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Re: HFD Political Dork Superthread

Postby The Suburban Avenger » Tue Feb 02, 2016 5:40 pm

Is there some reason Iowa has to be the place we start the primary/caucus season?
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Re: HFD Political Dork Superthread

Postby middle aged female » Tue Feb 02, 2016 8:46 pm

The Suburban Avenger wrote:Is there some reason Iowa has to be the place we start the primary/caucus season?

It's cold there and they're lonely

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Re: HFD Political Dork Superthread

Postby Mad Max » Wed Feb 03, 2016 11:24 pm



This offers a potential preview of Ted Cruz's fate 4 years from now.
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Re: HFD Political Dork Superthread

Postby The Beav » Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:57 pm

Mad Max wrote:


This offers a potential preview of Ted Cruz's fate 4 years from now.


Pulling out doesn't sound manly to me.
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Re: HFD Political Dork Superthread

Postby D-Day » Thu Feb 04, 2016 10:33 pm

The Beav wrote:
Mad Max wrote:


This offers a potential preview of Ted Cruz's fate 4 years from now.


Pulling out doesn't sound manly to me.


Yes, but pulling out with no Santorum?
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Re: HFD Political Dork Superthread

Postby Mulligan » Thu Mar 03, 2016 11:31 pm

If the Republican "establishment" wants to take down Trump, here is possibly their only hope: Gather up a few of the women he's been with over the years and convince them to conduct a sustained, unified campaign insulting his manhood.

Start off with a Playboy interview, where they discuss his shortcomings among a number of other topics. Don't want to make the strategy too obvious. Hope the culture picks up on it and ties it into the fledgling small hands meme. The party elite can take care of these ladies' lifestyle needs while they make the rounds of Stern and the late night guys. Maybe make an appearance on SNL in a skit about Trump overcompensating.

When the inevitable positive testimonials come in, the gals snidely counter that the yes-woman must not have much in the way of comparison.

If it gained steam, the topic would unmoor someone with his middle-school disposition and acute narcissism. I could see Trump losing focus on the campaign and perhaps even releasing to sex tape to prove his worthiness. Of course, that would probably only make him even more popular ... so, never mind.
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Re: HFD Political Dork Superthread

Postby Mad Max » Sun Mar 06, 2016 6:25 pm





Did Rubio somehow stumble into winning Minnesota? He's becoming the establishment favorite with all the endorsements he's racking up, but it doesn't seem to be helping.
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Re: HFD Political Dork Superthread

Postby Mad Max » Sun Mar 06, 2016 6:31 pm





Cruz winning Kansas by a 2-1 margin is surprising.

Rubio and Kasich's numbers in each state still don't add up to second place anywhere. Where's the establishment money going to go in a Trump-Cruz contest?
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Re: HFD Political Dork Superthread

Postby Amadeus » Sun Mar 06, 2016 7:08 pm

Mad Max wrote:Where's the establishment money going to go in a Trump-Cruz contest?


A couple of the warmongering neocons have been talking about backing Hillary over either of those too, because they see her as more reliably blood-thirsty.
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Re: HFD Political Dork Superthread

Postby frank - up in grand blanc » Mon Mar 07, 2016 10:21 am

My twins had their birthday in January and are now registered to vote. The boy is sort of meh about the primary & doing his civic duty. But the girl is bouncing up and down about this. From the beginning in this cycle she's read everything and watched every debate. She's feeling the Bern on the Dem side, but remains undecided about the GOP field. I share all of this to remind the three of you that this crop of new voters are the same clowns who five or so years ago jammed small twigs into my door locks in a vain effort to gain access to the house. Future of America...

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