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2016 Postmortem

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Tue Apr 26, 2016, 03:00 PM Apr 2016

Could Obama win the DNC Primary today if he was going against Sanders or Warren? [View all]

Could Obama win the DNC Primary today if he was going against Sanders or Warren?

It's a tough question about a popular president and the times.

32 votes, 4 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Yes, we wouldn't care about his pardoning banksters, drones and American Kill lists.
13 (41%)
No, I would vote against pardoning banksters, drones and kill lists
19 (59%)
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The first time, or the second time? -none Apr 2016 #1
FAIL savalez Apr 2016 #2
Which Obama? haikugal Apr 2016 #3
An impressive herd of DUers had turned on Obama on election night. Buzz Clik Apr 2016 #4
I think it would be very hard to defeat a sitting president in a primary. StevieM Apr 2016 #5
What's Warren running for? procon Apr 2016 #6
There it is. nt LexVegas Apr 2016 #7
There what is? Unicorn Apr 2016 #9
Trashed childish fail poll Dem2 Apr 2016 #8
Hmm... Let's look at the facts. aaaaaa5a Apr 2016 #10
He wasn't running against someone more progressive than him. Unicorn Apr 2016 #11
The facts don't quite back that up. aaaaaa5a Apr 2016 #13
Hillary isn't defeating anyone. The opposite side noticed the voter suppression Unicorn Apr 2016 #14
It looks like you just changed the topic. aaaaaa5a Apr 2016 #16
What? I haven't changed ANY topic Unicorn Apr 2016 #20
You are now LYING and saying the topic is changed? It has not changed! Unicorn Apr 2016 #21
You are very dishonest. I have changed nothing. Unicorn Apr 2016 #23
Ok. aaaaaa5a Apr 2016 #29
Well you did word a post poorly Gwhittey Apr 2016 #31
Fair point. In retrospect, I think you are correct. aaaaaa5a Apr 2016 #33
I don't agree that Warren and Sanders can be neatly packaged into the same wing of the party. StevieM Apr 2016 #43
You knowyou don't get to make things up and proclaim them fact, right? Scootaloo Apr 2016 #47
Thank you for the excellent reality check. And thank for speaking for all of us Dems who love and skylucy Apr 2016 #49
He would put them in clown suits if they were insane enough to run against him. DemocratSinceBirth Apr 2016 #12
+1. aaaaaa5a Apr 2016 #15
Facts are wasted on unicorns n/t Tommy2Tone Apr 2016 #42
When did he pardon banksters? treestar Apr 2016 #17
He refused to send them to prison. Effectively it was a pardon by his administration to only Unicorn Apr 2016 #19
He can only enforce the law as it is treestar Apr 2016 #25
The justice department could have held the people who broke the law but chose not to. Unicorn Apr 2016 #28
If it is not on MSNBC they don't see it. Gwhittey Apr 2016 #32
Amy Goodman is going to vote for Hillary. LuvLoogie Apr 2016 #41
Obama would win the nomination and a 3rd term ... JoePhilly Apr 2016 #18
Fail. It's a RW smear about a Democratic president and the times. FSogol Apr 2016 #22
No, it's not a smear at all and the Hillary rw smear argument has been used wrongly so many times Unicorn Apr 2016 #24
I did read. You're attempting to use Obama to smear HRC. I reject your RW scribblings and laugh. FSogol Apr 2016 #26
The people who did this Unicorn Apr 2016 #50
The answer is yes, with his eyes closed BeyondGeography Apr 2016 #27
First off your choices are stupid mythology Apr 2016 #30
This is a pretty biased poll! democrattotheend Apr 2016 #34
As an African American i proudly say: NO. quantumjunkie Apr 2016 #35
Obama would mop the floor with either of them. P.S. Your Strawman Obama = FAIL emulatorloo Apr 2016 #36
+ a fucking million. "Obama would mop the floor with either of them" Number23 Apr 2016 #55
... Aristus Apr 2016 #37
Blindfolded, and with one hand tied behind his back. Skid Rogue Apr 2016 #38
If Bernie or Elizabeth were President, their most fervent supporters would turn on them pnwmom Apr 2016 #39
Obama hatred alive and well. Too bad he is a better president than almost all previous other than Jackie Wilson Said Apr 2016 #40
Your question is would he win but your poll seems more oriented to would an TheKentuckian Apr 2016 #44
he might not be able to eke out a victory on DU, but he would in the primary, 87% of democrats La Lioness Priyanka Apr 2016 #45
Because the only options you have BlueMTexpat Apr 2016 #46
Depending, will Sanders or Warren be running AGAINST Obama's record? brooklynite Apr 2016 #48
So wait, Bernie couldn't even beat Hillary but he'd beat Obama, who's even more popular than Bernie? Drunken Irishman Apr 2016 #51
Of course he would. Hillary has the same supporters as Obama. I do wonder if BreakfastClub Apr 2016 #52
Here's my poll: lovemydog Apr 2016 #53
I don't know what's better. This moronic poll or the 27 people that voted "no" Number23 Apr 2016 #56
We'll continue laughing lovemydog Apr 2016 #57
Another poll: lovemydog Apr 2016 #58
If there hadn't been the same kind of Hillary hate out there pushed by talk radio Jitter65 Apr 2016 #54
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