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Attorney in Texas

(3,373 posts)
Thu May 26, 2016, 05:33 PM May 2016

CNBC: "Trump-Sanders debate would be Hillary Clinton's worst nightmare" (It's not too late Hillary!)

Before linking and excerpting the article, I want to point out that if Hillary simply un-reneges on the agreed upon debate schedule, she reaps these benefits:

* she gets primetime access to a huge audience for free
* she has a perfectly timed platform to give her general election message
* she gets a chance to show herself more centrist than Sanders
* she avoids the Trump-Sanders debate that makes her look scared to debate

Link to Trump-Sanders debate would be Hillary Clinton's worst nightmare; excerpt:

Just when you thought the 2016 election was starting to get a little predictable, a big wrench has been thrown into the works.

A Donald Trump vs. Bernie Sanders debate in the coming days before the June 7th California primary is getting closer to becoming a reality. If this happens, it will likely be a huge boost for Sanders.... He was given no chance to even make a dent in Mrs. Clinton's inevitable coronation, er presidential nomination, by the Democrats. ... Needless to say, if Sanders wins this primary it will wound Mrs. Clinton greatly. ... For a campaign that's been suffering a number of failures lately, its refusal to debate Sanders and setting off this alternative contest vs. Trump is perhaps the biggest failure yet. ... It's also not wise for Clinton to allow any major campaign event to occur without her participation.
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CNBC: "Trump-Sanders debate would be Hillary Clinton's worst nightmare" (It's not too late Hillary!) (Original Post) Attorney in Texas May 2016 OP
Couldn't you see her stepping in and then tRump decides to just hand it over to Bernie...? JudyM May 2016 #1
the Hillarians will be *screaming* that this hurts their candidate. Raster May 2016 #2
Debating whose policies benefit most Americans generally DOES hurt Hillary's candidacy Attorney in Texas May 2016 #4
CNBC? That's a credible source? kstewart33 May 2016 #3
When did Rupert Murdoch buy CNBC? Which media you not yet burned in the bonfire yet? Attorney in Texas May 2016 #5
so she can talk over two opponents? reddread May 2016 #6

Raster

(20,996 posts)
2. the Hillarians will be *screaming* that this hurts their candidate.
Thu May 26, 2016, 05:49 PM
May 2016

Hillary was part-and-parcel of the debate deal and agreed to debate with Bernie in California, provided she got the debate(s) she wanted, which she did. Now she doesn't want to keep her word and debate Bernie. Fine. She should have no problem with Bernie debating Trump.

kstewart33

(6,551 posts)
3. CNBC? That's a credible source?
Thu May 26, 2016, 06:05 PM
May 2016

Why are Bernie supporters posting stuff from right-wing cable networks. Suddenly, Fox News is credible and now CNBC.

Have any Bernie supporters sat through a morning of CNBC? They're the financial version of Rush!

 

reddread

(6,896 posts)
6. so she can talk over two opponents?
Thu May 26, 2016, 06:46 PM
May 2016

hardly seems fair.
she would have to work twice as hard.
double standard!

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