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Re: The 2020 thread....
« Reply #855 on: July 31, 2019, 10:40:14 am »
these debates are kind of a circus...not really sure how this is helping
I guess there are those bottom 15 candidates that no one knows are geting some screen time

I don't know about reparations, in concept I get it...and drew big applause in Detroit
I really think we are going to lose swing voters over trying to get the black vote with that
Also seemed to be 'White Nite" on the stage, with Lemon asking the question about reparations
awkward

but stick to health care, the environment, immigration ...and Jobs of course (IMO should be job retraining, vocational schools/apprenticeship and National service corp)

not sure I like Tim's Chief Manufacturing Officer pitch, but a good way to get himself in the good graces of the blue collar voter in swing states

Marianne Williamson is starting to get A LOT of attention...I hope that fades
she makes some bold statements, but no way swing voters are going to like that kind of rhetoric

I really think Mayor Pete is such a charismatic guy and really has such a great delivery on some of the hot topics
Maybe he has what it takes
I did find it funny when Amy smirked when Pete said he was in High School when Columbine happened (probably because she was changing diapers around that time)

Amy made a statement that I wanted to follow up on about how Minnesota has the highest voter turnout

74.8% voter turnout in 2016!

This article suggests that same day registration is a factor...but has a lot to do with civic involvement, education and income
https://www.minnpost.com/politics-policy/2016/09/five-reasons-why-voter-turnout-minnesota-so-high/

so my question is ...what can we learn from Amy and the Minnesotans

Honestly if we could get to 70% voter turnout that IMO would be an goal to strive for
if we get to 2008 levels...62.3% we'd probably be in good shape

Arizona (near the bottom with 56%)
Florida (looking good at 11...but such close elections every year)
Michigan tied for with FL at 65.7%...again real close elections need to get those number even higher
Pennsylvania #25...with 61.3%
Wisconsin. 69%...so would put it in the top 5... Turnout for the presidential election in Wisconsin appears to be a 20-year low.   eligible black voters in Wisconsin fell from 74 percent in 2012 to 55.1 percent in 2016.
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Re: The 2020 thread....
« Reply #856 on: July 31, 2019, 01:53:19 pm »
word is these went up in his home state!

#ditchmitch
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Re: The 2020 thread....
« Reply #857 on: July 31, 2019, 03:00:09 pm »
^ gawd i love that.  he's got to be so pissed.
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Re: The 2020 thread....
« Reply #859 on: August 07, 2019, 04:00:50 pm »
oh dang...Mike Gravel dropped his bid for the presidency...and then there were 23!

so no #Gravelanche I guess
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Re: The 2020 thread....
« Reply #860 on: August 07, 2019, 05:36:44 pm »
i had no idea he was running.
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« Reply #861 on: August 15, 2019, 09:11:32 am »
Hickenlooper is out...then there were 22
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Re: The 2020 thread....
« Reply #862 on: August 19, 2019, 03:46:48 pm »
I agree....this means nothing...I just like the horse race
biden barely squeaks out a win

Iowa State Fair Straw Poll:
Biden 17.7
Warren 17.2
Buttigieg 14
Sanders 10
Harris 8.4
Booker 6.1
Gabbard 4.7
Klobuchar 3.4
OíRourke 2.1
Williamson 1.5
Gillibrand 1
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Re: The 2020 thread....
« Reply #863 on: August 19, 2019, 04:12:19 pm »
The polls are good for illustrating general trends like Bernie tanking and Warren rising but not for predicting a winner

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« Reply #864 on: August 19, 2019, 04:18:05 pm »
Julian for ....the pets

 calls for ending the practice of euthanizing dogs and cats in shelters and other animal welfareish things

I'm actually totally for this...but don't think this is something that is going to get a single vote in a Presidential election
but I guess we're talking about Julian now, so guess it was somewhat effective
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Re: The 2020 thread....
« Reply #865 on: August 19, 2019, 04:20:01 pm »
If pets are ever given citizenship, this longplay is going to look so good. #FORTHEFUTURE
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« Reply #866 on: August 19, 2019, 04:22:10 pm »
The polls are good for illustrating general trends like Bernie tanking and Warren rising but not for predicting a winner
as well as OíRourke
had this poll been taken a few months ago, he would have probably been in the 4 to 6 rank
Warren has been having a VERY good summer as well as Buttigieg

would have thought Klobuchar would have done better in iowa too
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Re: The 2020 thread....
« Reply #867 on: August 19, 2019, 04:23:22 pm »
If pets are ever given citizenship, this longplay is going to look so good. #FORTHEFUTURE
damn...didn't see that angle

I guess Zombies are also an untapped group too...think of all the dead people
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Re: The 2020 thread....
« Reply #868 on: August 19, 2019, 04:24:50 pm »
I guess Zombies are also an untapped group too...
Who do you think votes for Trump if not mindless zombies?
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Re: The 2020 thread....
« Reply #869 on: August 19, 2019, 04:53:47 pm »
I've always thought Drew Carey was bullied into the "Have your pets spayed or neutered" line after he took over for Bob Barker. He just doesn't deliver the line with the same enthusiasm.

What a shame, what a shame.