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My demographic hopes for November.

So, after reading and listening to all of the pundits, I think this is what I am supposed to be rooting will happen:

Large black turnout
Large Spanish speaking Hispanic turnout
Large single female turnout
Low non college educated white male turnout (especially age 50 and over).

The place that, apparently, Hillarys campaign really needs to concentrate (demographic wise in swing states) is among 18-29.
Some polls show her even trailing? Or barely leading "Mr. I can't name a favorite foreign leader, know what Aleppo is," Libertarian Gary Johnson in this group.
I'm really hoping that Bernie, Elizabeth, and Michelle can help turn some of these millennials.

If so, November 8 will be a VERY happy night and Hillary will have enough coat tails to take back the Senate.
We need to swipe 5 current repug seats to have the majority.
In order, I feel best about taking Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Florida (prob the one I want the most, lol, love to wave bye bye to little Marco).








Hoboken train bails out Trump for now

Breaking News takes away all of the negative coverage of the fat shaming and Cuba stories.
Lucky break for the orange orangutan.

MSNBC giving Gary Johnson more air time

Why?
They are giving him another town hall tomorrow night.
Thomas Roberts just interviewed him today live in studio.
He said Hillary will raise taxes and increase the size of govt and Trump knows nothing.

After that, they brought out a proctologist to help Johnson locate Aleppo or his brain. Geez!

When is Bernie joining Hillary

In New Hampshire on campaign trail?
I hope it's televised.

The MEDIA Created Candidate Has Roosted.

Not even the actor Ronald Reagan from Bedtime for Bonzo.
Not even the semi literate, nearly moronic W created by Karl Rove.

No, we have never seen a candidate like this.
THE Donald, yes he even has that media given TITLE, is entirely media CREATED.
They gave him birth.
They have coddled him thru the process.
And, now, they will decide if he should be the most powerful person in the world.

I'm not talking about most MEMBERS of the media.
They are just people too. They are mostly college educated.
They know he is not qualified.
They know he's a joke.
But, their bosses, are in on the joke.
Nay, they STARTED and have CONTINUED The joke.

And, they, and only they could have stopped this charade at any time.
Remember the Highly overhyped and media created and driven Dean Scream?
Yep, Dean had gotten to be too big of a corporate media threat.
So, they saw their opportunity to take him down and they did.

Now, fast forward to The Donald.
The sane amongst us during the Gop primary kept saying they would do the same to him.
How many opportunities did Trump give them to stop him?
There were so many things they could have used and driven home to say that they would no longer cover him as a serious candidate.
Only ONE Did this. The HUffington POst initially said they would only cover him under the banner of Entertainment and not Politics.
But, they were a lonely voice in the wind.

No, The Donald meant Huge Ratings and numbers of clicks.
Donald was fun. Donald was bombastic and, oh my gosh, what would he say next?
No one knew. So, they had better cover everything he said LIVE! And for FREE.
He was, and still is, given billions of dollars of free advertising.
And, to say what of any consequence?
What policies has he ever delved into? Building a wall? Seriously?
Cancelling all trade agreements? He couldn't even if he wanted to.

But, here we are.
And, tonight we have the biggest joke of all.
He will actually be on that stage.
The stage reserved, rightly or wrongly as it is set up with the 15% threshold, for one of only two people with the chance to lead our nation.
He shouldn't be there.
He is by no metric, in any way, qualified for this position.
He should have never been granted an interview.
Ironically, this "business man" has circumvented the interview because one of the primary interviewers (the corporate media masters) made the interview process a sham.

So, tonight Lester Holt as the moderator and, more importantly, the post debate media spinners have another chance.
Will they finally end this JOKE that they have perpetuated on the American people?
Or, will they continue to perpetuate it in hopes of their coveted close horse race.
As Edward R. Murrow and other former REAL journalists roll over in their graves, we all wait.
We watch the countdown clocks on Cnn and MSNBC as if this were a NASA liftoff countdown.
And, come to think of it, it is.
Only with greater consequences than any lunar mission.

No matter how much you may like or dislike Hillary....

I hope that everyone tries to impress on everyone they know that....

She is the only thing that can stop CRAZYTOWN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm much more worried about the post media debate spin

than the debate itself.
Hillary will be just fine tomorrow night.
But, so many people just hear or read the spin that night or in the ensuing days.
The bar is so low for Trump.
If he just stands there and doesn't fall down slobbering, many will say he won. Sigh.

Anybody know any Repubs that will vote for Hillary?

I'm looking for unusual stories.
Maybe a close friend or family member who has never voted for a Democrat before.
Or just someone you know that is so repulsed by Trump that they will vote against him.

I have a Republican brother who has ruled out Trump.
Ruled out Johnson after his Aleppo comment.
Would never consider Stein or Hillary.
Will go vote for all Repubs on ballot and either leave Prez line blank or write in Jeb Bush.

Wonder if any polling will be done right after the debate?

Love to see what people thought of the actual debate and not all of the latter spin.

What every reporter believes but will not say publically.

Now that the race is "tied", the new thing for reporters to ask Democrats is ...."why, with all of his negatives, is this race so close".

They know that there are two answers:
1. The medias non stop coverage of Trump and the false equivalency stories they promote.
2. The fact that there are a lot of uneducated, racist, sexist, xenophobic, Americans.

If any mainstream reporter has ever said this, someone please send me the link. Thanks.

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