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Thu Jan 31, 2019, 11:32 AM

Schultz should be asked this one simple question?

Running as an Independent, please name the states that you think you can carry in the Electoral College?

Hint: The correct answer is NONE.

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Reply Schultz should be asked this one simple question? (Original post)
Funtatlaguy Jan 2019 OP
SHRED Jan 2019 #1
Funtatlaguy Jan 2019 #3
NightWatcher Jan 2019 #2
Ms. Toad Jan 2019 #8
DirtEdonE Jan 2019 #4
Yavin4 Jan 2019 #5
Funtatlaguy Jan 2019 #6
2naSalit Jan 2019 #7
kentuck Jan 2019 #9
Power 2 the People Jan 2019 #10
Proud Liberal Dem Jan 2019 #11
rusty fender Jan 2019 #12
Funtatlaguy Jan 2019 #13

Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2019, 11:34 AM

1. I'll ask him on Twitter

 

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2019, 11:34 AM

2. Or, how will you staff a government without a Party structure?

Right now we are woefully understaffed because trump doesn't know anything or anyone. How will Coffee boy staff a State Department?

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Response to NightWatcher (Reply #2)

Thu Jan 31, 2019, 12:36 PM

8. Remember - Obama's staff included people from both parties as well as independents,

based on merit, where party affiliation was not critical. (Neel Kashkari,Michael B. Donley, Ray LaHood, Robert Gates, Jon Huntsman Jr., Douglas Kmiec, John M. McHugh, Jim Leach, Chuck Hagel, Larry Pressler, Ben Bernanke, Jeff Immelt, Jerome Powell, James Comey, Sloan D. Gibson, Robert A. McDonald) A party structure isn't necessary to staff a government. A willingness to acknowledge that you are not the foremost expert on every issue under the sun - and a wilingness to accept help from those who are is.

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2019, 11:40 AM

4. It's beggining to look to me like

 

The pubicans are setting this up to get trump out of the White House and off the hook. Think about it, short of trump winning another term and running the clock out on his myriad crimes, the only other way to save the country without taking down the entire GOP is to find a way out for the traitor and the rest of his criminal enterprise masquerading as government.

If they get an independent elected (unlikely) they avoid Democratic rule and all hell breaking loose. If their independent sock puppet loses (highly likely) they split the vote and get their new criminal elected - and again traitor trump is off the hook.

trump has been skipping out of his crimes for his entire life. The GOP is in it as thick as he is. They'll do anything to survive. They're traitors, after all.

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2019, 11:40 AM

5. Oh, but how many states can he spoil and give them to Trump?

At least five big swing states.

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Response to Yavin4 (Reply #5)

Thu Jan 31, 2019, 11:41 AM

6. Yeppers. Just ask Nader and Stein voters.

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2019, 11:59 AM

7. Hahahaha! I just had a thought (lookout!)

This here Schultz guy, honestly I've never heard of him until now, is the actual coffee boy. I can imagine that this is his cover for being a possibly rewarded spoiler, as in a paid party splitter. He has less of a platform or any concept of what the job entails than our current wealthy asshole in chief. There is absolutely no there there, less so than even Jill Stein.


He is an empty suit with too much money. He thinks that his money entitles him to be president and this has been reinforced over the past two decades at least. He's running as a 3rd party because the two main parties won't have him because he's not even remotely qualified.

So I'm thinking he's got some financial interest in running and nothing more. Not sure he could pass a fifth grade social studies class.

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2019, 12:39 PM

9. 2nd question?

Are you for the repeal of the recent trillion dollar taxcut for the wealthy?

In fact, I think all politicians should be asked that question.

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2019, 12:50 PM

10. These guys think that because they succeeded at one thing they are good at everything.

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2019, 12:52 PM

11. He'll probably sit there furrowing his brows

in a vain attempt to understand the question.

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2019, 01:30 PM

12. Yes. Schultz should be reminded that

Ross Perot received 19% of the popular vote in 1992, but got zero electoral votes. Unless the electoral college can be abolished, a third party run for the White House can never be successful, successful in that the run is to win the presidency, and is not to act as a spoiler.

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Response to rusty fender (Reply #12)

Thu Jan 31, 2019, 01:32 PM

13. Thank you.

This is the only question that really matters other than why is s he running knowing he can not POSSIBLY win.

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