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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #625 on: April 23, 2024, 09:51:23 AM »
Do the Dems have any younger, smart candidates?  Tulsi is the only one I can think of and she has been pushed out.  Most all the other choices I have seen are sort of brainless and probably wouldn't hold up unless running against someone spineless like Mitt Romney (or other establishment candidate).

I think they may be looking for sacrificial lambs at this point to at least make a good showing of it and they've realizing Biden is too far gone for even that. Save the younger smarter ones for 2028, don't think Trump will be running then.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #626 on: April 23, 2024, 09:52:55 AM »
Do the Dems have any younger, smart candidates?  Tulsi is the only one I can think of and she has been pushed out.  Most all the other choices I have seen are sort of brainless and probably wouldn't hold up unless running against someone spineless like Mitt Romney (or other establishment candidate).

Don't discount dem voters voting for a haircut over substance. I mean, Obama got in spouting motivational speaker nonsense because they though he was cool and black.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #627 on: April 23, 2024, 11:14:15 AM »
Don't discount dem voters voting for a haircut over substance. I mean, Obama got in spouting motivational speaker nonsense because they though he was cool and black.

Clinton won in large part because he played a sax on the Tonight Show.  The JFK-Nixon televised debate. Underestimating Charisma and stage presence has bitten the R's before.

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #628 on: April 23, 2024, 11:23:05 AM »
The JFK-Nixon televised debate. Underestimating Charisma and stage presence has bitten the R's before.

Remember reading something that said that the majority of those polled afterwards who listened to it on the radio said Nixon won while the majority of those who watched it on TV said Kennedy won
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #629 on: April 23, 2024, 11:41:47 AM »
Also in fairness, Rs will also vote on appearance. A pretty boy who wore a trident will always get votes on that, even if he turns out to be a prog.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #630 on: April 23, 2024, 11:51:59 AM »
Do the Dems have any younger, smart candidates?  Tulsi is the only one I can think of and she has been pushed out.  Most all the other choices I have seen are sort of brainless and probably wouldn't hold up unless running against someone spineless like Mitt Romney (or other establishment candidate). 

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #631 on: April 23, 2024, 11:57:32 AM »
Clinton won in large part because he played a sax on the Tonight Show.  The JFK-Nixon televised debate. Underestimating Charisma and stage presence has bitten the R's before.
I thought it was the Arsenio Hall show. 

Clinton also was pretty good at ignoring the "scandal" stuff that surrounded him and playing the "good old boy from Arkansas" act.  IMO, Obama copied that act in his own way projecting the image he wanted and running as an intelligent moderate regardless of what his actual record was. 
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #632 on: April 23, 2024, 12:02:37 PM »
I thought it was the Arsenio Hall show. 

Clinton also was pretty good at ignoring the "scandal" stuff that surrounded him and playing the "good old boy from Arkansas" act.  IMO, Obama copied that act in his own way projecting the image he wanted and running as an intelligent moderate regardless of what his actual record was.

And it doesn't hurt when the majority of the MSM is for all intents and purposes working for your campaign.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #633 on: April 23, 2024, 01:24:37 PM »
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #634 on: April 23, 2024, 09:03:02 PM »
Also in fairness, Rs will also vote on appearance. A pretty boy who wore a trident will always get votes on that, even if he turns out to be a prog.

From what I can tell Rs will drool over female politicians with big boobs, no matter how poor their positions are.

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #635 on: April 24, 2024, 09:05:36 AM »
From what I can tell Rs will drool over female politicians with big boobs, no matter how poor their positions are.
Same with minorities who at least have the appearance of being conservatives.  Not sure it is as bad now. 
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #636 on: April 24, 2024, 09:38:29 AM »
Same with minorities who at least have the appearance of being conservatives. 

I agree.

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #637 on: April 26, 2024, 10:54:22 AM »
Brandon Herrera didn't win, but he forced Gonzales into a runoff.  Herrera would need to pick up almost all of the votes that went to Clark, Lopez, and Avila to have topped Gonzales.  Doesn't look great, but who knows.

Gonzales calls Herrera a "known neo-nazi" and throws monkey turds at Rs in general.
The article calls Gonzales a "centralist"

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U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales, R-San Antonio, ripped into his party’s right flank for voting against billions in foreign aid for U.S. allies last week, castigating his ultraconservative peers as “scumbags” and klansmen.

