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Old 07-30-2020, 11:28 PM   #621
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Old 07-30-2020, 11:51 PM   #622
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Yep, as much as I’m glad to see him and many others realize how horrible Trump is, I still remember me talking with him before Nov. 2016 just beside myself that he has a choice of a fellow Methodist, experienced, sane stable person to vote for, and I remember he and one other guy his age just saying yeah, buuutttt... Hillary??!!?

But, I think the future is better to focus on than the past. If they vote for a Democratic and Biden is successful and stable and doesn’t cause daily chaos, there may be a whole new segment of voters that just never go back. Especially if you’ve got Pompeo and Cotton running...

I think there are two paths that this election will take. Either we have a last minute, hell, I’m not a Democrat! Surge and Biden wins narrowly with the theee Midwest states and a slim margin in another. Or there’s a bandwagon effect where people see that Trump is done and they are SO done with his shit, and are gonna back the winner and we see states like Ohio, NC, GA, FL, IA, AZ and even TX all go blue and surprisingly narrow margins in deep red states like Alaska, Kansas, UT, and SC.
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He’s going to nuke someone or some thing (hurricane season) before this is all over.
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Old 07-31-2020, 12:18 AM   #625
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Whoa, wait, wait!! You mean when polls showed that crime was the least important issue to voters, at around 1%, that the LAW AND ORDER strategy didn’t pan out? Weird.

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As weak and listless as Romney is, I’ll say one thing. His statement that Trump would be the “chaos president” stands as the most spot on description/warning of 2016. Right there with Hillary’s “Putin’s puppet” statement.
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Someone should keep a close eye on Dershowitz and keep him away from any and all windows.
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Someone should keep a close eye on Dershowitz and keep him away from any and all windows.


His ego is way too big for that.

The guy is a pig and the notion of no longer having to listen to his legal drivel on TV is proof Christmas can come twice a year.
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Why are all the men’s names redacted?
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Every tweet, every complaint is a projection of what they’re currently or going to do.

Voter fraud by mail? Check the above
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His ego is way too big for that.


He wouldn’t go out a window voluntarily.
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This is hilarious. I'm hoping it gets pulled from social media since it's whole premise is a lie.
Biden had two Latina's in the running, and he has never promised that his pick would be an African American woman.

On top of that, does talking about how Latino's are somehow more valuable to America than African Americans, really a message you want to be running?

Oh, and there's two misspellings in it as well. Sigh...

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That’s like the Belgian strategy in Africa - turn different groups of local/indigenous populations against each other while picking a side randomly.
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scroll through the madness.

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LAW AND ORDER!!

ABC-Ipsos online poll:

Federal agents responding to protests in cities

Make the situation better 30%
Make the situation worse 52%

Trump's handling of protests around the U.S.

Approve 36%
Disapprove 64%

Trump's handling of the COVID pandemic

Approve 34%
Disapprove 66%
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This why I rarely ever watch him. Drives me crazy!
Even just listening to him...

Bad enough I have to read his quotes, and hear what he & Repug Co are saying, plan to do/not do, just to know what's going on.
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Quickly brings to mind an episode of VEEP.

https://twitter.com/jenkinsgreg/stat...42015562342400
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It doesn't look good that he can't seem to make a decision about this. Plus Susan Rice would be a mistake, too much negative Obama admin baggage.


Biden's running mate announcement pushed back, likely will not come next week

REBECCA MORIN | USA TODAY | 14 hours ago


As talk swirls around Joe Biden's pick for a VP, the presumptive Democratic nominee was seen holding a note with Sen. Kamala Harris' name at the top.

USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, previously said the announcement of his running mate would be in the first week of August.


But that announcement has been pushed back.

A source familiar with the process said that an announcement isn't likely next week. According to the New York Times and CNN, the announcement will come the week before the Democratic National Convention, which is scheduled for Aug. 17 to 20.

Three candidates, Karen Bass of California, Sen. Kamala Harris of California and former national security advisor Susan Rice, have emerged as the top contenders for Biden's running mate, according to the reports from the Times and CNN.
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Truth. And Biden should call this crap out.

BY LAUREN LEADER, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR
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Last April, I wrote an op-ed for these pages calling out the sexist double standards that the six women running for the Democratic nomination at that time were facing. I showed that not only were women running getting overlooked by the media and receiving less coverage than the men, but the coverage they did get was also overwhelmingly negative. In particular, women were more likely to be described as "ambitious," a term meant as a slur, not a compliment. The piece went viral and was picked up by the Daily Show. They did a spoof ridiculing this kind of blatant misogyny. Women everywhere nodded in agreement. A year later, nothing has changed.

Explosive reporting from CNBC found that Biden "insiders" were actively campaigning against the prospect of Kamala Harris as VP because she is "too ambitious" struck a nerve. Twitter lit up immediately with comments from women everywhere, pointing out the outrageous sexist double standard that is so glaring in a story like this.

You may feel Harris is not the right person for the ticket based on the disorganization and infighting reported from her presidential run. Or there may be strategic reasons why a senator for California is not the right choice. But targeting Harris based on her ambition is deeply offensive blatant sexism.

Biden will announce his VP pick next week, and interest is running high. He has committed to picking a woman, and there's the widespread belief it is likely to be a Black woman. There are many highly qualified, talented women running, but the ambition trope leaked from the campaign gives us a small preview of what's to come to no matter who he picks.



Women everywhere are bracing for a barrage of sexist and thinly veiled racist attacks likely to head her way, whoever she is. We've seen it all before. Women who dare to have ambition, who want to lead at the highest levels and ask others to support them in their do so are expected to become an impossible combination of kind, warm, modest, tough but not too tough, hardworking but not driven, pretty but not too sexy, smart but not a know it all. These pervasive double standards are so impossible no wonder we've not yet elected a woman president. Who could meet these impossible standards?

It should be obvious to everyone how ridiculous the ambition trope is. How is anyone expected to rise to high office or high achievement without it? And yet for women, the undercurrent is one of cold, ruthless calculation. None of these subtle and destructive implications apply to ambitious men. They are rewarded for their ambition. In the case of Harris, the implication that her ambition makes her disloyal to Biden because she would dare to seek the Presidency herself encapsulates centuries of sexism that continue to hold all women back. Vice President Biden should call it out and shut it down immediately. Regardless of if he decides to pick Harris, the narrative sets women back.

It's worth noting that while we may celebrate the milestone of a female Democratic vice presidential nominee next week, it's been 36 years since Geraldine Ferraro broke that barrier. Fifty-nine other nations have elected a female head of state. This month marks the Centenary of the 19th Amendment, and yet the U.S. ranks 86th in the world for the political empowerment of women. Yes, there is a historic number of women in Congress, but it's still barely 25 percent. Barely 5 percent of CEO's of major companies are female. Why is the United States so slow to get to anything like gender equity in positions of power? Because as a society, we cannot move past the pervasive sexist double standards that hold women back.



As we speed into the last 90 days of the 2020 presidential cycle, it's incumbent on everyone in the campaigns, in the press and in public to challenge ourselves not to repeat and reinforce the same old sexist tropes that hold back not only women running for high office but women everywhere. We can do better, and it's way past the time that we did.

Lauren Leader is the co-founder and CEO of All In Together, a non-partisan non-profit dedicated to women's political education and empowerment
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