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Old 02.06.2020, 16:56
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You missed that he ordered tear gas and rubber bullets used on peaceful protesters to clear the way for him.
First US President to resort to these measures in order to walk two blocks.

Edit: Rev. Gini Gerbasi said that she, along with the church's seminarian, was forcibly removed from the [church] patio less than an hour before Trump arrived to take pictures in front of St. John's while holding a Bible.
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It was just safer to say you were voting Clinton.
I think this is the reason that made him win.

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Old 02.06.2020, 17:04
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

You know things are in deep shit if a Texas chief police officer tells the president to keep his mouth shut...

https://edition.cnn.com/videos/polit...h-shut-vpx.cnn
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Since Trump failed to calm things down we will never know.

Threatening to bring in the military is only inflaming this rotten situation, it would be a shame for Trump if they refused to fire on fellow citizens or took the knee.
Usually, dictators are reluctant to bring in the military in case they turn on them.

At one point Trump seemed to be hinting about wanting counter-demonstrators at the White House but that plea for civil war seems to have fallen on deaf ears
All that he does is done for his dumb red neck voters. He has to play the big man. And of course the military will never come in.
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Old 02.06.2020, 17:27
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Regardless of the outcome of the polls, I think that neither Trump nor Biden is capable to run that country through these times. If both would have any wisdom, they would step out of the race.
I agree, but since the GOP has yet again been unable to prevent DT from running for a second term, has yet again not put up an alternative candidate that would even be remotely acceptable, and is still stupid enough to value party loyalty above anything else, and since the Democrats have also yet again not been able to just find some Caucasian dude in his early 50s who's swinging just slightly left of the middle - which most likely would lead to success - it will be a disastrous election period yet again.

Granted, I'd rather take Bush Jr back than have another 4 years of DT, but as mentioned, fairly sure my wishes won't be granted.
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Old 02.06.2020, 18:22
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The polls were pretty much spot on in 2016. They predict/measure the popular vote, not the electors.
I'd have to dig around, but I seem to recall the projection was also that she'd win the EC but by a thin margin.

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I think this is the reason that made him win.
Many more than that.

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...I'd rather take Bush Jr back than have another 4 years of DT, but as mentioned, fairly sure my wishes won't be granted.
He's constitutionally barred from running again, but there's a gray area whereby he could be a running mate for VP and then return to office on the death of the president. This was tossed around with respect to Obama being a VP candidate with Biden.
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Old 02.06.2020, 19:31
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and since the Democrats have also yet again not been able to just find some Caucasian dude in his early 50s who's swinging just slightly left of the middle - which most likely would lead to success - it will be a disastrous election period yet again.
Sadly, there were 20+well-qualified, interesting, intelligent, able candiates (OK, Marianne Williams not so much) - but the crowded field made a shambles of the primary process. Pete was my guy, but I could have easily supported many of the others.

But in the end fear of Bernie had the DNC donors clutching their pearls, and so we ended up with Biden, the least exciting of the group.

I sort of wish he hadn't pledged to name a woman as VP, by narrowing the field prematurely Biden has painted himself into a corner.

All this assumes we still have a country to vote for come 3 November...
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Old 02.06.2020, 19:57
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I sort of wish he hadn't pledged to name a woman as VP, by narrowing the field prematurely Biden has painted himself into a corner.
It's funny you say that. Last summer, I had a conversation with my friend in California, female, mixed-race, African-American father and Caucasian mother, and Jewish. I told her at the time please don't misunderstand me, but as Democrats, please don't bring a woman, don't bring a Hispanic, don't bring an African-American, just don't bring really anything that isn't a middle-aged Caucasian male. America is not up for it at this point. She agreed. It is sad, but it's the truth, as much as it pains me to say it.

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All this assumes we still have a country to vote for come 3 November...
Well, that's not looking so good right now, so it may indeed become redundant, at least in the form you're used to.
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Old 02.06.2020, 20:43
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

So, Kamala, Amy, or Satan (HRC)?

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Old 02.06.2020, 20:54
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So, Kamala, Amy, or Satan (HRC)?

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Why limit himself? Oprah, Warren, "that woman from Michigan", Abrams, etc.

I know a way to guarantee the Ds lose: Pelosi
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Old 02.06.2020, 21:56
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Shit, I don't know why. Biden wouldn't know his ass from his head. Do you honestly think that the wide majority of people are in support of those out of control looters? I highly doubt. People got enough on their plate with Corona, they don't need this nonsense.
I think most intelligent people realize that Biden isn't in any way responsible for the looting or the riots. And he has not condoned it. He's trying to bring peace in the ways that he can. He understands the anger, and he recognizes the problem (of police brutality), but he does not in any way condone the violence or the looting, etc. He gave a really nice speech today.

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/bide...ve_twopack_hed
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Old 02.06.2020, 23:12
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I think this is the reason that made him win.
He won because he got the most electoral college votes.

A lot of people voted for him because he made promises from bringing back coal to paying off the National Debt.
Many promises he did not keep but nevertheless his base believes he is trying to keep them so he has not lost a lot of votes due to this reason.
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I think most intelligent people ....
Well now you're expecting a little too much...
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I know a way to guarantee the Ds lose: Pelosi
And if they won, they'd have to hope that the Democrats retain the House as well, as with a combined age for that ticket of 158 at the time of taking office, the new Speaker of the House would have a high probability of becoming President!
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Old 03.06.2020, 13:32
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Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump

Undercover Huber is a great spoof, funny, but at the same time sad, because the real @JohnWHuber did absolutely NOTHING.
He was a garbage disposal unit for important documents & then, tap, tap, tap, just drag it along & run out of time.
A.G. Jeff Sessions was played like a drum!
12:46 PM · Jun 3, 2020
Spanky's usual contempt for law and order and ethical people.

U.S. Attorney John Huber was tasked with reviewing the FBI's work on the Clinton Foundation and Uranium One. Unfortunately for him, he found no evidence to support Spanky's fact-free theories.
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A few of my American FB Christian friends are still campaigning for Trump but most agree he's not morally correct. For many, the final straw was seeing him hold the bible while others were tear-gassed for his photo op.
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A few of my American FB Christian friends are still campaigning for Trump but most agree he's not morally correct. For many, the final straw was seeing him hold the bible while others were tear-gassed for his photo op.
Especially as two of those gassed were Church officials "Rev. Gini Gerbasi along with the church's seminarian".
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Some faint signs of sanity
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Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he does not support invoking a law that would allow President Trump to use the U.S. military for domestic law enforcement amid nationwide protests surrounding the death of George Floyd.

Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-S.D.) on Wednesday threw his support behind Defense Secretary Mark Esper after the Pentagon chief said he opposes invoking the Insurrection Act of 1807 to deploy active U.S. military on American soil to quell urban protests.

“I think that these tasks ought to be relegated as much as possible to the state and local authorities, the law enforcement and police,” Thune told reporters
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Meanwhile, thin-skinned Spanky comes up with an "a big dog ran off with my homework" unbelievable type of excuse
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President Trump on Wednesday denied that he was rushed to an underground bunker at the White House as protests grew violent on Friday evening, claiming he only visited the space briefly during the day.

“I went down during the day and I was there for a tiny, little, short period of time and it was much more for inspection,” Trump said. “These problems are during the night, not during the day.”
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In the middle of a major pandemic and with riots across the US in almost every state the US President is spending his time on bunker inspections. WTF?
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He won because he got the most electoral college votes.
As did every elected US president in history.

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As did every elected US president in history.

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Actually not every elected President.
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