“These people used to walk around with white hoods at night. Now they're walking around with white hoods in the daytime,” Gonzales told CNN’s Dana Bash in an interview Sunday. “It didn't surprise me that some of these folks voted against aid to Israel.”
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“It's my absolute honor to be in Congress, but I serve with some real scumbags like [Florida Congressman] Matt Gaetz. He paid minors to have sex with them at drunk parties,” Gonzales said, before calling out Rep. Bob Good for earlier this month endorsing Herrera, whom he called a “known neo-Nazi.”

Tony Gonzales openly blasts fellow Republicans as “scumbags” and klansmen
https://www.texastribune.org/2024/04/22/tony-gonzales-republicans-matt-gaetz-scumbags/
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #638 on: April 26, 2024, 11:02:16 AM »
I already thought Brandon was funny from YouTube (I'm a suscriber), but after watching Tony, or more likely his media team, stumble around Twitter the last couple weeks outright lying and calling names, I really hope Gonzales get's his ass handed to him in the run off.

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #639 on: April 27, 2024, 07:33:42 AM »
I already thought Brandon was funny from YouTube (I'm a suscriber), but after watching Tony, or more likely his media team, stumble around Twitter the last couple weeks outright lying and calling names, I really hope Gonzales get's his ass handed to him in the run off.

Hell language like that might get his has handed to him physically too.

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #640 on: April 27, 2024, 08:23:18 AM »
I have always hated Howard Stern, even when he was the popular "shock jock". I just now heard a snippet of an interview he did with Biden. Holy hell - it was the language of a flustered schoolgirl with a teenage crush coming out of the body of the 80 year old lesbian that Stern now is. I wonder what brand of lotion he used to give Biden a handjob during the interview? The below link I found on youtube. What I heard on the teevee just now was even more gushy.

https://youtu.be/JxL1_K-bq2I

Quite a different Stern from the guy who interviewed child star Dana Plato, who committed suicide shortly after.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #641 on: April 27, 2024, 08:39:09 AM »

Quite a different Stern from the guy who interviewed child star Dana Plato, who committed suicide shortly after.

One he wanted to screw the other he wants to screw us.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #642 on: April 27, 2024, 08:40:25 AM »
"I'm a foolish old man that has been drawn into a wild goose chase by a harpy in trousers and a nincompoop."

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #643 on: April 27, 2024, 05:55:47 PM »
Don't discount dem voters voting for a haircut over substance. I mean, Obama got in spouting motivational speaker nonsense because they though he was cool and black.

Well, he was black at least.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #644 on: April 27, 2024, 05:59:06 PM »
Well, he was black at least.

If you didn't vote for him you were racist.
And if you don't vote for the old senile white guy you're racist
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #645 on: April 30, 2024, 01:04:30 PM »
Time Magazine admitting that Trump might win. What I found interesting is all the comments stating that "he didn't win last time". Fascinating to watch the ebb and flow of "election denial".

https://twitchy.com/samj/2024/04/30/time-trump-cover-bahahaha-n2395721
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #646 on: May 01, 2024, 09:13:57 PM »
Joe Biden has united the country after all ...

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #647 on: May 03, 2024, 05:00:46 PM »
Mark Hamill says that Biden is the best President that the US has ever had.

https://twitchy.com/fuzzychimp/2024/04/22/mark-hamill-joe-biden-best-president-n2395405

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Mark Hamill has definitely lost his marbles, if he ever had any.

Is the 'The Force' the only thing that can help Biden's dwindling polls? 'Dark Brandon' meets Luke Skywalker in the Oval Office for Star Wars day.. as Mark Hamill gives Joe a new nickname
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13380945/biden-mark-hamill-luke-skywalker-star-wars-day-dark-brandon.html

The nickname? Joe B.-Wan Kenobi  :facepalm:
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #648 on: May 03, 2024, 07:33:17 PM »
Joe-Joe Binks is more fitting

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #649 on: May 03, 2024, 08:52:18 PM »
Mee-sa Start World War 3!!  Many Gungans buy Raytheon stuffs.  Mee-sa get 10big one percent.