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1/25/2016 10:48:25 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
https://www.yahoo.com...

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1/25/2016 10:53:05 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
https://www.yahoo.com...
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1/25/2016 10:56:27 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 10:48:25 PM, bsh1 wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com...

Thoughts?

Yea, unhappy that. Presidents should not endorse primary candidates.
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1/25/2016 10:59:32 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 10:56:27 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/25/2016 10:48:25 PM, bsh1 wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com...

Thoughts?

Yea, unhappy that. Presidents should not endorse primary candidates.

He signaled his preference, didn't technically endorse.
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1/25/2016 10:59:47 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 10:58:29 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/25/2016 10:48:25 PM, bsh1 wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com...

Thoughts?

As to effect. This shores-up black support for Clinton.

Agreed, to an extent.
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1/25/2016 11:00:18 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 10:59:32 PM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/25/2016 10:56:27 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/25/2016 10:48:25 PM, bsh1 wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com...

Thoughts?

Yea, unhappy that. Presidents should not endorse primary candidates.

He signaled his preference, didn't technically endorse.

Yea, I know. Its just not good form.
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1/25/2016 11:00:53 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 11:00:18 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/25/2016 10:59:32 PM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/25/2016 10:56:27 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/25/2016 10:48:25 PM, bsh1 wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com...

Thoughts?

Yea, unhappy that. Presidents should not endorse primary candidates.

He signaled his preference, didn't technically endorse.

Yea, I know. Its just not good form.

I disagree.
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1/25/2016 11:03:10 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 11:00:53 PM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:00:18 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/25/2016 10:59:32 PM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/25/2016 10:56:27 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/25/2016 10:48:25 PM, bsh1 wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com...

Thoughts?

Yea, unhappy that. Presidents should not endorse primary candidates.

He signaled his preference, didn't technically endorse.

Yea, I know. Its just not good form.

I disagree.

There is LOTS of time for Obama to step-up and help the democratic candidate whom ever it might be. Now, if it turns out to be Sanders, how does that look? It weakens the future endorsement or support.
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1/25/2016 11:06:05 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
Just in case you needed more proof that the establishment for the Democrats is doing whatever it can to stop Sanders. This is tantamount to sabotaging his campaign in Iowa.
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1/25/2016 11:06:44 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 11:03:10 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:00:53 PM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:00:18 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/25/2016 10:59:32 PM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/25/2016 10:56:27 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/25/2016 10:48:25 PM, bsh1 wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com...

Thoughts?

Yea, unhappy that. Presidents should not endorse primary candidates.

He signaled his preference, didn't technically endorse.

Yea, I know. Its just not good form.

I disagree.

There is LOTS of time for Obama to step-up and help the democratic candidate whom ever it might be. Now, if it turns out to be Sanders, how does that look? It weakens the future endorsement or support.

Eh, I am not going to debate it. I just don't think it's a huge problem.
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1/25/2016 11:09:57 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
Let me put it this way.

1) Obama "supports" Clinton in the primary's, she wins.
The appearance is the "establishment directed the primary"

2) Obama "supports" Clinton in the primary's, she looses.
He, Obama, looks out of touch with the base, and hands GOP a bunch of attacks.
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1/25/2016 11:10:54 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 11:09:57 PM, TBR wrote:
Let me put it this way.

1) Obama "supports" Clinton in the primary's, she wins.
The appearance is the "establishment directed the primary"

2) Obama "supports" Clinton in the primary's, she looses.
He, Obama, looks out of touch with the base, and hands GOP a bunch of attacks.

But Obama didn't endorse anyone, so this hasn't happened. What he did was not bad form.
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1/25/2016 11:10:58 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
So funny. Look at my last post, and the one above

Just in case you needed more proof that the establishment for the Democrats is doing whatever it can to stop Sanders.

Called it
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1/25/2016 11:11:44 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 11:10:58 PM, TBR wrote:
So funny. Look at my last post, and the one above

Just in case you needed more proof that the establishment for the Democrats is doing whatever it can to stop Sanders.

Called it

Are you calling me establishment?
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1/25/2016 11:13:02 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 11:11:44 PM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:10:58 PM, TBR wrote:
So funny. Look at my last post, and the one above

Just in case you needed more proof that the establishment for the Democrats is doing whatever it can to stop Sanders.

Called it

Are you calling me establishment?

No no.. Sorry. What I am saying is EndarkenedRationalist came out and said exactly what I sad the GOP would do. Say the "establishment directed the primary".
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1/25/2016 11:15:32 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 11:13:02 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:11:44 PM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:10:58 PM, TBR wrote:
So funny. Look at my last post, and the one above

Just in case you needed more proof that the establishment for the Democrats is doing whatever it can to stop Sanders.

Called it

Are you calling me establishment?

No no.. Sorry. What I am saying is EndarkenedRationalist came out and said exactly what I sad the GOP would do. Say the "establishment directed the primary".

Ah. Okay.
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1/25/2016 11:16:08 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 11:15:32 PM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:13:02 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:11:44 PM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:10:58 PM, TBR wrote:
So funny. Look at my last post, and the one above

Just in case you needed more proof that the establishment for the Democrats is doing whatever it can to stop Sanders.

