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WeDidIt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-07-08 09:48 AM
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4. Ill or senile doesn't matter
McCain's name stays on the ballot.

If he dies, his name stays on the ballot but the Veep nominee gets elected should the dead guy win.
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  -When does it become too late to replace McCain? speedoo  Aug-07-08 09:41 AM   #0 
  - Why would they replace the old fart? He's neck and neck in the polls.  wienerdoggie   Aug-07-08 09:42 AM   #1 
  - When he is nominated  IWantAnyDem   Aug-07-08 09:43 AM   #2 
  - If he is no longer taking in and expelling air, they can.  Frustratedlady   Aug-07-08 09:46 AM   #3 
     - Ill or senile doesn't matter  IWantAnyDem   Aug-07-08 09:48 AM   #4 
        - I stand corrected.  Frustratedlady   Aug-07-08 09:54 AM   #5 
  - november 4th.  QuestionAll   Aug-07-08 09:56 AM   #6 
  - Playing possum?  Upton   Aug-07-08 09:59 AM   #7 
  - NOT YET. These things are all about momentum and timing.  cliffordu   Aug-07-08 12:07 PM   #22 
  - I suspect this has been the GOPs plan all along  Autumn Colors   Aug-07-08 11:24 AM   #8 
  - Hard to imagine, really. In this era of 20 month campaigns.  jazzjunkysue   Aug-07-08 11:42 AM   #9 
  - Yeah, I don't see McCain going along willingly.  speedoo   Aug-07-08 11:52 AM   #13 
     - Y'all underestimate an old soldier's urge to serve....  cliffordu   Aug-07-08 12:10 PM   #23 
  - I think you are right.  Whisp   Aug-07-08 11:50 AM   #12 
  - McCain is effectively tied with Obama in a year we should be cruising to a landslide.  Occam Bandage   Aug-07-08 11:44 AM   #10 
  - My belief is Obama will cruise to a landslide, once the real campaign begins.  speedoo   Aug-07-08 11:57 AM   #14 
     - Funny, that's the exact same game plan that was going to open up 2004 and 2000...  Occam Bandage   Aug-07-08 12:02 PM   #20 
     - That is not my recollection at all.  speedoo   Aug-07-08 12:18 PM   #25 
     - The conditions that existed in 2000 and '04 are NOT the same clusterfuck  cliffordu   Aug-07-08 12:19 PM   #26 
     - That's right - and Obama's lack of real aggression towards McCain will be  cliffordu   Aug-07-08 12:13 PM   #24 
  - Would be costly after the convention  GoesTo11   Aug-07-08 11:45 AM   #11 
  - After the electoral college votes.  Bleachers7   Aug-07-08 11:58 AM   #15 
  - It's a bad year to be a Republican.  Sentinel Chicken   Aug-07-08 11:59 AM   #16 
  - When he became the presumptive nominee.  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-07-08 12:00 PM   #17 
  - The Old Bait and Switch  MrScorpio   Aug-07-08 12:00 PM   #18 
  - Lest we forget who it was SUPPOSED TO BE  underpants   Aug-07-08 12:01 PM   #19 
     - Forever Tainted with Macaca on his head....  opihimoimoi   Aug-07-08 12:07 PM   #21 
     - Oh crap, I nearly forgot about him. It all seems so long ago already.  eshfemme   Aug-07-08 01:34 PM   #27 

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