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Senate "Biden Beats Trump" - The 2020 General Election Presidential Thread

Discussion in 'Community' started by Point Given , Aug 27, 2020.

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  1. Luke02

    Luke02 Chosen One star 6

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    Good but at this point Joe has so much money he cannot even spend it and that includes for the now for sure challenge by DJT. Senate Democratic candidates need the money now. What Joe needs is votes. They all do.
     
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  2. Jedi Knight Fett

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    My family felt iffy about supporting out of states candidates. I could only convince them for Biden.
     
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  3. Alpha-Red

    Alpha-Red Chosen One star 6

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    Damn useless Democrats who allowed it to come to this....
     
  4. JEDI-RISING

    JEDI-RISING Chosen One star 6

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    Trump tells his rally that Savannah Guthrie is 'crazed' in a further attempt to appeal to suburban women.
     
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  5. Jedi Knight Fett

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    Part of me wonders if he just wants to lose. I just don’t get how he can say things so stupid
     
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  6. Lord Vivec

    Lord Vivec Chosen One star 9

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    This was the same thing people were saying to the run up of 2016
     
  7. Jedi Knight Fett

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    I know. I have said it before it’s a small part. I just get pissed off that people fall for it so easily.
     
  8. Princess_Tina

    Princess_Tina Chosen One star 7

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    He never really counted on winning.
     
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  9. Luke02

    Luke02 Chosen One star 6

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    Subconsciously? Yes. But the fear of a post presidency of divorce (which he doesn't care but it be humiliating for him since not only would be 0 for 3 in marriages it truly show the world that it was a business deal only), indictments and dodging creditors is what keeps him going. There isn't a scenario where he has a post GWB presidency where he lives a quiet life. Not that he want that but even even a peaceful post presidency like that is not possible.
     
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  10. vncredleader

    vncredleader Force Ghost star 5

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    every seat should be stolen, if we wanna go with utilitarian approaches and be realistic; this is politics, the dems need to play to win for once. It is not stolen if you give it away
     
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  11. Ghost

    Ghost Chosen One star 7

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    More like the other way around. Barret wins one of their wars, for the Supreme Court, the election is a battle.


    Um, Feinstein's unpopularity with Democrats has sunk to new depths, and earned her even a public rebuke from Schumer.
     
  12. Lordban

    Lordban Chosen One star 6

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    We have now reached the point where the US Presidential election are headlining French news - complete with recurring clichés and endless reiterations of how the electoral college works and that on occasion it's the Supreme Court that votes. It's going to be an annoying week.
     
  13. Emperor Ferus

    Emperor Ferus Chosen One star 7

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    I’m expecting my job to become a lot more unpleasant regardless of who wins (customer service), but I will feel worse one way rather than the others.
     
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  14. black_saber

    black_saber Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I also believe that Trump is losing Texas, Arizona and Florida too.
     
  15. SuperWatto

    SuperWatto Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I'll dig up that thread "if Trump wins".
     
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  16. Lowbacca_1977

    Lowbacca_1977 Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Yeah, but those are all pretty close pollingwise.
     
  17. black_saber

    black_saber Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    We live in scary time of voting.
     
  18. Runjedirun

    Runjedirun Force Ghost star 6

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    It feels like Trump supporters are getting desperate. This weekend my husband got a text from a "friend" he hasn't heard from in a long time. The text was reminding him to vote for Trump or "his taxes would go up."

    What's most disgusting about this to me is anyone would be so concerned about money above all else. I mean that's Trump's whole platform right now. "You haven't seen Grandma in over 6 months, but look at your 401K". And that is a very mild example [face_sick]
     
  19. TiniTinyTony

    TiniTinyTony JCC Game Winner star 6 VIP - Game Winner

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    Might need a title edit before bumping it.
    https://boards.theforce.net/threads/trump-won-was-if-trump-wins.50031802/
     
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  20. Rylo Ken

    Rylo Ken Force Ghost star 6

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    If Trump wins it's almost certainly going to be because of 3 months of legal challenges - Bush v Gore x 10 with everything running up to the Trump Supreme Court for rubber-stamping. I don't want to Appleseed this too much, but it is 2020, so why would we be denied our nightmare scenario?
     
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  21. Jedi Ben

    Jedi Ben Chosen One star 8

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    There's something you've forgotten about.... 2021.
     
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  22. Vaderize03

    Vaderize03 Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Funny how this idea is suddenly getting far more airtime.

    And this concerns me, a lot.

    I've been worried non-stop that the Supreme Court will take the position that any ballot that arrives after Election Day should be considered invalid, and counting them will lend validity to claim that the election is somehow "rigged." Yet it is Justice Kagan's dissent which makes the very opposite point; namely, that not counting every legitimate ballot will lead to charges of the process being 'rigged', and that midnight on Election Day should not be some sort of magical line that suddenly renders ballots that arrive afterward null-and-void.

    Biden's margin needs to be huge. I'm praying he flips Texas. That would make a lot of these shenanigans moot.
     
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  23. Bilbo Fett

    Bilbo Fett Force Ghost star 5

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    I'll be surprised if Biden wins Texas. It's gonna be close. Closer than it's been in a long while but I think Trump is more likely to take it. It's the down ballot implications of a narrow victory there than have the GOP sweating. Flipping the state legislature heading into a redistricting cycle would almost be the bigger loss for them and that's very much on the table.
     
  24. gizka

    gizka Jedi Knight star 1

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    This is incredibly important, considering how yesterday the Supreme Court issued a decision overruling voting accommodations in Wisconsin (that would've extended the deadline for receipt of mail-in ballots), albeit there are legal grounds to distinguish between the Wisconsin and PA cases. If you live in a swing state or know people in one, spread the news that votes will more likely be counted if they vote in person or by official drop-off box.

    I honestly didn't even think of the Bush v. Gore scenario until Kavanaugh's cite to that case in the Wisconsin decision yesterday, and it just felt like the cherry on top of ominous news considering how Roberts, Kavanaugh, and Barrett worked for the legal team on Bush's side in Bush v. Gore. Anyway, badger everyone who thinks it's just another 4 years of damage because the GOP clearly intends to enact their conservative policies through the courts for most of our lifetimes. Trump has already appointed more federal judges than any other president in history (that is, 25% of Article III federal judges who basically sit for life), and a number of appointees have been noticeably young, which translates into guarantees of even longer tenure.
     
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  25. Glitterstimm

    Glitterstimm Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Hurricane is on course to hit Texas in a few days, which would probably benefit Biden as more of his votes have been early. George Soros' weather machine firing on all cylinders.
     
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