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Re: Transition of Power - All Things Presidential Thread
« Reply #1875 on: November 23, 2021, 05:08:30 PM »

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It's crazy, but it seems that Trump is coming back. I'm not sure that there's anyone as hated/loved available to generate more buzz than DJT in the 2024 election.

It's goofy, but fun to look at Bovada betting odds. The Rock has a better chance than AOC or Ted Cruz.

Donald Trump   +300
Joe Biden           +425
Kamala Harris   +500
Ron DeSantis   +1000
Nikki Haley   +1500
Mike Pence   +2500
Pete Buttigieg   +2500
‘The Rock’    +3300
Cory Booker   +4000
Liz Warren           +4000
John Kasich   +4000
Ted Cruz           +4000
AOC               +5000
Amy Klobuchar   +5000
Andrew Cuomo   +5000
Kanye West   +5000
Kristi Noem   +5000
Mark Cuban   +5000

Does America really want more DJT? I don't know anyone that likes him in my circles. The consensus is that he's dim and has questionable decision-making.

If it's not Trump, who's winning this thing?!?

There are three more years.  The Dems will get killed in 2022 (in the House, but maybe not the Senate).  But 2024 is ages away.  If we have peace and prosperity, he could win reelection.

Are those actual odds that you can bet on?  If so, go place $25 on DeSantis.
+1000 is 10 to 1 right?(I am so NOT a bettor)

I'm with Roy. I probably throw $50 on DeSantis at this point.

Hate the dude. Think he has been a terrible governor here in Florida. I think if he wasn't so Trumpy there could be 15000-20000 Floridians that wouldn't have had to die from Covid, and to me that's unforgivable. But Trumpists love him and he is probably more electable than Trump.

Re: Transition of Power - All Things Presidential Thread
« Reply #1876 on: November 23, 2021, 06:13:12 PM »

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It's crazy, but it seems that Trump is coming back. I'm not sure that there's anyone as hated/loved available to generate more buzz than DJT in the 2024 election.

It's goofy, but fun to look at Bovada betting odds. The Rock has a better chance than AOC or Ted Cruz.

Donald Trump   +300
Joe Biden           +425
Kamala Harris   +500
Ron DeSantis   +1000
Nikki Haley   +1500
Mike Pence   +2500
Pete Buttigieg   +2500
‘The Rock’    +3300
Cory Booker   +4000
Liz Warren           +4000
John Kasich   +4000
Ted Cruz           +4000
AOC               +5000
Amy Klobuchar   +5000
Andrew Cuomo   +5000
Kanye West   +5000
Kristi Noem   +5000
Mark Cuban   +5000

Does America really want more DJT? I don't know anyone that likes him in my circles. The consensus is that he's dim and has questionable decision-making.

If it's not Trump, who's winning this thing?!?

There are three more years.  The Dems will get killed in 2022 (in the House, but maybe not the Senate).  But 2024 is ages away.  If we have peace and prosperity, he could win reelection.

Are those actual odds that you can bet on?  If so, go place $25 on DeSantis.
+1000 is 10 to 1 right?(I am so NOT a bettor)

I'm with Roy. I probably throw $50 on DeSantis at this point.

Hate the dude. Think he has been a terrible governor here in Florida. I think if he wasn't so Trumpy there could be 15000-20000 Floridians that wouldn't have had to die from Covid, and to me that's unforgivable. But Trumpists love him and he is probably more electable than Trump.

If I were 30 years younger and Trump wins in 2024, I would leave the country.  There's not a doubt in my mind about that.

As for who wins I think I'd favor Nikki Haley, John Kasich, or Mark Cuban.  I think a progressive Dem makes the big picture worse and a Trump puppet is only marginally better than Trump himself. I guess I know nothing but I'd think Liz Cheney or Kinzinger should be on the list and at least be higher than Kanye, AOC or Cuomo.   

Re: Transition of Power - All Things Presidential Thread
« Reply #1877 on: November 23, 2021, 06:29:16 PM »

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It's crazy, but it seems that Trump is coming back. I'm not sure that there's anyone as hated/loved available to generate more buzz than DJT in the 2024 election.

It's goofy, but fun to look at Bovada betting odds. The Rock has a better chance than AOC or Ted Cruz.

