2020 Presidential Primaries

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  1. Zombie

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    Well that's good it's only a few microns because that was one of those embarrassing episodes one likes to pretend didn't happen. :calli:
  2. tafkats

    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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    Deer-in-the-Headlights Robot Man.

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  3. Federal Farmer

    Federal Farmer Anti-Federalist

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  4. Zombie

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    No you can't. Turning off ad blocker doesn't work.

    You don't think I haven't tried all the tricks?

    And they've even blocked Private Browsing as well. If the site detects you're using that it won't load the articles. It wants you to subscribe.

    As for the source the people who run it are all lawyers, law professors, and journalists. They also have this:
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    They aren't amateurs because you don't like them.
  5. Zombie

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    He should play the VP in The Boys.

    If you read the comics you know he's almost a dead ringer for the VP.
  6. tafkats

    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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    To get past the WaPo metering, go to your browser settings, view site cookies, search for washingtonpost.com, and delete everything you find. Then the meter will start over again the next time you hit the site.
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  7. shootER

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    This. I used to do that until I subscribed to it a while back. They were running a really good sale and since I read it so much I decided to avoid the cookie-deleting hassle.
  8. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Works for me. :shrug:
  9. Zombie

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    You're a liar. Turning off the ad blocker doesn't work. I have the ad blocker off for WAPO and it doesn't work.
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    You really do set yourself up for this shit, you know?
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  11. Zombie

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    I know about the cookies. Just don't give a damn enough to do it. Why bother?
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    But would you do it for a Scooby Snack?
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  13. Amaris

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    Because you like corporate stooges and want to undermine democrats who want to tax those who have way too much money while giving yours to rich white guys because that is what republican tools do?
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    For once I agree with @Zombie. It is just not worth it for wapoo articles. You can get the same thing free on other sites, and you don't have to deal with the limited view of wapoo. If I am going to support the Obama/hillary anti progressive left wing propaganda machine I am going to go with MSNBC.
  16. Zombie

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  17. oldfella1962

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    but she deserves it! :weep:
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  18. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Got a direct quote from Warren saying that?

    Didn't think so.

    You can't tell one woman candidate from another. Warren ain't Hillary. Grow up.
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  19. oldfella1962

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    I never fucking claimed Warren said that Einstein. I'm referencing all the crybabies who thought Hillary should have won because "she deserved it."
    That whooshing noise over your head is the point.
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  20. Bailey

    Bailey It's always Christmas Eve Super Moderator

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    It's easy to get confused, given that the post you were quoting was entirely about Warren and didn't mention Hillary.
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  21. Minsc&Boo

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  22. Nova

    Nova livin on the edge of the ledge Writer

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    "even liberal WaPo"

    Clearly an objective source. But hey, let's all respect the pronouncements of "Fuzzy Slippers"

    Basically the WaPo editorial says "we can't afford Medicare for All as Bernie proposes it" which is not really a revolutionary argument.

    What the opinion misses is that the more you aspire to, the better the outcome you eventually compromise on. None of them are going to get the most ambitious thing they propose - just like Trump is never going to get a sea-to-sea wall - but if your goal is modest, you've already conceded most of your negotiating room.
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  23. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Yes, absolutely this. The only poll that actually means anything is the one on Election Day. Remember, all thru 2016 the polls were against Trump. And yet there he sits, a bloated orange moron in the White House.

    Now I wouldn't mind seeing Unca Joe in the office. Everybody likes Joe. But he's got no ideas we haven't already heard a million times. Warren seems to have at least something different to offer. Maybe.
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  24. Nova

    Nova livin on the edge of the ledge Writer

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    That's basically a confession that you haven't been watching them.

    She may or may not get the nom, but even if you use the RCP average (which has a couple of mild issues) she has over twice the support now that she had when Biden announced and there's no "bubbles" in her trend line as their is for Harris
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  25. Nova

    Nova livin on the edge of the ledge Writer

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    is "suspending" really "I'm out" tho? Or just "I'm coming off the road for a while"
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  26. The Night Funky

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    It means “I’m quitting the race, but keeping my campaign contributions so I can use them elsewhere.”
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  27. tafkats

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    One difference -- and I don't know if this is the case for Ryan or not -- is that if you suspend, you can continue raising money to pay off any debts. (And according to one source I read, technically you HAVE to suspend instead of terminating if you have any debt.)

    Some candidates may also suspend when financial reality has slapped them in the face but they still harbor the fantasy that somehow, every other candidate will fall flat on his or her face, the convention will be chaos, and suddenly everyone will say "Hey, remember that mediocre white guy who was in the race for a while? OH MY GOD HE'S ACTUALLY THE SAVIOR WE NEED!"
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  28. The Night Funky

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  29. Amaris

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    That's a pretty damned cool thing to do.
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    Where’s Beto? Maybe at the skate park?