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Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: NewtonMP2100
Date: October 09, 2018 09:16AM
....the news just broke....

.......she is leaving at the end of the year.......


Nikki Haley resigns as Trump's UN ambassador

....United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley has resigned, the latest departure from President Donald Trump's national security circle, a senior White House official said Tuesday.

The former South Carolina governor had served since January 2017.

Haley walked past reporters in the White House on Tuesday morning but did not comment. She will meet with Trump in the Oval Office at 10:30 a.m., according to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. .



another one...........gone..........?!



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: samintx
Date: October 09, 2018 09:35AM
The was supposed th be a big announcement from the Oval at 10:30 . Surely it was not the resignation of Nikki. Sounded like it was supposed to be something else....but BIG.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: October 09, 2018 09:59AM
She got tired of the other ambassadors laughing at her because of Trump's stupid speech to the General Assembly.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Acer
Date: October 09, 2018 10:03AM
The Trump stupid train makes frequent stops to exchange passengers. Might be the persistent ptomaine in the dining car.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: steve...
Date: October 09, 2018 10:09AM
Wonder who will replace her.




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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Zoidberg
Date: October 09, 2018 10:10AM
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steve...
Wonder who will replace her.

Well, Kayne West is supposed to be at the WH today...



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Lemon Drop
Date: October 09, 2018 10:18AM
Sorry to see her go. She was one of the few outspoken cabinet members who would publicly disagree with Trump and correct course when needed. She was also widely respected by foreign diplomats and helped them stay calm when Trump went to crazyland.

It was odd to see a retail politician with no foreign policy experience rise to this position, but she's done a good job as one of the "adults in the room."



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: October 09, 2018 10:21AM
Tanned, fed and ready to crawl...err serve


"The U.N.? Well it's close to Jersey."
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: October 09, 2018 10:28AM
"Haley says she'll campaign for Trump in 2020"

So much for Lemon Drop's speculation. She's a loyal supporter of the most dangerous, incompetent person ever to be president. Wise up.



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Lemon Drop
Date: October 09, 2018 10:32AM
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Steve G.
"Haley says she'll campaign for Trump in 2020"

So much for Lemon Drop's speculation. She's a loyal supporter of the most dangerous, incompetent person ever to be president. Wise up.

I just re-read my post, it doesn't contain any speculation at all about what she'll do next, nor any comment about whether she'll support the president politically. Isn't it obvious that she supports him politically, she's been on his frickin' cabinet.

Stop making crap up Steve G. and stick with your own opinions.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: rjmacs
Date: October 09, 2018 10:35AM
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Steve G.
She got tired of the other ambassadors laughing at her because of Trump's stupid speech to the General Assembly.

She's had a target on her back from the moment Bolton walked on the scene.



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: max
Date: October 09, 2018 10:37AM
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Lemon Drop
Sorry to see her go. She was one of the few outspoken cabinet members who would publicly disagree with Trump and correct course when needed. She was also widely respected by foreign diplomats and helped them stay calm when Trump went to crazyland.

It was odd to see a retail politician with no foreign policy experience rise to this position, but she's done a good job as one of the "adults in the room."


She was a rabid right wing warmonger. The only one that exceeded her bloodthirst was Hillary.....




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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: October 09, 2018 10:41AM
"She was one of the few outspoken cabinet members who would publicly disagree with Trump and correct course when needed."

She toes the Trump line 100% at the U.N.. I'm sorry I don't agree with the 'enlightened thug' rationalizations occasionally afforded subordinate members of a mad dictator.
It's the "Maybe Albert Speer wasn't such a bad architect" argument.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Lemon Drop
Date: October 09, 2018 10:48AM
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Steve G.


