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Stacey Abrams would be the most
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Posted By: Imright, 5/18/2020 11:02:40 PM

Stacey Abrams has another distinction to add to her resume — she is among the most preposterous potential vice-presidential candidates ever.Her attempt to leverage a failed Georgia gubernatorial bid into a spot on the Democratic ticket is so brazenly absurd that it’s hard to think of precedents. But the 46-year-old African-American activist isn’t one to be constrained by standard political practice — or reality. She refused to concede her narrow but clear 2018 gubernatorial loss, instead alleging she’d been undone by a massive voter-suppression scheme. As she put it at a recent event, “malfeasance and incompetence and my opponent, who was a cartoon villain,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Timber Queen 5/18/2020 11:06:05 PM (No. 415293)
The Dims presidential nominee is also preposterous, so there's a certain amount consistency.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: hammondb3 5/18/2020 11:44:25 PM (No. 415323)
I am 63 years old. Had no idea whatsoever that 'preposterous' meant 'most cow-like' until just now.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: EQKimball 5/18/2020 11:46:32 PM (No. 415324)
Please let it be Stacey Abrams. Unfortunately, however, I don’t think he is that stupid.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: GoodDeal 5/18/2020 11:51:10 PM (No. 415329)
I think she is absolutely perfect. Who else can match Uncle Joe for ignorant stupidity and total incompetence?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Omen55 5/19/2020 12:23:34 AM (No. 415343)
Actually,she would have a chance. If she wasn't fat & ugly.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 5/19/2020 12:30:37 AM (No. 415348)
I can't bear to look at her again. I don't mean to be vulgar, but that woman has SFB. It would be in her best interest to shut up. I hear gyms are open now.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Illinois Mom 5/19/2020 12:36:40 AM (No. 415349)
I can't believe that Tucker devoted a whole segment to her and the ridiculous notion that she is VP material, and never mentioned that she is "self taught" on foreign policy issues and that she writes romance novels. She sounds just perfect. She and Joe would make a super team to really get this economy back up and running. (Check out Selena Montgomery on Amazon if you're a fan of romance novels)
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Reply 8 - Posted by: snakeoil 5/19/2020 12:38:16 AM (No. 415351)
In the crazy world we live in anything is possible. The dims might win/steal the election. In that case whatever is Quid Pro Joe's VEEP would be POTUS within months. At least the pompous pachyderm is so arrogant doubt she could get anything done. But doubt she would be picked by Bird Brain Bidet. There are plenty of skeletons in her closet. First, she is unmarried. Americans like officials with normal personal lives. Second, she write porn novels on the side. Third, she was a float is the LSMFT parade in Atlanta, Fourth, even thought she has made plenty of money as an ambulance chaser she has maxed her credit cards and failed to pay her taxes. Fifth, who wants to see a morbidly obese manatee for years.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: bobn.t 5/19/2020 12:50:36 AM (No. 415357)
Talk about racism. Electing her would certainly be racism - against this country. Foisting a black rabid goon into the government. Horible
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Strike3 5/19/2020 1:53:10 AM (No. 415383)
Correct, #2. Broken down, preposterous means prehistoric posterior, in other words, body of dinosaur. Biden himself would be the worst VP to date so to find somebody younger, dumber and not a threat via Arkancide, Stacey wins.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DaBigGuy 5/19/2020 2:01:54 AM (No. 415395)
Biden should select Abrams. Then he would no longer be the most preposterous VP pick ever. Considering the Democrats have recently nominated Kaine, Algore, Breck Girl Edwards, Mondale, Lord Bentsen, and Ferraro, that's just a massive load of preposterous precedent. Biden and Abrams are simply the lower reaches of that cesspool.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: PChristopher 5/19/2020 4:41:31 AM (No. 415424)
Would someone please explain how a margin of 50,000 votes (55, actually) is narrow? I'm not seeing it.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Right Republican 5/19/2020 6:12:52 AM (No. 415446)
I only have two words for those of you who disbelieve in a Stacey Abrams VP or Presidency: Lori Lightfoot.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: mifla 5/19/2020 6:45:30 AM (No. 415456)
Some politicians have delusions of grandeur. She is a legend in her own mind.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: janjan 5/19/2020 6:53:03 AM (No. 415461)
The Democrats best choice was a geriatric liberal stand-in with dementia. Now, because Biden let himself be manipulated into vowing to choose a female VP he is stuck with few viable choices and all with a whole lot of political baggage. Abrams would probably be his worse choice but who would be better?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 5/19/2020 7:04:29 AM (No. 415467)
#21 asks who would be a better pick than Jelly Roll Abrams. Oh, c'mon - - there are so many of them - - so many great demonrat females out there. For one - - there's - - ummm - - there's - - let me think - - there's that one - - the one with the - - the - - wait - - I can't think of their names - - but they're out there!
