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Democrats try for a ratings blockbuster
during two nights of presidential campaign debates

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Posted By: Pluperfect, 6/23/2019 4:56:48 AM

Joe Biden’s advisers have been preparing him for an onslaught. Bernie Sanders is looking to cut a clear contrast on policy. Pete Buttigieg hopes to appear as “something completely different.” And Elizabeth Warren is all but certain to arrive in Miami next week with yet another new plan. As for the 16 other candidates preparing to take the stage at the first Democratic debates, most can’t wait for a second chance to make a first impression. “I feel like everyone needs a big moment,” said former Maryland congressman John Delaney, who, like two-thirds of the candidates taking the stage

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2 6/23/2019 5:46:00 AM (No. 104550)
Well, I for one, will not be watching that commie dog and pony show. There will be plenty of clips and news articles on this site to entertain me after that because that's what it'll be - another Hee Haw event.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: F15 Gork 6/23/2019 6:25:02 AM (No. 104571)
These Democrats will be like a pack of starving rats turning on each other. It will be stupid but at least it will be bloody.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Highlander 6/23/2019 6:47:34 AM (No. 104579)
How about a pillow fight instead?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: M2 6/23/2019 6:55:48 AM (No. 104585)
Do we ever get a break from campaigning? In the last decade, presidential hopefuls have conducted round-the-clock campaigns in the media. It is so tiresome, so boring, especially a year and a half out.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: udanja99 6/23/2019 7:06:03 AM (No. 104597)
Amen, #4. We need to go back to the days of yore. IIRC, JFK didn’t announce his candidacy and begin campaigning until about August of 1960, 3 months before the election. (Of course, I was only 8 years old at the time, but I remember our next door neighbors were big Kennedy supporters and my parents supported Nixon.)
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Reply 6 - Posted by: udanja99 6/23/2019 7:30:18 AM (No. 104608)
No thanks. I’ll have toilets to clean that evening. (Even more boring than rearranging my sock drawer)
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Reply 7 - Posted by: ROLFNader 6/23/2019 7:50:22 AM (No. 104615)
They all could use a 'big movement" , too.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: padiva 6/23/2019 8:23:53 AM (No. 104641)
#3 How about a 'Jeopardy' quiz?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: planetgeo 6/23/2019 8:31:50 AM (No. 104646)
The more the public sees these crazy commie clowns, the more votes Trump is going to get.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 6/23/2019 9:03:50 AM (No. 104681)
I'm sure that the msm will do its best to slobber all over the candidates. Otherwise, nothing to see here.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: jacksin5 6/23/2019 9:17:07 AM (No. 104689)
The recipe for the debate is simple. First, Orange Man bad. Second, Promises of a heaping helping of Free Stuff for the Gimmedats. As all the Candidates are promising the the same things, I don't think you will see a lot of them attacking one another, it will be more like a Beauty Pageant.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: bad-hair 6/23/2019 9:21:45 AM (No. 104692)
I'll wait for the highlights reel. All it decides is who Trump gets to obliterate.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 6/23/2019 9:39:28 AM (No. 104706)
The chances of a 'ratings blockbuster' are somewere between slim and none.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: NorthernDog 6/23/2019 9:46:29 AM (No. 104717)
Some network should run a Gilligan's Island marathon during the same time slot. I'm sure it will top the Democrat debate in the ratings.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: red1066 6/23/2019 9:56:46 AM (No. 104725)
This should be funny to watch as each one tries to out Lenin the other.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: HotRod 6/23/2019 10:06:44 AM (No. 104732)
I look forward to President Trump's Tweets during the debates. People are organizing Tweet parties, which will be much more fun than watching democrats promise anything and everything to anyone who will vote for them!
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Maggie2u 6/23/2019 10:34:26 AM (No. 104750)
Poster #5, in April of 1960, John Kennedy came to the little town we were living in at the time, Tillamook Oregon. My folks, being Catholic, let us go see him give his speech, it was during the day and if I remember correctly at the town library. We even had our pictures taken in the local paper standing next to him plus all us kids, (me and two of my brothers) even got his autograph which my mom still has in her safety deposit box. He was campaigning for the nomination which he did get later that summer during the convention. The only other thing I remember from then was he said something to the effect that Tillamook cheese was the best cheese he had ever eaten, someone in the crowd yelled out that HE was from Wisconsin and disagreed. The crowd laughed.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan 6/23/2019 11:38:01 AM (No. 104808)
For any brave souls that do watch ( I won't), try a drinking game. Take a shot whenever one of these losers says "free" or "inequality".
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Reply 19 - Posted by: MDConservative 6/23/2019 11:43:19 AM (No. 104812)
JFK formally announced January 2, 1960. Back then the nomination hinged less on primary elections (only 15 of them) than party big-wigs, what later became known as "super delegates". One may recall the "smoke filled rooms" of yore, the various city and state political machines, and all that. At the convention LBJ finished second to JFK in delegate count, and he declared only weeks before and never had his name on a primary ballot. Times have changed.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: RenoVet68 6/23/2019 11:48:08 AM (No. 104816)
Snakefest.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Penney 6/23/2019 12:09:57 PM (No. 104830)
The dem pol's, 'debates?' ...Seen one, seen 'm all. Dem pols have set their socialist policies in action for decades which have resulted in fractured families, devistated communities, broken education system, corrupted states and even have threatened the USA Constitution. That radical party and their media pawns are slandering America's history and very existence for good in this old world, resulting in strife and bitterness within and around the planet. The dem pol's debates will only showcase what is already apparent considering their own past actions & divisive rhetoric. Why watch when everyone knows what they will say? MAGA!
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