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    Default TRUMP 2016

    Telling Jeb how to win? And in Public? Thursday.
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    It's either a circus or clown show. Go, go USA!

    I've demeaned the use of polls/surveys for a long time. It's even more disturbing that
    Fox News has used those polls to decide who'd show up on the first televised Republican "debate".

    WTF is going on?
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    I don't think so. I'm not voting for another Clinton. Maybe another Bush...Let's see what Trump can teach him on Celebrity Presidential Candidates.
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    What?

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    Trump isn't even going to the debate is he?
    Keep on keepin' the beat alive!

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    He's on the list I saw
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flixy View Post
    Trump isn't even going to the debate is he?
    He's not only invited; he gets center stage.
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    God forbid the people decide which politicians they want to see in a debate. Clearly they should have asked GGT instead.
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    Feel kinda bad, Trumps popularity is destroying the image of the GOP by showing the racist ignorant core of its base, and with any luck he'll continue to make the entire party look like a laughing stock long enough to throw the election, even with all the recent gerrymandering. But it also means nothing constructive is going to come out of this election that wasn't instigated by the Dems. The GOP created him, they'll have to deal with him, and with any luck having him run as a 3rd party ticket will finally push the GOP to cut away the dead weight thats put that party into a tailspin.

    Whats amazing is that the other candidates are lowering themselves to his level, challenging him to arm wrestling matches and destroying cellphones as publicity stunts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Being View Post
    He's not only invited; he gets center stage.
    Ah I read he had declined.
    Keep on keepin' the beat alive!

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    Democrats of the USA, be worried, be very worried. Don't believe he can't win because you can't believe he could win.
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    Iy would be funny as hell I wonder how the rest of the world would respond to Trump's import-tariffs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ominous Gamer View Post
    Whats amazing is that the other candidates are lowering themselves to his level, challenging him to arm wrestling matches and destroying cellphones as publicity stunts.


    The US election is such a circus.
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    What's really amazing is that he's probably the best Republican contender of them all.
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    He has no natural base. He has no campaign infrastructure. He doesn't have good advisors. No chance he wins the primary.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GGT View Post
    It's either a circus or clown show. Go, go USA!

    I've demeaned the use of polls/surveys for a long time. It's even more disturbing that
    Fox News has used those polls to decide who'd show up on the first televised Republican "debate".

    WTF is going on?
    What? It's not like we've hit a better mark for winnowing the field yet. How else do you want to do it? Or is it that you object to Trump getting any attention at all? He uses his money and media presence to buy attention, it's not like it has meaning, anymore than the Kardashians do. And he'll get about as far. You can't actually weed out the ridiculous candidates until the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire, not if they have money and the inclination to waste it this way. Since Trump did this last time, and with the Independents before that, he apparently feels he gets something out of it and maybe he's right. Maybe the profile boost actually generates a profit for his other enterprises.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Loki View Post
    God forbid the people decide which politicians they want to see in a debate. Clearly they should have asked GGT instead.
    How are the people deciding? Polls != the people.

    I agree there's no better alternative but lets not perpetuate the myth that polls are scientific or divine revelations of the truth. Or anything more than name recognition at this stage.
    Quote Originally Posted by Timbuk2 View Post


    The US election is such a circus.
    We can't talk. The Labour Party seem to be taking inspiration from Syriza's 'success' and could be about to elect extreme far socialist throwback Jeremy "friend of Hamas" Corbyn.

    Could there be a freakier image than President Trump and Prime Minister Corbyn at Camp David. Scary thought.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Loki View Post
    He has no natural base. He has no campaign infrastructure. He doesn't have good advisors. No chance he wins the primary.
    I only said "best", I didn't say he was the most likely contender what I'm referring to is the fact that the others seem to be even greater asshats/scumbags than Trump who seems, based on the little I've seen of him, to be somewhat progressive when it comes to social matters.
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    I don't think he's the best by a long shot, he just has one of the most well-known names. Once the decision starts to become serious he'll be just a flash in the pan I hope.

    As happened last time with loads of GOP people who briefly sparkled as the favourite before crashing and burning. Remember the likes of such soaring successes as Herman Cain and Rick Perry? Or throwbacks like Newt Gringrich?
    Quote Originally Posted by Ominous Gamer View Post
    Being upset is understandable, but be upset at yourself for poor planning, not at the world by acting like a spoiled bitch during an interview.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aimless View Post
    I only said "best", I didn't say he was the most likely contender what I'm referring to is the fact that the others seem to be even greater asshats/scumbags than Trump who seems, based on the little I've seen of him, to be somewhat progressive when it comes to social matters.
    The others aren't explicitly racist and sexist. As for Trump, he's already changed his position on most social issues.

    Quote Originally Posted by RandBlade View Post
    How are the people deciding? Polls != the people.
    The polls are as close as you can get at this stage of the process.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aimless View Post
    I only said "best", I didn't say he was the most likely contender what I'm referring to is the fact that the others seem to be even greater asshats/scumbags than Trump who seems, based on the little I've seen of him, to be somewhat progressive when it comes to social matters.
    That's sheer lack of knowledge on your part. Trump is more of a scumbag/asshat than a number of the others (I won't say all, but definitely quite a few of them), trust me.
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    Trump is more Democrat than Republican if you look at his history. He's an egotistical joke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LittleFuzzy View Post
    That's sheer lack of knowledge on your part. Trump is more of a scumbag/asshat than a number of the others (I won't say all, but definitely quite a few of them), trust me.
    I can't think of any I'd choose Trump over. Carson and Fiorina would be equally useless in governing. Jindal is equally opportunistic. Graham is equally likely to start a world war. Trump's decision-making process is so insane that there's no way in hell I'd trust him over any of the others.
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    I believe Trump is in this to force Bush to do things that will help Bush win. Trump will bring out the crazy in all the other candidates while hoping Bush will stay within the lines. Like I said this is "Celebrity Presidential Candidates". Not much different than Celebrity Apprentice.
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    Trump is in this for Trump.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Loki View Post
    Trump is in this for Trump.
    And what could please him more than getting his candidate elected? You should know that when I say he will bring out the crazy in all the other candidates I'm including all the candidates not just republicans.
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    Making more money and becoming more famous.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Loki View Post
    Making more money and becoming more famous.
    Hand-in-hand.
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    I don't even know why you're mentioning Bush. Trump is on far better terms with the Clintons. Not that I think he's doing this to benefit anyone but himself and his brand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Loki View Post
    I don't even know why you're mentioning Bush...
    Because he is the only republican that has a chance in hell against Clinton.
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