She toes the Trump line 100% at the U.N.. I'm


No, she hasn't.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Lemon Drop
Date: October 09, 2018 11:02AM
For those who somehow missed all the news stories over the past year and a half over the very public disputes between Haley and Trump, here's one story. There are tons of others if you take the time:

WASHINGTON — President Trump was watching television on Sunday when he saw Nikki R. Haley, his ambassador to the United Nations, announce that he would impose fresh sanctions on Russia. The president grew angry, according to an official informed about the moment. As far as he was concerned, he had decided no such thing.

It was not the first time Mr. Trump has yelled at the television over something he saw Ms. Haley saying. This time, however, the divergence has spilled into public in a remarkable display of discord that stems not just from competing views of Russia but from larger questions of political ambition, jealousy, resentment and loyalty.

The rift erupted into open conflict on Tuesday when a White House official blamed Ms. Haley’s statement about sanctions on “momentary confusion.” That prompted her to fire back, saying that she did not “get confused.” The public disagreement embarrassed Ms. Haley and reinforced questions about Mr. Trump’s foreign policy — and who speaks for his administration.


[www.nytimes.com]
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: October 09, 2018 11:03AM
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Lemon Drop
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Steve G.
She toes the Trump line 100% at the U.N.. I'm
No, she hasn't.

That's not what her votes say.



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: cbelt3
Date: October 09, 2018 11:03AM
... So she's not going to work at Faux News ?
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: DeusxMac
Date: October 09, 2018 11:19AM
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cbelt3
... So she's not going to work at Faux News ?

If she can't find a better gig...
Give her time...
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: NewtonMP2100
Date: October 09, 2018 11:24AM
....CNN speculating that Ivanka might be her replacement......



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Sarcany
Date: October 09, 2018 11:24AM
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Steve G.
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Lemon Drop
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Steve G.
She toes the Trump line 100% at the U.N.. I'm
No, she hasn't.

That's not what her votes say.

Yeah, she's been Drumpf's parrot at the United Nations.

Other members of the Security Council have been quite taken aback at her insistence on reviewing Drumpf's talking points instead of dealing with the business of the day. Not gonna bother supplying links. There are at least a half dozen incidents documented.



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: October 09, 2018 11:33AM
In comparison, Taylor Swift has done more good for America with one Instagram message than Nikki Halley has done here entire right wing career.

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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Sarcany
Date: October 09, 2018 11:37AM
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Steve G.
In comparison, Taylor Swift has done more good for America with one Instagram message than Nikki Halley has done here entire right wing career.

That is kind of remarkable.

One tweet from an offended pop star and ten thousand people decide to register to vote.



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: samintx
Date: October 09, 2018 11:56AM
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Steve G.
"Haley says she'll campaign for Trump in 2020"

So much for Lemon Drop's speculation. She's a loyal supporter of the most dangerous, incompetent person ever to be president. Wise up.

I about lost my breakfast when I heard this on the radio. I thought Nikki was with us. 2 yrs ago she was but she has swallowed the Koolaid for sure.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: neophyte
Date: October 09, 2018 12:09PM
Unless she plans to move out of her home state, Nikki will return to SC. And to fit back into the Repub political realm in this state, she will essentially espouse 45's ideas. Remember, early in 2016, she spoke out about the future 45's demeanor and proposed policies, but once it became clear which way the wind would blow, she changed her tune. As long as that same wind blows, she will arrange her sails for all to see, and catch that wind.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: October 09, 2018 12:23PM
In a related topic:
"Trump: I like Swift's music about 25% less now"

Is someone in the press corps going to ask him to name just one tune by Taylor Swift?
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: October 09, 2018 12:28PM
Great Trump quote about Halley!

"She's made it a more glamorous position"
moron
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: samintx
Date: October 09, 2018 01:10PM
Speculation: Lindsey to AG, Nikki to take Lindsey’s congressional seat by appointment. Glamorously of course.Old Fogette



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Speedy
Date: October 09, 2018 01:17PM
Amb. Haley is simply setting herself up to run for president in case Pres. Trump retires. With her history of affairs she is the ideal person to win the GOP nomination to succeed Trump.



