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Mon Oct 10, 2016, 11:45 AM

HRC is a very strong candidate, but I am glad Trump is a trainwreck.


At this point, I think we are seeing reverse partisanship at play. Voting for president isn't about choosing the most qualified candidate to lead the country.

Most people supporting Trump are just sending the message that they don't want to support Democrats and supporting Trump is the most irritating way possible to show that support. It's a free protest vote because Trump will lose and they get to be irritating.

Of course about 20% of Americans probably support his stances and hate word-for-word and I don't know what to think of that.

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Reply HRC is a very strong candidate, but I am glad Trump is a trainwreck. (Original post)
aikoaiko Oct 2016 OP
LexVegas Oct 2016 #1
ffr Oct 2016 #2
aikoaiko Oct 2016 #4
BlueCaliDem Oct 2016 #3
ffr Oct 2016 #5

Response to aikoaiko (Original post)

Mon Oct 10, 2016, 11:48 AM

1. HRC is a very strong candidate, and Trump is a trainwreck.

She would beat whoever they put up...perhaps not as soundly, but beat them nonetheless.

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Response to aikoaiko (Original post)

Mon Oct 10, 2016, 11:50 AM

2. Here's a thought. Will Donald, who's basically lost the General Election

cause Republicans to stay home as if this election were just a mid-term? If Rs are turned off, why would they even show up to vote in the numbers they traditionally do in General Elections?

We could see a monstrous swing, post election, come November 9th.

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Response to ffr (Reply #2)

Mon Oct 10, 2016, 11:58 AM

4. Maybe, but I find Republicans more disciplined about down-ticket candidates.


Republicans get the local control issues better than rank and file candidates better than us except in, maybe, in urban areas.

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Response to aikoaiko (Original post)

Mon Oct 10, 2016, 11:57 AM

3. Hillary is a very strong candidate AND she's a tough fighter. Republicans fear her, and for good

reason. Even Don-the-Con said the only true words he's said all night last night - at the end: she's strong, she's a fighter. She doesn't quit.

She would've defeated any Republican they put up against her because she's strong, a fighter, and she doesn't quit. Also, she knows how to hit back harder when unfairly attacked. She knows which closets have skeletons and where bodies are buried when it comes to her adversaries...and she's not afraid to use them against them.

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Response to BlueCaliDem (Reply #3)

Mon Oct 10, 2016, 12:00 PM

5. +1

Just the kind of statesman/stateswoman we need.

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