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Mon Feb 17, 2020, 04:59 PM

 

Amy Klobuchar did not know the name of the Mexican President?

I normally do not care about this sort of thing but you would think knowing the name of the Mexican President in her position would be common knowledge. Specially when she plays the experience card so much. By the way Buttigieg knew the answer.

and whats with leaving before it was over?
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https://www.politico.com/news/2020/02/15/amy-klobuchar-tom-steyer-cant-name-mexican-president-115413


Democratic presidential candidates Amy Klobuchar and Tom Steyer were unable to name Mexico’s president during a Nevada candidate forum in Las Vegas.

Klobuchar, Steyer, and former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg were asked during separate televised interviews with Telemundo on Friday whether they could name Mexico’s leader, Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador.

"Can you tell me his name?" Klobuchar was asked by a reporter.


“No,” the three-term Minnesota senator said.

Steyer, a billionaire businessman, said he “forgot.”

Buttigieg was the only one of the three participants to correctly name the Mexican leader.

The Klobuchar campaign didn't immediately respond to a report the candidate left the interview before it was scheduled to end.

Nevada, which is more racially diverse than previous contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, will test candidates’ abilities to appeal to minority voters.

The state will hold its Democratic presidential caucuses on Feb. 22
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LeftTurn3623 Feb 2020 OP
krissey Feb 2020 #1
Loki Liesmith Feb 2020 #2
unitedwethrive Feb 2020 #4
LeftTurn3623 Feb 2020 #6
brokephibroke Feb 2020 #3
LeftTurn3623 Feb 2020 #5
Donkees Feb 2020 #7
jmg257 Feb 2020 #8
LeftTurn3623 Feb 2020 #9
JaneQPublic Feb 2020 #10
Historic NY Feb 2020 #11

Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 05:01 PM

1. That video kinda turned me off. Get it together Klobuchar and educate self.

 

At first I didn't watch video and kind of dismissed. But watching, she should have been prepared considering the interview. Far from a deal breaker, but we need better, more. Klobuchar is still a strong number two on my list.
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 05:02 PM

2. Can't imagine caring

 

This gotcha bullshit is silly.
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Response to Loki Liesmith (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 05:06 PM

4. Gotcha bullshit?

 

Shouldn't someone running for president at least know the leaders of our neighboring countries? This is a very low bar, and certainly one that at the very least should make people sit up and notice.
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Response to unitedwethrive (Reply #4)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 05:08 PM

6. I agree

 

Its why I said I normally do not care about this but its our neighboring country

Very low bar indeed
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 05:04 PM

3. I just call him what my Mexican compadres call him

 

AMLO....
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 05:06 PM

5. video

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=56&v=KKtSqpZi-eU&feature=emb_logo

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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 05:13 PM

7. ''Congratulations to @lopezobrador_ and the people of Mexico. ''

 


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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 05:16 PM

8. I wasn't too concerned, but she IS on the Border Security & Immigration committee. Kinda surprised

 

she didn't know that.
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Response to jmg257 (Reply #8)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 05:17 PM

9. wow

 

I didn't realize that - kind of makes it worse. Would have been a good follow up question.
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 05:25 PM

10. Did they ask all candidates that question?

 

I heard only about answers from Amy, Tom, and Pete, with the first two not knowing and Pete answering correctly but adding "I hope" to his answer.

It seems unfair to brand Amy as less knowledgeable than the other candidates when apparently Joe, Elizabeth, Mike, and Tulsi weren't put to the same test.
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 05:52 PM

11. Is this like a Uzbekistan momement?

 

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