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Aloha Spirit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-25-08 05:16 PM
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39. If voters knew that Hillary can't win* except at Denver, do you think they'd still vote for her?
I kinda think no... and this is why Hillary might not do so well in Puerto Rico I'm thinking.
Puertorriquenos seem to be very aware of what's going on.
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  -Is there even a remote possibility that Senator Clinton can win* BEFORE August 25th? beat tk  May-25-08 04:15 PM   #0 
  - Yes!  Bad Thoughts   May-25-08 04:17 PM   #1 
  - OH man, I would love to see a constitutional amendment passed in less than three months!  beat tk   May-25-08 04:19 PM   #3 
     - Apparently, anything can happen  Bad Thoughts   May-25-08 05:03 PM   #31 
        - That's what I'm talking about.  beat tk   May-25-08 05:08 PM   #34 
  - her chance of winning on or after August 25th is also 0  Gore1FL   May-25-08 04:18 PM   #2 
  - Maybe "winning" for her means making sure Obama loses...  polichick   May-25-08 04:20 PM   #4 
  - I just wonder if voters in the remaining contests would support her if they thought that her only  beat tk   May-25-08 04:26 PM   #5 
     - As someone who just voted last week,  LWolf   May-25-08 05:21 PM   #41 
        - I don't know, who could possibly step in and be the dark horse?  beat tk   May-25-08 05:24 PM   #42 
           - Gore is the obvious, strongest, choice.  LWolf   May-25-08 05:54 PM   #48 
  - She has a 50% chance of winning the nomination.  NJSecularist   May-25-08 04:27 PM   #6 
  - No she doesn't.  HawkeyeX   May-25-08 04:28 PM   #7 
  - Yes, she does.  NJSecularist   May-25-08 04:29 PM   #9 
     - What do you figure are Senator Clinton's odds if you use the definition of winning that I provided?  beat tk   May-25-08 04:31 PM   #11 
        - She cannot win before the convention.  NJSecularist   May-25-08 04:32 PM   #12 
           - Okay, thanks for clarifying that. Why do you say she can't win before the convention? Just curious.  beat tk   May-25-08 04:33 PM   #13 
           - Because superdelegates can change their minds on the convention floor. n/t  NJSecularist   May-25-08 04:35 PM   #14 
              - So you're saying superdelegates will not change their minds before then?  beat tk   May-25-08 04:36 PM   #16 
                 - It's a more organized format for the SDs to change their minds at the convention.  NJSecularist   May-25-08 04:38 PM   #17 
                    - I see. Thanks! I agree that if the SDs switch en masse, it will most likely be at the Convention.  beat tk   May-25-08 04:41 PM   #20 
           - But she can LOSE before the convention. We all know she can, because she did.  dicksteele   May-25-08 04:50 PM   #23 
  - How do you figure?  beat tk   May-25-08 04:28 PM   #8 
  - That poster thinks they're being reasonable, by allowing that anyone BESIDES Queen Inevitable  impeachdubya   May-25-08 06:05 PM   #51 
  - yes  swampg8r   May-25-08 04:29 PM   #10 
  - haha yes, I guess it is 50%.  beat tk   May-25-08 04:45 PM   #21 
  - She's already LOST the nomination. It's a fact. Get over it already.  dicksteele   May-25-08 04:48 PM   #22 
  - only if they decide it by coin toss  quaker bill   May-25-08 05:05 PM   #33 
  - You could say there are three possible outcomes.  beat tk   May-25-08 05:10 PM   #35 
  - If this were a truly even race I'd actually be all in favor of that  Hippo_Tron   May-25-08 05:50 PM   #47 
     - It is the only way she gets to 50:50  quaker bill   May-25-08 06:03 PM   #49 
  - Hey, look! That leprechaun is fucking that Unicorn!  impeachdubya   May-25-08 06:04 PM   #50 
  - No  Duder   May-25-08 04:35 PM   #15 
  - There are 40 SDs up for grabs. Obama needs 10. Clinton needs 200.  baldguy   May-25-08 04:39 PM   #18 
  - Before or after even if Obama implodes.  Radical Activist   May-25-08 04:39 PM   #19 
  - I agree  Swamp Rat   May-25-08 04:57 PM   #29 
  - No.  ButterflyBlood   May-25-08 04:52 PM   #24 
  - Yo, Beat:  dicksteele   May-25-08 04:53 PM   #25 
  - Oh no!  beat tk   May-25-08 04:55 PM   #26 
     - Thank you-cThat's EXACTLY why I chose that pic to label for this purpose!  dicksteele   May-25-08 05:40 PM   #43 
  - Other:  LWolf   May-25-08 04:56 PM   #27 
  - Well, what if you use the definition of winning that I included in the poll? Just curious.  beat tk   May-25-08 04:57 PM   #30 
     - I disagree with that definition of "winning."  LWolf   May-25-08 05:16 PM   #38 
        - I agree, it's not fair that the field was narrowed so quickly. You just made me think of something!  beat tk   May-25-08 05:20 PM   #40 
           - Some things that would help:  LWolf   May-25-08 05:47 PM   #46 
  - I am glad that the "other" option was not for naught.  beat tk   May-25-08 04:57 PM   #28 
  - Greater than zero  quaker bill   May-25-08 05:04 PM   #32 
  - 0.0001%... you may be right.  beat tk   May-25-08 05:12 PM   #37 
  - NO  FrenchieCat   May-25-08 05:11 PM   #36 
  - If voters knew that Hillary can't win* except at Denver, do you think they'd still vote for her?  beat tk   May-25-08 05:16 PM   #39 
  - August 2016 n/t  intaglio   May-25-08 05:44 PM   #44 
  - Please add "Fuck no because she is a heartless sack of dog excrement." n/t  greguganus   May-25-08 05:46 PM   #45 
     - Stop insulting dog excrement like that!  baldguy   May-25-08 06:57 PM   #52 
 

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