Donald Trump   +300
Joe Biden           +425
Kamala Harris   +500
Ron DeSantis   +1000
Nikki Haley   +1500
Mike Pence   +2500
Pete Buttigieg   +2500
‘The Rock’    +3300
Cory Booker   +4000
Liz Warren           +4000
John Kasich   +4000
Ted Cruz           +4000
AOC               +5000
Amy Klobuchar   +5000
Andrew Cuomo   +5000
Kanye West   +5000
Kristi Noem   +5000
Mark Cuban   +5000

Does America really want more DJT? I don't know anyone that likes him in my circles. The consensus is that he's dim and has questionable decision-making.

If it's not Trump, who's winning this thing?!?

There are three more years.  The Dems will get killed in 2022 (in the House, but maybe not the Senate).  But 2024 is ages away.  If we have peace and prosperity, he could win reelection.

Are those actual odds that you can bet on?  If so, go place $25 on DeSantis.
+1000 is 10 to 1 right?(I am so NOT a bettor)

I'm with Roy. I probably throw $50 on DeSantis at this point.

Hate the dude. Think he has been a terrible governor here in Florida. I think if he wasn't so Trumpy there could be 15000-20000 Floridians that wouldn't have had to die from Covid, and to me that's unforgivable. But Trumpists love him and he is probably more electable than Trump.

If I were 30 years younger and Trump wins in 2024, I would leave the country.  There's not a doubt in my mind about that.

As for who wins I think I'd favor Nikki Haley, John Kasich, or Mark Cuban.  I think a progressive Dem makes the big picture worse and a Trump puppet is only marginally better than Trump himself. I guess I know nothing but I'd think Liz Cheney or Kinzinger should be on the list and at least be higher than Kanye, AOC or Cuomo.

Why Cuban?  I'd be good with Kasich.  I might have been okay with Cruz at some point, but not anymore.


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Re: Transition of Power - All Things Presidential Thread
« Reply #1878 on: November 23, 2021, 06:43:12 PM »

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It's crazy, but it seems that Trump is coming back. I'm not sure that there's anyone as hated/loved available to generate more buzz than DJT in the 2024 election.

It's goofy, but fun to look at Bovada betting odds. The Rock has a better chance than AOC or Ted Cruz.

Donald Trump   +300
Joe Biden           +425
Kamala Harris   +500
Ron DeSantis   +1000
Nikki Haley   +1500
Mike Pence   +2500
Pete Buttigieg   +2500
‘The Rock’    +3300
Cory Booker   +4000
Liz Warren           +4000
John Kasich   +4000
Ted Cruz           +4000
AOC               +5000
Amy Klobuchar   +5000
Andrew Cuomo   +5000
Kanye West   +5000
Kristi Noem   +5000
Mark Cuban   +5000

Does America really want more DJT? I don't know anyone that likes him in my circles. The consensus is that he's dim and has questionable decision-making.

If it's not Trump, who's winning this thing?!?

There are three more years.  The Dems will get killed in 2022 (in the House, but maybe not the Senate).  But 2024 is ages away.  If we have peace and prosperity, he could win reelection.

Are those actual odds that you can bet on?  If so, go place $25 on DeSantis.
+1000 is 10 to 1 right?(I am so NOT a bettor)

I'm with Roy. I probably throw $50 on DeSantis at this point.

Hate the dude. Think he has been a terrible governor here in Florida. I think if he wasn't so Trumpy there could be 15000-20000 Floridians that wouldn't have had to die from Covid, and to me that's unforgivable. But Trumpists love him and he is probably more electable than Trump.

If I were 30 years younger and Trump wins in 2024, I would leave the country.  There's not a doubt in my mind about that.

As for who wins I think I'd favor Nikki Haley, John Kasich, or Mark Cuban.  I think a progressive Dem makes the big picture worse and a Trump puppet is only marginally better than Trump himself. I guess I know nothing but I'd think Liz Cheney or Kinzinger should be on the list and at least be higher than Kanye, AOC or Cuomo.

Why Cuban?  I'd be good with Kasich.  I might have been okay with Cruz at some point, but not anymore.

I was half-joking re: Cuban -- my thought about Cuban is that he's not a politician, he's a smart guy, and is a pretty straight shooter with business acumen and likely has some appeal across a wide swath.  No one immediately hates him in a political sense.  Looking for someone who could confidently lead and be sane and moderate.  But he'd probably be exposed as out of his element if he really got his hat in the ring.

