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Old 09.02.2020, 10:20
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While Trump builds his reelection campaign, there is a huge herd of Dems shuffling around vying to be the presidential candidate. Ideally, they would have already selected one who now would be concentrating on the election.
The DNC motto is 'Anyone But Bernie'.

That worked out for them last time around, and they're trying it again this time.

Personally, I think that Bernie would have one last time around.

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Old 09.02.2020, 10:34
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I think they'd accept a gay man before a woman, unfortunately.

With few exceptions he can fire whomever he wants. What will they do, impeach him again?

Yeah but the Dems pre-selected who would run last time and look how well that worked out for them.
Would be karma if Trump lost to a gay man.

As mentioned before, Congress could pass a vote of censure on Trump which would sadly have little practical effect apart from the dent to his ego.

Last time around Hillary won the popular vote but failed to strategise the electoral college properly.
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Old 09.02.2020, 10:47
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Would be karma if Trump lost to a gay man.
I really hope that all those sycophantic republicans are kissing trumps dirty feet out of fear and this is actually not representative of the general vote. Hopefully things will change on voting day as in terms of sheer numbers there are more democrats than republicans and i assume there will be very strong partisan voting which should theoretically help democrats. in a way the democrats have the easiest task: select a decent, not too controversial figure and watch the avalanche of anti trump voters rush to elect him/her. The question is can they get their act together as up to now they look like a bunch of kids trying to build a car. sad and funny to watch
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Old 09.02.2020, 11:29
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... there are more democrats than republicans and i assume there will be very strong partisan voting which should theoretically help democrats.
It's closer than you'd think, and why parties tend to need the voters in the middle more than the base. And they need to motivate them to turn out.

Trump has a solid base who will absolutely turn out for him. I'm not sure many of the Ds have a solid base you can expect to turn out, except maybe Bernie.

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As of December 2019, Gallup polling found that 28% of Americans identified as Democrat, 28% identified as Republican, and 41% as Independent. Additionally, polling showed that 43% are either "Democrats or Democratic leaners" and 45% are either "Republicans or Republican leaners" when Independents are asked "do you lean more to the Democratic Party or the Republican Party?"
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Old 09.02.2020, 11:34
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Buttigieg has a rather unflattering last name. I keep reading it as Booty geek.

Google tells me: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NT36PvjxbRA$$

It's booty jedge.
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Buttigieg has a rather unflattering last name. I keep reading it as Booty geek.

Google tells me: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NT36PvjxbRA$$

It's booty jedge.
Or if you read 20 min, it's boot-edge-edge. With the oo pronounced like cowboy boot and not the German way (boat).

Good thing voters don't have to write in names to vote or he'd see some interesting variations...
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Interesting article from the Beeb.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-51417722

And yes, the US is too broken to repair in its current form.
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Or if you read 20 min, it's boot-edge-edge. With the oo pronounced like cowboy boot and not the German way (boat).

Good thing voters don't have to write in names to vote or he'd see some interesting variations...
or Butt as in arse!
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Old 09.02.2020, 20:14
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It's closer than you'd think, and why parties tend to need the voters in the middle more than the base. And they need to motivate them to turn out.

Trump has a solid base who will absolutely turn out for him. I'm not sure many of the Ds have a solid base you can expect to turn out, except maybe Bernie.

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Strange how democracy works in the US! In the impeachment trial, the 48 Senators who voted to convict Trump represent 18 million more people than the 52 who voted to acquit.

The Republican Party has achieved and consolidated power by maximising turnout among its mainly white base, by trying to suppress turnout amongst minority voters, and by using its success at the state level to gerrymander congressional districts.

The changing ethnic mix in the US should make the Dems the undisputed leaders but somehow they continue to fail.
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Would be karma if Trump lost to a gay man.

As mentioned before, Congress could pass a vote of censure on Trump which would sadly have little practical effect apart from the dent to his ego.

Last time around Hillary won the popular vote but failed to strategise the electoral college properly.
Why would that be karma? From what I understand Trump has been very gay friendly throughout his entire life (check some of his Howard Stern interviews from before he became POTUS) and his policies are not anti-gay either.
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It must be the Russian in me.
Even when you take a jab you do it gracefully and in a subtle way. You and omtatsat would make a great couple!
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Even when you take a jab you do it gracefully and in a subtle way. You and omtatsat would make a great couple!
You just can't help yourself... can you?
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Old 09.02.2020, 22:31
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Why would that be karma? From what I understand Trump has been very gay friendly throughout his entire life (check some of his Howard Stern interviews from before he became POTUS) and his policies are not anti-gay either.
"very gay friendly" LOL!

According to GLAAD’s (formerly the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Trump Accountability Project (TAP), President Trump and his administration have unleashed more than 92 attacks against LGBTQ Americans in policy and rhetoric.
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"very gay friendly" LOL!

According to GLAAD’s (formerly the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Trump Accountability Project (TAP), President Trump and his administration have unleashed more than 92 attacks against LGBTQ Americans in policy and rhetoric.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSVLpzGseXw

I am not a Trump fanboy but he's not anti-gay.

Along a similar line, Bush Jr did WAY more for Africa than Clinton or Obama.

People get far too stuck in their narrow black-white ideologies and should seek out broader sources of information and opinions.

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I am not a Trump fanboy but he's not anti-gay.

Along a similar line, Bush Jr did WAY more for Africa than Clinton or Obama.

People get far too stuck in their narrow black-white ideologies and seek out broader sources of information and opinions.
Sadly Trump lies every time he opens his mouth so we can only judge him by his actions, not by his words; for details of his anti-gay actions see my last post.

Please note this thread is about Trump, not about Bush, or about Obama, or about Clinton, do stay on topic.

Now please do go and troll somebody else.
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Sadly Trump lies every time he opens his mouth so we can only judge him by his actions, not by his words; for details of his anti-gay actions see my last post.

Please note this thread is about Trump, not about Bush, or about Obama, or about Clinton, do stay on topic.

Now please do go and troll somebody else.
I don't like this post. I find it pretentious and patronizing. These days not even children are spoken to in this manner anymore.
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Sadly Trump lies every time he opens his mouth so we can only judge him by his actions, not by his words; for details of his anti-gay actions see my last post.

Please note this thread is about Trump, not about Bush, or about Obama, or about Clinton, do stay on topic.

Now please do go and troll somebody else.
https://www.conservapedia.com/Donald...berty_and_LGBT

You were the one trolling this thread so get off your high horse.
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I don't like this post. I find it pretentious and patronizing. These days not even children are spoken to in this manner anymore.
Agree, it comes across very fascist. And when the poster writes "we can only..." the implication is clear: only one opinion is right, everybody else must be eliminated.
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Old 09.02.2020, 23:57
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Agree, it comes across very fascist. And when the poster writes "we can only..." the implication is clear: only one opinion is right, everybody else must be eliminated.
I said nothing about fascist, don't instrumentalize me.

You may have noticed that some active people here feel a bit uncomfortable with your way of phrasing, so if you really want to be heard on EF, you might want to adapt a bit. It depends whether you find it worth the effort or not of course.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSVLpzGseXw

I am not a Trump fanboy but he's not anti-gay.

Along a similar line, Bush Jr did WAY more for Africa than Clinton or Obama.

People get far too stuck in their narrow black-white ideologies and should seek out broader sources of information and opinions.
Where? On neocon sites?
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