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Reply 17 - Posted by: udanja99 5/19/2020 7:28:57 AM (No. 415489)
#8, as a native Floridian I love manatees, so please don’t insult them. They may be large but at least they serve a purpose in nature. Can’t say that about the Abrams tank.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Kafka2 5/19/2020 7:50:09 AM (No. 415513)
I was going to suggest that Maxine Waters might be a more preposterous pick for VP running mate. But, after more study, I had to conclude it would be a close tie. Both Waters and Abrams show a marked hostility toward anybody that is not black. Both constantly play the race card to cover the fact that at best they are mediocre candidates. And, the DNC seems to be afraid of both of them,
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Reply 19 - Posted by: gone2pot 5/19/2020 8:01:47 AM (No. 415529)
Nobody sees, it's not the, look, Stacey is a brilliant woman of color but when Joe prayed to the thing, he was told via the internet connection in his rec room to pick the most brilliant woman of color, Carol Channing. Joe knows smart in a woman from his gig as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. That, it's not even, and Trump killed millions of people with the corona virus and lost eighty five thousand jobs when Roosevelt did some things after World War 2. That's why Carol is the perfect fit for Joe. There's not even a chance for, he's made it clear that look, when the 600 million unemployed American women get the great paying jobs they deserve, Joe will get more black kids to stroke his tanned legs. Is that clear enough?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Rinktum 5/19/2020 8:10:15 AM (No. 415541)
The governor’s race was not as close as the article states. Kemp won by almost 55,000 votes. That is a pretty clear margin. The article is right in that Abrams is wholly unqualified to even think about a Vice President slot. That is the hubris of the entitled left, however. Nothing qualifies you more than an arrogant attitude and the proper skin color. None of the potential candidates for VP gives me pause. What keeps me up at night is voter fraud. You know the democrat party will use every trick in the book which is why we must turn out in massive numbers to vote for the President. Now more than ever, Trump 2020 and every “R” down ballot.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: NorthernDog 5/19/2020 8:10:25 AM (No. 415542)
The last sentence is most important. When she is passed over for someone else, she will feel scorned.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 5/19/2020 8:31:36 AM (No. 415560)
Everything about the dim party is a joke. The DNC, their presidential candidate, the msm, and now their potential vp candidate. And lest I forget, their previous president.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Old Army Vet 5/19/2020 8:47:05 AM (No. 415576)
The woman is a perpetual victim. It doesn't matter what happens to her, if she doesn't come out on top, she's the victim of the white man.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: bighambone 5/19/2020 8:55:39 AM (No. 415587)
To the leftist and liberal Democrats it does not matter that Abrams would be a preposterous Vice-Presidential candidate, what counts to them is to put identity politics in play by nominating a Black woman! That’s it.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo 5/19/2020 9:05:53 AM (No. 415602)
Come on, man. If Sleepy Joe has to pass over Stacey as his running mate, he'll promise to make her Ambassador of the country of her choice. He's got options, man.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Dave292 5/19/2020 9:08:06 AM (No. 415607)
Stacy Abrams is obese. If she can't manage her weight and health, how can she manage the office of the VP, and possibly POTUS? What kind of example is she setting? Fair questions.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: MDConservative 5/19/2020 9:12:42 AM (No. 415613)
The Dems need "an angry black woman" on the ticket like they need Biden. Are they throwing this election? I, really.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: little guy 5/19/2020 9:36:21 AM (No. 415654)
If there is currently any other semi-serious politician on our radar screens that is more arrogant than Kamala Harris, more delusional than Beto O'Rourke, more incompetent than "Mayor" Pete Bhudda-jug and more white-hating than Maxine Waters I can't think of one. Stacey is big enough to be all 4 at once. And, yes, she is a skinny Obama, who is just like her, but he doesn't count as he'll never get elected to anything ever again as he's too busy counting his millions on Martha's Vineyard. But it's all about holding the House now and trying to take the Senate ... I do believe the Dems have written off the White House.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: felixcat 5/19/2020 9:42:21 AM (No. 415665)
I thought the bar for presidential and vice -presidential material was set pretty low for Obama and Biden, but Abrams may have put it in negative territory.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: starboard 5/19/2020 9:45:12 AM (No. 415671)
It's not about her color of skin or her body size that makes her unappealing. It's her attitude.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 5/19/2020 9:45:54 AM (No. 415672)
Shouldn't she finish her term as governor first?
