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How would you feel about being threatened with being publically labelled a "defector", if you refuse to agree to beeing financially fleeced by the party you are trying to donate to?

Asked by ragingloli (48342points) 1 month ago

In case you were not aware,
the drumpf campaign was recently exposed for defrauding supporters who donated to his campaign (separately of him not using any of the money for his lawsuits), by silently filling a check box, that turned a one-time donation into a monthly one. They later added a second checkbox (pre-filled), that caused the donor to unwittingly giving money for drumpf’s birthday.
They already had to refund over 60 million dollars to donors for doing this.
After being exposed of this fraud scheme, they actually escalated, rewriting the text next to the recurring payment check box to:
“We need to know we haven’t lost you to the Radical Left. If you UNCHECK this box, we will have to tell [drumpf] you’re a DEFECTOR & sided with the DEMS. CHECK this box and we can win back the House and get [drumpf] to run in 2024”

https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2021/04/gop-trump-defector-threat

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Demosthenes's avatar

Sadly, that shit probably works well on Trump’s most devoted followers.

janbb's avatar

A sucker is born every minute – but I thought I’d read that over a million has had to be refunded so not everyone is falling for it.

Tropical_Willie's avatar

Didn’t Hitler do something like that – - then sent the SS after them.

kritiper's avatar

I would feel like it was time to move to Australia.

kritiper's avatar

The Trumpers are great at trying to label anyone who isn’t totally with them as being totally against them. It’s a scare tactic for the gullible.

rebbel's avatar

I would already feel awkward about just being outed as a Trump fan, let alone a donor.

elbanditoroso's avatar

I’d say it is typical of the Trumpian view – either you are with the fuehrer or you are not.

If I were someone who liked Trump and I got an email like that (calling be a defector) I would cancel immediately.

flutherother's avatar

I would be outraged if anyone tried to con me in this way.

Tropical_Willie's avatar

First @flutherother I’m sure your IQ is a lot higher than a turnip !

Some of his followers I am not too sure.

mazingerz88's avatar

I would feel aghast. Maybe I’ll consult a lawyer if I could sue. But trump knows his idiots. They probably would give him the money in the end. They just don’t want him to grab it from their pu….rses.

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