For an obviously brilliant guy who wants nothing more than power, Cruz really has played some bad cards.  I could never stand him, but I think he's turned a lot of people off who could have been in his camp. 

In another thread Tazz brought up Larry Hogan who I think would be great.  Not so charismatic but intelligent, sane, right temperament and moderate.   

Re: Transition of Power - All Things Presidential Thread
« Reply #1879 on: November 23, 2021, 06:53:59 PM »

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It's crazy, but it seems that Trump is coming back. I'm not sure that there's anyone as hated/loved available to generate more buzz than DJT in the 2024 election.

It's goofy, but fun to look at Bovada betting odds. The Rock has a better chance than AOC or Ted Cruz.

Donald Trump   +300
Joe Biden           +425
Kamala Harris   +500
Ron DeSantis   +1000
Nikki Haley   +1500
Mike Pence   +2500
Pete Buttigieg   +2500
‘The Rock’    +3300
Cory Booker   +4000
Liz Warren           +4000
John Kasich   +4000
Ted Cruz           +4000
AOC               +5000
Amy Klobuchar   +5000
Andrew Cuomo   +5000
Kanye West   +5000
Kristi Noem   +5000
Mark Cuban   +5000

Does America really want more DJT? I don't know anyone that likes him in my circles. The consensus is that he's dim and has questionable decision-making.

If it's not Trump, who's winning this thing?!?

There are three more years.  The Dems will get killed in 2022 (in the House, but maybe not the Senate).  But 2024 is ages away.  If we have peace and prosperity, he could win reelection.

Are those actual odds that you can bet on?  If so, go place $25 on DeSantis.
+1000 is 10 to 1 right?(I am so NOT a bettor)

I'm with Roy. I probably throw $50 on DeSantis at this point.

Hate the dude. Think he has been a terrible governor here in Florida. I think if he wasn't so Trumpy there could be 15000-20000 Floridians that wouldn't have had to die from Covid, and to me that's unforgivable. But Trumpists love him and he is probably more electable than Trump.

If I were 30 years younger and Trump wins in 2024, I would leave the country.  There's not a doubt in my mind about that.

As for who wins I think I'd favor Nikki Haley, John Kasich, or Mark Cuban.  I think a progressive Dem makes the big picture worse and a Trump puppet is only marginally better than Trump himself. I guess I know nothing but I'd think Liz Cheney or Kinzinger should be on the list and at least be higher than Kanye, AOC or Cuomo.

Why Cuban?  I'd be good with Kasich.  I might have been okay with Cruz at some point, but not anymore.

I was half-joking re: Cuban -- my thought about Cuban is that he's not a politician, he's a smart guy, and is a pretty straight shooter with business acumen and likely has some appeal across a wide swath.  No one immediately hates him in a political sense.  Looking for someone who could confidently lead and be sane and moderate.  But he'd probably be exposed as out of his element if he really got his hat in the ring.

For an obviously brilliant guy who wants nothing more than power, Cruz really has played some bad cards.  I could never stand him, but I think he's turned a lot of people off who could have been in his camp. 

In another thread Tazz brought up Larry Hogan who I think would be great.  Not so charismatic but intelligent, sane, right temperament and moderate.
Larry Hogan, John Kasich, Charlie Baker, Liz Chaney, Anthony Gonzalez and Phil Scott are all Republicans this liberal would vote for. I think they represent Reagan Republicans more than most other so called Republicans. Sadly, I think most have absolutely no desire to run for President in this political environment.

A Liz Chaney vs Pete Buttigieg election might be fun to see. Never gonna happen but I can dream, right,?

Re: Transition of Power - All Things Presidential Thread
« Reply #1880 on: November 23, 2021, 07:07:37 PM »

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It's crazy, but it seems that Trump is coming back. I'm not sure that there's anyone as hated/loved available to generate more buzz than DJT in the 2024 election.

It's goofy, but fun to look at Bovada betting odds. The Rock has a better chance than AOC or Ted Cruz.

Donald Trump   +300
Joe Biden           +425
Kamala Harris   +500
Ron DeSantis   +1000
Nikki Haley   +1500
Mike Pence   +2500
Pete Buttigieg   +2500
‘The Rock’    +3300
Cory Booker   +4000
Liz Warren           +4000
John Kasich   +4000
Ted Cruz           +4000
AOC               +5000
Amy Klobuchar   +5000
Andrew Cuomo   +5000
Kanye West   +5000
Kristi Noem   +5000
Mark Cuban   +5000

Does America really want more DJT? I don't know anyone that likes him in my circles. The consensus is that he's dim and has questionable decision-making.

