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The Trump Presidency (take 2)

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4 minutes ago, Optimus_Cr1m35 said:

I'm almost sure that the Dem primary is over at this point... We're just a Booker speech, a Harris "criminal justice reform", and a Klobacher-beating-an-intern away from wrapping this up...

And then he loses to Trump. Yep, I already know how this story ends. 

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2 minutes ago, mdrake34 said:

I posted earlier today that his reputation is shot after the IG report, yet the media is fawning over him the last couple of days.

I want a more reliable narrator. 

Absolutely.  But the IG report only said that he wasn’t truthful about his role in a particular story about Clinton (which was anti-Clinton).  So yeah, he has credibility issues, but we’re not talking about the likes of Roger Stone or Donald Trump in terms of lying.

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Just now, WhenFalconsWin said:

And then he loses to Trump. Yep, I already know how this story ends. 

^^^Says the guy who once loudly proclaimed that there were no illicit meetings between Trump’s campaign and Russians.

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5 minutes ago, Leon Troutsky said:

^^^Says the guy who once loudly proclaimed that there were no illicit meetings between Trump’s campaign and Russians.

And the guy who said Trump would never win the Republican nomination in the primaries. Said he'd eat his shorts if he did I believe. 

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16 minutes ago, Leon Troutsky said:

One of my former students whohas been working in the DNC for years told me about a conversation she had about a month ago.  She was thinking about joining the Klobuchar campaign, but a friend of hers who is high up in Minnesota politics told her explicitly that she shouldn’t do it because of how Klobuchar abuses her workers.  One of the things that she apparently did was, when she was traveling with the state-law required police escort, she would never allow them to stop for meals.  Some of them worked all day on her detail withouth eating.  She was also told some other stories that haven’t been made public (yet) that were worse than the stuff being reported.

Yeah, add the "We can't have nice things so stop asking about them" speech during her townhall, and she's done before she gets started...

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23 minutes ago, Optimus_Cr1m35 said:

I'm almost sure that the Dem primary is over at this point... We're just a Booker speech, a Harris "criminal justice reform", and a Klobacher-beating-an-intern away from wrapping this up...

You need to put down the rose colored glasses. Primary is far from over. No one has cast a single vote. Bernie hasn't even broken 30% in any polls.  Also, why would a speech by Booker DQ him? His speeches have generally been well received. DNC speech was well regarded.  I have never really seen anyone view his speeches as his Achilles heel. 

 

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Just now, GEORGIAfan said:

You need to put down the rose colored glasses. Primary is far from over. No one has cast a single vote. Bernie hasn't even broken 30% in any polls.  Also, why would a speech by Booker DQ him? His speeches have generally been well received. DNC speech was well regarded.  I have never really seen anyone view his speeches as his Achilles heel. 

 

Yeah but I like his optimism. And Clinton rode that "Front Runner" badge straight to the nomination.

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Just now, ♒Sn4tteRBoxXeR♒ said:

Yeah but I like his optimism. And Clinton rode that "Front Runner" badge straight to the nomination.

Clinton was polling at 65% at this point. 

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8 minutes ago, ♒Sn4tteRBoxXeR♒ said:

She's a millennial Trumper, who wouldn't be demoralized

Maybe they shouldn’t have given unending free tv exposure to Trump during the campaign :shrug:

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11 minutes ago, Psychic Gibbon said:

 

I listened to an interview with him earlier today on NPR. I don't know much about the guy besides the quick backstory they gave on him but he comes off as someone who has a bright future if he pursues it. 

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53 minutes ago, GEORGIAfan said:

You need to put down the rose colored glasses. Primary is far from over. No one has cast a single vote. Bernie hasn't even broken 30% in any polls.  Also, why would a speech by Booker DQ him? His speeches have generally been well received. DNC speech was well regarded.  I have never really seen anyone view his speeches as his Achilles heel. 

 

I was being facetious... I know it's not close to over. There is some truth to my statement though. Klobacher is going to be DoA. Her treatment of employees will get her done in, and frankly, I think more will come out.

 

Kamala is going to get called on her criminal justice career, and I don't know that she can explain that away. I don't know that her past can be rectified with a "I've changed".

 

I'm worried that Warren will come off as "weak" when facing Drumpf. Now, I don't believe that to be true at all, I'm a huge fan of Warren's. Her and Bernie are an interchangeable 1 and 2 to me. But I don't think she can win.

 

Gabbard, Gillibrand, Delaney, Castro, etc are just there to fill up the stage, unless one starts to really open eyes. Gabbard is DoA with her hawkishness and  the other issues that we know of... Gillibrand is HRC 2.0 even if she's not.

 

Booker has some promise, but I wonder how much of his fluff will be ripped up once the party starts. He has some moments of promise, then he has moments where he's playing a part. We'll see.

 

Sanders is old. I get it. I've said, I wasn't sure that I wanted him running. But since he is, and since no one else is really taking the torch from him, he's got my vote until someone does, or he loses...

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56 minutes ago, Optimus_Cr1m35 said:

I was being facetious... I know it's not close to over. There is some truth to my statement though. Klobacher is going to be DoA. Her treatment of employees will get her done in, and frankly, I think more will come out.

 

Kamala is going to get called on her criminal justice career, and I don't know that she can explain that away. I don't know that her past can be rectified with a "I've changed".

 

I'm worried that Warren will come off as "weak" when facing Drumpf. Now, I don't believe that to be true at all, I'm a huge fan of Warren's. Her and Bernie are an interchangeable 1 and 2 to me. But I don't think she can win.

 

Gabbard, Gillibrand, Delaney, Castro, etc are just there to fill up the stage, unless one starts to really open eyes. Gabbard is DoA with her hawkishness and  the other issues that we know of... Gillibrand is HRC 2.0 even if she's not.

 

Booker has some promise, but I wonder how much of his fluff will be ripped up once the party starts. He has some moments of promise, then he has moments where he's playing a part. We'll see.

 

Sanders is old. I get it. I've said, I wasn't sure that I wanted him running. But since he is, and since no one else is really taking the torch from him, he's got my vote until someone does, or he loses...

This is where I am at.....Bernie is more of a known commodity.

He has my vote until he loses it.

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First day at my new job fam.  Lots of opportunity to impact the entire company.  I am trying my best to just listen and not give opinions for the foreseeable future.  After I gather enough information though, I will slowly shift.  Technology is easy.  People and culture is extremely hard to change.  

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9 hours ago, Jpowers said:

I listened to an interview with him earlier today on NPR. I don't know much about the guy besides the quick backstory they gave on him but he comes off as someone who has a bright future if he pursues it. 

I listened to an NPR interview with him recently and liked what I heard. Unless he knows he has no chance but sees it as a way to gain some national recognition, I still think presidential campaigns are a fool’s errand to waste millions for most, especially outliers like him. 

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How can the GOP run this guy for another term?  :shrug:

The New York Times just dropped a load on Donald Trump’s frenzied, brazen, and yet consistently under-handed efforts to both bury and kill the many investigations into him, his campaign, his administration, and his businesses.

The transgressions range from Trump strategizing with his closest GOP's to kneecap the Russia probe to his trying to thwart the investigation into his hush-money payments to his advising his staff to peddle lies about the exit of national security adviser Michael Flynn from his administration. Taken together, they amount to a stunning effort of historic proportions to undercut U.S. law enforcement almost from the moment he first set foot in the Oval Office.

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