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‘The US feels very volatile’: former ambassador warns of election violence

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Yet another warning by a non-American - so obviously Americans can ignore it.

‘The US feels very volatile’: former ambassador warns of election violence

The former UK ambassador in Washington, Kim Darroch, has warned of a “genuine risk” of violence in the aftermath of a close-run US election in November.

Darroch noted that although Joe Biden is maintaining a significant lead nationwide, the margins in some battleground states are shrinking, and he suggested pollsters could be systematically undercounting Donald Trump supporters.

“I’m not sure the pollsters really know how to count Trump voters,” Darroch said in an interview.

He pointed to the recent violence in Portland, Oregon, and Kenosha, Wisconsin, in the wake of police shooting of unarmed Black Americans, and the case of Kyle Rittenhouse, a fervent police supporter facing homicide charges after a shooting incident in Kenosha that left two people dead and a third seriously injured. Rittenhouse has since been hailed as a vigilante hero by the far right.
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“If Biden wins, there is a question whether the Trump base will really support or accept that as the outcome. Equally, if it looks like postal votes have been undercounted or there is serious voter suppression you worry about the other side of the argument,” he added. “It feels very volatile.”

“Whoever wins, you just hope that people will accept the result and take it calmly, though I couldn’t say I’m certain that will be the case,” he said.
 

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Yet another warning by a non-American - so obviously Americans can ignore it.

We are a failed state at this point. A viral ****hole with no overarching beliefs or policies due to the grifter and dementia-riddled outpatient 63m traitors have saddled us with.
 

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We are a failed state at this point. A viral ****hole with no overarching beliefs or policies due to the grifter and dementia-riddled outpatient 63m traitors have saddled us with.

Only 1 person saddled you with Trump. If Obama hadn't arrogantly mocked him at the correspondence dinner, those 63M would have elected Ted Cruz instead.
 

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Only 1 person saddled you with Trump. If Obama hadn't arrogantly mocked him at the correspondence dinner, those 63M would have elected Ted Cruz instead.

Yup. This whole thing is one long nervous breakdown over a Black guy being potus for 2 terms. I think we all see that now.
 

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Only 1 person saddled you with Trump. If Obama hadn't arrogantly mocked him at the correspondence dinner, those 63M would have elected Ted Cruz instead.

"Look at what you made me do!" That's basically the line in every serial killer movie.
 

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1. Absolutely, if the courts eventually decide in favor of Mr. Biden, the Republicans will graciously accept the results.

a. They will then follow every legal & peaceful way to block those extremist BLM policies that will be pursued by the Biden-Harris administration.

2. If the courts rule in favor of President Trump, the Dems will NOT accept the results.

a. The House will immediately impeach him.
b. The Senate, which is likely to go Dem, will find him guilty.
c. When President Pence takes office, the Dems will turn a blind eye to BLM and ANTIFA violence throughout the nation.
d. The House & Senate will oust President Pence.

3. Finally, peace will return to the streets as President Nancy Pelosi orders the protesters and looters to stand down, for they will have succeeded in their coup d'etat.
 

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1. Absolutely, if the courts eventually decide in favor of Mr. Biden, the Republicans will graciously accept the results.

a. They will then follow every legal & peaceful way to block those extremist BLM policies that will be pursued by the Biden-Harris administration.

2. If the courts rule in favor of President Trump, the Dems will NOT accept the results.

a. The House will immediately impeach him.
b. The Senate, which is likely to go Dem, will find him guilty.
c. When President Pence takes office, the Dems will turn a blind eye to BLM and ANTIFA violence throughout the nation.
d. The House & Senate will oust President Pence.

3. Finally, peace will return to the streets as President Nancy Pelosi orders the protesters and looters to stand down, for they will have succeeded in their coup d'etat.

I wish I lived in your alternate reality.
 

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Only 1 person saddled you with Trump. If Obama hadn't arrogantly mocked him at the correspondence dinner, those 63M would have elected Ted Cruz instead.

