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Lucid Dreamer

(584 posts)
Wed Jul 3, 2019, 08:46 PM Jul 2019

Candidate Preference... hmmmm... What to declare?

I prefer one candidate base on views, proposals, and philosophy.
I prefer a different candidate based on likelihood to oust trump.

Which way to go? Maybe change my preference every morning based on my mood?

I'm can't decide.

Anybody else in this same fog?

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
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Candidate Preference... hmmmm... What to declare? (Original Post) Lucid Dreamer Jul 2019 OP
"If I were to vote in a presidential primary today, I would vote for..." DrToast Jul 2019 #1
Thank you, Doc. Lucid Dreamer Jul 2019 #2
Try flipping a campaign button instead. marylandblue Jul 2019 #4
Thanx, blue. I found one in my dresser... It came up JFK! Lucid Dreamer Jul 2019 #6
Don't flip your dresser! True Dough Jul 2019 #10
I read a post on RT that your Jefferson choice is a slave owner. FailureToCommunicate Jul 2019 #5
Enough of that history to go around oldsoftie Jul 2019 #7
Electability is a chimera. Electable candidates have lost. Unelectable candidates have won. marylandblue Jul 2019 #3
mb, the unpredicability you mention has certainly proved to be true. Lucid Dreamer Feb 2020 #13
based on likelihood to oust trump AlexSFCA Jul 2019 #8
Alex, if I were in the booth, THAT is the way I would vote. Lucid Dreamer Jul 2019 #9
Support the one you think will be the best president nt Buzz cook Jul 2019 #11
Maybe I'm overthinking this. Lucid Dreamer Jul 2019 #12
 

DrToast

(6,414 posts)
1. "If I were to vote in a presidential primary today, I would vote for..."
Wed Jul 3, 2019, 08:50 PM
Jul 2019

Who would you vote for today? That's what you're supposed to pick.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

Lucid Dreamer

(584 posts)
2. Thank you, Doc.
Wed Jul 3, 2019, 08:58 PM
Jul 2019

I flipped a coin and it came up Jefferson.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
 

marylandblue

(12,344 posts)
4. Try flipping a campaign button instead.
Wed Jul 3, 2019, 09:01 PM
Jul 2019
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

Lucid Dreamer

(584 posts)
6. Thanx, blue. I found one in my dresser... It came up JFK!
Wed Jul 3, 2019, 09:06 PM
Jul 2019
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
 

True Dough

(17,453 posts)
10. Don't flip your dresser!
Wed Jul 3, 2019, 09:58 PM
Jul 2019

You or someone else in the household could get hurt!

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
 

FailureToCommunicate

(14,051 posts)
5. I read a post on RT that your Jefferson choice is a slave owner.
Wed Jul 3, 2019, 09:02 PM
Jul 2019
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

oldsoftie

(12,721 posts)
7. Enough of that history to go around
Wed Jul 3, 2019, 09:15 PM
Jul 2019
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

marylandblue

(12,344 posts)
3. Electability is a chimera. Electable candidates have lost. Unelectable candidates have won.
Wed Jul 3, 2019, 08:59 PM
Jul 2019

Fact is, we can't actually predict who will win this far in advance. Hell, we couldn't even predict a winner one week in advance. So vote for the candidate who, in your own view, has the best combination of policy, personality, trustworthiness, strategy, and ability. You may be surprised to find more people agree with you than you think.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

Lucid Dreamer

(584 posts)
13. mb, the unpredicability you mention has certainly proved to be true.
Wed Feb 26, 2020, 04:44 PM
Feb 2020

Judging by the constantly changed performance of the debates leaders have flowed and ebbed.

I think right now to put it in gambling numbers I'd rate the candidates like this:

Odds I would have to get to wager on Dem front runners to win GE:
Sanders 20:1
Warren 5:1
Biden 3:2

So as you can see I really don't have any of them as front runners yet, but
Warren and Biden have certainly improved.

I'm still a little pessimistic.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
 

AlexSFCA

(6,139 posts)
8. based on likelihood to oust trump
Wed Jul 3, 2019, 09:22 PM
Jul 2019

the only criterion that matters.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

Lucid Dreamer

(584 posts)
9. Alex, if I were in the booth, THAT is the way I would vote.
Wed Jul 3, 2019, 09:31 PM
Jul 2019

As you say, anything else is just frustrated dreaming. That bothers me a bunch.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
 

Buzz cook

(2,477 posts)
11. Support the one you think will be the best president nt
Wed Jul 3, 2019, 11:13 PM
Jul 2019

.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
 

Lucid Dreamer

(584 posts)
12. Maybe I'm overthinking this.
Fri Jul 5, 2019, 07:01 PM
Jul 2019

I know who I'd pick to be the president out of th hat w/ nearly 30 people in it.

BUT I am realistic enough to know that that person has very little chance of becoming nominated.

So no matter how much I spend or say "GO GO GO" for Best Prez, BP isn't going to make it thru or to the convention.

Of course, all this applies to about 65% of us.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
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