Joe is a No Go

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    Well let's hope that Hillary's campaign is able to hold together, and the Benghazi hearings don't find anything that will bring her down, since the Democrats now have no viable alternative.
     
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    Looks like the Hillary coronation continues. Even Bernie Sanders is now helping her ensure victory by default.
     
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    I hate to say it but all the Republicans have to do is to select a half decent candidate and they are going to win the Election. Hilary is unelectable but the other side is making such a meal of it that they are making her look like a reasonable option.
     
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    Lets hope she can win. She will have a very hard time getting independents and moderate Republicans to support her, most people already have a set opinion of her that will be difficult to change.
     
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    Yeah, people have such a high opinion of the Republican presidential candidates. :rolleyes:
     
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    The Republican front runners are all horrible too. But it is a lot easier to convince people to vote for you when they don't already have an opinion on you so you can shape it into a positive one even if what you use to do that isn't necessarily honest. Plus the country as a whole is right of center so the Republicans will have an easier time at it.

    If we get lucky enough of Biden's supporters will go to either O'Malley or Chafee and give them enough of a boost to become competitive.
     
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    That would be horrible. Maybe Webb will get some traction with his possible independent bid if that happens, although I'm not too optimistic.
     
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    Given the Republican candidates, Hillary will cruise to victory, especially with Bill and Barack campaigning for her.
     
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    Its Hair v. Her
     
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    Hopefully she does, I don't think she'd do a bad job as president. But seeing how she managed to lose what should have been a sure thing in 2008 and how much the Republicans are digging to find something that she did wrong I have my doubts about if she can hold her campaign together through the primaries and general election.

    Plus if she gets elected it will be four more years of nothing getting done other than congress going on witch hunts against the president.
     
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    The Republicans have been trying to dig dirt on Hilary Clinton for over 20 years and email-gate is the first thing of any substance at all.

    That would happen against Biden (he was Vice to Obama) or Sanders (he's a socialist) for sure. Plus I can't really see the Democratic party not playing fairly hardball with a Republican president.

    I think if Rubio wins the nomination that could change, but I don't think Rubio's anywhere near the front. EDIT: He's third - eh he could win but its unlikely.
     
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    People definitely have opinions over Trump. Some love him, sure, but others see him as nothing but an egomaniac.
     
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    I'm all but positive that Donald Trump will not be the Republican nominee for President.

    It is simply not in Trump's character to deal with being beaten. As he almost certainly will be, once actual voters start casting actual ballots in Republican primaries and caucuses. Trump has in some respects already started laying the foundation for an exit with some of his recent statements.

    Who the eventual Republican nominee will be is more questionable. My guess, at this stage, is Jeb Bush. But he's got to start winning a few more debates, and at least a couple of primaries.

    All in all, I'm glad VP Biden decided not to run; and to make his announcement when he did. This leaves the field clear for Secy. Clinton and Senator Sanders to make a race for it.

    I greatly admire VP Biden for his lifetime of honorable service to our country. I think he has helped make Barack Obama a better President, through not only his personal skills and charm; his extensive insider knowledge of how things are done in Washington. And the fact that he's just a nice guy.

    But running for President, at this stage of his life and career, and coming so soon after the tragic death of his son - would be a mistake. Tarnishing, in all probability, his legacy.

    I just hope we get to see Joe wash his Trans-Am in the White House driveway before his term comes to an end..

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    He also would have a lot of issues, I don't see him actually getting the nomination though. If there is a Clinton vs Trump election I think it will come down to who can motivate the most people to come out and vote and it will be a low turnout election.
     
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    While this does put more pressure on Hillary's campaign, I do think Bernie Sanders is a viable candidate, despite his being a "democratic socialist". It would be an excellent opportunity for America to understand what that word really means and to stop seeing it as some evil thing.
     
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    Hearing the menacing roar of the Clinton Political Machine, Joe lost control of all bodily functions, turned tail and ran for the hills.

    Bolstered by the advantage of her prevailing position with the Electoral College, the Despicable Queen of deception and dishonesty rode smugly in her ominous black limousine to her Opulent Coronation.
     
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    Sanders will have a hard time getting all the Democrats to work with him let alone the Republicans, and whoever the president is they have to be able to work with a Republican House as that isn't changing until at least after the next redistricting.
     
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    Perpetually wrong righties Bill Kristol and Dick Morris both assured us earlier today that Joe was running and Joementum was building. Have any other pundits been so consistently wrong as these two guys?

    Also loving the reaction from the right wing press. Yesterday, Biden running was terrible for Hillary. Today, Biden not running is terrible for Hillary.
     
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    Yeah, looks like all of the blowhards on the right will have to put their "Taking Back the Country" dreams on hold. :D
     
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    Keep in mind, the objective of the Fox News entertainment channel isn't to make accurate predictions about the future. Their main objective is to tell their viewers what they want to hear.
     

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