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Old 02-21-2020, 12:04 PM
ISiddiqui is offline
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Originally Posted by UltraVires View Post
Have these types of zingers ever worked? I think every modern presidential candidate has been the subject of "OMG! He/she could not name the Speaker of the Cambodian House of Representatives!" criticism and I cannot recall once where that was a factor in torpedoing the candidacy.
People on the right still think it's a 'big deal' that Obama thought there were 53 states, but most people didn't care.

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Originally Posted by CarnalK View Post
I think people are way over estimating Buttigieg's legs. My bet is he gets clobbered Super Tuesday and middling performances in the next two. He might not drop out in that case but he could.
Yeah, based on the Super Tuesday poll numbers I can easily see this happening. The Super Tuesday states are more like South Carolina (where I don't see him doing well) than they are like Iowa and New Hampshire.