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    1 0.23%
  • Moderate

    52 11.79%
  • Establishment

    1 0.23%
  • Tea Party

    3 0.68%
  • Libertarian

    6 1.36%
  • Other (explain)

    48 10.88%
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    Where does your GOP Candidate fit on the spectrum? [W:23]

    A nice representation of the GOP potential presidential field, with graphic placement of each candidate and where they fit within the five ring GOP circus. I think this is a nice, accurate representation of where these candidates stand in the spectrum.

    Where's your favorite candidate?

    To get me to vote GOP again, it would have to be someone to the Northwest of Paul.

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    Re: Where does your GOP Candidate fit on the spectrum?

    Oooh. Sign me up for a candidate that sits between Christie and Paul. Moderate-Libertarian-Establishment.
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    Re: Where does your GOP Candidate fit on the spectrum?

    The above graphic resembles an occupant list for a clown car. None, zip, zero of the people listed above would get my vote. From the total 16 counting Rubio there are 10 people who are either Christian Conservatives and/or Tea Baggers, 11 if you count Paul.

    Romney? Oh, please, get serious. Then there is Jeb Bush, the Political Dynasty candidate for Sheeple voters. Christie is a maniac, unpredictable.










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    Re: Where does your GOP Candidate fit on the spectrum?

    Quote Originally Posted by Threegoofs View Post
    A nice representation of the GOP potential presidential field, with graphic placement of each candidate and where they fit within the five ring GOP circus. I think this is a nice, accurate representation of where these candidates stand in the spectrum.

    Where's your favorite candidate?

    To get me to vote GOP again, it would have to be someone to the Northwest of Paul.

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    Re: Where does your GOP Candidate fit on the spectrum?

    I would like to see the data behind the graph, more importantly how they weighted the factors. With just an estimated 10% deviation in weight, just about everyone in the graph is establishment Republican.
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    Re: Where does your GOP Candidate fit on the spectrum?

    Quote Originally Posted by OrphanSlug View Post
    I would like to see the data behind the graph, more importantly how they weighted the factors. With just an estimated 10% deviation in weight, just about everyone in the graph is establishment Republican.
    I cant imagine they used actual data... more like gestalt.

    But I did omit the reference. Sorry.

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    Re: Where does your GOP Candidate fit on the spectrum?

    I'll take moderate republican for $200 Alex.

    Oh, but there ain't none in that graphic, I lose.

    But wait, Christie did give Obama a big bear hug.

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    Re: Where does your GOP Candidate fit on the spectrum?

    Meh, Rand Paul is the only one out of the list I would even halfway somewhat possibly consider. Which says alot about the others because he's a total nutter that wants to abolish the civil rights act and thinks abortion is bringing about the end of civilization. All in all, the choices suck. So, I will be with the Democrats (if Webb or Sanders happens to win), the Libertarians (if Gary Johnson or a libertarian just as moderate wins), or the Greens.

    I'd also venture to say that since Rand Paul wants to prop up Israel, give militiarized drones to police departments, keep pot illegal, make abortion illegal, place sanctions on Russia, and uphold traditional marriage, that he's less of a "libertarian" option and more of a typical run of the mill Teabagger. Thought I'd kinda establish that since, as a gal that thinks of herself as having strong libertarian leans on many issues, it rather bugs me when people make him out that way. He's slightly less nutty than his other TP counterparts (*cough* Ted Cruz *cough*), but that's not really saying much since they can all see Russia from their house and like to read Dr. Seuss books on the house floor.

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    Re: Where does your GOP Candidate fit on the spectrum?

    Quote Originally Posted by Threegoofs View Post
    A nice representation of the GOP potential presidential field, with graphic placement of each candidate and where they fit within the five ring GOP circus. I think this is a nice, accurate representation of where these candidates stand in the spectrum.

    Where's your favorite candidate?

    To get me to vote GOP again, it would have to be someone to the Northwest of Paul.
    At this point since no Ryan. I was surprised of that. I'd prefer Romney or Bush or Kasich. To get you an idea of my age, I've voted for Romney all my life hehe! 2008, 2012, and now hopefully 2016!

    PS: I think they forgot to put Paul in the radical section. Moderate??? What exactly is moderate about him?
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    Re: Where does your GOP Candidate fit on the spectrum?

    Quote Originally Posted by TeleKat View Post
    Meh, Rand Paul is the only one out of the list I would even halfway somewhat possibly consider. Which says alot about the others because he's a total nutter that wants to abolish the civil rights act and thinks abortion is bringing about the end of civilization. All in all, the choices suck. So, I will be with the Democrats (if Webb or Sanders happens to win), the Libertarians (if Gary Johnson or a libertarian just as moderate wins), or the Greens.

    I'd also venture to say that since Rand Paul wants to prop up Israel, give militiarized drones to police departments, keep pot illegal, make abortion illegal, place sanctions on Russia, and uphold traditional marriage, that he's less of a "libertarian" option and more of a typical run of the mill Teabagger. Thought I'd kinda establish that since, as a gal that thinks of herself as having strong libertarian leans on many issues, it rather bugs me when people make him out that way. He's slightly less nutty than his other TP counterparts (*cough* Ted Cruz *cough*), but that's not really saying much since they can all see Russia from their house and like to read Dr. Seuss books on the house floor.
    I really hope Webb gets traction as well. That would be interesting.

    There's a lot of saner choices that are closer to Webb on the GOP side than Paul. How you could go from Paul to Webb is beyond me.
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