Which presidential candidate do you support for 2016 so far?

Posted by: AdamKG

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18 Total Votes
1

Rand Paul (R)

Possibly the most popular republican congressman at the moment
5 votes
0 comments
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Bernie Sanders (I)

An interesting choice, especially for those who support socialism
4 votes
1 comment
3

Ted Cruz (R)

A rising star in the GOP as well as controversial after the government shutdown of 2013
3 votes
1 comment
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Hillary Clinton (D)

Perhaps the most widely known 2016 candidate and controversial as well as popular
3 votes
0 comments
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Elizabeth Warren (D)

She claims to have no plans to run but seems to be a remarkably popular choice
2 votes
1 comment
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Marco Rubio (R)

Popular and more moderate than many of his colleagues
1 vote
1 comment
7

Gary Johnson (L)

Probably the best chance of getting a Libertarian in office
0 votes
0 comments
8

Andrew Cuomo (D)

Not well liked among conservatives but popular among liberals
0 votes
0 comments
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Kristen Gillibrand (D)

Seen as a progressive in the Senate she may be a good candidate for the far left
0 votes
0 comments
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Amy Klobuchar (D)

Sides on issues consistent with your usual liberal democrat in the Senate
0 votes
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Mitt Romney (R)

While he keeps denying he will run in 2016 some media and supposed insiders say he may actually run. The possibility is apparently still there.
0 votes
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Scott Brown (R)

A more moderate republican candidate who can reach across the aisle
0 votes
0 comments
13

Jeb Bush (R)

Possibly the GOP's best bet with the Hispanic vote
0 votes
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The_Immortal_Emris says2014-07-25T08:50:42.7581393-05:00
Warren won't run. Clinton's the only real alternative. And Kristen Gillibrand is NOT far left. She's a centrist.
discomfiting says2014-07-25T08:52:21.0186477-05:00
I don't care if Warren said she won't won, I still support her the most.
The_Immortal_Emris says2014-07-25T08:57:46.8277161-05:00
Sanders/Warren would make my head explode with progressive joy.
lannan13 says2014-07-25T09:03:32.8692063-05:00
I support Warren over Clinton. Heck it Jeb Bush ran against Warren (assuming Johnson doesn't run) I'd vote Warren.
discomfiting says2014-07-25T09:08:18.6346149-05:00
I can't stand Hillary at all. After watching "The Inside Job" about the economic crash I really dislike the Clintons as much as the Bushes.
The_Immortal_Emris says2014-07-25T09:13:12.9016965-05:00
Well, the Bush family are a bunch of warmongering, corrupt, and ignorant fools. The Clintons are calculating, war-wary, oligarchs who are highly intelligent. It's like comparing a very stupid version of Stalin with a very clever version of Putin. Both such, but I'd rather have the one that didn't commit genocide. If I had my druthers, Clinton wouldn't get the nod, but I'll vote for her before anyone the GOP can wrangle up at this stage. The GOP needs to lose in 2016. If they do, they will actually be forced to reorganize and stop being so radical. A democratic victory is essential in 2016 for both true conservative Republicans AND Democrats. 4 years of Hillary would show the nation that Democrats operate the same economic principals as the GOP, but they lack the overt xenophobia. The GOP would then reevaluate their policies and in 2020, they would offer a true populist position, and they would win, and rightfully so. But only if they are willing to hang the establishment and get new blood.
Stalin_Mario says2014-07-25T09:35:43.9813299-05:00
All these people suck. Eh, I guess I won't be voting these year either.
The_Immortal_Emris says2014-07-25T11:22:39.7961583-05:00
VOTE. If you don't vote, you can't complain about politics. VOTE, damnit. What if we end up with another GWB because millions decide they are disenfranchised.
discomfiting says2014-07-25T11:23:18.9059429-05:00
Not voting is worse than voting for the worst person you can think of.
AdamKG says2014-07-25T16:27:47.2363989-05:00
Democracy can't truly work unless if everybody votes. If you don't vote you don't have the right to complain later. @The_Immortal_Emris I am not too familiar with Gillibrand, but I know she is often considered a progressive in the Senate. She was more of a centrist when she was in the House, but suddenly became more left-wing after entering the Senate.
Conservative101 says2014-07-25T18:16:22.1544561-05:00
If Hillary can't even get 3 star reviews on her new book, then she probably won't be able to do well running a country.
RadishHat says2014-08-04T06:09:53.1836084-05:00
I'd like to see Al Gore in the list, but he doesn't want :/
The_Immortal_Emris says2014-08-04T10:49:55.7586120-05:00
Hillary's book is very dry. It's not surprising people who aren't dedicated to examining the nuances of global relations would not take well to it.

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