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Forum: The Room 01-29-2020, 03:39 PM
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Posted By pete
Again, the whole magic formula is finding a...

Again, the whole magic formula is finding a candidate who A.) Activates and excites at least 1-2 of the Democrats' major base constituencies (African Americans, Latinos, women, youth), and B.) Is...
Forum: The Room 01-28-2020, 07:37 PM
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Posted By pete
Yes. Rick Wilson says Sanders would lose 44...

Yes. Rick Wilson says Sanders would lose 44 states. I wouldn’t go that far and Chait is right to point out that hyperpartisanship probably precludes that kind of complete electoral wipeout. But, I...
Forum: The Room 01-28-2020, 03:24 PM
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Posted By pete
https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/1222204029280...

https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/1222204029280890882

Even guys who co-sign throwing babies in wire cages are on the right side of this moral dilemma. It isn't difficult.
Forum: The Room 01-28-2020, 03:21 PM
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Posted By pete
That's my take, too. Almost to the letter,...

That's my take, too. Almost to the letter, really.

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/01/bernie-sanders-electable-trump-2020-nomination-popular-socialism.html
Forum: The Room 01-28-2020, 03:18 PM
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Posted By pete
https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1222167465...

https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1222167465989492737

For this to work, Romney's going to have to commit the fundraising dough to the defectors who will inevitably get cut off by McConnell...
Forum: The Farm 01-28-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By pete
Yeah, we really need to get back to working on...

Yeah, we really need to get back to working on those. We had compiled prelim rankings from 2 out of the 3 and never finished and published them. We need to do midterms or finals at some point here.
Forum: The Room 01-27-2020, 10:52 PM
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Posted By pete
https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1221971156...

https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1221971156250525696?s=20

Can we please find out WTF else is hidden on that secret server? Because I have a feeling Ukraine is going to look like a Girl...
Forum: The Room 01-27-2020, 04:54 PM
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Posted By pete
Don't assume this ends with a clean break....

Don't assume this ends with a clean break. There's two scenarios:

1.) The Republican Party will remain co-opted by the Trumps and Trump Jr. will be their next standard bearer.

2.) The...
Forum: The Room 01-27-2020, 04:12 PM
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Posted By pete
Murkowski is a decent bet to be #3. ...

Murkowski is a decent bet to be #3.

Alexander is retiring, but I'm sure the Trumpsters are threatening him that he won't get a dime as a Republican lobbyist on K-street when he does if he votes...
Forum: The Room 01-27-2020, 02:37 PM
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Posted By pete
BTW, if Republicans don't vote for witnesses and...

BTW, if Republicans don't vote for witnesses and wait to read it in the book, they're signing away the Senate...

Unless Democrats nominate a truly shit candidate top of ballot a la Corbyn in the...
Forum: The Room 01-27-2020, 02:33 PM
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Posted By pete
Surely you don't mean Lindsay Graham? That son of...

Surely you don't mean Lindsay Graham? That son of a bitch is terrified of a primary challenge. He won't do anything to cross Trump.

The Democrats provisionally have two Republican votes: Romney...
Forum: The Room 01-26-2020, 02:12 PM
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Posted By pete
My whole fear is what would happen if someone...

My whole fear is what would happen if someone rose to power with the intellect and cunning of Dick Cheney and the cultural demagoguery and disregard for the law and moral norms of Donald Trump.
Forum: The Room 01-24-2020, 11:11 PM
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Posted By pete
IMO, the installation of a nakedly political...

IMO, the installation of a nakedly political hatchet man like Bill Barr as Attorney General 100% validates fears of the rise of fascism. We've already seen Barr start politically motivated...
Forum: The Room 01-24-2020, 08:56 PM
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Posted By pete
It may not amount to a hill of beans, but...

It may not amount to a hill of beans, but Schiff's closing argument today is something that will make you proud of your country.
Forum: The Room 01-23-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 43,535
Posted By pete
Alright... Star Trek Picard is here. I just...

Alright... Star Trek Picard is here. I just finished the first episode and without giving away spoilers:

1.) Remember those JJ Countdown graphic novels and how they were supposed to be canon? Nah....
Forum: The Room 01-23-2020, 12:19 AM
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Posted By pete
https://twitter.com/davidgura/status/1220038663968...

https://twitter.com/davidgura/status/1220038663968641026?s=21

If you liked how they handled bone saws, you’ll love how they swing nukes.
Forum: The Room 01-22-2020, 07:02 PM
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Posted By pete
https://twitter.com/jaketapper/status/122008221035...

https://twitter.com/jaketapper/status/1220082210356834310?s=21

“It was just a sheriff’s star.” - DubDub
Forum: Channelside 01-22-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 226
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Posted By pete
https://twitter.com/joeholdencbs3/status/122006553...

https://twitter.com/joeholdencbs3/status/1220065535976779776?s=21

GIVE HIM THE CHAIR!!!
Forum: The Room 01-22-2020, 01:30 PM
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Posted By pete
https://twitter.com/TheRickWilson/status/122002619...

https://twitter.com/TheRickWilson/status/1220026192411025409
Forum: The Room 01-22-2020, 01:23 PM
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Posted By pete
https://twitter.com/RepValDemings/status/122001770...

https://twitter.com/RepValDemings/status/1220017702011535364

The campaign ads are going to write themselves.
Forum: The Room 01-22-2020, 11:36 AM
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Posted By pete
There's a reason why the wingers have tried to...

There's a reason why the wingers have tried to demonize Schiff. They're scared to death of him and they know he's going to be around a good long time. IMO, he looks very Senatorial to me, although...
Forum: The Room 01-21-2020, 09:16 PM
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Posted By pete
Just settled down to see the night impeachment...

Just settled down to see the night impeachment session...

It's a small sample size but Hakeem Jeffries sounds like a polished lawyer and the two administration lawyers sound like petulant...
Forum: The Room 01-21-2020, 07:52 PM
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Posted By pete
Becoming more inflexible and ideologically rigid...

Becoming more inflexible and ideologically rigid is not the answer to gridlock in DC. The answer is to elect more and better Democrats, and the proof of that is that the last time we had more and...
Forum: The Room 01-21-2020, 04:27 PM
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Posted By pete
You can't buy bread at the store with gridlock...

You can't buy bread at the store with gridlock and you can't put diapers on your baby's behind with stilted rhetoric. These things I know to be true.



My argument is you're inflexibly fighting...
Forum: The Room 01-21-2020, 04:09 PM
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Posted By pete
And btw, if you think I'm a bastard for pointing...

And btw, if you think I'm a bastard for pointing out Bernie is only tepidly a Democrat you're gonna have a RUDE awakening if he wins the nomination and the Trumpsters are calling him a limp-wristed...
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