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Sun Aug 30, 2015, 10:50 AM

 

-have your own debates without Hillary.

The fuss is about the D.N.C. hosting only three debates. There is enough money in the secondary candidates funds to rent a venue and host their own debates. Two or three more would work.

CNN or PBS would certainly stream them.

Hillary can choose to show up or face an empty chair. Or Eastwood certainly would be willing to stand in for her.






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Response to Hoppy (Original post)

Sun Aug 30, 2015, 10:59 AM

1. This is what I think they should do, and let Hillary debate herself.

 

Let her show up to the six sanctioned debates all by her lonesome.

I'll bet that the MSM would happily cover the unsanctioned debates.

They'd better get with it, however.

And when they do, they should put most of their energy into slamming the GOP, not each other and not even Clinton (not directly).

It's bullshit, and I hope they decide to do this, O'Malley, Sanders, and the others.

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Response to Hoppy (Original post)

Sun Aug 30, 2015, 11:00 AM

2. The PARTY is f---ing with them

 

The Party has established rules that kill anybody who tries to do something independently.

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Response to Hoppy (Original post)

Sun Aug 30, 2015, 11:02 AM

3. My Understanding Is That If Dem Candidates Participate In Non DNC Sanctioned Debates That....

they will not be allowed to participate in the DNC sanctioned debates.

So if all the candidates other than Hillary participate in non-DNC sanctioned debates - when time comes for the DNC sanctioned debates - Hillary would be the only one showing up. She can't debate herself now - can she? It would certainly would leave a lot of egg on the face of the DNC - wouldn't it?

So all the other candidates should stick together and participate in non-DNC sanctioned debates. If I'm correct - all the other candidates do want more debates. Hillary seems to be the only one not asking for more debates. Kinda wonder why - don't cha?

Either way - Hillary looks foolish. Either an empty Hillary chair at the non-DNC sanctioned debates or Hillary only at the DNC sanctioned debates.

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Response to Hoppy (Original post)

Sun Aug 30, 2015, 11:03 AM

4. Yeah Sanders and O'Malley should have their own debates

 

And challenge whether the DNC exclusivity rule is even legal.

It's time for a serious challenge to power. And they place we're seeing power right now is in this rigged debate process inside the Democratic Party primaries.

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Response to Cheese Sandwich (Reply #4)

Sun Aug 30, 2015, 01:06 PM

10. Challenging the legality of the DNC exclusivity rule would demonstrate the candidate doing so is

 

stupid.

It's a party. The party makes its own rules. There is nothing illegal about that. The party has every right to include and exclude whomsoever it chooses.

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Response to Hoppy (Original post)

Sun Aug 30, 2015, 11:06 AM

5. Wow we have gone from 6 to 3

 

Yikes! That is not true. There will be 6 debates.

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Response to Hoppy (Original post)

Sun Aug 30, 2015, 11:13 AM

6. To represent Hillary they can use a blue email server.

 

When it would normally be her turn to speak,
some intern can wipe it with a cloth.

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Response to Hoppy (Original post)

Sun Aug 30, 2015, 11:17 AM

7. I want Hillary in the debate so she can be shown the lesser of those candidates. She's not

quite as adept in Democratically thought as she would like you to think...

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Response to Hoppy (Original post)

Sun Aug 30, 2015, 11:42 AM

8. I think Bernie will honor whatever agreement

he made when the DNC embraced him to run under the Democratic party. I would guess he will not do this. Just my guess. I am certain he is every bit as unhappy about it as he says he is.

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Response to Hoppy (Original post)

Sun Aug 30, 2015, 01:03 PM

9. And now the debate society has to make false statements about the number of debates.

 

There will be six debates. Not three.

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