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Old 30.07.2020, 11:55
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No, they had better candidates but it seems only a minority was interested in supporting a woman or a gay man.

America: one step forward / two steps backward
Or someone with a wealth of experience, competence & progressive outlook
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Old 30.07.2020, 11:59
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Or someone with a wealth of experience, competence & progressive outlook
Not media worthy, I am afraid. How do you cash it in in a commercial society?
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Not media worthy, I am afraid. How do you cash it in in a commercial society?
Yet the Democratic party insidiously & actively undermined him at every turn in the last 2 elections - not really permitting voters to decide and as I alluded to earlier, the bigger problem is the two party system that purports to be anything other than 2 sides of the same coin
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Old 30.07.2020, 12:21
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Yet the Democratic party insidiously & actively undermined him at every turn in the last 2 elections - not really permitting voters to decide and as I alluded to earlier, the bigger problem is the two party system that purports to be anything other than 2 sides of the same coin
It makes it predictable and easy to control, priorities quite important in consumerism.
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Or someone with a wealth of experience, competence & progressive outlook
They had that in quite a few candidates but unfortunately, they decided to choose an old man who does have a wealth of experience, some competence and a more ethical outlook on life.
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Old 30.07.2020, 12:43
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"I said nothing about Trump" Another off topic post
Actually this thread is about a long since closed and completed EF poll.

So any thread not specifically discussing the poll is off topic.

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Old 30.07.2020, 12:46
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Actually this thread is about a long since closed and completed EF poll.

So any thread not specifically discussing the poll is off topic.

Is it time for a new/updated thread poll of "has Trump been a good president?"
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Old 30.07.2020, 12:55
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Is it time for a new/updated thread poll of "has Trump been a good president?"
Seriously?
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Old 30.07.2020, 13:00
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Seriously?
For a comparison in number? The vote was not one way in this poll.
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Old 30.07.2020, 13:23
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Yet the Democratic party insidiously & actively undermined him at every turn in the last 2 elections - not really permitting voters to decide and as I alluded to earlier, the bigger problem is the two party system that purports to be anything other than 2 sides of the same coin
Political parties don’t exist in a vacuum! Arguing that the system is wrong because there is no party offering an alternative view that has failed to gain any support makes no sense.

It’s like the Irish Freedom Party’s claim that they’d definitely get candidates elected to parliament if they were on the ballot paper. Ignoring that fact that in an average constituency of 90k voters, they cannot find the 300 voters required to get them on the ballot paper in the first place.
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Congratulations MusicChick
You have 14,800 posts. That’s quite an accomplishment.
Now back to Trump.
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Old 30.07.2020, 13:34
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Congratulations MusicChick
You have 14,800 posts. That’s quite an accomplishment.
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Political parties don’t exist in a vacuum! Arguing that the system is wrong because there is no party offering an alternative view that has failed to gain any support makes no sense.
This. I agree. There is more on offer but it doesn't seem to gain any traction. There isn't enough interest.
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Yes, that ship has already sailed, somewhat.
Ageist, somewhat.
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Ageist, somewhat.
Is 74 not too old to die young?
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Ageist, somewhat.

It's an extremely demanding job. For example, look at the before and after pictures of Barack Obama. An age limit would be justified.
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It's an extremely demanding job. For example, look at the before and after pictures of Barack Obama. An age limit would be justified.
Absolutely, I was being funny, he made me laugh out loud, actually, with his boat.

I agree - but how do you implement it when you ban people talking about age (unpc), you ban people talking about color or gender (unpc) yet nominate them exactly for those reasons..you ban people talking about incompetence (subjective) yet nominate them "because potential".. I understand the appeal of Trump's campaign strategy because he is all but pc. He talks about getting things done, not just a potential. Tbh, I don't know how much Biden has done or will really do, even if it is his intention.
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It's an extremely demanding job. For example, look at the before and after pictures of Barack Obama. An age limit would be justified.
I don't expect anybody to not show visible signs of aging from 47 to 55
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I don't expect anybody to not show visible signs of aging from 47 to 55
Furthermore, some of the people who are considered to be among the greatest presidents of all time died while in office. Lincoln, FDR, JFK.

If you had a way of forseeing their deaths, would you have blocked them from office?
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I don't expect anybody to not show visible signs of aging from 47 to 55
People from Hollywood disagree
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

What may be good for the country may not be so great for them personally. Not sure that I like this expected self sabotage - the rat race work tempo and no private life is already notorious in the US (and elsewhere). Whether that's real productivity, dunno. Obama could have aged like this even as a non prez.
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