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Sat Feb 2, 2019, 12:20 AM Feb 2019

If a video surfaced of Cory Booker and a friend joking in law school about raping white women [View all]

would you:

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Insist he drop out of the presidential race but keep his Senate seat
0 (0%)
Insist he drop out of the presidential race and resign from the Senate
7 (70%)
Insist he should continue running for president and stay in the Senate because this was in the past and he's done a lot of good things since law school
3 (30%)
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I'm sure there would be a thread about giving him kudos. LexVegas Feb 2019 #1
Point taken. applegrove Feb 2019 #2
But did you watch the WHOLE video?! nt Codeine Feb 2019 #3
It was a subjective question. There is no such video. Blue_true Feb 2019 #17
It was a joke. Codeine Feb 2019 #20
Codeine was joking EffieBlack Feb 2019 #21
Never joke with a humorless person. nt Blue_true Feb 2019 #24
How about you? melman Feb 2019 #4
As much as I respect your opiniions, EffieB ... NanceGreggs Feb 2019 #5
Nancy - you're one of my favorites here, but I strongly disagree with you on this EffieBlack Feb 2019 #8
As you are one of my favourites here, Effie. NanceGreggs Feb 2019 #9
Mwah! EffieBlack Feb 2019 #10
Why drag Booker into this? exboyfil Feb 2019 #13
Sigh ... EffieBlack Feb 2019 #14
To me there is no question that it would be a disqualifier for POTUS primary... RockRaven Feb 2019 #6
The ONLY reason this would disqualify him is that it would make it hard for him to win? EffieBlack Feb 2019 #11
Not even close to what I wrote. "Only" and "unquestionably" are not even on the same axes. RockRaven Feb 2019 #16
I guess that "for one simple reason" your entire post was about threw me. EffieBlack Feb 2019 #19
Hell, this was a doctor making a racist joke, which makes it actually worse. Why would anyone trust still_one Feb 2019 #7
I liked... myohmy2 Feb 2019 #12
A lot of scenarios Apollyonus Feb 2019 #15
So, you think there are some instances where it's ok to joke about raping women? EffieBlack Feb 2019 #18
If it is a part of a play or a skit Apollyonus Feb 2019 #23
7. Is it a sarcastic caricature of people who genuinely DO joke about such things? RockRaven Feb 2019 #22
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