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Can we risk nominating a man for president?

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Posted By: MissMolly, 6/8/2019 5:25:19 AM

The 2020 election is lurching toward us like a malfunctioning robot, and I think we must ask ourselves: Can we risk nominating a man for president? Men selected as major-party nominees for president have failed to win the popular vote 50 percent of the time. Contrast that to the 100 percent of the time that a female nominee for president has won the popular vote. More importantly, are Americans ready to withstand another four years of male presidency? It is unpleasant to traffic in stereotypes, and many men are in no way like this, but recent experience teaches that for usually 31 days a month (sometimes 30, occasionally 28),


Once upon a time, Petri made marginal sense. But, no longer.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: LoneVoice 6/8/2019 6:19:21 AM (No. 93210)
Did Alexandra Petri's brain become a Petri dish for a brain eating ameba? How else can we explain this article?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Krause 6/8/2019 6:21:17 AM (No. 93211)
Joy Behar for president!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 6/8/2019 6:36:04 AM (No. 93228)
Change "man" to "woman" in the headline and watch heads explode.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: udanja99 6/8/2019 6:36:16 AM (No. 93229)
So, she’s comparing 89 men versus 1 woman as an excuse for not running a male candidate? And whether Illary actually won the popular vote is still up for investigation. It’s not a coincidence that the number of illegal votes cast in 2016 is almost identical to the number of votes she “won” by.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: M2 6/8/2019 6:44:25 AM (No. 93235)
The headline itself is a sad commentary on our culture where identity politics means more than qualifications. I guess that when the majority of candidates are unqualified because of the pathetic educational system they have gone through, you can ask that sort of stupid question.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Wizard of is 6/8/2019 6:49:45 AM (No. 93242)
Using this logic Dems shouldn’t nominate anyone because no one has ever run against Pres. Trump and defeated him. I can live with that! #MAGA
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Reply 7 - Posted by: OldBuffalo 6/8/2019 6:52:56 AM (No. 93244)
This is satire, right?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: F15 Gork 6/8/2019 6:53:28 AM (No. 93245)
We can’t risk not nominating a man for president.....
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Reply 9 - Posted by: sw penn 6/8/2019 6:54:00 AM (No. 93246)
mis·an·dry /miˈsandrē/ Learn to pronounce noun noun: misandry dislike of, contempt for, or ingrained prejudice against men (i.e. the male sex). "poorly disguised misandry" Origin late 19th century: from Greek miso- ‘hating’ + anēr, andr- ‘man’, on the pattern of misogyny . Translate misandry to Use over time for: misandry
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Reply 10 - Posted by: HammerDax56 6/8/2019 7:06:43 AM (No. 93261)
I’ve been told that gender is fluid. A social construct. Heaven knows we’ve been lectured enough on that subject. I’m calling BS. Ask the author if she prefers Sarah Palin over Biden.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Kutchk 6/8/2019 7:09:47 AM (No. 93267)
I just thank my Lord every single morning that Hilary Clinton is not the President if the USA
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Reply 12 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 6/8/2019 7:13:36 AM (No. 93272)
Can you risk nominating a woman for President? Look at what happened to Hillary. The truth is she lost in a YUGE way. Can you risk nominating a black for President? You cannot fool people into voting for a hardcore lefty like you did with Obama. You need to nominate someone that is competent and honest that will GOVERN. Oh, too bad! Democrats don't govern. That's your problem. Your candidates are stupid, corrupt, and tyrannical. None of them deserve any support.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: PChristopher 6/8/2019 7:18:30 AM (No. 93280)
Why don't you nominate Maxine and have AOC for Veep. Man, what a dream ticket!!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: dirtyjersey 6/8/2019 7:35:43 AM (No. 93308)
This is written like a high school newspaper column. Too much cleverness, no real research of fact.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 6/8/2019 8:01:06 AM (No. 93338)
Laying the groundwork to "draft" moochelle for the nomination.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: mizzmac 6/8/2019 8:21:14 AM (No. 93356)
This is a joke, right?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: CEP 6/8/2019 8:28:59 AM (No. 93365)
This is probably one of the dumbest articles I have read. How old is this person?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Paperpuncher 6/8/2019 8:37:04 AM (No. 93377)
The author is assuming that the Hildabeast is actually a woman. I have my doubts.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Strike3 6/8/2019 8:37:34 AM (No. 93378)
The 2020 election matches the greatest President ever elected by Americans against a menagerie of misfits who are trying to out-spend, out-beclown and outrage us by their stupid accusations and ridiculous ideas. She is, of course, with her popular vote remarks, referring to the witch from Chappaqua who holds the record for stealing more money than most major banks have in their vaults. Yeah, that's who I want to vote for.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: TennDon 6/8/2019 8:38:45 AM (No. 93380)
Hey #1, no need to invoke the brain-eating amoeba when lizard-brain explains soooo much more. Besides, this propaganda is in Däß Väßhïñgtöń Cömpößt. Nuff said!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: aasilver 6/8/2019 8:58:05 AM (No. 93398)
Thinking like this is why I wouldn't vote for a woman for President. Women are too emotional and allow their emotions to drive their politics. Example is Theresa May. She and Schumer can cry together when their panties get bunched up.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Wendybird 6/8/2019 9:18:38 AM (No. 93413)
The reasoning and ethical part of the brain, not the sex of its possessor, is what counts. We don’t have many Margaret Thatchers.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Moritz55 6/8/2019 9:38:24 AM (No. 93430)
I’m lmao — first at the satire itself and, even more, at the responses that took the article seriously! Are #7 and #16 the only ones who caught the humor?
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Reply 24 - Posted by: red1066 6/8/2019 9:38:34 AM (No. 93431)
As long as the man is conservative, what's the problem? It's the so called demoslut party that has a problem with white guys.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper 6/8/2019 10:49:02 AM (No. 93509)
This may be satire, but I still want Opra and Mooch 2020, lol.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 6/8/2019 12:22:09 PM (No. 93589)
Wait 4 years and we could consider Nikki Haley. SHE would be worth talking about. All the dems, including the women, are knuckleheads. All their proposed initiatives would damage the Country and cost an unaffordable fortune. We saw what BO's "transformational" change delivered. We don't need that again.
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