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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn C. View Post
    What they got instead is a snake oil selling life-long grifter.
    Kind of like the last guy. Not a fan of Trump either but sure am glad the Obama error is over.





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    Quote Originally Posted by fishingcomic View Post
    There was no cheating and there is no way in hell a Socialist was going to win Ohio.
    1st off--I'm not even close to being a Trump fan

    But this statement may be a hard sell to Bernie supporters---and why did the head of the DNC resign again?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fishingcomic View Post
    There was no cheating and there is no way in hell a Socialist was going to win Ohio.
    Glad to see this, since I'm picking up a serious Bernie-nostalgia vibe on the left as of late. Its amazing to me the number of people that think that if Bernie were the nominee, he would have won.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bushart View Post
    1st off--I'm not even close to being a Trump fan

    But this statement may be a hard sell to Bernie supporters---and why did the head of the DNC resign again?
    What's the allegation of cheating? How exactly did she cheat?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sherb View Post
    What's the allegation of cheating? How exactly did she cheat?
    Not her specifically, but the DNC worked against Sanders and for her. All that came out in the Wikileaks emails, most likely courtesy of the Russians.

    Keep in mind though, that Hillary was such a deeply flawed candidate that she lost 23 primaries to an aging Jewish socialist with a strong Brooklyn accent, although Superdelegates gave her six of those states back at the convention, with one tie.

    I still predict that the Repubs will try to come up with a variation on Superdelegates to try to avoid a repeat of the 2016 primary debacle. Unfortunately, the base now is so firmly Know Nothing that it won't work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by George K View Post
    Not her specifically, but the DNC worked against Sanders and for her. All that came out in the Wikileaks emails, most likely courtesy of the Russians.

    Keep in mind though, that Hillary was such a deeply flawed candidate that she lost 23 primaries to an aging Jewish socialist with a strong Brooklyn accent, although Superdelegates gave her six of those states back at the convention, with one tie.

    I still predict that the Repubs will try to come up with a variation on Superdelegates to try to avoid a repeat of the 2016 primary debacle. Unfortunately, the base now is so firmly Know Nothing that it won't work.
    I don't know that I would call that "cheating." It was important to the DNCC that they nominate an electable candidate. And I know that there's a lot of love for Bernie right now, but let's be real: Clinton, despite her flaws, almost won. Bernie wouldn't even have come close in the general. The oppo on him is terrible and there's 30 years of it. He stole power from his neighbor at one point, he's never had a real job, he prefers government largesse to private charity (he actually said that), he supported countless thugs and revolutionaries over the years, and I haven't even talked about what he actually believes, which is next-level crazy.

    I've been wrong about a lot the last few months, but I'm confident that Bernie would have come in for a McGovern-style ass-whuppin. I've had my faith in this country tested in all sorts of ways lately, but I still believe that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sherb View Post
    I don't know that I would call that "cheating." It was important to the DNCC that they nominate an electable candidate. And I know that there's a lot of love for Bernie right now, but let's be real: Clinton, despite her flaws, almost won. Bernie wouldn't even have come close in the general. The oppo on him is terrible and there's 30 years of it. He stole power from his neighbor at one point, he's never had a real job, he prefers government largesse to private charity (he actually said that), he supported countless thugs and revolutionaries over the years, and I haven't even talked about what he actually believes, which is next-level crazy.

    I've been wrong about a lot the last few months, but I'm confident that Bernie would have come in for a McGovern-style ass-whuppin. I've had my faith in this country tested in all sorts of ways lately, but I still believe that.
    I agree he would have lost badly. But the DNC was supposed to have been neutral and it was not, and the Dems put forth a lousy candidate who ran a lousy campaign. Both parties were caught off guard by the level of grass roots discontent that allowed Sanders to win 23 primaries, and Trump the election. Almost completely out of touch in the case of the Democrats, who seemed to have learned nothing and have kept the same leadership establishment while adding a little lefty window dressing.
    Keep your stinkin' government hands off my Medicare.

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    The Republicans were neutral and look what happened. I must say, given the staggering level of incompetence manifested by the voter's choice, that a smoke-filled back room and a list of names on a napkin would have been preferable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sherb View Post
    The Republicans were neutral and look what happened. I must say, given the staggering level of incompetence manifested by the voter's choice, that a smoke-filled back room and a list of names on a napkin would have been preferable.
    Yup.


    Except, er, wasn't that how we were supposed to get Bush v. Clinton 2016? You know what they say about the best planned lays of mice and men...
    Keep your stinkin' government hands off my Medicare.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sherb View Post
    I don't know that I would call that "cheating." It was important to the DNCC that they nominate an electable candidate. And I know that there's a lot of love for Bernie right now, but let's be real: Clinton, despite her flaws, almost won. Bernie wouldn't even have come close in the general. The oppo on him is terrible and there's 30 years of it. He stole power from his neighbor at one point, he's never had a real job, he prefers government largesse to private charity (he actually said that), he supported countless thugs and revolutionaries over the years, and I haven't even talked about what he actually believes, which is next-level crazy.

    I've been wrong about a lot the last few months, but I'm confident that Bernie would have come in for a McGovern-style ass-whuppin. I've had my faith in this country tested in all sorts of ways lately, but I still believe that.
    I agree with this assessment of my Senator. I am definitely in the minority in my state. He walks on water here.

    I don't mind, and am in fact glad he is in the Senate-his perspective should be in the mix. But President? No way.

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