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Could a long, crowded and expensive primary
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Posted By: SurferLad, 1/16/2020 5:44:31 AM

Judging by the huge sums of money Americans are forking over to politicians this cycle, they are very much into the 2020 presidential cycle, even before any primary votes are cast or counted. [Snip] As the Iowa caucuses loom on Feb. 3, the remaining contenders are sucking up vast amounts of smaller donations, indicating grassroots enthusiasm but also fueling what could well be an extended and divisive campaign with more survivors fighting longer than usual. Lengthy campaigns are great for candidate hopes and television revenues. But they seriously curtail the time left for Democrats to rally behind the actual nominee as

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 1/16/2020 6:08:25 AM (No. 289781)
No... Not at all... Running the likes of Sanders, Biden, Warren and ButtJudge will hurt DemocRAT's chances however.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bad-hair 1/16/2020 8:02:01 AM (No. 289844)
Long shot. If Bernie tried his agenda too hard I can see a lot of armed, patriotic Americans relocating to the Republic of Texas saying come and take it.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Strike3 1/16/2020 8:20:49 AM (No. 289870)
The hurt from their primary will not be noticed in the sea of hurt that the dems have already created for themselves.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Chuzzles 1/16/2020 9:04:17 AM (No. 289938)
Dumb premise Andrew. The more they spend now, the less they have for the actual show. Their problem is that people are sick to death of them attacking and wanting to punish economic success that they have had no part of creating. THAT is the problem, not their own campaign spending. You campaign on stealing somebody's job and more of their hard earned money, what else should democrats expect?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 1/16/2020 9:08:45 AM (No. 289951)
The article's headline reads Could a long, crowded and expensive primary hurt Democrats’ chances this year? Not NEARLY as much as a long, crowded, and extensive impeachment trial in the Senate, where the truth about Biden's involvement with the Ukraine gvt will be laid bare-and Dem senators Warren & Sanders will have to attend every excruciating moment of it.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: HotRod 1/16/2020 9:16:09 AM (No. 289971)
Even some registered democrats are sick and tired of the do-noting politicians and the impeachment clown show, as well as the corruption. Some are even saying they will leave the party (actually, Like President Reagan said: The party has left them.) Could be the start of Dexit!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: cor-vet 1/16/2020 10:50:32 AM (No. 290105)
I'd say the likes of Pelosi, Schiff and Nadler and their gang that couldn't shoot straight is what is going to hurt the dims this election.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 1/16/2020 1:22:38 PM (No. 290260)
Let's see, their chances are somewhere between slim and none, and pretty much nothing that they can do will change that.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: lakerman1 1/16/2020 6:35:14 PM (No. 290480)
Lumpjaw Amy did well in the debates? You could have fooled me. All that I remember about her performances is minimal. I remember that her dad is an alcoholic, and that he married three times, and Lumpjaw Amy is short.
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