This is Why Pence is More Dangerous than Trump.

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  1. C_Clayton_Jones
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    ‘In a year marked by chaos and infighting in Trump’s White House, Pence has been one of the most effective administration officials in advancing his own policy goals.
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    But while he is a darling of conservative Republicans, Pence is often to the right of mainstream America on social issues like gay rights. In 2015, as governor of Indiana, he was forced to revise a state “religious liberty” law he had signed which opponents say allowed discrimination against gays.

    Pence, who leaves on Friday for a trip to Egypt, Jordan and Israel, has made a mark on domestic policy as vice president. The former congressman staunchly opposes abortion rights and passionately supports de-regulation of business and shrinking the size of government.’

    In year of drama and chaos, Pence quietly advances conservative agenda

    Pence is a true believer in the hateful, bigoted, racist social right agenda and failed, wrongheaded conservative political doctrine and dogma.
     
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    Yes, but he is still ONLY the VP, and the president doesn't really care what he thinks anyway. If we are able to get rid of Trump, it will be after the orange fool has reduced the GOP to a pile of rubble. Pence would would have a hard time pushing his radical agenda after that.
     
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    Why do the Democrats hate Children?
    Why do Democrat men want to marry each other?
     
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    As long as Pence is an Anti-Gay president, I'll be sound as a pound. Yes, good times are ahead in 2024.
     
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    Among the folks I talk to who are well connected in the executive and legislative branches, several have posited that one reason Pence agreed to be Trump's VP is that he knew quite well how inept and uniformed about the workings of government Trump is and would remain, and that so long as he (Pence) didn't publicly "make waves" bigger than Trump, he could pretty much do whatever he wanted to do as goes setting policy.

    I don't know if they're right or to what extent they are, but the notion that Pence exerts his will on most policy-making is not at all implausible to me. His having largely unconstrained authority to do so would certainly explain his obsequiousness. It seems very probable that so long as he keeps his distance from the "headline grabbing" stuff and, regarding those items, brown-noses adequately, he's free to do as he pleases.

    History is replete with buffoons who held formal "top dog" authority but who were so inept, ignorant, intellectual lightweights, etc. that people beneath them could do whatever they wanted.
    • Woodrow Wilson --> His wife, in essence, made his decisions after his stroke. He wasn't incapable/inept before the stroke, but once he had it, he was.
    • George Bush --> Cheney's power was legendary. There again, he knew more about government's operations than did Bush. In this case, it's not so much that Bush was abjectly inept, but rather than Cheney was vastly more adept than Bush.
    • As for the folks noted below, interested individuals can read the history books...There are probably more, but the ones below are the one's whom I can remember from school. Some of them were certifiably mad, thus leaving no alternative but for someone else to actually run things.
      • Richard II
      • Carlos II
      • Æthelred
      • Muhammad II of the Khwarezmian Empire -- This guy is the reason you never heard of the Khwarezmian Empire. There was no saving him (it) from himself.
      • Ludwig II of Bavaria
      • Edward II of England
      • Commodus
      • Adolf Frederick of Sweden -- This guy was such an idiot that he literally ate himself to death.
      • Felix Faure
      • George III of England
      • George II of England
      • Empress Anna of Russia
      • King Charles VI of France
      • Maria I of Portugal
      • Lalitapida of Kashmir
      • Henry Pu Yi -- This guy was China's emperor and Japan's puppet.
     
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    Pence to the far right of Trump on homo's and abortion?

    I certainly hope so. ... :thup: .... :cool:
     
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    Sound as an ass pounding? Ghey
     
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    Which means you’re on the wrong side :suck:
     
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    And you Wyle E Coyote Super geniuses keep pushing to impeach Trump
     
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    Gee a conservative advancing conservative agenda? LOL like Obungle's advancing moonbat leftist agenda?

    It's politics you dumb downed loon
     
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