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Fri Jul 31, 2015, 08:00 AM

“It’s almost like you don’t want to be too close,” campaign adviser says, “in case he self-combusts"

… For the campaigns that do make prime time, there’s another wild card: Trump.

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/opinion/editorial-cartoons/ww4g7y/picture29591707/alternates/LANDSCAPE_400/SIERS073115

Fox told campaigns this week that the candidates will be lined up onstage according to their poll numbers, with the leader in the center and the others to his left and right. That means if current numbers hold, Trump will be in the center flanked by Jeb Bush and Scott Walker. “There’s a lot of nervousness about where he’s going to be placed and who will be next to him,” one adviser said. In any normal debate, candidates would obviously fight to be in the middle, but being center stage next to Trump could be as much of a liability as an advantage. Who knows what he might do? “It’s almost like you don’t want to be too close,” one campaign adviser says, “in case he self-combusts.”…

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2015/07/roger-ailes-primary.html















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Reply “It’s almost like you don’t want to be too close,” campaign adviser says, “in case he self-combusts" (Original post)
kpete Jul 2015 OP
djean111 Jul 2015 #1
longship Jul 2015 #2
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Fri Jul 31, 2015, 08:15 AM

1. Looks like Hollywood Squares. The Jerry Springer version. nt

 

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Fri Jul 31, 2015, 08:34 AM

2. ROFL! Marco's drinking! ;-) nt

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Fri Jul 31, 2015, 09:29 AM

3. It should probably be read like "you don't want to be too close in case . . .

he turns his attacks on you."

Those other dull, numb nuts have got to worry about Trump turning his wrath on them because he's anything but dull.

Have to admit, this is the first time that I'm actually looking forward to the repug debates to see who survives because somebody is going to come out scarred.

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