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Thu Mar 3, 2016, 01:18 PM

 

The "Bernie is unelectable" meme is hogwash

and as certain as Bill Clinton's claims about Iraq wmd.

AWK AWK he's gonna wither under the concerted assault of rightwingnuts!!!!

AWK AWK the polls taken now are useless because no one knows he's a closet socialist!!!

and related to that is the false assumption imo, that there are more dirt and skeletons that will be of concern to the voters, in the Sanders closet.

What seems to be missing from the various "electibility" concerns is the undeniable fact that it's not like the opposition is "clean".

for example -- who here wants to try to make the case that without grossly and demonstrably lying, that Bernie can be burned to the extent that Trump can by the uncontested/undeniable in his record?

Last week, Sam Stein reported for the Huffington Post that none of his GOP rivals had even “completed a major anti-Trump opposition research effort.” When Trump gets to the general election, that’s going to change. Voters are going to hear plenty about not only his many bankruptcies, but also his fraudulent scams, mob ties, shady licensing deals, tax avoidance schemes and hypocritical embrace of immigrant workers for their cheap labor. Journalist Wayne Barrett has reported that some of his past associates – “I’ll hire the best people, they’ll give me the best advice” — have been caught up in drug smuggling, trafficking underage girls and various stock market swindles. We’ll hear all about the Japanese gambler who stiffed him for $4 million – “they’re stealing our money!’ – and the Mexican sweatshop workers who make his ‘Make America Great’ hats. So far, he’s gotten a pass on his supposed business acumen, but in a general election we’ll hear all about how he’d be richer today if he’d just invested his money in the stock market and spent the past 30 years lounging on a beach somewhere. http://www.rawstory.com/2016/03/donald-trump-should-enjoy-his-super-tuesday-win-because-hes-going-to-be-crushed/






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stupidicus Mar 2016 OP
NurseJackie Mar 2016 #1
nichomachus Mar 2016 #4
NCTraveler Mar 2016 #9
Proud Liberal Dem Mar 2016 #2
nichomachus Mar 2016 #5
stupidicus Mar 2016 #8
NCTraveler Mar 2016 #11
stupidicus Mar 2016 #7
Faux pas Mar 2016 #3
NorthCarolina Mar 2016 #6
stupidicus Mar 2016 #10

Response to stupidicus (Original post)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 01:20 PM

1. He'd have to be NOMINATED first ... it seems very unlikely that that's going to happen.

Go, Hillary! We love you!


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Response to NurseJackie (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 01:39 PM

4. Hardly. Mrs. Clinton has peaked. It's all downhill from here.

Bernie is favored to win all but four of the remaining states. And if history has shown us anything, it's that Mrs. Clinton has no long game. She withers as time goes on. The longer she campaigns and the more people see her, the less they like her.

This is exactly why her acolytes want to declare this over today -- kind of like what happened in Florida -- stop counting the votes because we're ahead now.

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Response to NurseJackie (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 02:00 PM

9. Love it!!! Very positive!!! Nt

 

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Response to stupidicus (Original post)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 01:27 PM

2. If he can't win the Democratic Primary

he's unelectable as POTUS.

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Response to Proud Liberal Dem (Reply #2)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 01:40 PM

5. Not really

The party bosses, the DNC, and the superdelegates can't rig the GE process like they can the primary process.

After all, Bill Clinton can illegally invade only so many polling places in one day.

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Response to nichomachus (Reply #5)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 01:58 PM

8. what passes for an argument on that side these days is laughable

 

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Response to nichomachus (Reply #5)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 02:02 PM

11. Ahh. Bill Clinton. That explains sanders massive victory in Georgia. Nt

 

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Response to Proud Liberal Dem (Reply #2)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 01:57 PM

7. that's NONSENSE

 

that's like saying that HC couldn't have beat the Mutt too

gee, if that's the case, why is she running now?

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Response to stupidicus (Original post)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 01:33 PM

3. Kickin'

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Response to stupidicus (Original post)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 01:46 PM

6. Polls show Bernie as the only Democratic candidate that is electable

 

against the entire GOP lineup. Plus crossover appeal, add in enthusiasm and an anti-establishment focus and you have a winner in my book. Funny how the corporate media can only ever see a path to the nomination for the corporate candidate. Wonder why that is.

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Response to NorthCarolina (Reply #6)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 02:00 PM

10. yeah, but as we know, they dismiss the polls that undermine their BS

 

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