2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:28 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:As for those e-mails, my guess is she has a...successor...in mind and is raising money for them
That is a more likely scenario.

The rest is Republican wishful thinking.
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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Nyarlathotep » Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:32 am

Lots of wishful thinking in politics these days.

Somewhere out there, there is likely a Bernie Bro trying to figure out how Bernie could still pull this one out
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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:44 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:Lots of wishful thinking in politics these days.

Somewhere out there, there is likely a Bernie Bro trying to figure out how Bernie could still pull this one out
Bernie is too old, but a socialist president is not an impossibility.
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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Nyarlathotep » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:03 am

Lot's of things are possible. But I would still bet against in in 2020, simply because there is a Republican incumbent.

Check again in 2024, when its up for grabs for either side.
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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Pyrrho » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:21 am

Vermin Supreme.

Hey...we could do worse.
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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Giz » Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:20 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:As for those e-mails, my guess is she has a...successor...in mind and is raising money for them
Oh god, Chelsea 2020.

(The slogans write themselves :

"With hindsight, wouldn't you have voted differently? Vote 2020, vote Clinton"

Or

"Vote for the Chelsea that isn't owned by Russians"

Ok, the second may be a bit uk-centric for a usa election)

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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by gnome » Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:28 am

"If donors help me raise $500 million dollars for the 2020 Democratic candidate, I pledge to make no public statements or appearances during the entire campaign season."

I bet that would work pretty well.
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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by corplinx » Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:36 am

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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Giz » Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:45 am

gnome wrote:"If donors help me raise $500 million dollars for the 2020 Democratic candidate, I pledge to make no public statements or appearances during the entire campaign season."

I bet that would work pretty well.
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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Nyarlathotep » Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:54 am

Giz wrote:
"Vote for the Chelsea that isn't owned by Russians"

Ok, the second may be a bit uk-centric for a usa election)
Isn't Chelsea a city over there and a sportsball team?

I assume that either the city of Chelsea is noted for having a large Russian presence or the Sportsball team is owned by Russians.
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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Giz » Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:12 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:
Giz wrote:
"Vote for the Chelsea that isn't owned by Russians"

Ok, the second may be a bit uk-centric for a usa election)
Isn't Chelsea a city over there and a sportsball team?

I assume that either the city of Chelsea is noted for having a large Russian presence or the Sportsball team is owned by Russians.
Yeah, Chelsea FC is owned by Roman Abramovich.

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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Nyarlathotep » Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:22 am

Good information to have
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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Nyarlathotep » Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:29 am

Pyrrho wrote:Vermin Supreme.

Hey...we could do worse.
And have.

Very recently, in fact
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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:29 pm

Could Democrats nominate Maxine Waters for president?
Los Angeles Daily News
California Congresswoman Maxine Waters could become the Democratic nominee for president in 2020.

Let me repeat that, so it can sink in: Maxine Waters could be the Democratic nominee for president in 2020.

Ok, let me blow into a breathalyzer, take a drug test and get psychologically evaluated before I say it a third time: Maxine Waters could be the Democratic nominee for president in 2020.

How is it possible that a radical congresswoman, who was just called “un-American” by the leadership of her own party for encouraging viral confrontations with Trump administration officials, could win the presidential nomination of a major American political party?

It’s easy. Mad Max is the only one dancing to the beat of the “Resistance,” and her album is about to go platinum.

...
I won't say I'm buying it, but as a data point it goes here. :mrgreen:
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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Giz » Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:33 pm

DNC: surely nobody will vote for Trump this time!
Maxine: hold my beer and watch this!

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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by xouper » Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:25 pm

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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:28 pm

Getting serious.

I could see OC as the "surprise" vice-presidential choice of some older whiter maler party regular.

The emphasized bit means not Bernie.
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Post by Giz » Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:33 pm

Wouldn’t OC have to be at least 35, so she could ascend to the presidency if the old guy passed, or is that only when standing for election directly?

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Re: 2020 Dem presidential candidate speculation thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:58 pm

I just looked up her age. Looks like she's a little to young.
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