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Lemon Drop
Date: October 09, 2018 01:26PM
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Speedy
Amb. Haley is simply setting herself up to run for president in case Pres. Trump retires. With her history of affairs she is the ideal person to win the GOP nomination to succeed Trump.

There is zero evidence that Nikki Haley ever had an extramarital affair, as you know.

She does have presidential ambitions.

Yes, Haley became a Trump supporter after first not supporting him, because that was politically expedient for her.

No, she has not agreed with all of his foreign policy ideas, and she's been vocal about it. People who are claiming otherwise are just wrong.

Did she make sense for that job? IMO, no.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: NewtonMP2100
Date: October 09, 2018 01:30PM
.....Hope Hicks was the one rumored to having an affair with a married co-worker.......



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Speedy
Date: October 09, 2018 03:19PM
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Lemon Drop
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Speedy
Amb. Haley is simply setting herself up to run for president in case Pres. Trump retires. With her history of affairs she is the ideal person to win the GOP nomination to succeed Trump.

There is zero evidence that Nikki Haley ever had an extramarital affair, as you know.

No video evidence. But there is this:

[www.indiaabroad.com]

"In May of 2009 when she announced that she would run for governor in 2010, allegations of extra-marital affairs also surfaced. First, Will Folks, a former press secretary for then-South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford and a conservative blogger said he had an “inappropriate physical relationship” with her. Then Larry Marchant, a lobbyist and campaign consultant to then Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer, alleged he and Haley had a one-night sexual encounter.

Haley has vehemently denied these allegations of extra-marital affairs and vowed that if the claims are ever proven true, she would resign from office."

There was mention of these two affairs on her Wikipedia page but that has been scrubbed.



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Lux Interior
Date: October 09, 2018 03:45PM
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NewtonMP2100
.....Hope Hicks was the one rumored to having an affair with a married co-worker.......

i wouldn't call Trump a co-worker.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: samintx
Date: October 09, 2018 03:56PM
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samintx
Speculation: Lindsey to AG, Nikki to take Lindsey’s congressional seat by appointment. Glamorously of course.Old Fogette

This makes more sense to me than infidelity or about anything else. She would be free to campaign and run for prez after 2 years.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: bfd
Date: October 09, 2018 05:05PM
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Lux Interior
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NewtonMP2100
.....Hope Hicks was the one rumored to having an affair with a married co-worker.......

i wouldn't call Trump a co-worker.

Perhaps a co-dependent…
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: October 09, 2018 05:19PM
"I can’t say enough good things about Jared and Ivanka," she said. "Jared is such a hidden genius that no one understands."

He hides it well.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Lemon Drop
Date: October 09, 2018 05:31PM
Damning with faint praise?
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: samintx
Date: October 09, 2018 10:18PM
Nikki also has plane problems....3 flights accepted from Private Corps for Nikki and hubby. That was also coming up and could have gotten nasty.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Lemon Drop
Date: October 09, 2018 11:11PM
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samintx
Nikki also has plane problems....3 flights accepted from Private Corps for Nikki and hubby. That was also coming up and could have gotten nasty.

[www.thestate.com]

really small potatoes esp for a Trump cabinet official

I dont' think that's related to her resignation which she planned some time ago.

She wants to make some bucks in the private sector. She and her husband are not wealthy and have a lot of debt, plus two kids to put through college. I think that makes more sense than the other theories.

Shes been the best politician on Trumps team. She stood up to him while also convincing him she was a total team player Not easy.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Lux Interior
Date: October 10, 2018 06:51AM
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Lemon Drop
really small potatoes esp for a Trump cabinet official .

Probably only did it to better fit in with the rest of Trumpistan.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: NewtonMP2100
Date: October 10, 2018 07:47AM
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Lux Interior
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Lemon Drop
really small potatoes esp for a Trump cabinet official .

