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The 2020 Battle Begins

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Posted By: Garnet, 6/14/2019 10:25:55 AM

The 2020 campaign begins in earnest next week in Florida, when Donald Trump officially launches his reelection bid. On June 26, 20 Democratic candidates and five moderators hold the first of two nights of debates. Where do things stand? According to the polls, President Trump starts at a disadvantage. He has 44 percent approval in the Real Clear Politics average, with a net disapproval of 9 points. The most recent Quinnipiac poll has the major Democrats defeating Trump. (Snip) What makes the predictions game difficult is that Election Day isn't for 16 months, and generic Democrats do not exist.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MDConservative 6/14/2019 11:00:31 AM (No. 98182)
The sword hanging over all this is the coming Uniparty assault on Trump come fall. The ground is being prepared literally daily, with new headlines on this or that. The mistake is thinking the "Russia Collusion" hoax is dead. Far from it, as there are all sorts of ancillary issues created and raised to keep the pot boiling and Trump the focus of such as impeachment talk, incarceration, obstruction, contempt and whatever else can be conjured. And the real assault hasn't even started yet. There is at least one GOPe Senator standing by in case the Bat Signal goes up. By January the Dem field will be narrowed down by the inability of most to collect enough dough to pay for even a paltry, forlorn hope campaign. Iowa is won by organization, which drives turnout to the caucuses - it's not a primary. Effective organizations, which require a significant level of sophistication these days, take money few will ever have. One never knows who might take a plunge if the field proves as weak in the future as it does now.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: ginadee 6/14/2019 11:40:11 AM (No. 98210)
It's all over except for President Trump's landslide victory. Now, if we could get rid of that annoying pop up video box that appears on every page!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: justavoter 6/14/2019 11:46:15 AM (No. 98220)
I don't think the person that is going to run against President Trump has entered the race yet. It will take someone with a lot more moxie that the clowns out there now to run an effective campaign against President Trump. The Democrats know they don't have a chance this time around and the person that winds up running on their ticket is just a warm up for 2024 election cycle. All the Democrats can do is keep throwing mud and try their best to marginalize and discredit anything the Republicans can do.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: anniebc 6/14/2019 7:23:26 PM (No. 98426)
Hello, my post, where'd you go? Anyone else notice that you type a post, hit submit, and your post disappears? Hmmmm..., not that my posts are all that great, but dang!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: hershey 6/14/2019 9:58:51 PM (No. 98439)
Polls, schmoolls....NEVER believe a poll, especially a liberal one...they all said the Witch was gonna win and we all know how that turned out...
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bpl40 6/15/2019 10:11:57 AM (No. 98624)
A deadlocked convention turning to (a) The Beast (b) The Mooch (c) Draft 0bama for a third term. The Constitution has never been an obstacle for these people.
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