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Buttigieg says Oval Office needs wartime veteran

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Buttigieg often sites his seven months deployed to Afghanistan

Well, Donny had six bankruptcies!! Imagine how much he suffered.

Oh I forget, he didn’t, the banks, vendors did....

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Yawn.

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Yeah, well the good mayor won’t become the next President, so that leaves us with one less headache.

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Yes Tulsi Gabbard being elected would be fine. Thanks for the idea Mayor Pete.

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that leaves us with one less headache.

i agree, the headache is in the office.

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i agree, the headache is in the office

Prepare for 4 more years of liberal mental torture.

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Yeah, well the good mayor won’t become the next President,

You have a habit of speculating about who won’t be the next president or nominee ( understandable after you dismissed Trump as the leader of a lunatic fringe and said Hillary would win ).

So, who do you think will be the Democratic nominee?

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Prepare for 4 more years of liberal mental torture.

I agree, liberals will mentally torture the nutters for at least the next four years.

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You have a habit of speculating about who won’t be the next president or nominee

Just telling the truth, no need to get excited.

So who do you think will be the Democratic nominee?

Doesn’t matter actually, neither of these clowns can beat Trump, especially now.

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At least he served; 9/10ths of the population wouldn't even do that

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i really don’t think this guy has much of a chance, veteran or not. Biden, Sanders, or even Bloomberg could win vs, Trump, I think. Warren is less likely to win, and her nonsense this week did her no favors. On the other side, Pence is a liability for the GOP. Nobody liked him in Indiana, a mostly Republican area, and he hasn’t improved as vice president. Trump has a strong following in some areas, but not that strong. Old style Republicans don’t like him, and evangelicals are starting to notice that he doesn’t really reflect their values in anything but abortion.

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Doesn’t matter actually, neither of these clowns can beat Trump, especially now.

So, you tell us who won’t be the nominee, but when asked who will be the nominee you say it doesn’t matter.

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Pete Buttigieg said Saturday the Oval Office requires a wartime veteran, a niche he occupies exclusively in his party's race for the 2020 nomination.

Yo, AP - Tulsi Gabbard? Served in Iraq as Americans were dying there. And still serves in the National Guard.

Buttigieg often sites his seven months deployed to Afghanistan

He sites it, does he?

So, you have to be a wartime veteran to be president, eh? Well, that would exclude a whole bunch of presidents including Obama and Clinton.

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So, you tell us who won’t be the nominee,

I will tell who might be, Sanders or Biden, but they won’t win. Ask Van Jones, Moore.

but when asked who will be the nominee you say it doesn’t matter. 

It really doesn’t.

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I don't rule out Buttigieg getting the nomination. And I don't rule out him beating Trump in the general. Anything is possible.

In any case, Buttigieg is a truly respectable person. Not the type who lies, cheats, defrauds, demeans, and complains. Not like some.

A real adult.

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I don't rule out Buttigieg getting the nomination. And I don't rule out him beating Trump in the general. Anything is possible.

The earth could also be destroyed by flying astroid, anything is possible, I don’t rule that out either.

In any case, Buttigieg is a truly respectable person. Not the type who lies, cheats, defrauds, demeans, and complains. Not like some.

A man that most Blacks wouldn’t vote for, so stick a fork in him now. So he’s another write off.

Hope he’s adult enough to accept that serious reality.

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Buttigieg had a great line on Trump’s lavatorial trash attacks on Twitter - It is the nature of grotesque things that we can’t look away.

Classy guy.

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A man that most Blacks wouldn’t vote for, so stick a fork in him now. 

Trump got 8% of the black vote in 2016. I'm sure Buttigieg can do a lot better than that.

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Playing the identy game.

This has nothing to do with identity. It's about experience, character, and judgment.

Trump has none of those things.

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Buttigieg had a great line on Trump’s lavatorial trash attacks on Twitter - It is the nature of grotesque things that we can’t look away. 

Classy guy.

Thank God, he’ll never be President, he can keep the class and....

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More than 8 out of 10 black people think Trump is a racist according to a recent poll.

I doubt they’d say the same thing about Buttigieg. Perhaps he can get down to Trump’s level by retweeting videos from racist organizations.

