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Are You Going to Watch the Debates?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Paul in Saudi, Jun 26, 2019.

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Will You Watch?

  1. No

  2. Yes, Live

  3. Yes, afterwards

  4. I will wait for Jimmy Kimmel to tell me what happened.

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  1. Narz

    Narz keeping it real

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    CNN... just going for drama, embarrassing
     
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  2. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    It was a pretty obvious lie by Warren - I mean, when even morning Joe of the jungle sees through your lie, you are thick.
     
  3. Camikaze

    Camikaze Administrator Administrator

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    The whole Warren/Sanders thing is such a beat up and distraction, but also an unforced error from Warren (she may have won the debate but lost the war, with Biden benefiting the most). It's so patently obvious that there is just a misunderstanding about what was said by Sanders, though I've seen a lot of hardcore Sanders supporters take it way too far, as if the most milquetoast accusation that he thought sexism might prevent a woman from beating Trump makes Warren the antichrist of the month. I'm barely sure that even qualifies as an accusation - it could be a compliment as to his awareness of the enormity of social problems? The two opposing the narratives I think the media want to spin - that Sanders may be a sexist, or that Warren may be completely lying - are both so farfetched as to be barely worth entertaining - does anyone seriously think Sanders is sexist, or that Warren is flat out making it up? Yet it allows Biden, Buttigieg, and Klobuchar to skate by without a scratch.
     
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  4. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    ^I am not sure how you can speak, when you claimed that Sanders' supporters are reptilian squid. What do you mean that wasn't what you actually meant? Can a statement really ever be made up and still allow for your view? :p
     
  5. Camikaze

    Camikaze Administrator Administrator

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    I'm not sure I understand your question, but it's pretty clear Sanders and Warren had a conversation where Sanders said something along the lines of "one of the factors which led to Hillary losing was sexism, and no doubt that will rear its ugly head in 2020 if another woman is running". He raises a good point, and it's a problem that Warren is known to have been facing - she is seen as less 'electable', in part because she is a woman and there is fear of a 2016 repeat. So Warren wants to confront the challenge caused by that truth.

    But hey, I guess Warren daring to suggest that Sanders is aware that sexism exists is certainly a higher priority for some than Biden voting for the Iraq War or Buttigieg being a friend to big corporations.
     
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  6. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    I'd go on a limb and suspect you don't actually believe that is what Warren said. If it was, why the drama-queen stuff with refusing to shake sexist Bernie's hand?
    Warren seems to be tone-deaf and thought she would increase her chances of winning by smearing Bern - the timing is rather making this obvious.
     
  7. Zkribbler

    Zkribbler Deity

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    She said/he said/blah-blah-blah. Who cares what Bernie said?.The question is: If elected, who will give Americans [including. me] a better life?
     
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  8. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Werewarren.
     
  9. Fippy

    Fippy Micro Junkie Queen

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    CivFanatics covers all my needs for American politics, and more.
    Guess i could find it amusing when Dems fight among each other, while Trump will sail towards 4 more years of madness, but at some point this mess also becomes boring.
     
  10. Ironsided

    Ironsided Flower of happiness

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    It is looking more likely Trump will win another four years. But at least the DNC spin doctors will have a helluva lot harder accusing Bernie of splitting the party. Bernie wanted to shake her hand after the debate even when he was the one wronged. Warren wanted none of that “party unity”.
     
  11. Zkribbler

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  12. Ajidica

    Ajidica High Quality Person

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    I just missed Warren's opening statement, but five minutes of watching it is clear things are super spicey!
     
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  13. hobbsyoyo

    hobbsyoyo Deity

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    The knives are out for sure.
     
  14. Zkribbler

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    NBC's picture is black. :thumbsdown:
     
  15. Sommerswerd

    Sommerswerd I never yielded

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    This debate sucks... but it has exposed Bloomberg, so that's nice.
     
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  16. hobbsyoyo

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    Their livestream crashed before it went live. I am able to pick it up over the air at least, I missed the first 5 minutes trying to start the livestream.
     
  17. Ajidica

    Ajidica High Quality Person

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    @Sommerswerd yeah, it's disappointing me. Way too much talking over each other and everyone is getting cranky, especially The Klob and Warren. The Booty-judge is being particularly ratlike.
     
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    The moderators are not doing anything to reign them in as they all talk over each other and run long. It's frustrating. I don't think they're actively egging them on though.

    Warren just reminded Bloomberg that she's a lawyer...dayum she is tearing him down
     
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  19. Kaitzilla

    Kaitzilla Lord Croissant

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    Oh my gawd, Warren is GORING Bloomberg.
     
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    And then Biden landed the tag-up. This is BAD for Bloomberg
     

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