Dotorimuk (View Comment):

    Think Romney is aching to run in 2024? I can imagine the GOP getting behind him. Not me, but I can imagine the GOP would.

    Interesting. Ahab may have survived the whale. Picture Ahab running for office post-whale.

    Speaking of Romney

    https://ricochet.com/999970/pit-22-pit-haters-ball/comment-page-1035/#comment-5920671

     

    I am embarrassed I bought into the lies about creative destruction. Bain does not clean up failing companies, it extracts money from good ones and sells off the husk.

    Not in defense of Romney, who is a squishy Republican whom I don’t support, but he had nothing to do with Bain Capital buying KB Toys and it going bankrupt. Bain did not buy KB Toys until more than a year after Romney left the firm in 1999. I don’t know much about Bain Capital, but some of their successes include Burger King, Dominos Pizza, Clear channel, Dunkin Donuts, Nabisco, Burlington Coat Factory, Staples, and Michael’s Craft Stores (the most over-priced art supplies on Earth!). KB Toys and Toys R Us are of course two of their disasters.

    They bought them to suck them dry. Nothing about that as an accident. Just because they has success does not take away from deliberately running companies into the ground to make themselves money.

    Do you really think that “running a company into the ground” is a money-maker?

    Yes if you buy it on leverage and use it as an ATM.

    • #79
  20. Gary Robbins Reagan
    Gary Robbins
    @GaryRobbins

    Flicker (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    I am all in for any Republican for President except for Trump, or his children.

    What exactly do you have against Trump’s children? This is a new one to me.

    He has said that he wants them all to die out and iirc Trump’s “seed to die out”.

    Fact check.  I never said that I want “Trump’s ‘seed to die out.'”  Please withdraw or substantiate.  

    • #80
  21. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf
    @DrewInWisconsin

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    Flicker (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    I am all in for any Republican for President except for Trump, or his children.

    What exactly do you have against Trump’s children? This is a new one to me.

    He has said that he wants them all to die out and iirc Trump’s “seed to die out”.

    Fact check. I never said that I want “Trump’s ‘seed to die out.’” Please withdraw or substantiate.

    Dang, I remember that well. You’re lucky that Ricochet’s search function sucks donkey gonads.

    • #81
  22. Gary Robbins Reagan
    Gary Robbins
    @GaryRobbins

    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    Flicker (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    I am all in for any Republican for President except for Trump, or his children.

    What exactly do you have against Trump’s children? This is a new one to me.

    He has said that he wants them all to die out and iirc Trump’s “seed to die out”.

    Fact check. I never said that I want “Trump’s ‘seed to die out.’” Please withdraw or substantiate.

    Dang, I remember that well. You’re lucky that Ricochet’s search function sucks donkey gonads.

    I don’t use the word “seed.”  “Children” yes.  “Seed” no.

    • #82
  23. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf
    @DrewInWisconsin

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    Flicker (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    I am all in for any Republican for President except for Trump, or his children.

    What exactly do you have against Trump’s children? This is a new one to me.

    He has said that he wants them all to die out and iirc Trump’s “seed to die out”.

    Fact check. I never said that I want “Trump’s ‘seed to die out.’” Please withdraw or substantiate.

    Dang, I remember that well. You’re lucky that Ricochet’s search function sucks donkey gonads.

    I don’t use the word “seed.” “Children” yes. “Seed” no.

    Ah, so you don’t deny the message, just the specific word usage.

    • #83
  24. BDB Coolidge
    BDB
    @BDB

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    Flicker (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    I am all in for any Republican for President except for Trump, or his children.

    What exactly do you have against Trump’s children? This is a new one to me.

    He has said that he wants them all to die out and iirc Trump’s “seed to die out”.

    Fact check. I never said that I want “Trump’s ‘seed to die out.’” Please withdraw or substantiate.

    Dang, I remember that well. You’re lucky that Ricochet’s search function sucks donkey gonads.

    I don’t use the word “seed.” “Children” yes. “Seed” no.

    Substatianted.  Next allegation?

    • #84
  25. Flicker Coolidge
    Flicker
    @Flicker

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    Flicker (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    I am all in for any Republican for President except for Trump, or his children.

