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Old 02-27-2020, 09:21 AM
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Yesterday, John Dean tweeted

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FYI: LBJ refused to debate Goldwater in ‘64. Nixon refused to debate McGovern in ‘72. Incumbent POTUSs don’t have to debate challengers. I will be amazed if Trump debates. He will lose, so he can’t risk it. I mention this because everyone seems to think it will happen. I doubt it
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Old 02-27-2020, 12:55 PM
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I meant loyal Bernie voters. Remember, this started with you being shocked that a "an anti trump voter" wouldn't want Trump in the debate?

And I don't give a frap if it's fair to the drop outs. We are talking about whether a Dem primary debate should exclude the guy tied for third spot. You seem to have forgotten to answer that.
How did you define and assemble the data about "loyal Bernie voters"?

And what does any of this have to do with my statement? I can't be shocked?
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Old 02-27-2020, 12:59 PM
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I thought for months he would avoid a debate. Now I suspect it will depend on the circumstances. If he's a good deal behind in the polls, a debate might be hail mary for him.

If there is a debate I hope it's well controlled. No strolling around his opponent while that person is speaking, for example.
How many of us who are not running just want to be on there and have twitler start stalking us on stage. I think collectively we have thought about this a lot. it might be a good opening to get right up 1 inch from his grill and give him a jolt.

That would be the best reality tv ever.
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Old 02-27-2020, 01:07 PM
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He has such a huge ego no way would he be worried he would lose a debate.
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Old 02-27-2020, 01:11 PM
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He has such a huge ego no way would he be worried he would lose a debate.
I think there's a tendency for people to think, just because they know he's not as great as he says he is, that they have Trump all figured out. But I don't think people really see through his narcissism and I think they still fall under the spell.

Just because he blames everybody but himself all the time and talks like he thinks he's perfect doesn't mean he isn't worried about stuff like that. This is a guy who is constantly making excuses, constantly begging for validation, and constantly obsessing over vain and petty stuff. He worries.
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Old 02-27-2020, 01:16 PM
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There is a new book coming out that said he worried that the SS agents assigned to him were not "tough enough" and he was worried if any of them voted for Clinton. Law enforcement people tend to be conservative so I would guess most or all SS agents voted for him. It's possible he may only do 1 debate. Or if he agrees to more than 1 and it goes badly he won't do the rest.

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Old 02-27-2020, 01:44 PM
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How did you define and assemble the data about "loyal Bernie voters"?

And what does any of this have to do with my statement? I can't be shocked?
Won't answer the question? Ok.
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