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President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Moderator1, Nov 12, 2016.

  1. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Always thought the "code" in the briefing room should be "same question" if the person at the podium ignores the question and points to you.
  2. Jake from State Farm

    Jake from State Farm Well-Known Member

  3. maumann

    maumann Well-Known Member

    I HATE HATE HATE runoff elections. But I don't have a good solution, particularly when you've got a half dozen people running in the primary.

    Whether it's whackadoodles like her or actual decent politicos, runoffs mean a tiny minority of voters can sway election results in ways that aren't possible during the primary or general. Whether it's forgetfulness, or wasting the time or energy to return to settle just one or two races, voters don't show up in August the way they would in May or November.

    I think less than 25 percent of eligible voters made it back for the runoff here, which means the state house rep and the county judge who polled just shy of 50 percent in the May primary lost in the runoff. Yeah, the easy answer is "you should have gotten your supporters to the polls like your opponent did," but that's a convenient excuse.
  4. Twirling Time

    Twirling Time Well-Known Member

    I’ve said this before, but if we’re still masking and social distancing this winter, flu will be at record low numbers. One of the pandemic’s silver linings.
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  5. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    I agree with one exception: I love the term Jungle Primary.
  6. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Well-Known Member

    Of course.

    It stoked his base, and got them riled up when he tried it with Barack Obama. He's counting on this crap working again.
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  7. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    I don't want to give Michael Cohen a dime, but the foreword has piqued my interest.
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  8. garrow

    garrow Well-Known Member

    Swell party they got there.

  9. Jake from State Farm

    Jake from State Farm Well-Known Member

    So this is what the cult is doing in my neighborhood Saturday

    Boat Parade -
  10. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    That’s what happened inAustralia since their winter precedes ours.
  11. Neutral Corner

    Neutral Corner Well-Known Member

    That one's going to be fun, but what I really want to see is what Woodward has in his book.
  12. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    Over-under on uses of the N word? If it’s six, I’m taking the over.
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