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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker
explains why he thinks Biden should
select Tammy Duckworth for VP

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 7/30/2020 6:49:42 PM

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s pushed presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to pick Sen. Tammy Duckworth as his running mate, arguing that she would highlight President Trump’s successful attempts to avoid being drafted during the Vietnam War. Trump “ran away from service at a time when the country needed him,” Pritzker, a Democrat, said during a wide-ranging interview with Yahoo News’ “Skullduggery” podcast. Biden has said he will announce his selection next week, and Duckworth, an Illinois Democrat, is among a handful of women he is said to be most seriously considering for the job. Duckworth is a

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Something about she would make Trump look bad. Do Dems have anything else on their minds besides trying to cut-down Trump?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: IowaDad 7/30/2020 6:56:02 PM (No. 495087)
Is there any time that she said something insightful or declared a policy that was actually right? Or is she she merely a flatulence emitter? Submit answers by midnight EST
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Reply 2 - Posted by: subal 7/30/2020 6:57:49 PM (No. 495091)
She is a 'World Class Gas Bag'.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: bamapreacher 7/30/2020 7:01:47 PM (No. 495098)
If Biden's handlers are smart (which they probably are not or they wouldn't be handling the dotard in the first place) they would tell him to pick Atlanta Mayor Karen Bass. Biden has California (Harris), Illinois (Duckworth) and Massachusetts (Warren) in the bag so those women wouldn't do him any good. Bass is as bad if not worse than any of them, but she could possibly put Georgia in the win column for him.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 7/30/2020 7:30:51 PM (No. 495122)
Pritzkie, Duckworth isn't dark enough and lacks credentials for being accepted into global society and the new world order.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ashley Brenton 7/30/2020 7:43:04 PM (No. 495130)
Translation: Please, Biden, please do not pick a Sheila Jackson Lee, Maxine Waters, Stacey Abrams style black female as your VP. The suburbs will expell you quicker than two day old curry, chased down with street puddle water while being imprisoned in the Black Hole of Calcutta.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: robertthomason 7/30/2020 7:53:51 PM (No. 495140)
Obviously this maroon never heard of Bill Clinton who lied his way out of the draft and ran away to England. Not serving didn't appear to negatively impact his election to two terms. Evidently, many Americans don't care.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: navybrat 7/30/2020 7:56:18 PM (No. 495142)
I say Biden should pick Stacy Abrams.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 7/30/2020 8:12:47 PM (No. 495152)
Folks, never ever stay in a Hyatt hotel. Pritzker family owns it. Pritzkers supported 0bama. Nuff said.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: cor-vet 7/30/2020 9:02:01 PM (No. 495198)
Where did Pritzker do his service, or 0bama, or Biden, or Clinton? The only real service hero's of the dim party are 'Swiftboat' Kerry, Da Nang Dick Blumenthal and John 'Songbird' McCain.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Strike3 7/30/2020 9:06:37 PM (No. 495201)
This sounds like an old Groucho Marx joke. "What's a Duckworth?" "About three dollars a pound."
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Reply 11 - Posted by: ScottC 7/30/2020 9:08:33 PM (No. 495204)
She was born in Thailand and cannot become Vice President. End of discussion.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Illinois Mom 7/30/2020 9:20:10 PM (No. 495209)
I can't find any evidence of Pritzker's military service. I guess they refused to take him. I wonder if he'll advise Biden the way he did Blago recommending Duckworth because she's the "least offensive" woman of the group. He told Blago that Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White was the "least offensive" African American that he could appoint to BO's senate seat. THAT was on tape...and he still got elected. I don't think that Jesse White is "offensive" at all...but Duckworth, and her callousness toward her fellow veterans in VA hospitals certainly is.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Chicagoan 7/30/2020 10:35:52 PM (No. 495286)
Pritzker wants to get her out of Illinois.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: msjena 7/30/2020 10:36:25 PM (No. 495289)
She isn't black, so she won't be the nominee.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Amanoftwistsandturns 7/30/2020 11:04:02 PM (No. 495300)
So he can sell her senate seat to the highest bidder.
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