And Your First Potential 2016 US Presidential Candidate Is!!!!

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    I am very, very happy he is running. Hillary needs a serious from-the-left challenge to pull her that direction some.
     
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    IIRC, she is the idiot who said that the hurricane was a way of god cleansing. It's sad stuff. Even though I don't buy into the propaganda most people use to make the left "less evil" the repubs sure are not making it any easier on themselves :lol:
     
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    I am from India and just thought on posting the perspective of a foreign citizen. I also have many friends in the middle east. The first thing is no one wants another Bush. And the other Republicans aren't that known outside the US, except maybe for Fiorina because of her work with HP. People here are just assuming Hillary is going to win .
     
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    asher So Did We

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    That's not a bad assumption.

    I don't know anyone who cares about the email "scandal," and she has the memories of the good times (1990s) on her side to potentially steal some GOP-voters. If she can push some of the issues that us left-leaners care about I don't think she'll have a hard time winning.

    To be fair, I like Bernie Sanders' positions on most issues better. However, get real. This is still the US and anyone who calls themselves anything close to a socialist will never win a major election. Granted, he's a democratic socialist in favor of scandanavian-style social democracy, but people are stupid and go insane about anything even resembling socialism.

    I wish I could be proven wrong though.
     
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    I trust Flocka Flame more than I would trust most elected officials. I think Sanders/Flame could do more decent than most might guess.
     
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    President Flame sounds badass :lol: has a nice ring to it. He's not 35 though so I don't think he could run even if he wanted to hahaha
     
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    From what I understand, Sanders isn't running in hopes of being a serious candidate. He's more one of the runners who does it to give exposure to his views, so I wouldn't count on Clinton or anyone else thinking of him as a serious challenge.
     
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    There's an election? The way I see it, Hillary was pre-selected long ago and will be made to win..
    The Obama V.2 (s)election was about more Changes You Can Believe In vs More Sables And Horses as the opposing scare tactic, and Obama once again came out with another version of Yes We Can (who 'We'?.
    This time, I expect sortof the same mechanism, just a different algorithm factored-in.
     
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    Meanwhile today in Denmark it was announced that the election for the parliament (which also determines who will be prime minister) will be in 3 weeks time. So the stupid election campaigns began today as well .. and it will all be over in 3 weeks :D

    Ofc various politicians have been going on about electoral promises for the last 6 months but they have been largely ignored (even by the media) because people know that they are just that - promises - and none of it will ever become reality anyway.
     
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    wat
     
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    Hillary will probably win, and it's scary that people will vote for her. Not that there is a perfect candidate on either side of the fence, but quite frankly that woman has done and said so many things that should be red flags to everyone.
     
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    I don't think she'll win the general, but she'll sure get much more than her "fair share" of votes IMO.
     
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    That was my impression as well, but he's been in the media more than I expected - probably because he's got a very no-nonsense way of talking about his views. He's shaping up to be more of a threat than I had anticipated.
     
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