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    Re: Maine Senate moves to award electoral votes to popular vote winner

    Quote Originally Posted by Trump View Post
    hear this loud and clear....and so do Iowans.
    Good for them, they are free to vote any way they please.

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    Re: Maine Senate moves to award electoral votes to popular vote winner

    Quote Originally Posted by prometeus View Post
    Good for them, they are free to vote any way they please.
    long live the Electoral College...never gonna go away..ever

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    Re: Maine Senate moves to award electoral votes to popular vote winner

    Quote Originally Posted by Trump View Post
    long live the Electoral College...never gonna go away..ever
    Yea, the idiots who advocated slavery said the same thing along with the idiots who advocated prohibition just to name a few.

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    Re: Maine Senate moves to award electoral votes to popular vote winner

    Quote Originally Posted by prometeus View Post
    Yea, the idiots who advocated slavery said the same thing along with the idiots who advocated prohibition just to name a few.
    those pesky Democrats seem to be root of a lot of bad stuff....don't forget creating KKK as political weapon. Thank Gawd for GOP Lincoln.

    History.... read some

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    Re: Maine Senate moves to award electoral votes to popular vote winner

    Quote Originally Posted by Trump View Post
    those pesky Democrats seem to be root of a lot of bad stuff...
    You mean conservatives because it was the conservative assholes who were clinging to slavery and bigotry and were the founders of the KKK

    History.... read some
    Clearly you never did.

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    Re: Maine Senate moves to award electoral votes to popular vote winner

    Quote Originally Posted by prometeus View Post
    You mean conservatives because it was the conservative assholes who were clinging to slavery and bigotry and were the founders of the KKK

    Clearly you never did.
    because the Democratic idiots in congress say things over and over....doesn't make them true ...next time think before exposing ignorance. enjoy your Sunday

    have the last word. Please

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    Re: Maine Senate moves to award electoral votes to popular vote winner

    Quote Originally Posted by Trump View Post
    because the Democratic idiots in congress say things over and over....doesn't make them true
    They are no different than the GOP idiots who say things over and over.

    ...next time think before exposing ignorance.
    Did not have to think at all about it, your ignorance was blatant and obvious to anyone.

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    Re: Maine Senate moves to award electoral votes to popular vote winner

    Quote Originally Posted by prometeus View Post
    What is humiliating about accepting the will of "We the people" ?
    Yea I am sure the will of those people in those states will be going batwing crazy if they had to give their votes to trump, despite being overwhelmingly liberal. And no doubt this movement would die a quick death and never be spoken of again if that happened.

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    Re: Maine Senate moves to award electoral votes to popular vote winner

    Quote Originally Posted by Perotista View Post
    I would imagine fewer than 5% of all Americans ever read a party's platform. Our elections are basically beauty contests. The candidate with the most charisma usually wins unless you have two dullards going against each other. Obama had charisma, McCain and Romney didn't. Obama won. G.W. Bush didn't have that much charisma, but he was down homey against two statues, Gore and Kerry. Bush did have a bit more than those two and won.

    Bill Clinton had charisma out the ears and easily defeated G.H.W. Bush and Dole who had none. Reagan had Charisma, Carter and Mondale, not much, Reagan won. Neither Dukakis and G.H.W. Bush had charisma, two dullards, but Bush had the advantage of being VP and standing out as Reagan's shadow. Neither Carter nor Ford had charisma, but Jimmy like G.W. was more down homey, Jimmy won.
    What you say is certainly a factor but in most elections one of the candidates will commit some kind of political blunder that cost big time as well. Ford wasn't charismatic but he was suffering the after effects of Watergate. Carter lost the next one because of his harping on the economy when he beat Ford and then it got worse under him. Reagan used his "misery index" against him. GHW Bush made his "read my lips, no new taxes" promise and then went along with a promise from Congress to cut spending if he agreed to raise taxes. McCain was not a good candidate and Romney had a decent shot at winning but got blindsided in one of the debates by Candy Crowley. He failed to seize the moment when OBama said, Russia wants its foriegn policy back. Trump just a better candidate than a horrible Hillary who didn't campaign well and call half of america "deplorables".

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    Re: Maine Senate moves to award electoral votes to popular vote winner

    Quote Originally Posted by Integrityrespec View Post
    What you say is certainly a factor but in most elections one of the candidates will commit some kind of political blunder that cost big time as well. Ford wasn't charismatic but he was suffering the after effects of Watergate. Carter lost the next one because of his harping on the economy when he beat Ford and then it got worse under him. Reagan used his "misery index" against him. GHW Bush made his "read my lips, no new taxes" promise and then went along with a promise from Congress to cut spending if he agreed to raise taxes. McCain was not a good candidate and Romney had a decent shot at winning but got blindsided in one of the debates by Candy Crowley. He failed to seize the moment when OBama said, Russia wants its foriegn policy back. Trump just a better candidate than a horrible Hillary who didn't campaign well and call half of america "deplorables".
    I think the charisma comes more into play with independents than with the party faithful. History shows that those who identify with the two major parties vote for their candidate roughly 90% of the time, give or take. Democrats 89% for Clinton, 92% for Obama, 90% for Obama, 2008, 88% for Kerry, 87% for Gore. Republicans 88% for Trump, 93% for Romney, 90% for McCain, 93% for Bush and 91% for Bush in 2000. I stopped there as in 1992 and 1996 Perot took his share from the two major party candidates which would lower the average a bit.

    Yes, there are always other reasons besides charisma as you pointed out. But it never hurts to be the most charismatic candidate. Especially among independents.
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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