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Fri Aug 21, 2015, 11:00 AM

LATEST BREAKING POLL: Oprah Winfrey 25%, Joe Biden 12%, Bernie Sanders 10%, Hillary Clinton 9%,

O'Malley 6%, Chaffe 6%, Webb 5%.

This is current Republican polling with Trump's name replaced with Winfrey, Carson replaced with Biden, Cruz replaced with Sanders, Bush replaced with Clinton, Huckabee replaced with O'Malley, Walker replaced with Chaffee, and Fiorina replaced with Webb.

Ask yourself -- what would this say about our candidates if this was a real Democratic poll?

I would be weeping for the weakness of our great candidates if Oprah Winfrey had better than twice the support of our candidate with the next highest number (keeping in mind that the number 2 candidate is also someone who cannot possibly win).

How sad would it be if the candidate who truly inspired our base could only manage 10% in the polls?

How broken would our party have to be for the candidate with most party-establishment endorsements to sink to fourth place at 9% support?

Ask yourself -- what would this say about our voters if they hated our candidates so much that they were flocking to a television star with no political experience rather than embracing one of our candidates?



PS - I like Oprah and I apologize in advance for scandalously associating her in any way with Trump; I picked Oprah because I think if Democratic voters were to flock to a celebrity (which I do not believe they would), Oprah is as likely as any celebrity to fill that role. I thought about putting Jon Stewart in that role because I love Stewart, but that seemed like a poor analogy because Stewart is a well known student of politics and public policy and so the analogy fails because Trump has not got a similar background (i.e., the person who currently leads all the Republican polls does not have the policy credentials equal to an out-of-work comedian).

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Reply LATEST BREAKING POLL: Oprah Winfrey 25%, Joe Biden 12%, Bernie Sanders 10%, Hillary Clinton 9%, (Original post)
Attorney in Texas Aug 2015 OP
Ace Rothstein Aug 2015 #1
Attorney in Texas Aug 2015 #3
ellisonz Aug 2015 #2
Attorney in Texas Aug 2015 #4
Attorney in Texas Aug 2015 #5

Response to Attorney in Texas (Original post)

Fri Aug 21, 2015, 12:23 PM

1. Who replaces Deez Nuts on the Dem side?

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Response to Ace Rothstein (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 21, 2015, 07:17 PM

3. Dennis Kuchinch!

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Response to Attorney in Texas (Original post)

Fri Aug 21, 2015, 12:45 PM

2. VOTE OPRAH!

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Response to ellisonz (Reply #2)

Fri Aug 21, 2015, 07:46 PM

4. I don't believe Trump is a real thing, but if I'm wrong, we need to draft Oprah 2020!

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Response to Attorney in Texas (Original post)

Fri Aug 21, 2015, 09:11 PM

5. “How about if I take his money, but in the end I screw him and don’t do anything?” - Trump on

political contributions about an hour ago.

That's so shameful. I feel bad for using Oprah is his place.

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