Called it

Are you calling me establishment?

No no.. Sorry. What I am saying is EndarkenedRationalist came out and said exactly what I sad the GOP would do. Say the "establishment directed the primary".

Ah. Okay.

And to be clear. I have nothing against the establishment. It is a very tough year for anyone that looks anything like "establishment", but it's not an insult.
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1/25/2016 11:17:49 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 11:10:58 PM, TBR wrote:
So funny. Look at my last post, and the one above

Just in case you needed more proof that the establishment for the Democrats is doing whatever it can to stop Sanders.

Called it

Aside from not being GOP though, I doubt the GOP would use this line of attack, considering their own primary struggles.
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1/25/2016 11:19:57 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 11:06:05 PM, EndarkenedRationalist wrote:
Just in case you needed more proof that the establishment for the Democrats is doing whatever it can to stop Sanders. This is tantamount to sabotaging his campaign in Iowa.

Democrats are usually averse to heir-apparents, aren't they? I mean, don't they hate even the concept of silver spooners?
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1/25/2016 11:21:46 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 11:19:57 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:06:05 PM, EndarkenedRationalist wrote:
Just in case you needed more proof that the establishment for the Democrats is doing whatever it can to stop Sanders. This is tantamount to sabotaging his campaign in Iowa.

Democrats are usually averse to heir-apparents, aren't they? I mean, don't they hate even the concept of silver spooners?

Nah, they just pretend they do.
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1/25/2016 11:22:07 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 11:17:49 PM, EndarkenedRationalist wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:10:58 PM, TBR wrote:
So funny. Look at my last post, and the one above

Just in case you needed more proof that the establishment for the Democrats is doing whatever it can to stop Sanders.

Called it

Aside from not being GOP though, I doubt the GOP would use this line of attack, considering their own primary struggles.

I think I posted the entire thing too quickly. I don't think you are a conservative (don't know you very well, but I didn't think so). I don't think BSH is "establishment" even though I can't see that as an insult in any way.

What I was saying is, I was typing that, you cross-posted almost the exact sentiment. Point is, yea they would use that in a general election. The republicans are on fire to not have an "establishment" anything. Pointing to the fact that the president himself picked her even before the first primary votes were cast is one he11 of an attack.
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1/25/2016 11:37:11 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 11:22:07 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:17:49 PM, EndarkenedRationalist wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:10:58 PM, TBR wrote:
So funny. Look at my last post, and the one above

Just in case you needed more proof that the establishment for the Democrats is doing whatever it can to stop Sanders.

Called it

Aside from not being GOP though, I doubt the GOP would use this line of attack, considering their own primary struggles.

I think I posted the entire thing too quickly. I don't think you are a conservative (don't know you very well, but I didn't think so). I don't think BSH is "establishment" even though I can't see that as an insult in any way.

What I was saying is, I was typing that, you cross-posted almost the exact sentiment. Point is, yea they would use that in a general election. The republicans are on fire to not have an "establishment" anything. Pointing to the fact that the president himself picked her even before the first primary votes were cast is one he11 of an attack.

Ah, okay. I see what you're saying, but wouldn't that backfire on them when they have an eatablishment candidate?
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1/25/2016 11:48:38 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 10:48:25 PM, bsh1 wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com...

Thoughts?

He also said, not found in that article, "The candidate who can project hope still is the candidate who the American people, over the long term, will gravitate towards."
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1/25/2016 11:55:00 PM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 11:37:11 PM, EndarkenedRationalist wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:22:07 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:17:49 PM, EndarkenedRationalist wrote:
At 1/25/2016 11:10:58 PM, TBR wrote:
So funny. Look at my last post, and the one above

Just in case you needed more proof that the establishment for the Democrats is doing whatever it can to stop Sanders.

Called it

Aside from not being GOP though, I doubt the GOP would use this line of attack, considering their own primary struggles.

I think I posted the entire thing too quickly. I don't think you are a conservative (don't know you very well, but I didn't think so). I don't think BSH is "establishment" even though I can't see that as an insult in any way.

What I was saying is, I was typing that, you cross-posted almost the exact sentiment. Point is, yea they would use that in a general election. The republicans are on fire to not have an "establishment" anything. Pointing to the fact that the president himself picked her even before the first primary votes were cast is one he11 of an attack.

Ah, okay. I see what you're saying, but wouldn't that backfire on them when they have an eatablishment candidate?

The chance of them choosing an establishment guy are going down by the day.
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1/26/2016 1:12:13 AM
Posted: 10 months ago
At 1/25/2016 10:48:25 PM, bsh1 wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com...

Thoughts?

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in all seriousness though until I see Obama hyping up Hillary at a rally I dont consider it an endorsement, and a lot of people wont notice he endorsed Hillary until he does either.....

Im sorta more interested in who Biden endorses because Hillary was part of Obama's cabinet for four years, so it would sorta make sense Obama would endorse her, but Biden doesnt have that kinda work-relationship with Hillary and is more of a wild card
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