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    They were picked on the basis that the police...

    They were picked on the basis that the police decided they looked or were acting "suspicious", so good as, especially if the allegations that there were quotas were true. The reason stop and frisk...
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    Stop and frisk does nothing but waste police time...

    Stop and frisk does nothing but waste police time harassing mostly black or asian men out minding their own business, almost all of whom will be innocent because most people aren't criminals and...
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    Sanders is not as good on race as he should be...

    Sanders is not as good on race as he should be (one reason I'd prefer Warren, but that's not happening) and I don't like his "everything is about economic inequality actually" analysis of racism and...
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    Sorry, I thought you were supposed to be arguing...

    Sorry, I thought you were supposed to be arguing for the idea that the a standard Democrat rather than a progressive is the best option? Stop confusing me.
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    You say that as if this is some kind of gotcha,...

    You say that as if this is some kind of gotcha, rather than a position I'm more than happy to defend. Maybe we'll have that conversation one day, it's kinda tangential to this thread, but for now I...
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    Oh, and I forgot to address the point that...

    Oh, and I forgot to address the point that Bloomberg being mega-rich is good because he won't be beholden to big donors. Uh, he *is* a big donor. When we say we want stop the rich influencing...
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    1232677430780944386 Bloomberg may challenging...

    1232677430780944386

    Bloomberg may challenging be for the record for fastest discovery/scrutiny/rejection cycle. The more Americans learn about him, the less they like what they see.

    I am also...
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    https://nypost.com/2013/06/28/bloomberg-we-disprop...

    https://nypost.com/2013/06/28/bloomberg-we-disproportionately-stop-whites-too-much-and-minorities-too-little-in-stop-frisk-checks/



    Also, "I don’t know where they went to school but they...
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    It's ok man, I'd take the money too. You...

    It's ok man, I'd take the money too.



    You clearly missed the part where Loki and I used the words "on that stage", as in "amongst the Democratic nominees".
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    You should refund that $150 if that's the best...

    You should refund that $150 if that's the best you can do.

    Actually, don't. He doesn't need the money.
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    He's also done more than anyone on that stage to...

    He's also done more than anyone on that stage to criminalise black people.
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    The very fact that you consider ideas like...

    The very fact that you consider ideas like "people should have access to healthcare without going bankrupt" or "we should limit access to guns somewhat" as 'insane' just goes to show how well house...
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    There's a difference between doing well in...

    There's a difference between doing well in business and getting rich, and hoarding such a large amount of money that it cannot adequately be comprehended by the human mind.
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    The analogies write themselves.

    The analogies write themselves.
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    How did that happen? I guess we'll never know. ...

    How did that happen? I guess we'll never know.

    Anyway, I'm disgusted that no one will agree to my extremely reasonable compromise on the issue of Bloomberg from earlier, which is that we feed him...
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    He'll attack whoever gets the nomination, it's...

    He'll attack whoever gets the nomination, it's what you're supposed to do in an election, what's your point? "Better compromise on everything we want in case the other side attacks us in the media"
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    So a) The idea that Trump automatically...

    So

    a) The idea that Trump automatically thrashes Bernie is bollocks
    b) When I said the election is too close to call at this stage, I was right
    c) In terms of beating Trump the best choices...
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    I have presented evidence that Sanders is a...

    I have presented evidence that Sanders is a viable candidate to beat Trump: polls. I have seen people question the validity of this evidence (polls aren't reliable, Sanders may win the popular vote...
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    Any of the current nominees can beat Trump, but...

    Any of the current nominees can beat Trump, but that doesn't mean they will. I wouldn't want to go around making predictions about a campaign that hasn't even really started yet.
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    So where does your certainty that Trump will...

    So where does your certainty that Trump will thrash Sanders come from?
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    So, the lesson you're taking from 2016 is "the...

    So, the lesson you're taking from 2016 is "the opposite of what the polls say will happen"?
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    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2020/pres...

    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2020/president/us/general_election_trump_vs_sanders-6250.html
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    Doesn't mean they're going to change in the...

    Doesn't mean they're going to change in the direction you want them to, though. You've been calling Biden a poor choice this whole thread (and you're not wrong), Bloomberg's a piece of shit who's in...
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    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ERlQohHWsAEd6Ug?format...

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ERlQohHWsAEd6Ug?format=png&name=900x900

    See also https://projects.economist.com/democratic-primaries-2020/ for who each candidates voters prefer as their second or...
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    The problem with that idea is that Bernie polls...

    The problem with that idea is that Bernie polls well against the other candidates 1v1, so it seems that not everyone who doesn't have Bernie as their first choice is #NeverBernie and might have him...
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