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Old 02-02-2016, 11:08   #1
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Post-Iowa POTUS Poll

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Old 02-02-2016, 11:11   #2
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Let's update.
With only 2 democrats truly in the running, was it too tough to put them on the poll?
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Old 02-02-2016, 11:14   #3
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I'm in the Cruz camp. I do like things that Trump says also, just don't particularly like him to much...The "New York" thing??? I dunno...
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Old 02-02-2016, 11:16   #4
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I have to lean toward Cruz as the least unacceptable candidate.
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Old 02-02-2016, 11:22   #5
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I will vote for whomever the Republicans nominate.
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Old 02-02-2016, 11:41   #6
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I will vote for whomever the Republicans nominate.
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I'm guessing The Donald, but would not cry if it was Cruz.

The MSM is as it's nature, being very polar. They bait up the sheeple with the negative.

My head also spins with all the innocuous, but useless shiite.

Trump's daughter has 6 toes
Cruz's wife use green Kleenex

They are starving for any thing to print/post..

As an aside, maybe the fcc should limit any one news "outlet" to 4 hours total daily. Maybe they would get back to reporting real news. These babbling heads that talk 24/7 do not work for me..
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Old 02-02-2016, 11:54   #7
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Still haven't thrown my hat into anyone's ring.

I like some of the things Cruz says.
I like a LOT of the things Trump says.

But when it comes to Trump, there's one nagging question I ask .... What is his agenda / What does he want?

ALL politicians want something and it's NOT the "bullet point" statements they all spew out (It's for our children. America is the greatest country in the world. I'll lower taxes. I'll make more jobs. Etc.) They're in it for themselves and themselves only.

Is Trump really a patriot and care about this country? He's certainly not a career politician. He's a businessman plain and simple. Maybe that's what we need, is someone who has hired and fired people. Someone who has filed bankruptcy several times on failed ventures. Someone who could give two shits what world leaders think of him, as long as the country fixes the mess we're currently in.

Now it may sound like I'm a Trump fan, but still ... What does he want?
THAT keeps me from throwing my support at him.

As far as Cruz goes, I wish he would grow a BIGGER pair of huevos and get tougher, especially against HilLIARy and the DC establishment.
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I like Trump because he is not a politician and is not PC and doesn't care. He is a business man and that is exactly what is needed to run the executive branch IMO. We need someone that can and will upend the apple cart. Donald's just that guy IMO.

Cruz would be an ok choice for me but he is a politician after all! Becoming a politician should not be a career choice. I am very skeptical of someone that does.

Rubio is a total non-starter for me. Yeah he speaks eloquently, is optimistic, aspriational and inspirational. Oh wait, we had a one-term senator become POTUS just like that!
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With only 2 democrats truly in the running, was it too tough to put them on the poll?
Doc, I'm thinking that neither of these two will be the Dem nominee. I still say it's gonna be a Biden/Warren ticket when all is said and done.
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Old 02-02-2016, 12:38   #10
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With only 2 democrats truly in the running, was it too tough to put them on the poll?
I couldn't force myself to type those names either.
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I couldn't force myself to type those names either.
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I like Trump because he is not a politician and is not PC and doesn't care. He is a business man and that is exactly what is needed to run the executive branch IMO. We need someone that can and will upend the apple cart. Donald's just that guy IMO.
We need someone that says whatever he thinks and does whatever he feels like.

Somebody like this: link.
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We need someone that says whatever he thinks and does whatever he feels like.

Somebody like this: link.
Well there is that too????
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Old 02-02-2016, 13:35   #14
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Rubio is a total non-starter for me. Yeah he speaks eloquently, is optimistic, aspriational and inspirational. Oh wait, we had a one-term senator become POTUS just like that!
Ummm... Cruz is a First Term Senator as well (2013 - Present)... And 5 years as Solicitor General (Texas) before that.

He actually has less political experience than Obama had when he (Obama) was elected to the Presidency. (3 years in Senate, 9 years as IL State Senator 1996-2004)

Cruz also has less political experience than Rubio (5 Years in Senate 2011-Present, FL House 5 years) who Obama also had more experience than.

So of the three, Obama, Cruz, Rubio... Cruz has the least direct experience followed by Rubio then Obama with the most (measured at the time of the 2008 election). I'm not saying Cruz is a bad guy, in fact he's my second choice behind Trump. I'm just pointing out facts that seem to be forgotten by the media.

And yes, Trump has zero political experience. For me that's a bigger plus than someone that just got their feet wet long enough to want more or who may have joined the Senate solely as a stepping stone to the Presidency. Trump doesn't need the Presidency. Either he really wants it to fix problems OR he wants it out of ego. If it's ego, the House and Senate should be able to stop it just like they are stopping Obama.

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I have to lean toward Cruz as the least unacceptable candidate.
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I like Trump because he is not a politician and is not PC and doesn't care. He is a business man and that is exactly what is needed to run the executive branch IMO. We need someone that can and will upend the apple cart. Donald's just that guy IMO.

Cruz would be an ok choice for me but he is a politician after all! Becoming a politician should not be a career choice. I am very skeptical of someone that does.

Rubio is a total non-starter for me. Yeah he speaks eloquently, is optimistic, aspriational and inspirational. Oh wait, we had a one-term senator become POTUS just like that!
Trumps deliberate absence from the debate last week was a subtle support move to Rubio. It allowed Cruz to talk, but his Conservatism will not be appreciated outside of Midwestern or Evangelical Caucuses.


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