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Why the Huffington Post thinks Sanders will be the Democratic nominee

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[h=1]Bernie Sanders Will Become Democratic Nominee Even If Clinton Leads in Delegates[/h]


As for a general election, it’s obvious to anyone paying attention that Sanders is the best chance to defeat a Republican. First, he’s not linked to an FBI investigation. Second, Bernie Sanders defeats Trump by 16.5 points according to Real Clear Politics; six more points than Clinton.

If the GOP picks Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders demolishes him by an average of 10.1 points.

Clinton beats Trump by an average of 10.5 points. If the GOP picks Ted Cruz, she barely beats him, and the polling average shows Hillary Clinton ahead by only 2.5 points.

These are Clinton’s poll numbers against Republicans before possible FBI and DOJ indictments, and before the media frenzy that takes place even if Clinton escapes legal consequences. Clinton also doesn’t keep polling leads and lost an over 50-point lead to Bernie Sanders, just like she lost her lead to Obama.


If they're right, Bernie Sanders will become the next president. His supporters will have Donald Trump to thank for their victory.

This election is better than a world series game with two outs, bases loaded, and the score tied at the bottom of the ninth.
 

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while i am hoping to cast a(nother) vote for Bernie, there is one aspect of the assessment i question

what does it matter that Bernie would defeat trump by 6 more points than hillary would beat him, when 50% plus 1 vote is enough to win
 

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They don't actually think he will be the nominee but they are trying very hard to do whatever they can to have him nominated over Clinton. They have constant articles about how great he is and how bad Hillary is. Just as they try to influence people against the right, they use covert operations to help Bernie over Hillary through story manipulation.
 

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They don't actually think he will be the nominee but they are trying very hard to do whatever they can to have him nominated over Clinton. They have constant articles about how great he is and how bad Hillary is. Just as they try to influence people against the right, they use covert operations to help Bernie over Hillary through story manipulation.

Yeah, multiple news organizations have shown their bias during this race.
 

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[h=1]Bernie Sanders Will Become Democratic Nominee Even If Clinton Leads in Delegates[/h]





If they're right, Bernie Sanders will become the next president. His supporters will have Donald Trump to thank for their victory.

This election is better than a world series game with two outs, bases loaded, and the score tied at the bottom of the ninth.

Interesting article. I'm not sure I agree with them although I much prefer Bernie to Hillary. Yes, Sanders would easily beat Trump and Cruz IMO - he would rally the youth vote like there's no tomorrow.
 

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Hopefully Bernie can win the nomination.

Otherwise I'm gonna be sitting out for this election.
 

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[h=1]Bernie Sanders Will Become Democratic Nominee Even If Clinton Leads in Delegates[/h]





If they're right, Bernie Sanders will become the next president. His supporters will have Donald Trump to thank for their victory.

This election is better than a world series game with two outs, bases loaded, and the score tied at the bottom of the ninth.



I'd call that article a toad without legs.

They are hinging their entire thesis on super delegates bolting to Bernie as they did for Barrack Obama in the close of the 2008 primary. Sorry, but Bernie is not Obama.

If there is going to be a shift of super delegates it will be because those delegates come to believe the object of this article, than ONLY Bernie can beat Hillary. Which is nonsense, despite how hard they through out figures. Figures lie and liars figure, trying to move Hilary's massive lead to Bernie on that argument won't fly, partly because Hilary wins against Trump anyway, it makes no difference if its 2 point or 4, which is what Obama won by last time..

I think the Democrats will be very conservative and stick with what they know, and Hilary has made sure they know her
 

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They don't actually think he will be the nominee but they are trying very hard to do whatever they can to have him nominated over Clinton. They have constant articles about how great he is and how bad Hillary is. Just as they try to influence people against the right, they use covert operations to help Bernie over Hillary through story manipulation.

IDK. She's pretty scummy. No manipulation needed to see that.
 

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I'd call that article a toad without legs.

They are hinging their entire thesis on super delegates bolting to Bernie as they did for Barrack Obama in the close of the 2008 primary. Sorry, but Bernie is not Obama.