If it's not Trump, who's winning this thing?!?

There are three more years.  The Dems will get killed in 2022 (in the House, but maybe not the Senate).  But 2024 is ages away.  If we have peace and prosperity, he could win reelection.

Are those actual odds that you can bet on?  If so, go place $25 on DeSantis.
+1000 is 10 to 1 right?(I am so NOT a bettor)

I'm with Roy. I probably throw $50 on DeSantis at this point.

Hate the dude. Think he has been a terrible governor here in Florida. I think if he wasn't so Trumpy there could be 15000-20000 Floridians that wouldn't have had to die from Covid, and to me that's unforgivable. But Trumpists love him and he is probably more electable than Trump.

If I were 30 years younger and Trump wins in 2024, I would leave the country.  There's not a doubt in my mind about that.

As for who wins I think I'd favor Nikki Haley, John Kasich, or Mark Cuban.  I think a progressive Dem makes the big picture worse and a Trump puppet is only marginally better than Trump himself. I guess I know nothing but I'd think Liz Cheney or Kinzinger should be on the list and at least be higher than Kanye, AOC or Cuomo.

Why Cuban?  I'd be good with Kasich.  I might have been okay with Cruz at some point, but not anymore.

I was half-joking re: Cuban -- my thought about Cuban is that he's not a politician, he's a smart guy, and is a pretty straight shooter with business acumen and likely has some appeal across a wide swath.  No one immediately hates him in a political sense.  Looking for someone who could confidently lead and be sane and moderate.  But he'd probably be exposed as out of his element if he really got his hat in the ring.

For an obviously brilliant guy who wants nothing more than power, Cruz really has played some bad cards.  I could never stand him, but I think he's turned a lot of people off who could have been in his camp. 

In another thread Tazz brought up Larry Hogan who I think would be great.  Not so charismatic but intelligent, sane, right temperament and moderate.
Larry Hogan, John Kasich, Charlie Baker, Liz Chaney, Anthony Gonzalez and Phil Scott are all Republicans this liberal would vote for. I think they represent Reagan Republicans more than most other so called Republicans. Sadly, I think most have absolutely no desire to run for President in this political environment.

A Liz Chaney vs Pete Buttigieg election might be fun to see. Never gonna happen but I can dream, right,?

Larry Hogan is a really good politician.  Having experienced both him and Charlie Baker as governors, I assure you that Hogan is a terrible executive.  I think Hogan is best described as Republican Andrew Cuomo.

Re: Transition of Power - All Things Presidential Thread
« Reply #1881 on: November 24, 2021, 10:22:40 AM »

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Unemployment claims were at 199k last week, the first time they’ve been below 200k since 1969.

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Re: Transition of Power - All Things Presidential Thread
« Reply #1882 on: December 02, 2021, 10:07:58 AM »

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New poll on Biden:

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Strongly approve: 18.1 percent

Approve: 18.2 percent

Disapprove: 6.9 percent

Strongly disapprove: 52.2 percent

I was surprised to see such a high “strongly disapprove” number.  Basically, almost nobody is in the “sure he sucks, but it could be worse” crowd.

Anybody know how this compares to Trump?  He’s got to be approaching DJT territory.


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Re: Transition of Power - All Things Presidential Thread
« Reply #1883 on: December 02, 2021, 12:53:51 PM »

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New poll on Biden:

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Strongly approve: 18.1 percent

Approve: 18.2 percent

Disapprove: 6.9 percent

Strongly disapprove: 52.2 percent

I was surprised to see such a high “strongly disapprove” number.  Basically, almost nobody is in the “sure he sucks, but it could be worse” crowd.

Anybody know how this compares to Trump?  He’s got to be approaching DJT territory.

This isn't a bad polling page to use:  https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/polls/

Biden is sub 50% on the approvals.  Trump numbers are still worse by about 6 points and through his first year as President, he was below 50% the whole way.
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Re: Transition of Power - All Things Presidential Thread
« Reply #1884 on: December 02, 2021, 08:42:23 PM »

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What's up with the alleged rift between Kamala and Buttigieg? Mainstream pundits have them both vying for 2024 presidential favorite status, but it's hard to see either one doing particularly well at this point.