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Reply 32 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 5/19/2020 10:16:11 AM (No. 415704)
Doubt its going to be Stacey Abrams. They will look for a lefty that's a blank slate. Can't criticize a blank slate. Its going to be someone boring. Don't know who the VP choice will be, but it won't be Stacey Abrams.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Zumkopf 5/19/2020 11:04:59 AM (No. 415811)
#2, that's pretty good. The original (Latin) is even better: it breaks down (Anglicized) into "pre", as in "before in sequence", and "posterous", the root of which roughly translates as "that which goes behind". Shoving Stacy Abrams out front is as good an example of putting the @ss before "Lead from Behind" Biden asI can think of.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: weejun 5/19/2020 11:06:11 AM (No. 415815)
Advertising 101: name recognition sells your product. Like it or not, the woman has figured this out (aided and abetted by the media). Even Rich Lowry has fallen for the trap. The more we mention her name, the closer she will get to being the dem’s VP nominee. As usual, dem power brokers will opt for what makes them feel good no matter how illogical their choice may be. Couple that with Sleepy Joe boxing himself in with his patronizing, virtue-signaling VP promise, We can’t count this “victim” out just yet.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Lazyman 5/19/2020 11:19:37 AM (No. 415842)
Did Pelosi call her fat too?
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Reply 36 - Posted by: Arby 5/19/2020 11:20:23 AM (No. 415843)
The democrat political spoils system leads nonentities to believe they are entitled to (well, fill in the blanks), in this case high political office. I wouldn't trust her to walk my dog. No, wait, I wouldn't trust her to water my lawn. No, really, I wouldn't trust her to do anything at all.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: mc squared 5/19/2020 11:45:58 AM (No. 415897)
Some people just ain't got no sense. Only God knows why she became a National celebrity when I have a lifetime of empirical evidence she wouldn't even make a good circus parade cleaner.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: Right Time 5/19/2020 12:05:43 PM (No. 415931)
I don't suppose that Nancy Pelosi calls Abrams "morbidly obese." She just uses that expression on Trump.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: JoElla Bee 5/19/2020 12:32:51 PM (No. 415961)
I agree, #30. Michelle Obama’s physical transformation after Obama was elected is evidence that outward appearance can be dramatically changed as well as how a person presents themselves to the public. It’s what they stand for and how effective and committed they are at getting it done that determines my vote. Ms. Abrams wouldn’t be on my political radar if she had all of the beauty and intelligence she lacks, because what she stands for and what she would do is much uglier than Stacey Abrams.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 5/19/2020 1:41:56 PM (No. 416029)
Trump-Pence Biden-Abrams Two America’s Make and keep America great....or... Piss it away Who ya for? s/
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Reply 41 - Posted by: rocket-j-squirrel 5/19/2020 2:03:41 PM (No. 416051)
Too bad for Joe that Val-Jar is term limited.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: joew9 5/19/2020 3:04:04 PM (No. 416105)
#8 & #17 Regarding your manatee comparisons, rumors in Georgia are that if you flip Ms. Abrams over and examine her back you can see the dashed line of a motorboat propeller scar.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: MickTurn 5/19/2020 3:31:24 PM (No. 416128)
Holy Fat Cow! Is this the new Democrap thinking?... take a total Loser, pump her up (not sure how you could do that as she's already, as we say in Texas, GRANDE) then foist her on us as a Savior ...because she is a person of color? What is this country coming DOWN TO? Can't we have a competition, sorry bad word, between candidates where they put their best IDEAS forward and WE the American Voters Decide? Pardon me, DemoCRAPS, if I expect a fair, smart process...
