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Democrats Surging As Hillary Clinton Takes The Lead Over Trump In Red State Missouri (Mason-Dixon) !Looking like good news! ~ JP
By Jason Easley on Fri, Jul 29th, 2016 at 3:22 pm
A new poll of Missouri shows real trouble brewing for Republicans as Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by a single point in a state that Mitt Romney won by ten points in 2012
A new poll of Missouri shows real trouble brewing for Republicans as Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by a single point in a state that Mitt Romney won by ten points in 2012.
Mason-Dixon Polling found that Trump is losing in a state that President Obama lost in 2008 and 2012. Technically, the results are a statistical tie, but Trump is underperforming Romney by eleven points in a state that Republicans thought they could count on in November. The two main issues for Trump in Missouri are that he is less popular than Clinton in the state and that he is getting less Republican support than Clinton is getting Democratic support.
While Clinton is a net (-3) favorable/unfavorable split (42%/45%), Donald Trump is a net (-18) favorable/unfavorable split (33%-51%). Democrats are more unified around Clinton (87%) than Republicans are around Trump (79%). Hillary Clinton is getting 97% of the African-American vote to Trumps 1%, and Trump is only leading Clinton by 8 points with Independents.
I'm seeing Hillary, but I'm hearing Bernie!
Especially the parts about "corporations taking tax breaks with one hand, and handing out pink slips with the other" and making sure Wall Street never brings us so low again, and a bunch of other things...
(Not that it makes any difference, but) she does look good tonight, doesn't she?
I appreciate very much that Hillary has incorporated so many of these issues, in the words she has chosen, into her acceptance speech tonight, and said to Bernie voters, "I've heard you!"
I can't say that this isn't the best speech of her life. I think maybe it is.
Of course, talk is one thing, and actions another, but I'm willing to give her the chance...
And I am glad women are finally getting their shot at the White House.
Never thought I'd be here saying this, but---
I'm With Her!
Everyone assumes Senator Tim Kaine is Hillary Clintons safe pick for vice president. Hes geographically safe: hailing from the swing state of Virginia, where a Democratic governor can name his replacement. Hes demographically safe: a white male Catholic who speaks fluent Spanish. His résumé is safe, checking the senator, governor and mayor boxes. Even his personality is safe. I am boring, Kaine assured America on NBCs Meet the Press last Sunday.
But ask anyone from the Bernie Sanders wing of the party about TKaine, and suddenly he doesnt feel very safe at all. An establishment Wall Street Democrat like Tim Kaine will do nothing but confirm to progressives she's learned nothing from this primary, Jordan Chariton told Politico Magazine, who reports for the Bernie-friendly online talk show The Young Turks.
As many as 22 million potential voters in November are thought to be Sanders-leaning Democrats, and theyre looking for evidence that Clinton is paying some heed to the surprisingly strong insurgency of the socialist from Vermont. Bernies success was a clear anti-establishment uprising, strong enough that his supporters expect their agenda will now help shape the future of the party. But choosing Kaine may send them the opposite message: This is her party now, and you arent the ones calling the shots.
Tim Kaine would be a perfect addition to the ticket, said People for Bernie co-founder Charles Lenchner when asked by Politico Magazine how he would interpret such a pick in that he would add no progressive backbone that might inconvenience Team Hillary when it's time to govern.
I just heard Mike Pence saying (while on my way to the shower),
"I'm a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order."
MY guess is, he's not an American !!!
If he was an American, wouldn't he have mentioned that there?
And Donald, well, for starters--
American citizenship is restricted to human beings, and he doesn't qualify!
But I don't think Trump was born here anyway, I think he was born in Russia!
He's got a RUSSIAN WIFE, don't he ?!
(Hey, what's good for the Goose-stepper....
I'm really surprised no one seems to be asking this question, considering...)
Welcome to my "far-left tea party"!
Just make up anything you like, and let them bother with defending it--
like they did to President Obama!
Feel free to join in with your own rumor (as I like to call it, TRUTH!)
I think this is how they meant it: