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2016: Clinton vs. Christie?
Human Events, by Donald Lambro

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/3/2013 11:42:59 AM

WASHINGTON — The 2016 presidential marathon began this week when Hillary Clinton had a very visible, heavily promoted White House lunch with President Obama, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie threw a political punch at one of his potential rivals for the Republican nomination. If there were any doubts that the former secretary of state plans to run for president, they were put to rest when she and Obama had lunch on the patio outside the Oval Office on Monday. The White House photographer, Chuck Kennedy, took pictures of the tete-a-tete that were

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NO! I can´t even bear to think about that. Knowing the conduct of the establishment Republicans it wouldn´t be at all surprising. How terribly depressing.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mazeman, 8/3/2013 11:45:43 AM     (No. 9456457)

Sounds like a good time for a 3rd Party.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pros7767, 8/3/2013 11:49:01 AM     (No. 9456458)

#1 beat me to it.

If those are the choices, there WILL be a third party candidate who would have a very good chance of winning. After all, the "Christycrats" wouldn´t know who to vote for.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: texas_gop, 8/3/2013 11:51:12 AM     (No. 9456463)

If Christie is the republican water bearer I will do a write in or vote libertarian.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 8/3/2013 11:53:23 AM     (No. 9456467)

Looks like I´ll be washing my hair or changing my new guitar strings on Election Day 2016.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Iamfree, 8/3/2013 12:01:22 PM     (No. 9456476)

Due to our idiotic primary system, don´t be surprised if Christie is the nominee before most of us even get a chance to have a say in it. If he becomes the GOP nominee, I will be going third-party for the first time in my life.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lylacat, 8/3/2013 12:02:18 PM     (No. 9456478)

Christie is not presidential material. The Republicans would be really stupid to run him, and if you break off to a third party, Hillary will be president. Remember, the only way Clinton got elected in the first place was that the party split with Ross Perot, and Clinton won. History should not repeat itself. No third party. Pick a strong candidate, and the whole party will vote for him.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JediJerry, 8/3/2013 12:04:55 PM     (No. 9456480)

I re-registered as a Libertarian two months ago. Feels pretty good to let go and say buh bye to McCain, Christie and Graham. Christe would run as Hildas VP in a heart beat, so why run against her.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ZurichMike, 8/3/2013 12:05:01 PM     (No. 9456482)

Is there a difference? Both pompous gas bags who think only of themselves.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/3/2013 12:10:25 PM     (No. 9456492)

I`m not too worried about a Christie presidential run. He can easily be marginalized by plying him with a gallon of vanilla ice cream at every campaign stop.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 8/3/2013 12:14:21 PM     (No. 9456497)

That is very insensitive #9. Why didn´t you start doing it sooner?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: grampus, 8/3/2013 12:15:20 PM     (No. 9456500)

I still think that Obama will persuade Biden to move aside for the good of his health and slide Herself into the VP office within the next year or so. This would elimiate Biden from stupidly getting into the Dem primary race. Also, it would seem to add to Herself´s impressive (ugh) resume. The sisterhood (some even being conservative) plus lo-info voters and all other Dem riff-raff would assure her of victory.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/3/2013 12:16:20 PM     (No. 9456501)

Welcome to the mix, governor. I´m with the earlier poster, though. Let´s get the primary system fixed well ahead of the 2016 season. There are lots of good people thinking about running and it´s tragic for any to get weeded out too early. I´m talking about serious candidates, not the usual dilettantes who just want to sell a few books and up the speech fees. Whatever name ends up on our ballot, though, will get my vote. Any GOPer is an improvement on any Dem. Those of you who are looking for your perfect candidate are doomed to be disappointed. Just don´t stay home when that happens. It´s too important.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: BruisedOrange, 8/3/2013 12:16:59 PM     (No. 9456502)

We´ll know Christie is running if he answers "No" when Hillary asks him if she can count on the same support he gave Obama.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: john56, 8/3/2013 12:25:11 PM     (No. 9456512)

Who is the Prohibition Party running?

