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Old 04-07-2018, 04:18 PM
 
Location: St. Louis
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The best qualified candidate in this last race was a woman,” Obama said Thursday at the longest-running

Michelle Obama Says Hillary Clinton Was




https://www.dailywire.com/news/29141...-james-barrett

if she was so perfect, then why did your husband run against her?
If you wanted a grifter, she's the most qualified by far.
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Old 04-07-2018, 05:08 PM
 
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Maybe you'd better check your posts before submitting them. There are no complete sentences, resulting in no complete thoughts. It could be a glitch in your keyboard, or somewhere else.
You’re welcome.
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Old 04-10-2018, 09:54 AM
 
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I think what's funny is how the Obamas think that their reign was so utterly successful. If it HAD been successful, the nation would have elected Hillary to keep all the good things going. Instead, the nation was so miserable after 8 years of the Cool Guy that they voted for Trump of all people. This alone is a pretty big statement of dissatisfaction and desperation. Hillary's loss was actually a referendum on Obama, but nobody will ever admit it. That, plus she was as crooked as a 3 dollar bill.
Wrong.

There are very good explanations for why voters rarely choose a president from the same party for three consecutive terms. The first and most obvious one is fatigue with and unpopularity of the president who is completing his second and final term at the time of the election for his successor.

That unpopularity often sticks to the candidate of the same party. Just ask some of the Democrats who sought unsuccessfully to succeeded Democratic presidents including Adlai Stevenson in 1952) Hubert Humphrey in 1968 and, most recently, Al Gore in 2000.

Another reason is distrust of people and parties who hold power for too long. "The distrust of people in power ... dates back to the age of the American Revolution and the mistrust of hereditary rulers with no curbs on their powers," wrote the National Constitution Center.

It is true for both parties.

https://www.thoughtco.com/two-consec...idents-3368109
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Old 04-11-2018, 10:09 PM
 
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I wonder if he ran into Bill Clinton, seeing as how he got a deferment as well. On the other hand, i suspect Bill would have been on the next plane to Vietnam just to get away from Hillary..
LOL.
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Old 04-12-2018, 06:32 AM
 
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A lot of people fail to notice Hillary lost voters from the left and from the working class in comparison to Obama. Just because you like Obama does not mean you will vote Hillary. Heck- the guy beat her on the way to the Presidency which means there were obviously voters who like him/not her.


Obama also had more votes in both his elections than Trump garnered. And he crossed the 50% threshold twice. He's the only President to that since Reagan.


So much like Hillary- be careful what you wish for- another Obama like candidate could very well trump Trump... His win with 46% of the vote and razor thin margins in the three decisive states are not Reaganesque in its scope.


FWIW- Obama's comments are pretty obvious. She thinks Clinton is flawed but 100x better than Trump. She never said Clinton was the best candidate ever.
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Old 04-12-2018, 10:15 PM
 
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She was the best candidate in 2008 also. Shame she lost then.
I think her best chance at ever being President was in 2008. Maybe Michelle should have had BO step aside and let her have the nomination if she was so wonderful.
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Old 04-12-2018, 10:21 PM
 
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Just more proof that Hillary was the inferior candidate.
How did she get from being the most qualified candidate ever to an inferior candidate? Seems like the Democrats were so hell-bent on her getting the nomination they never even gave anyone else a shot.
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Old 04-12-2018, 10:27 PM
 
Location: Old Mother Idaho
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She was the best candidate in 2008 also. Shame she lost then.
We could argue that all day. I met Hillary. I never thought she had the makings of a President after meeting her.

She's petty and vindictive, but I voted for her anyway, because while her faults are the same as Trump's, she's smart enough to know her shortcomings, and Trump doesn't care about his.

And his pettiness and vindictiveness are completely off the scale of normality. At least for an adult.

There are a few out of control 4-year olds with tantrum problems that are probably on Trump's scale. But very few. If Trump hadn't been born with a silver spoon the size of the Bronx in his mouth, he would be in prison by now.

Hillary isn't that bad, or close to it. You just wouldn't want her to be your BFF.
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Old 04-13-2018, 03:27 AM
 
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Only someone that respects the Constitution and natural law is "qualified" to be President. Also only those who are a natural born citizen (TWO Citizen parents)
The bolded might be your personal pet definition, but it isn't the widely accepted definition.

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and over the age of 35.
Yes, but you forgot that the person must also have lived in the U.S. for 14 years.
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Old 04-13-2018, 04:03 AM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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Originally Posted by dashrendar4454 View Post
The best qualified candidate in this last race was a woman,” Obama said Thursday at the longest-running

Michelle Obama Says Hillary Clinton Was




https://www.dailywire.com/news/29141...-james-barrett

if she was so perfect, then why did your husband run against her?
Question: what will Michele Obama's endorsement, and a billion dollars of campaign money buy you?

Answer: A happy meal at McDonalds.
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