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Old 4th March 2020, 08:11 AM   #161
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Originally Posted by uke2se View Post
No, everything he's written makes sense. Your reaction is what doesn't make sense.
Hey, don't blame me for having a far better sense of US politics than you or he, and for being an independent thinker who tries not to let my personal hopes and dreams -- which pretty much align with Bernie -- outweigh reality.
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Old 4th March 2020, 08:18 AM   #162
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....nor is the belief that Sanders would have lost to Trump.
It is by the fact that Clinton, not Sanders, won the Nomination.
I fail to see the argument that voters would be more enthusiastic for the candidate they didn't vote for earlier that year.
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Old 4th March 2020, 08:20 AM   #163
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
It is by the fact that Clinton, not Sanders, won the Nomination.
I fail to see the argument that voters would be more enthusiastic for the candidate they didn't vote for earlier that year.
Let me explain it. Within a rounding error everyone that thinks Sanders could have beaten Trump '16 or will in 2020 buy, to some degree, into the conspiracy theory that Sanders was cheated out of the nomination in '16.
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Old 4th March 2020, 08:26 AM   #164
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
It is by the fact that Clinton, not Sanders, won the Nomination.
I fail to see the argument that voters would be more enthusiastic for the candidate they didn't vote for earlier that year.
Different pool of voters.
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Old 4th March 2020, 08:32 AM   #165
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
It is by the fact that Clinton, not Sanders, won the Nomination.
I fail to see the argument that voters would be more enthusiastic for the candidate they didn't vote for earlier that year.

Actually, it's not. Voting is not transitive. This is well known.
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Old 4th March 2020, 08:44 AM   #166
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Originally Posted by Distracted1 View Post
Different pool of voters.
overlapping pool of voters - do I need to draw you a Venn diagram?
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
Let me explain it. Within a rounding error everyone that thinks Sanders could have beaten Trump '16 or will in 2020 buy, to some degree, into the conspiracy theory that Sanders was cheated out of the nomination in '16.
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Chuck Schumer threatens two sitting members of the Supreme Court:

"I want to tell you, Gorsuch. I want to tell you, Kavanaugh. You have released the whirlwind and you will pay the price!" Schumer warned. "You won’t know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions.
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