Bob Dole: Trump has a stronger chance of winning election.

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  1. AdonisSMU macrumors 603

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    NYT Reporting


     
  2. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    Dole just fanning the flames of the upcoming GOP Civil War. When the right wing nut radio guys (Limbaugh, Levin) and certifiable insane (Beck) start going after Trump over what he said about Cruz, as they have, it's time to sit back and sip on your cocktail, or masturbate if you're that partisan.
     
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    It's fun to watch them implode over this at the moment.
     
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    My cat could win at the rate we're starting to discover nano-polarization.

    Fracture, fracture in the wall, who's got the wedge to split us all?
     
  6. MacAndMic macrumors 6502

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    Now you're understanding why Republican voters want Trump.
     
  7. LizKat macrumors 68040

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    When I read this part of the Times piece

    "The remarks by Mr. Dole reflect wider unease with Mr. Cruz among members of the Republican establishment, but few leading members of the party have been as candid and cutting."
    I couldn't help but think the former Senator Dole, long retired and free now of all re-election concerns, was speaking as a proxy for GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who just loathes Cruz but perhaps not as much as he loathes Trump.
     
  8. Technarchy macrumors 603

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    Cruz is not likeable. Comes across as a weasel to me.
     
  9. ericgtr12 macrumors 6502a

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    I see his appeal to them, the same way I see Bernie's appeal to the left. The only problem is in both cases, they stand little to no real chance of winning a general election realistically speaking.
     
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    What about Bernie vs Trump?
     
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    Bob Dole sez "Bob Dole likes Trump. Bob Dole thinks Trump is a winner. Did I mention I'm Bob Dole. Where the hell are my teeth?"
     
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    https://vid.me/wmhi/bob-dole-real-world
     
  13. ericgtr12 macrumors 6502a

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    It would be an interesting match up, fun and different to watch a Socialist & a Capitalist fight it out. In the end Trump could outspend him hundreds of times over and that makes a difference. In Oregon before the GMO debate, when people were polled almost everyone agreed they should've been labeled, then Monsanto came in with a multi-million dollar misleading campaign blast and totally turned it around, keep in mind this was just to label the ingredients, not change them. There's no better example of how one company/person can buy a result.
     
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  15. MacAndMic macrumors 6502

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    I don't know that I agree with the winning part but if they both get to the general, that speaks volumes on how the citizens feel about politics in this country. Regardless of party, I think people have grown really tired of our politicians being controlled by special interests.
     
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    True, they always want to appear to be "outsiders" Cruz, Trump and Sanders all have that going for them at the moment, Obama had it in 2008 and he became the same puppet they all are in the end.
     
  17. Jess13 Suspended

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    Yeah, except for the fact that, if both were the nominees: either would win.
     
  18. ericgtr12 macrumors 6502a

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    Well, there is that lol.
     
  19. kupkakez macrumors 68000

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    I would love to see a debate between these two. No timer, just let them go at it for 2 hours.
     

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