I wouldn't mind voting for someone like Gov. Roy Cooper (D-NC) but he has no chance of winning a national Democrat primary.

Re: Transition of Power - All Things Presidential Thread
« Reply #1885 on: December 02, 2021, 09:02:03 PM »

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What's up with the alleged rift between Kamala and Buttigieg? Mainstream pundits have them both vying for 2024 presidential favorite status, but it's hard to see either one doing particularly well at this point.

I wouldn't mind voting for someone like Gov. Roy Cooper (D-NC) but he has no chance of winning a national Democrat primary.

The media has planted a lot of negative Kamala stories (which makes sense, she’s been useless) but has been very pro Buttigieg (which makes less sense, since he oversees the supply line.)

The obvious guess is that this is being floated from within the administration/party.  Changing VPs makes sense because the Dems lack an heir apparent right now.


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« Reply #1886 on: December 02, 2021, 10:30:46 PM »

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It is good that the scumbag attorneys that were pushing all those idiotic Trump election lawsuits are being held accountable. 

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Re: Transition of Power - All Things Presidential Thread
« Reply #1887 on: December 03, 2021, 07:07:14 AM »

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What's up with the alleged rift between Kamala and Buttigieg? Mainstream pundits have them both vying for 2024 presidential favorite status, but it's hard to see either one doing particularly well at this point.

I wouldn't mind voting for someone like Gov. Roy Cooper (D-NC) but he has no chance of winning a national Democrat primary.

The media has planted a lot of negative Kamala stories (which makes sense, she’s been useless) but has been very pro Buttigieg (which makes less sense, since he oversees the supply line.)

The obvious guess is that this is being floated from within the administration/party.  Changing VPs makes sense because the Dems lack an heir apparent right now.

True.  Dems got no one who would have enough national appeal to win in 2024 -  if the republicans put up a viable candidate.    I think Biden struggles to the finish line for one term and hopefully calls it a day.  I’m not anti-Biden but I do think there’s credence to him not looking like a guy who should be POTUS for the next 7 years. 

Kamala was chosen because she was seen as an asset to the ticket or at least someone who wouldn’t be costly.  She was a pretty bad candidate in the primaries and hasn’t been impressive since.  She’s had a lot of opportunity to shine and hasn’t. If Dems see her as the heir apparent they’re in some deep trouble for ‘24.

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« Reply #1888 on: December 03, 2021, 08:39:06 AM »

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Trump and the COVID Test Gate:

Sept 26 Trump tests positive.  According to Meadows book, was tired and has some flu like symptoms.

Sept 26  Trump announces Amy Coney Barrett at an event. Several attendees later have COVID

Sept ??  There are vague references to follow up negative tests

Sept 29  The debate was held and between the 26th and 29th several prep sessions were held including with Chris Christy who later was very ill with COVID

Oct 1  Trump hospitalized

Since Trump was hospitalized with severe COVID symptoms on Oct 1, is there really any question that Trump really did have COVID on Sept 26 when he had a positive test?  Do we really think that the White House medical staff was not able to know this through testing and that they didn't know he had COVID until his symptoms were so bad he had to be hospitalized?

It is indisputable that Trump did in fact have COVID.  He was hospitalized for it on Oct 1.  Do you really believe that he had one positive test on Sept 26 and then all negative tests after that until he was hospitalized?

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« Reply #1889 on: December 03, 2021, 08:48:02 AM »

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Trump and the COVID Test Gate:

Sept 26 Trump tests positive.  According to Meadows book, was tired and has some flu like symptoms.

Sept 26  Trump announces Amy Coney Barrett at an event. Several attendees later have COVID

Sept ??  There are vague references to follow up negative tests

Sept 29  The debate was held and between the 26th and 29th several prep sessions were held including with Chris Christy who later was very ill with COVID

Oct 1  Trump hospitalized

Since Trump was hospitalized with severe COVID symptoms on Oct 1, is there really any question that Trump really did have COVID on Sept 26 when he had a positive test?  Do we really think that the White House medical staff was not able to know this through testing and that they didn't know he had COVID until his symptoms were so bad he had to be hospitalized?

It is indisputable that Trump did in fact have COVID.  He was hospitalized for it on Oct 1.  Do you really believe that he had one positive test on Sept 26 and then all negative tests after that until he was hospitalized?

I remember thinking he looked sick around that time.