Or Maybe the "Rent is Just Too Damn High" Party guy will be in the race.

Either would get my vote before the lady to whom it doesn´t matter than four US diplomats get killed on her watch or Fat Boy.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 8/3/2013 12:42:09 PM     (No. 9456531)

Clinton v. Christie: When Lard Arses Collide...

Now that WOULD be a real life horror flick...

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Reply 16 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 8/3/2013 12:43:01 PM     (No. 9456533)

More likely to be Clinton AND Christie - - a very broad ticket.

Vote for the Cankle Twins - - and waddle your way to serfdom.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 8/3/2013 12:51:33 PM     (No. 9456543)

Christie? You mean the guy in the circus tent size sport jacket who never met a buffet he didn´t like. That Christie? Then count me out.
Either one of the elephants will spell the death knell for the country.
I´ve wasted too many votes on crapweasel candidates to do it again. It´s over if this is all the country can conjure up.
A murderer and a liberal chow hound who calls himself a Republican color me gone.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: udanja99, 8/3/2013 1:02:47 PM     (No. 9456561)

If that´s the best America can do, it´s over and time for sane people to get the he!! out. Costa Rica is looking pretty good...

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Reply 19 - Posted by: rlcnutter, 8/3/2013 1:05:18 PM     (No. 9456569)

I am absolutely convinced one reason people in general hate politics is that here we are, more than three years from the next Presidential election, and already we are getting bombarded with candidate Tutti-Frooty vs. candidate Hump-a-Lunk. Stop it! I really wish there were no such articles until we were within a year of an election at the earliest. However, as a former journalist I know newspapers have to generate copy to place around ads they are selling. Which makes this story the filler between the ads.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 8/3/2013 1:19:22 PM     (No. 9456607)

I am NOT PLAYING this stupid game this time.

Not, not, not. I don´t care WHO postulates what about which candidate or POSSIBLE candidate.

I am not playing this again.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Chief1942, 8/3/2013 1:19:55 PM     (No. 9456611)

That matchup would simply be reason to stay home on election day. If our "votes" are truly as precious as they say, and they are, then why would one demean the value of it by casting it for such undeserving people? That´s not a choice. That´s an ultimatum.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Freeloader, 8/3/2013 1:24:36 PM     (No. 9456627)

Amen #18!...Over 300,000,000 souls reside in America The Beautiful, "The Land Of The Free And Home Of The Brave," and this is our "best" choice for 2016?

As Concordia Parish Louisiana´s most famous son, Brother Jerry Lee Lewis, would say..."Good Golly Miss Molly!"..."Great Balls Of Fire!"..."Help Me Make It Through The Night!"

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Cedar, 8/3/2013 1:26:13 PM     (No. 9456631)

I wonder which pig will win.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 8/3/2013 1:44:45 PM     (No. 9456653)

Talk about the Demon-RAT dream election.

A lie-beral Demon-RAT versus a lie-beral Demon-RAT that just calls himself a Republican.

Republicans sit home in masse, and the Hildebeast wins a Reagan-level landslide -- which also coattails into majorities in the House and Senate. PIAPS then goes into coronation day firmly claiming a mandate to continue, and even expand on, the America destroying policies of NØbama.

Yeah, we are royally reamed...

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Reply 25 - Posted by: starbaby, 8/3/2013 1:59:03 PM     (No. 9456679)

Would that be in the Democratic primary?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 8/3/2013 3:29:54 PM     (No. 9456827)

I´m assuming they mean in the democrat´s primary. They are both demorats right? Should be interest... I mean entertaining. First Hill lobs a gallon of Rocky Road at Christie and CC fires back with a gallon jug of Gallo. Then back and forth. back and forth, Cherry Cheesecake, Old Crow, cheese crust large pizza, Thunderbird. Hill trips and her memory is erased, CC pops his stomach band. How will it end? Who knows, no one could stand to watch until the end.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: harper, 8/3/2013 3:42:06 PM     (No. 9456850)

Talk about a media dream team. They can´t lose an election like that.


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