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Hilliary vs. Trump: The 2016 US Presidental Election

Discussion in 'Serious' started by rainbowbridge, 27 Sep 2016.

  1. TheBlackSwordsMan

    TheBlackSwordsMan Fellow of the Teelzebub Society

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    Tonight, we'll know who the Americans truely are.
     
  2. Mopsi

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    I am really curiouse
     
  3. TheBlackSwordsMan

    TheBlackSwordsMan Fellow of the Teelzebub Society

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    At best, the Dems might win the House. The Senate is goner.
     
  4. Mopsi

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    yeah senat stays but hous is gone for trump. lets see what the future will bring with this.
     
  5. Anfield

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    Welcome to a year of even more heated rhetoric with both sides claiming that they won, then everyone will start talking about the next presidential election.
     
  6. Mopsi

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    ohhh it will be fantastic...
     
  7. Archtronics

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    Basically going to be 2 years of campaigning for the next election and very little govt activity.
     
  8. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    I wonder if they'll try forcing Trump to reveal his tax returns and other potential conflicts of interest.
     
  9. yodasarmpit

    yodasarmpit No longer the other Brett.

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    How the hell did the Democrats actually manage to loose seats in the Senate - bizarre.
     
  10. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    Because one side had 26 seats up for grabs and the other had 9.
     
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  11. Pliqu3011

    Pliqu3011 all flowers in time bend towards the sun

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    Yeah, most polls and sites like fivethirtyeight didn't give Democrats great chances of gaining anything, let alone getting a majority.

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    What's good is that some races got pretty tight even in historically very Republican leaning places. Overall turnout was massively higher than usual. In many places Republican candidates only scored a very narrow win despite massive voter suppression tactics.


    Pretty sad to see Beto O'Rourke lost against Ted Cruz though. Why would anyone vote for Ted Cruz?

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    Pliqu3011 all flowers in time bend towards the sun

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    Let me direct your attention to those vote counts...
     
  13. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    That's because every state get 2 senators be it a state of several million people like california or of <1million, like Vermont.

    Also Mr Magoo is Ma-gone...
     
  14. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    Anyone want to take bets on how long before Trump bodyslams a CNN reporter. ;)
     
  15. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    Old ******* doesn't have the strength to do it. On that note has anyone noticed that he seems to be getting rapidly fatter? I don't know if it's just the photography but every time I see his orange mug the guy's necks and cheeks seem to be larger and larger in relation to the rest of his skull.
     
  16. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Healthiest president ever!

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  17. yodasarmpit

    yodasarmpit No longer the other Brett.

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    Statistically the democrats had the greater opportunity to lose more seats, however under the circumstances (Trump being in power) I would have bet on them at least holding the seats they controlled - to lose some is unfathomable.

    With a complete moron for president, I cant get my head around the fact that the Democrats couldn't muster enough people to out vote Trump supporters.
     
  18. TheBlackSwordsMan

    TheBlackSwordsMan Fellow of the Teelzebub Society

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    looks like the Reps celebrated too early in Arizona, the Dem is actually leading by 30k votes. Also, there will be a recount in Florida (4,098,107 vs 4,085,545).
    The wind is blowin', says I.
     
  19. TheBlackSwordsMan

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    I’ve just read something about a potential Hillary 2020 bid... Looks like she never learnt to deal with rejection :-/
     
  20. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    ...and the Democrat has been declared the winner.

    Biden and Sanders were the two front runners in a poll of democrats...

    ...because another old white dude is precisely what's needed.
     

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