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Trump got 8% of the black vote in 2016. I'm sure Buttigieg can do a lot better than that.

I doubt it.

This has nothing to do with identity. It's about experience, character, and judgment.

According to most Blacks, he doesn’t possess any of these attributes.

Trump has none of those things.

He has the economy, that's eeeeeeeverthing...

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Trump has none of those things.

He has the economy, that’s eeeeeeeverthing

You blew this argument out of the water. You and your still unnamed non-partisan historians regard the Bush 2 presidency as successful despite the economy flying off the cliff on his watch. It is clear that the economy isn’t the only metric by which people judge politicians. Similarly, you said Obama was a disaster on the economy but he still thrashed Romney in 2012.

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Thank God, he’ll never be President, he can keep the class and....

Ot makes sense that someone who has never served their country prefers a draft dodger over a combat veteran.

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*It

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It is clear that the economy isn’t the only metric by which people judge politicians. Similarly

Not everything, but primary, it is, that’s why Pete won’t win. It happen.

you said Obama was a disaster on the economy but he still thrashed Romney in 2012

Yes and thankfully Trump was able to turn the economy around to cut the corporate tax rate to Laura capital gains into 45 and strengthen the private sector and to give tax incentives.

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I meant, lower the capitol gains tax and give incentives, sorry for the typo.

makes sense that someone who has never served their country prefers a draft dodger over a combat veteran.

I did in other ways and yes, I supported him and even Clinton, both dodged the Draft, so what? Won’t stop me from voting on the person I feel can do a better job for my country. Please save the finger pointing, doesn’t work on me, really. But yeah, the good mayor, maybe he needs to try and work harder to convince his black constituents he is worthy of their vote. Good luck to the mayor.

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It is clear that the economy isn’t the only metric by which people judge politicians. Similarly

Not everything

So your 4:15 post should be disregarded. I thought so given that you yourself have contradicted what you posted in the past.

Trump was able to turn the economy around

The economy was rising when Trump took office. Obama had to turn the economy around after Bush 2, who you and your still unnamed non-partisan historians regard as a success, saw it fly off the cliff.

As a fiscal conservative, are you happy that Buttigieg has mentioned the debt and Trump’s out of control spending? I know you think he can’t win, but isn’t it a good thing that he at least raised the topic?

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He has the economy, that's eeeeeeeverthing...

What if there is a recession? Remember Clinton had a good economy but Nixon didn't and look at the outcomes. If there is a crash in 2020 then watch out for Trump. There better not be a recession!!!

cut the corporate tax rate 

Which has resulted in what? Stock buybacks which can lead to further bubbles. None of that extra cash has had any real benefit to the workers. It's just pushing up stock prices further. What happened in 2008? Any memories about that?

I supported him

Is life for Americans really better? Health insurance costs are going up in 2020. Those corporate tax cuts are resulting in stock buybacks. Anyway, better stay in Japan where health insurance costs are affordable.

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I did in other ways and yes, I supported him and even Clinton, both dodged the Draft, so what? 

Nope. One has either served their country or one hasn’t. You have not.

Clinton was a Rhodes Scholar and received educational deferments. Donny faked a medical condition using his rich-kid connections. Huge difference.

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Donny faked a medical condition using his rich-kid connections. Huge difference.

It doesn't matter because the WhiteEvangelical2ANRA people prefer Trump. They wouldn't care if he was a groper. If Trump remains in power the US will be poor in the longer term. Proof: They have Trump type politicians in states like Mississippi, Kentucky, and Alabama and they are dirt poor (compared to smart places like Connecticut).

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The economy was rising when Trump took office.

But it’s now on steroids since Trump took office, I’ll say this cutting the corporate tax rate was the best thing for the economy. All of these idiot socialists want to roll back all of that, one of the main reason Wall st., business investors domestic and international doesn’t want any of these guys in office. Hope you had a fantastic Christmas, I know I did.

As a fiscal conservative, are you happy that Buttigieg has mentioned the debt and Trump’s out of control spending?

Of course I worry about the debt, but I know it would ballon 10 times under these candidates looking at their economic proposals.

I know you think he can’t win, but isn’t it a good thing that he at least raised the topic?

Of course.

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