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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #225 on: October 15, 2015, 07:34:28 pm »
Can't wait until I can reinstall Flash. :3

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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #226 on: October 15, 2015, 09:54:49 pm »
Bernie literally gives me more hope for the American political system than I've ever had in my whole teenaged life.

If more **** like this gets pushed his way I'll be pretty ****ing pissed.

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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #227 on: October 15, 2015, 10:24:00 pm »
Then strap in, it's a long way to go.
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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #228 on: October 16, 2015, 06:35:42 am »
Oh what rys can vote

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No, no, he did. In the everything else section, at least. Officially, this makes him king.

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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #229 on: October 16, 2015, 09:03:53 am »
I had that realization when we were playing Civ on skype and his voice was roughly three octaves lower than expected.

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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #230 on: October 16, 2015, 11:08:10 am »
If the election isn't Bernie vs Trump, then the media oligarchs have won.

Well, no. Because there's is a huge (mostly) silent majority supporting each party that would never vote for either of them in a million years and don't see the point in even taking them seriously at this stage.

The noise about Sanders is mostly people who have a lot of time to spend making passionate posts on the internet and Trump's big block is backwoods racists. Their electoral clout is totally absorbed by hordes and hordes of middle-class voters who make their decision based on which candidate has a more presidential haircut and tribal types who want to vote for a moderate of the party their parents always voted for.

And before you say that this isn't so because look at these online polls I'll remind you that Moot was once top of time's Top 100 and the new flavour of Mountain Dew was going to be "Hitler Did Nothing Wrong".
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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #231 on: October 16, 2015, 12:01:35 pm »
To be fair, those were the result of concerted efforts to change those polls by groups of hundreds.

To be fairer, I don't think the types of people who do online polls may necessarily be representative of the democratic population at large anyways.

To be even fairererer, even my grandparents like Bernie better than Hillary.

etc etc.

The point is, do we have any sort of larger more serious polls about this right now?

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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #232 on: October 16, 2015, 12:37:05 pm »
hordes and hordes of middle-class voters who make their decision based on which candidate has a more presidential haircut

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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #233 on: October 16, 2015, 07:43:30 pm »
lolsam

That's not very fair to Hitlers. They have a culture to and you must respect it.
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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #234 on: October 16, 2015, 08:00:15 pm »
I guess there are some valid comparisons to Sanders and Trump since they're both non-establishment candidates, but the comparisons fall apart because Sanders wants to do things that he thinks will improve the country and Trump is just there to feed his enormous ego.
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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #235 on: October 17, 2015, 04:14:05 am »
That's not very fair to Hitlers. They have a culture to and you must respect it.

Jahwohl meine herr!

I guess there are some valid comparisons to Sanders and Trump since they're both non-establishment candidates, but the comparisons fall apart because Sanders wants to do things that he thinks will improve the country and Trump is just there to feed his enormous ego.

Yeah but if you were more involved in Hitler Culture then you'd think Trump wanted to do what was best for the country and Sanders is only there to serve his shadowy puppetmasters in the Kremlin.

Sam is basically right, he's just cranky.

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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #236 on: October 18, 2015, 12:06:47 pm »
only there to serve his shadowy puppetmasters in the Kremlin.

Who isn't, really? My shadowy puppetmasters never give me any time off.

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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #237 on: October 19, 2015, 11:40:28 am »
It's being reported in multiple places that Biden will make an announcement on whether he'll run or not in the next 48 hours.

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2016-election/biden-nears-decision-time-n447051
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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #238 on: October 19, 2015, 11:59:45 am »
People keep talking about whether or not Biden will run and all I can think of is this:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwmMPytjrK4" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwmMPytjrK4</a>

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Re: 2016 Elections
« Reply #239 on: October 19, 2015, 12:01:57 pm »
I've brought up that interview multiple times, too.  Maybe he's ready now, but he definitely didn't have the mindset to run then.
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