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Reply 44 - Posted by: Italiano 5/19/2020 5:16:47 PM (No. 416224)
Abrams is that incompetent malcontent employee that you have to keep around to avoid a race/sex discrimination HR Claim.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: Lawsy0 5/19/2020 5:17:09 PM (No. 416225)
While living in Florida Keys, I learned about the nurse shark, which appears inoffensive, but actually they rank 4th in documented bites to humans Easy to assume a nurse shark is stupid because it moves so slowly. I knew Abrams reminded me of some wildlife.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: TJ54 5/19/2020 7:12:56 PM (No. 416300)
Chicken N Fixins
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Reply 47 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 5/19/2020 10:20:11 PM (No. 416418)
The steriotypical large, angry black woman at the DMV is more qualified for public office than Abrams.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: kiwinews 5/19/2020 10:23:19 PM (No. 416423)
I was so appalled by the ridiculous FOG MOMMA picture of her it took me a bit to recognize the source of the other silly poses. Google the Countess of Castiglione 1837 – 1899 mistress of Napoleon III and the first self-photograph fetishist. The "mirror" and "eye" shots are shall we say "inspired" by two of the most famous of the over 700 pictures she had taken of herself. She was an aristocrat, a beauty and a narcissist. Poor old Stacy just has a camera-toting friend who's seen the exhibit. It's a parody.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: inspectorudy 5/20/2020 12:36:37 AM (No. 416496)
While she was here in GA she stopped in a store to ask "How do I get to 285" meaning the Interstate Hwy I 285. The clerk took one look at her and said "Diet and exercise".
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Posted by Imright 5/21/2020 9:18:08 AM Post Reply
A social distancing gadget that beeps whenever you’re not keeping six feet from someone could help people return to work.The beeper has been invented by Pathfindr and aims to helps companies keep their workers safe.In the UK and the US, two meters (six feet) apart is the recommended distance to stand in order to try and not spread Covid-19.Pathfindr, based in Norfolk in the UK, usually provides internet-based technical solutions for companies.However, since the coronavirus pandemic broke out the company has received thousands of concerns
Michigan AG tells Trump to wear mask
while visiting Ford plant: It's 'the law'
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Posted by MSUDoc 5/21/2020 12:54:58 PM Post Reply
Michigan's attorney general urged President Trump to wear a face mask when he visits the state Thursday to tour a Ford Motor Co. plant and to adhere to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's coronavirus executive order, telling the commander in chief that he has a "legal responsibility" to follow the law. Dana Nessel, a Democrat, penned an open letter to Trump Wednesday asking him to follow the face-covering policy of Ford Motor Co. and of the state of Michigan.
Coronavirus: wearing a cloth face mask is
less about science and more about solidarity
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Posted by NorthernDog 5/21/2020 2:52:58 PM Post Reply
Recent headlines suggest that mask wearing has become a signal of political allegiance, with the left choosing to wear masks and the right refusing to. Yet COVID-19 affects people of all political persuasions who, like it or not, share similar biological susceptibility to this disruptive disease. This is not to say that social factors are not relevant. Early reports trying to understand why ethnicity seems to be a factor have indicated that access to medical care, different living arrangements, work environments and even outdoor spaces make a huge difference to people’s experience and sometimes survival in this pandemic. But there
James Carville: Trump Is Going to Get His
‘Fat A** Beat’
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Posted by ladydawgfan 5/21/2020 11:17:37 PM Post Reply
Appearing Thursday on The Stuttering John Podcast, former lead strategist for Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign, James Carville, predicted in a wild rant that President Donald Trump will get his “fat ass beat” by former Vice President Joe Biden in the November election and claimed Republicans will even attempt to rig the match-up. [Video] A partial transcript is as follows: JOHN MELENDEZ: Trump is essentially — the whole administration is a snake oil salesman, correct? What’s going on here? Tell me. JAMES CARVILLE: What’s going on is [Trump] is going to get his ass beat. He’s going to get his fat ass beat.
The Nation Columnist Defends Joe Biden
From Tara Reade: ‘I Would Vote For Joe
Biden If He Boiled Babies And Ate Them
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Posted by Imright 5/22/2020 1:40:01 PM Post Reply
A columnist for The Nation defended 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden from allegations of sexual assault by his former senate staffer Tara Reade, saying, “I would vote for Joe Biden if he boiled babies and ate them.”Columnist Katha Pollitt would vote for Joe Biden even if she believed Reade’s allegations of sexual assault, she wrote in her Wednesday column. “Fortunately, I don’t have to sacrifice morality to political necessity,” she wrote.Reade has accused Biden of kissing her, touching her, and penetrating her without her consent in 1993 when she worked for him as a senate staffe
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