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(5,648 posts)
Thu Feb 11, 2016, 02:45 PM Feb 2016

Don't miss the debate tonight!

CNN is reporting that Hillary will be changing her tactics with with regard to Bernie Sanders and that she will be "sharpening the contrasts" between the two candidates. I translate that into the fact that she is going to finally go negative on Sanders.

Among other things Hillary is reportedly going criticize Sanders for all of the negative comments he has made against President Obama. (In my view it is about time she comes out swinging on this issue. I am tired of it myself and the black populations in the upcoming primaries need to know Sanders has been overly critical of the first black President.) Surely she is going to point out that almost all of the black leaders are backing her.

It has long been said that Hillary is at her best when she assumes the position of the underdog and despite the fact that the upcoming primaries look good for her, I'm sure that Sanders taking "victory laps" after New Hampshire has put her in a feisty mood.

Go get em Hillary!!! Bernie thinks the "kitchen sink" is coming his way - he hasn't a clue what a fired up Hillary can bring.

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Don't miss the debate tonight! (Original Post) CajunBlazer Feb 2016 OP
As long as what she says is TRUE and not some made up lies, that's fine. napi21 Feb 2016 #1
Like Sanders' implied endorsements? Control-Z Feb 2016 #4
Yes, I guess you could look at that case that way. napi21 Feb 2016 #7
Thank you for your most civil Control-Z Feb 2016 #8
Does this one air on PBS? BainsBane Feb 2016 #2
It's on PBS and CNN! yallerdawg Feb 2016 #6
Really, I didn't know that anyone watches American Idol anymore CajunBlazer Feb 2016 #9
It's the final season! yallerdawg Feb 2016 #10
Well the debate is also on CNN CajunBlazer Feb 2016 #11
9.6 million "American Idol" viewers last night! yallerdawg Feb 2016 #12
That's not really bad news CajunBlazer Feb 2016 #13
Absolutely! yallerdawg Feb 2016 #14
I NEVER watch survivor - made for TV "Reality" CajunBlazer Feb 2016 #15
Looks like it streams online BainsBane Feb 2016 #3
CNN and MSNBC would collapse Control-Z Feb 2016 #5


(45,806 posts)
1. As long as what she says is TRUE and not some made up lies, that's fine.
Thu Feb 11, 2016, 02:49 PM
Feb 2016

The things that bother ME is when any candidate just makes stuff up about another candidate. That INCLDES partial stories that distort the truth. The Pugs are doing that shit all the time, and I do't want to see either Dem doing it too!


(45,806 posts)
7. Yes, I guess you could look at that case that way.
Thu Feb 11, 2016, 03:42 PM
Feb 2016

Look, I'm a Bernie supporter, but I will call out any candidate, including him, if I think what they've done or said dishonest things about another.


(5,648 posts)
9. Really, I didn't know that anyone watches American Idol anymore
Thu Feb 11, 2016, 04:21 PM
Feb 2016

Is that show still on? Honest question.


(5,648 posts)
11. Well the debate is also on CNN
Thu Feb 11, 2016, 06:04 PM
Feb 2016

And I expect even the two or three remaining American Idol fans have head of CNN.


(16,104 posts)
12. 9.6 million "American Idol" viewers last night!
Thu Feb 11, 2016, 06:25 PM
Feb 2016

CNN and PBS would both combined crap all over themselves for equal ratings!


MSNBC's feisty debate between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton received high marks from political observers, but not high ratings from ordinary viewers.

With 4.5 million viewers, it was the lowest-rated debate of the 2016 election cycle by far, according to Nielsen data.

The prior low was 7.8 million viewers for ABC's Democratic debate on the Saturday night before Christmas.



(5,648 posts)
13. That's not really bad news
Thu Feb 11, 2016, 07:05 PM
Feb 2016

Think about it - most of the Democrats in Nevada, South Carolina and the 11 SEC primary states including the big delegate states of Texas and Georgia are just stating to think about the primaries and Hillary already has huge leads in each. If they never hear another word Sanders says, he loses big in every one those states big time. He has to get his message of freebees for everyone out.

If most people don't hear his spiel directly, they probably won't hear it on most news reports. All they will hear is that Hillary waxed his butt in the debate.

That's a good thing, isn't it?


(16,104 posts)
14. Absolutely!
Thu Feb 11, 2016, 07:14 PM
Feb 2016

These debates - especially the repetitive performance by Senator Sanders (I-VT) - are in effect reruns.

Never good for ratings.

But - these are still the most watched debates in the history of televised debates, so...are you watching "Survivor"?


(15,684 posts)
5. CNN and MSNBC would collapse
Thu Feb 11, 2016, 03:35 PM
Feb 2016

knowing they couldn't air it and offer their pearls of wisdom after (and during. Lol).

What would Rachel do with her time? She couldn't have Sanders on again. He'd be at the debate.

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