If there is going to be a shift of super delegates it will be because those delegates come to believe the object of this article, than ONLY Bernie can beat Hillary. Which is nonsense, despite how hard they through out figures. Figures lie and liars figure, trying to move Hilary's massive lead to Bernie on that argument won't fly, partly because Hilary wins against Trump anyway, it makes no difference if its 2 point or 4, which is what Obama won by last time..

I think the Democrats will be very conservative and stick with what they know, and Hilary has made sure they know her

You must mean if only Bernie can beat Trump or Cruz. The way that might happen is if the Republicans get their wish and Hillary gets somehow in trouble over the email thing, or if they can at least make enough voters think she is in trouble over it.

But that is, of course, pure speculation at this point.
 

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You must mean if only Bernie can beat Trump or Cruz. The way that might happen is if the Republicans get their wish and Hillary gets somehow in trouble over the email thing, or if they can at least make enough voters think she is in trouble over it.

But that is, of course, pure speculation at this point.



Yeah, it is speculation but it is what we do. We are political junkies, and I have it internationally. [I can't believe the Panama Papers are not getting front page in the US.]

Delving down into the details, we create scenarios like moves in a chess game. Not being paid for it, it's called speculation. When I was paid for it, t was called "political analysis".
 

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Yeah, it is speculation but it is what we do. We are political junkies, and I have it internationally. [I can't believe the Panama Papers are not getting front page in the US.]

Delving down into the details, we create scenarios like moves in a chess game. Not being paid for it, it's called speculation. When I was paid for it, t was called "political analysis".

I think the reaction to the Panama Papers was, "Oh! The wealthy and powerful are hiding money in overseas accounts. Well, I haven't been this surprised since I found out Liberace was gay."
 

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[h=1]Bernie Sanders Will Become Democratic Nominee Even If Clinton Leads in Delegates[/h]





If they're right, Bernie Sanders will become the next president. His supporters will have Donald Trump to thank for their victory.

This election is better than a world series game with two outs, bases loaded, and the score tied at the bottom of the ninth.

Not sure I understand that article author's thinking. Whoever gets the delegates, becomes the candidate. It's that simple. Besides, you can't put much stock in such polls this far in advance of an election. Most people in the country still don't know who he is or what his positions on issues are.

Looks like it might be Cruz on the Republican side.
 

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I'd call that article a toad without legs.

They are hinging their entire thesis on super delegates bolting to Bernie as they did for Barrack Obama in the close of the 2008 primary. Sorry, but Bernie is not Obama.

If there is going to be a shift of super delegates it will be because those delegates come to believe the object of this article, than ONLY Bernie can beat Hillary. Which is nonsense, despite how hard they through out figures. Figures lie and liars figure, trying to move Hilary's massive lead to Bernie on that argument won't fly, partly because Hilary wins against Trump anyway, it makes no difference if its 2 point or 4, which is what Obama won by last time..

I think the Democrats will be very conservative and stick with what they know, and Hilary has made sure they know her

HuffPo is pretty much shilling for Bernie even though he will most probably lose.
 

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HuffPo is pretty much shilling for Bernie even though he will most probably lose.

Lose what? The nomination? Well, when one superdelegate
vote=100,000 votes by mere mortals, yeah maybe you're right.
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Bernie would be a lame duck the day he swears in.
If Sanders would be a lame duck on day 1, so would Trump and Cruz, for essentially the same reasons.

So does that mean you support Clinton, since she is essentially the only leading candidate who would have a chance at being effective, at least according to you? Just to be clear, I'm not trying to be a smartass (which can be a rarity) but asking a genuine question.
 

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If Sanders would be a lame duck on day 1, so would Trump and Cruz, for essentially the same reasons.

So does that mean you support Clinton, since she is essentially the only leading candidate who would have a chance at being effective, at least according to you? Just to be clear, I'm not trying to be a smartass (which can be a rarity) but asking a genuine question.

I am writing in my ballot.

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Bernie Sanders.....good gawd.

The United States of America is this close to voting for a socialist.

It's seriously time to cull the herd.
 

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Bernie Sanders.....good gawd.

The United States of America is this close to voting for a socialist.

It's seriously time to cull the herd.

Yea the next thing you know they are going to have "Socialist Security" for us when we retire and socialist medicine when we reach 65.
 
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