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Democratic Presidential Candidate Poll

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Arctic Daishi, May 11, 2013.

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Who would you vote for?

  1. Al Gore

    42.2%
  2. Andrew Cuomo

    22.2%
  3. Bernie Sanders

    28.9%
  4. Chris Matthews

    8.9%
  5. Dennis Kucinich

    28.9%
  6. Elizabeth Warren

    40.0%
  7. Harry Reid

    15.6%
  8. Hillary Clinton

    62.2%
  9. Jay Nixon

    15.6%
  10. Joe Biden

    40.0%
  11. John Kerry

    17.8%
  12. Kirsten Gillibrand

    13.3%
  13. Michael Bloomberg

    20.0%
  14. Michelle Obama

    20.0%
  15. Nancy Pelosi

    17.8%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. DinoDoc

    DinoDoc Deity

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    Herman Cain neither won the Nomination nor did he win the Presidency. So what bearing did he have on the post you quoted?
     
  2. Antilogic

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    But that's not what your opposition actually believes.
     
  3. Earthling

    Earthling Deity

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    It's too early to really say much that's meaningful for 2016 speculation, though there are options in the poll that are already pretty clearly irrelevant. The one thing I would venture to predict right now that's not trivial, is that it's more likely than not that Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden both will not run.
     
  4. CELTICEMPIRE

    CELTICEMPIRE Zulu Conqueror

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    The fact that we haven't had a Muslim President has to do with the fact that they haven't been in the US for very long in large numbers, on September 10, 2001, most Americans wouldn't care.
     
  5. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    Obama was elected despite being black. Not because of it.
     
  6. downtown

    downtown Crafternoon Delight

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    Exactly. I don't deny that a Muslim would probably have a hard time right now (especially bc of those gallup surveys) But there are less than 3 million American Muslims, and outside of Dearborn Michigan, there really isn't a geographic 'base of power', which would insure likely Muslim representation.

    In 150 years, even without bigotry, there are lots of groups that won't even get a Presidential candidate.
     
  7. DinoDoc

    DinoDoc Deity

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    It's quite telling that you went there when I didn't even mention Obama in that post.
     
  8. Formaldehyde

    Formaldehyde Both Fair And Balanced

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    Because he clearly was a presidential contender who was obviously completely unqualified to perform the job, yet he was still the benefactor of clearly hypocritical Republican Party "affirmative action"?

    The Daily Beast: Herman Cain Used the Affirmative Action He Decries to Advance.

     
  9. classical_hero

    classical_hero In whom I trust

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  10. Ajidica

    Ajidica High Quality Person

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    Given how African-Americans tend to be a core demographic for the Democrats and how Obama/Democrat-affiliated organizations ran an excellent get-out-the-vote campaign. That combination doesn't make the 93% all that surprising.
     
  11. downtown

    downtown Crafternoon Delight

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  12. Formaldehyde

    Formaldehyde Both Fair And Balanced

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  13. hobbsyoyo

    hobbsyoyo Deity

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    Used to. I was an Army brat, I lived in a lot of states while growing up. :D
     
  14. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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  15. Zarn

    Zarn Le Républicain Catholique

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    Then it's a good thing they cannot force me to believe anything. That is exactly what they are doing. :D
     
  16. JollyRoger

    JollyRoger Slippin' Jimmy Supporter

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    That blacks do not do well in elections when they don't have merit - thus complaining about affirmative action in elections is nonsense.
     
  17. DinoDoc

    DinoDoc Deity

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    Then who cares about the importance of 1sts in electoral politics then? I was responding to someone who was proclaiming that they mattered a great deal.
     
  18. JollyRoger

    JollyRoger Slippin' Jimmy Supporter

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    It matters because merit has finally overcome prejudice.
     
  19. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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    Have I ever told you just how much I hate Elizabeth Warren? She's a total caricature herself, a tool. Until the other day, I wasn't quite sure what the big thing I hated about her was, that held all the little parts together: it's that she's a Daily Show Liberal. She's the Sarah Palin of the Democratic Party: good at whipping up populist anger, and loves to hear herself talk, but doesn't seem to have a firm grasp of just what all the big words she's using mean.
     
  20. Gucumatz

    Gucumatz JS, secretly Rod Serling

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    Frankly I wouldn't want Warren - I would vote for her in a general election, but I would pick several dozen before her in a primary.
     

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