explain to me what a carpet bagger is in words or pics

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  1. jdwhatever

    jdwhatever Fesh Gold

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    I just don't know what it is.
     
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    still confused
     
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    People from the north who went south for monetary opportunities, the hillbillies called them carpetbaggers because their luggage was made from old carpet.

    Hillary Clinton moving to NY was called a carpet bagger.

    She has also been called a carpet muncher.
     
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    Someone who puts carpets in bags.
     
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    lol at jackie, unless its really the true definition
     
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    Hi Yam.
     
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    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    do you know what a carpet is?
     
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    This pedo dude from the show Justified

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    yes
     
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    nazdrowie Sultan of Sweat Gold

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    do you know what the act of bagging (in the broadest sense) consists of?
     
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    When Hillary Clinton moved to NY so that she could run for the Senate from NY. It's people who move from one place to another and then claim to be from the new place so they can benefit from it.
     
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    oh, okay


    why is it called a carpet bagger
     
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    God damn, what country did you go to school in?

    After the civil war in the US, people came from the north to take advantage of the war torn South. They cheated people out of their money. They often brought their belongings in a suitcase made out of carpet. Thus the name carptebaggers. A carpetbagger is someone who moves in the area to take advantage of a situation. Like when there are tornadoes in an area, itinerant roofers move into the area. Those roofers are often accused of being a carpetbagger. Hillary Clinton does not fit the traditional definition of the word but it has morphed into her situation.

    You should have learned that by 8th grade. Or you could have Googled it.
     
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    i'm guessing you googled it
     
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    2 broads going at each others box
     
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    I don't use negative rep but I made an exception in your case. See if I ever help you again dumb fuck.