    What exactly do you have against Trump’s children? This is a new one to me.

    He has said that he wants them all to die out and iirc Trump’s “seed to die out”.

    Fact check. I never said that I want “Trump’s ‘seed to die out.’” Please withdraw or substantiate.

    I don’t record all your comments.  I don’t have search function on Ricochet capable of retrieving your comment.  If you disagree that you said it, perhaps I am  remembering it not exactly as you typed it.  But I recall you making a bald statement either that you wanted or looked forward to Trump’s [children or] seed dying out.  I remember it because I found your comment to be odious.

    If you want to sue me over this, then have at it.  For all I know you may have deleted or revised it in the recent past.  But just like you have numerous times said that you would like to see a stake driven through Trump’s heart (and subsequently passed all these statements off as metaphorical, which I don’t believe) you also said at least once that you look forward Trump’s seed dying off.  This is in my memory, even if it is not in yours.  If it is still in the Ricochet database, I cannot say.

    I will redact my comment.  But I remember what you wrote.  And it is still odious.

    • #85
  26. Gary Robbins Reagan
    Gary Robbins
    @GaryRobbins

    Flicker (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    Flicker (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    I am all in for any Republican for President except for Trump, or his children.

    What exactly do you have against Trump’s children? This is a new one to me.

    He has said that he wants them all to die out and iirc Trump’s “seed to die out”.

    Fact check. I never said that I want “Trump’s ‘seed to die out.’” Please withdraw or substantiate.

    I don’t record all your comments. I don’t have search function on Ricochet capable of retrieving your comment. If you disagree that you said it, perhaps I am remembering it not exactly as you typed it. But I recall you making a bald statement either that you wanted or looked forward to Trump’s [children or] seed dying out. I remember it because I found your comment to be odious.

    If you want to sue me over this, then have at it. For all I know you may have deleted or revised it in the recent past. But just like you have numerous times said that you would like to see a stake driven through Trump’s heart (and subsequently passed all these statements off as metaphorical, which I don’t believe) you also said at least once that you look forward Trump’s seed dying off. This is in my memory, even if it is not in yours. If it is still in the Ricochet database, I cannot say.

    I will redact my comment. But I remember what you wrote. And it is still odious.

    Thank you for doing that.  My issue with Trump’s children is that they have not shown even the slightest disagreement at any time with their father, that’s all.  I do not wish that they “die out.”  I am looking forward to Trumpism dying out, but I have never vocalized a wish at Ricochet that Donald John Trump personally die, let alone any of his children.

    • #86
  27. BDB Coolidge
    BDB
    @BDB

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    Flicker (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    I am all in for any Republican for President except for Trump, or his children.

    What exactly do you have against Trump’s children? This is a new one to me.

    He has said that he wants them all to die out and iirc Trump’s “seed to die out”.

    Fact check. I never said that I want “Trump’s ‘seed to die out.’” Please withdraw or substantiate.

    Dang, I remember that well. You’re lucky that Ricochet’s search function sucks donkey gonads.

    I don’t use the word “seed.” “Children” yes. “Seed” no.

    In the context, this is a distinction without a difference.  Very lawyerly of you. 

    To be completely Clintonian about things — matching your style — you just *did* use the word “seed”.  Twice.  People get banged up for using the N-word in quotes — so be it for seed.

    • #87
  28. Stina Member
    Stina
    @CM

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):
    Thank you for doing that.  My issue with Trump’s children is that they have not shown even the slightest disagreement at any time with their father, that’s all.  I do not wish that they “die out.”  I am looking forward to Trumpism dying out, but I have never vocalized a wish at Ricochet that Donald John Trump personally die, let alone any of his children.

    I guess he wants me and my kids to die out, too.

    • #88
  29. Stina Member
    Stina
    @CM

    Moderator Note:

    Redacted. Personal attack.

    Redacted

    • #89
  30. BDB Coolidge
    BDB
    @BDB

    Awright fellers and fellerettes.  Checking out for a while.

    • #90
Become a member to join the conversation. Or sign in if you're already a member.