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#314052 - 08/21/19 12:05 PM Re: Is it too soon to be talking 2020? [Re: Greger]
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Self reflect on this piece from Rolling Stone.

Trump 2020
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#314063 - 08/21/19 10:18 PM Re: Is it too soon to be talking 2020? [Re: logtroll]
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There's a reason that Democracy wasn't historically popular as a means of choosing your leaders. People are idiots. Republicans have found a way to exploit this weakness by attracting that demographic.

They have harnessed "Mob Rule". The rats and cockroaches come scurrying out in support of more garbage!

It worked in 2016 but it aint gonna fly a second time.
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#314065 - 08/21/19 11:00 PM Re: Is it too soon to be talking 2020? [Re: Greger]
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Originally Posted By: Greger
There's a reason that Democracy wasn't historically popular as a means of choosing your leaders. People are idiots. Republicans have found a way to exploit this weakness by attracting that demographic.

They have harnessed "Mob Rule". The rats and cockroaches come scurrying out in support of more garbage!

It worked in 2016 but it aint gonna fly a second time.



Yeah I love how I keep hearing about how democracy is mob rule.
Excuse me, Trumpism is mob rule!
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#314072 - 08/22/19 03:19 AM Re: Is it too soon to be talking 2020? [Re: chunkstyle]
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Well allright!


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#314086 - 08/22/19 11:50 PM Re: Is it too soon to be talking 2020? [Re: chunkstyle]
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Did I hear someone say the end of Donald Trump? Is word starting to get out about the bloodbath?
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#314088 - 08/23/19 01:33 AM Re: Is it too soon to be talking 2020? [Re: Greger]
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"So when I went to Dayton, and when I went to El Paso, and I went into those hospitals, the love for me -- and me, maybe, as a representative of the country -- but for me -- and my love for them was unparalleled."
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#314089 - 08/23/19 02:58 AM Re: Is it too soon to be talking 2020? [Re: chunkstyle]
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Matt Taibbi is one of my favorite curmudgeons.
Been a fan of his since he was writing for an underground Russian mag.

His "The Great American Bubble Machine" piece on Goldman should be required reading.


Edited by Jeffery J. Haas (08/23/19 02:59 AM)
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#314091 - 08/23/19 03:22 AM Re: Is it too soon to be talking 2020? [Re: chunkstyle]
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Hell hath no fury like a really, R-E-A-L-L-Y pissed-off suburban educated woman. Trump is toast.

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#314094 - 08/23/19 02:39 PM Re: Is it too soon to be talking 2020? [Re: chunkstyle]
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We, collectively, all of us, need to get out and vote, get out the vote, and crush, absolutely crush, this Gollum and his frikkin deluded support system. I do believe that the majority of Americans are decent, honorable people. It is time for them to come out and prove it.

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#314096 - 08/23/19 03:19 PM Re: Is it too soon to be talking 2020? [Re: chunkstyle]
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This is fast becoming a Biden-Warren race (sorry Bernie), as more (now 4) Dems drop their bids, and others fade. Who do we see as potential running mates? Biden/Harris (patch the rift)? Biden/Beto (sub O'rourke for O'bama)? Biden/Klobuchar? Warren/Booker? Warren/Buttigieg (wonk power!)?

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