Ah, the stop me before I kill again or the murders will be on you, defense.

Let us not forget that 65,853,514 voted for Mrs. Clinton. She likely would have been elected against Ted Cruz.
 

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America is so divided right now because of Donald Trump that we are certainly teetering on beyond repair. Large pockets of Americans genuinely hate other large pockets of people. Americans view other Americans as the enemy.
 

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Yet another warning by a non-American - so obviously Americans can ignore it.

Ol i have no doubt in my mind that if trump wins again you leftist are going to be burning looting and destroying everything in site.
i expect people to be harassed and assaulted as well.

that is just the type of behavior we can expect from the tolerant inclusive left.

yet more words they have no clue what they mean.
 

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Ah, the stop me before I kill again or the murders will be on you, defense.

Let us not forget that 65,853,514 voted for Mrs. Clinton. She likely would have been elected against Ted Cruz.

No, if she couldn't beat Trump she couldn't beat anyone. The democratic party should never have put her on the ticket the way they did. She was as hated as anyone in America at the time. And for as hated as she was, warranted or not, she almost won. Dems had an easy election with any other person. But they thought they could put forth anyone. Clinton and the dems decision to push her the way they did had as much to do with Trump winning as anything.
 

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1. Absolutely, if the courts eventually decide in favor of Mr. Biden, the Republicans will graciously accept the results.

a. They will then follow every legal & peaceful way to block those extremist BLM policies that will be pursued by the Biden-Harris administration.

2. If the courts rule in favor of President Trump, the Dems will NOT accept the results.

a. The House will immediately impeach him.
b. The Senate, which is likely to go Dem, will find him guilty.
c. When President Pence takes office, the Dems will turn a blind eye to BLM and ANTIFA violence throughout the nation.
d. The House & Senate will oust President Pence.

3. Finally, peace will return to the streets as President Nancy Pelosi orders the protesters and looters to stand down, for they will have succeeded in their coup d'etat.

. . . you label yourself "Moderate"? Just another American without a clue about the world's political views.
 

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America is so divided right now because of Donald Trump that we are certainly teetering on beyond repair. Large pockets of Americans genuinely hate other large pockets of people. Americans view other Americans as the enemy.

Actually not really. The divide started long before trump. it was about 2000 when the democrats went off the reservation when al gore lost the election.
that is when they truely began to reveal just how extreme and nutso they had become.

Trump simply bought it out full tilt.
 

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1. Absolutely, if the courts eventually decide in favor of Mr. Biden, the Republicans will graciously accept the results.

a. They will then follow every legal & peaceful way to block those extremist BLM policies that will be pursued by the Biden-Harris administration.

2. If the courts rule in favor of President Trump, the Dems will NOT accept the results.

a. The House will immediately impeach him.
b. The Senate, which is likely to go Dem, will find him guilty.
c. When President Pence takes office, the Dems will turn a blind eye to BLM and ANTIFA violence throughout the nation.
d. The House & Senate will oust President Pence.

3. Finally, peace will return to the streets as President Nancy Pelosi orders the protesters and looters to stand down, for they will have succeeded in their coup d'etat.

It will be hard for the senate to find him guilty. Getting 67 senate seats is very very very difficult to do.
 

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Actually not really. The divide started long before trump. it was about 2000 when the democrats went off the reservation when al gore lost the election.
that is when they truely began to reveal just how extreme and nutso they had become.

Trump simply bought it out full tilt.

Nope Americans disagreed and argued over politics. Trump promoted hate. It worked. People like you bought into the hate and are destroying America behind that orange coward.
 

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Only 1 person saddled you with Trump. If Obama hadn't arrogantly mocked him at the correspondence dinner, those 63M would have elected Ted Cruz instead.

So what you are saying is that because Obama made fun of Trump once, 63 million Americans are so petty that they saddled the country with Trump.
 

