Sunday, September 25, 2016

Would A President Donald Trump Use A Nuclear Weapon To Attack The Islamic State Or Another Foreign Enemy?

US Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump. (Reuters / Brendan McDermid)

The Hill: Poll: Nearly half of voters think Trump will detonate a nuke

A majority of voters say Donald Trump would allow the U.S. to default on its debt and that he would misuse the power of the presidency to punish his political opponents.

And nearly half of voters — 46 percent — say the GOP nominee would use a nuclear weapon to attack ISIS or another foreign enemy.

Those are the findings of a new poll conducted by SurveyMonkey on behalf of the Lincoln Leadership Initiative, a new group helmed by prominent Republican critics of the New York billionaire who are advocating for the Republican Party to dump Trump and return to its “foundational values.”

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RussInSoCal said...

As opposed to a president who has repeatedly telegraphed exactly what our forces will and will not do, I'd rather have a president in whom the enemy is totally unsure of what he is capable of.

/unpredictable behavior tends to keep adversaries off balance. I think Putin has down pat.

Anonymous said...

Just what we all need, three superpowers with leaders who rule and dictate with their macho flag flying. Sure recipe for many of the worst outcomes possible. But all you haters out there will have a field day!

Aizino Smith said...

" I'd rather have a president in whom the enemy is totally unsure of what he is capable of. "

The North Vietnamese were afraid of Nixon from what I read. They thought he was a crazy man. So they came to the negotiating table.

People were not to sure of Truman either.

Being though crazy has its uses.

Aizino Smith said...


Weakness invites aggression.

Have you been around dogs?

I thought 1989 1991 was new era. I was wrong. We got a sick ass president elected in 1992 and thing went down hill.