Poor Dems: Hillary wins a squeaker in Kentucky

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    The state where she won handily over Barack Obama in 2008, and where she had a double-digit lead over Bernie Sanders just last week, just barely gave her a win in tonight's primary.

    The more voters get to know Hillary, the more they detest her.

    How close was the race? It was so close, that if Martin O'Malley's voters had shifted to Sanders, Bern would have won!

    Oh, and that race in 2008, Hillary won 65.5% (459,124 votes) to Obama's 29.9% (209,779 votes).

    Tonight she won with about 210,000 votes vs Bern's 206,000. So voters just aren't turning out for her this cycle.

    Democrats are going to get CRUSHED in November!
     
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    Depends on who the democrat at the helm is
     
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    I know you're for Bern, but I just don't see it happening for him if he gets the nod.
     
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    The chaos now isn't an indicator of an inevitable Democrat defeat come November.

    Bernie supporters are wildcards. Both Trump and Hillary will have to work their asses off to get their votes.
     
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    As said. Good luck winning w/o the Bernie bros :D
     
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    True. But the campaign seems to be entering a new phase of meanness, so there's bound to be hard feelings if Hillary takes the nomination. I see Bern's voters staying home rather than vote for Hillary.
     
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    There's something about that Obama fella that might not go over well in Kentucky. Can't quite put my finger on it.
     
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    Ha. Plenty will vote trump just to symbolically raise the middle finger to the DNC :D
     
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    I heard people don't want Bern to go negative.
     
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    Good guys finish last. ..........sadly
     
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    Some of them probably will, yeah. Though if Hillary or Trump can come across as being the more willing candidate to adopt some of Bernie's policies, they'll flock to either/or. They might consider it a bitter consolation, but a better choice than nothing at all.
     
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    Why does the vote total in KY matter to you so much? It's not like the state would be voting blue no matter who the nominee was. They absolutely do not like Obama, thus our chances of winning that state with any candidate are close to zero. Seriously you could take any Democrat, plug them in, and the state would still quite likely vote red.
     
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    Has Bernie released a statement insulting Kentucky yet?
     
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    Bernie isn't a good guy. He's only pretending to be one. Which is actually worse than just outwardly being the jerk that he is.
     
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    Oh please .
     
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    No argument. I'm just providing updates on the slow motion train wreck that is the Democrats' campaign for the presidency, 2016.

    Of course Americans won't vote for a Democrat after eight years of Obama's badministration, that's a given.
     
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    Would they if Trump was running as a Democrat?
     
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    Why do you think he's running as a Republican?
     
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    He is. Bernie Sanders is an arrogant jerk. While having different policies, he's as arrogant and bullheaded as much as Trump is. Unlike Trump though he does not know how to be a true leader. A true leader would be trying to put out the fire and bring harmony to the party. Instead he throws some gasoline on it.

    His lack of leadership extends from letting BLM take over his mic, to an inability to connect with African American voters, to not knowing when to get out of a race, to now not knowing how (or caring) to calm things down. His efforts are weak and ineffectual.

    He isn't even looking at the big picture. A few weeks ago, he said he would do whatever it takes to stop Donald Trump. But his money has not been where his mouth is. Instead he is still behaving like the foreign invader he is to the Democrat party and not giving a damn. Which as many have pointed out, will lead to Trump winning. Great plan Bernie. Great plan. (Slow golf clap).
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    Easier to fool.
     
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    Bernie FTW
     
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    The same bunch arguing that it's "chaos" in the Democratic party is the same group arguing that the party was doomed because of Clinton's "coronation" and that the Republican's battle royale was only making their candidates stronger.

    Pay no mind.

    I'm not convinced that the "Bernie bros" actually represent a cohesive group.

    There's an old line about both parties voters: Democrats want to fall in love; Republicans want to fall in line. And, that remains apropos. Republicans have begun to coalesce around Trump, no mean feat after a chunk of the party burned serious cash of the failed #nevertrump campaign.

    Meanwhile, Democrats are Ally McBealing their way to the convention, enjoying the tension and fighting over how far left the party goes.

    It's clear that Sanders is intentionally trying to avoid hitting Clinton below the waterline, so there's little complications—except for spending some money—in letting the campaigns run till the election.

    But, Clinton's going to win. (She's got the votes, the delegates, and the ear of the Superdelegates.)
     
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    You're the one complaining about Obama. And Democrats voted for him TWICE!
     
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    A trivial side note...

    Some years back I had a software development firm with the enlightened name of FTW Associates.
     
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    No, he demands a re-count! 4,000 votes is too close to call!
     
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    It's actually only 1813 difference currently. But yeah, that close should be an automatic recount, I agree.
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    Huh? Since when?
     

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