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1. Absolutely, if the courts eventually decide in favor of Mr. Biden, the Republicans will graciously accept the results.

a. They will then follow every legal & peaceful way to block those extremist BLM policies that will be pursued by the Biden-Harris administration.

2. If the courts rule in favor of President Trump, the Dems will NOT accept the results.

a. The House will immediately impeach him.
b. The Senate, which is likely to go Dem, will find him guilty.
c. When President Pence takes office, the Dems will turn a blind eye to BLM and ANTIFA violence throughout the nation.
d. The House & Senate will oust President Pence.

3. Finally, peace will return to the streets as President Nancy Pelosi orders the protesters and looters to stand down, for they will have succeeded in their coup d'etat.

Even if the Dems win the Senate, they won't have a 2/3rds majority that they would need to boot out Trump. It's always good to take reality into account when making predictions.:mrgreen:
 

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No, if she couldn't beat Trump she couldn't beat anyone. The democratic party should never have put her on the ticket the way they did. She was as hated as anyone in America at the time. And for as hated as she was, warranted or not, she almost won. Dems had an easy election with any other person. But they thought they could put forth anyone. Clinton and the dems decision to push her the way they did had as much to do with Trump winning as anything.

So, if Trump was so easy to beat, why didn't Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, John Kasich, Ben Carson, Rand Paul, Mike Huckabee, Carly Fiorina, Chris Christie, Jim Gilmore or Rick Santorum beat him in the primary?
 
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1. Absolutely, if the courts eventually decide in favor of Mr. Biden, the Republicans will graciously accept the results.

a. They will then follow every legal & peaceful way to block those extremist BLM policies that will be pursued by the Biden-Harris administration.

2. If the courts rule in favor of President Trump, the Dems will NOT accept the results.

a. The House will immediately impeach him.
b. The Senate, which is likely to go Dem, will find him guilty.
c. When President Pence takes office, the Dems will turn a blind eye to BLM and ANTIFA violence throughout the nation.
d. The House & Senate will oust President Pence.

3. Finally, peace will return to the streets as President Nancy Pelosi orders the protesters and looters to stand down, for they will have succeeded in their coup d'etat.
Yes, the Democrats have already planned to fight the election through the courts no matter what the popular vote. They will rely on mail in balloting as an excuse, which could take a while to resolve. Of course they will also instigate more riots if they need them.

However I'm not that sure Dems will take the Senate or the House.
 

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Even if the Dems win the Senate, they won't have a 2/3rds majority that they would need to boot out Trump. It's always good to take reality into account when making predictions.:mrgreen:

Maybe some Republicans will go along with the Dem plotters, thinking that they will be given some political goodies.

Senators, either Dem or Republican, are not especially loyal people.
 
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Nope Americans disagreed and argued over politics. Trump promoted hate. It worked. People like you bought into the hate and are destroying America behind that orange coward.
What 'hate' are you referring to? The hate the country is seeing is all coming from the
left, with Dem encouragement.
 

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We are a failed state at this point. A viral ****hole with no overarching beliefs or policies due to the grifter and dementia-riddled outpatient 63m traitors have saddled us with.

Another post from la la land....... The left knows mental decline Biden is not going to win.......
So they are acting up even more than they have for the last 4 years if that is possible? ;) :peace

Election night will be a hoot to watch their antics.
 

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We are a failed state at this point. A viral ****hole with no overarching beliefs or policies due to the grifter and dementia-riddled outpatient 63m traitors have saddled us with.

I don't know what alternate leftist hellhole universe you live in....but the rest of us are doing pretty good.
 

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However I'm not that sure Dems will take the Senate or the House.



I am feeling really depressed about what will happen in 49 days.

Your words, however, have given me a glimmer of hope that the excesses of the Biden-Harris administration can be blocked.

But I have NO doubt that the looters will be out in force on November 3. It is truly chilling that no city has the guts to stop them in 2020 America.
 
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