Former Trump supporter Siggy Flicker: why I’m not voting in the presidential election

 

Siggy's only worry is her children.Facebook

Real Housewives of New Jersey star Siggy Flicker has made a surprising announcement about the November presidential election: she’s not voting! Even though she previously planned to vote for Republican nominee Donald Trump, she recently changed her mind, and took to Instagram to clarify her feelings about both Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Alongside an image featuring a blurry version of the American Flag and the words “2016 They All Suck,” Siggy, who is known for speaking her mind on RHONJ, did the same when it comes to the two major party candidates. Addressing a 2015 Tweet in which she’d expressed support for Trump, Siggy wrote, “I did write that Tweet supporting #Trump – I own it – and I’m not ashamed. In November 2015 & up until a few months ago, I would’ve voted for ANYONE running against #HillaryClinton; I despise her that much & nothing will ever change my opinion of her. However, after what I’ve heard over the past YEAR, my opinion has changed about him.” As for her current thinking, she explained, “As of now, I don’t plan on voting because I don’t like either candidate and wish there was a third option. I’m waiting for the debates to end and see if anything is said to make me change my mind, but both candidates are NOT good! I will say ‘I’m not with her’ as a proud Jew and as a proud American.”

Siggy went on to address specifics of each campaign, concluding, “Unless I hear something groundbreaking in the debates, I’m just not voting this year.” She then linked her stance on the election to how outspoken she has been on the show, stating, “During my intro on the #RHONJ, I rocked my facelift bandages!!! I am who I am and I’ve got NOTHING to hide. I’m also an intelligent woman who is very capable of making an informed decision based on what I believe.”

I’d like to take a moment to address the people who have been blessed with the excess time to be able to dig up a Siggy Flicker Tweet from a year ago (11/2015), and who are better than the rest of us because they have never changed their minds about anything in their lives – EVER!!. I did write that Tweet supporting #Trump – I own it – and I'm not ashamed. In November 2015 & up until a few months ago, I would've voted for ANYONE running against #HillaryClinton; I despise her that much & nothing will ever change my opinion of her. However, after what I've heard over the past YEAR, my opinion has changed about him. If you took a few extra minutes of trolling time to read a recent #HuffingtonPost article about me, you’d stumble upon my EVOLVED opinion, which came out BEFORE the "pussy" comment heard round the world yesterday. Here it is: "As of now, I don’t plan on voting because I don’t like either candidate and wish there was a third option. I’m waiting for the debates to end and see if anything is said to make me change my mind, but both candidates are NOT good! I will say 'I’m not with her' as a proud Jew and as a proud American. My feeling on Hillary is: once a liar, always a liar. The thing that bothers me the ABSOLUTE MOST about Hillary is what happened with Benghazi. I’m a mother who is obsessed with my children. They’re everything to me and if I were to put my son on a plane to Benghazi and he didn’t get help like those soldiers didn’t get help, that would be the end of my life!! What happened in Benghazi – forget all the other proven lies told by the Clintons – is something I can NEVER get over as a parent.That said, Trump frustrates me like when he said that John McCain was not a war hero, I was ready to smash the TV! I Unless I hear something groundbreaking in the debates, I’m just not voting this year." During my intro on the #RHONJ, I rocked my facelift bandages!!! I am who I am and I've got NOTHING to hide. I'm also an intelligent woman who is very capable of making an informed decision based on what I believe. If you’re allergic to nuts (pun intended), would you choose the chocolate with walnuts or peanuts? 😉 #imnotwithhim #imnotwithher #getalife

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Siggy isn’t the only New Jersey celebrity to speak out about this November’s election. Jersey Shore cast members have declared their political favorites. Maybe Siggy can take a page from Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, who’s expressed support for Trump but has also offered up a very Hollywood candidate she joked (we think) in February that she’ll be voting for: Leonard DiCaprio. We wonder who Siggy’s pick for a movie star candidate for POTUS would be!