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Old 11-21-2012, 04:59 PM
 
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Assume Biden as the dem candidate, Romney as the republican candidate. Obama has brand name value and a billion dollars to spend, but isnt part of a mainstream democrat or republican party. How do you think the election would go?
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Old 11-21-2012, 05:46 PM
 
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Suppose there existed a parallel universe where there exists an Evil Spock with a goatee. Would the Easter Bunny leave money under your pillow for lost teeth?
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:40 AM
 
Location: North Carolina
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He would have formed what? The socialist party...yeah its already been proven there are more than enough idiots to get another idiot like him elected so yep he would have won.
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:04 PM
 
Location: Old Mother Idaho
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You can't start with a fantastical assumption and expect a rational argument to follow, gtc.
When an incumbent President announces he will run for re-election, that's the end of it. There may be some nutbag outlier within the party who tries to become the nominee, but the incumbent party always gets behind their President in short order.
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:15 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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You trying to create a scenario where Romney would of won the election?
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:21 PM
 
Location: NJ
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You trying to create a scenario where Romney would of won the election?


The only scenario where that would happen is if the UNION states could not vote.
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:25 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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The only scenario where that would happen is if the UNION states could not vote.
Not totally, if there was a strong 3rd party candidate that took votes from the Democrats, then there would be a chance that Romney would of scored enough votes to win the election.
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:30 PM
 
Location: NJ
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Not totally, if there was a strong 3rd party candidate that took votes from the Democrats, then there would be a chance that Romney would of scored enough votes to win the election.
It would have required someone at least the stature of Huntsman. In short, Mitt lost the electoral college by a trouncing.
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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It would have required someone at least the stature of Huntsman. In short, Mitt lost the electoral college by a trouncing.
Maybe so, everything here on out is nothing but fantasy.
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Old 11-24-2012, 04:44 PM
 
Location: Limbo
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No. A viable third party will never be.
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