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(4,667 posts)
Thu May 26, 2016, 11:29 AM May 2016

Hillary is too much like Trump to debate him effectively. I think Hillary is also hobbled by Chelsea

and Ivanka's friendship. Think about that for a moment.

There are 350 million people in America, and of all of them, Chelsea's best female friend, her buddy, is Ivanka Trump.

They are admitted "best friends".

This should recuse Hillary from the race because like it or not, she is too friendly with Trump to oppose him.

Likewise with Trump and Hillary. Trump is trying to look scary and arbitrary by picking positions which he knows will distress Democrats (he actually was one for almost a decade quite recently- until after his friend Hillary lost in 2008.

One could say that Trumps positions might well have been picked in order to scare us into voting for Hillary.

In any legal proceeding this relationship would create a presumption of conflict of interest. The Presidential election is of all things, the one that should be the most strict on conflicts. Even the mere illusion of impropriety needs to be avoided otherwise the future President is likely to be seen as having attained their position through illegitimate means.

We cannot change the Republican nominee, we can only make sure our own nominee is the best possible advocate for the interests of the American people available.



(source http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2016/03/ivanka-trump-chelsea-clinton-friendship )

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(30,481 posts)
1. This is simply great!!!!
Thu May 26, 2016, 11:30 AM
May 2016

A little over the top in your mocking of Sanders supporters. Still funny.


(4,667 posts)
8. No, other articles say they are laying low for the election
Thu May 26, 2016, 11:43 AM
May 2016

trying to only hang out at each others homes and not go out on the town together (which is easy because Chelsea is a new mom)


(4,667 posts)
10. Look, I have only heard nice things about both Ivanka and Chelsea.
Thu May 26, 2016, 11:56 AM
May 2016

its like they have spent their whole lves trying to overcome the handicap of their narcissistic parent(s).

I do not want to see our country led by toxic people who are all friends with one another, not just friends, "best" friends.

Thats what made the dark ages dark, the wars in Europe, such as the Hundred Years War. were basically family spats between kings and queens who were related to one another.

We are better than that, we deserve better than that in the 21st century.


(2,280 posts)
11. Only one of Hillary or Trump will be leading the country. Not both.
Thu May 26, 2016, 11:59 AM
May 2016

Apparently the daughters aren't friends anymore, or at least not "best friends" or whatever, but neither of the daughters will be running anything, so who cares?

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