Probably only did it to better fit in with the rest of Trumpistan.


....she was bullied into doing it.....bullying in a WH with anti-bullying campaign and Trump the ultimate bully of them all....



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: rjmacs
Date: October 10, 2018 01:18PM
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Speedy
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Lemon Drop
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Speedy
Amb. Haley is simply setting herself up to run for president in case Pres. Trump retires. With her history of affairs she is the ideal person to win the GOP nomination to succeed Trump.

There is zero evidence that Nikki Haley ever had an extramarital affair, as you know.

No video evidence. But there is this:

[www.indiaabroad.com]

Haley has vehemently denied these allegations of extra-marital affairs and vowed that if the claims are ever proven true, she would resign from office."

There was mention of these two affairs on her Wikipedia page but that has been scrubbed.

So, we have two accusations of affairs, without conclusive corroborating evidence, combined with the whiff of a coverup in the lead up to an election. So, maybe not zero evidence; let's say 'he-said, she-said' flimsy evidence with incentives for deception all around.



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Speedy
Date: October 10, 2018 01:31PM
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rjmacs
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Speedy
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Lemon Drop
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Speedy
Amb. Haley is simply setting herself up to run for president in case Pres. Trump retires. With her history of affairs she is the ideal person to win the GOP nomination to succeed Trump.

There is zero evidence that Nikki Haley ever had an extramarital affair, as you know.

No video evidence. But there is this:

[www.indiaabroad.com]

Haley has vehemently denied these allegations of extra-marital affairs and vowed that if the claims are ever proven true, she would resign from office."

There was mention of these two affairs on her Wikipedia page but that has been scrubbed.

So, we have two accusations of affairs, without conclusive corroborating evidence, combined with the whiff of a coverup in the lead up to an election. So, maybe not zero evidence; let's say 'he-said, she-said' flimsy evidence with incentives for deception all around.

I guess nobody collected the blue dress.



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: rjmacs
Date: October 10, 2018 01:46PM
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Speedy
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rjmacs
So, we have two accusations of affairs, without conclusive corroborating evidence, combined with the whiff of a coverup in the lead up to an election. So, maybe not zero evidence; let's say 'he-said, she-said' flimsy evidence with incentives for deception all around.

I guess nobody collected the blue dress.

If you want to be able to point to a semen stain, it's really important to collect the dress.

This applies whether your accusations are against a president, governor, or gubernatorial candidate.



rj
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: NewtonMP2100
Date: October 10, 2018 01:49PM
....only in the navy will you get a........



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Lemon Drop
Date: October 10, 2018 05:22PM
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rjmacs
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Speedy
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rjmacs
So, we have two accusations of affairs, without conclusive corroborating evidence, combined with the whiff of a coverup in the lead up to an election. So, maybe not zero evidence; let's say 'he-said, she-said' flimsy evidence with incentives for deception all around.

I guess nobody collected the blue dress.

If you want to be able to point to a semen stain, it's really important to collect the dress.

This applies whether your accusations are against a president, governor, or gubernatorial candidate.


This is typical dirty politics in South Carolina. The men who made these accusations about Haley are dirt bag political operatives. No really, that's not a smear, they are dirt bag political operatives. One of them is responsible for spreading rumors that Haley had an affair with Donald Trump. That went around in early 2018.

This is the state that went after John McCain's adopted black daughter and it's Lee Atwater's state, after all (may he rest in peace) . There is no low too low in GOP politics in the SC.
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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: davester
Date: October 10, 2018 08:24PM
I think it's fascinating that for a female republican an extramarital affair or two is some kind of problem, whereas for male republicans (Trump, Newt Gingrich, many others), they can have wall to wall extramarital affairs over periods of decades without any effect on their political careers.



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Re: Breaking News: --> Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. Ambassador....
Posted by: Speedy
Date: October 10, 2018 10:44PM
Their women folk must be pristine.



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