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TangoAlphaLima
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(05-19-2017, 02:55 PM)
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.2367be58d8c0

Former vice president Joe Biden stirred the Democratic pot a little bit on Thursday night.

Appearing at the SALT hedge fund conference in Las Vegas, the possible 2020 presidential candidate weighed in on Hillary Clinton's 2016 candidacy in a way that Clinton supporters sure won't like.

的 never thought she was a great candidate, Biden said, according to reports. 的 thought I was a great candidate.

Biden clarified, according to CNN, that 滴illary would have been a really good president. But that isn't likely to make Clinton supporters feel much better.

Continue to pour salt in wound if old.
Jonnax
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(05-19-2017, 02:55 PM)
8 Years of Trump and/or Pence. Congrats.
FlutterPuffs
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(05-19-2017, 02:56 PM)
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Diamond Joe is right
StaticJam
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(05-19-2017, 02:56 PM)
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Appearing at the SALT hedge fund

Writes itself
Pagusas
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(05-19-2017, 02:56 PM)
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Than why didnt he run?
McDougles
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(05-19-2017, 02:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by Pagusas

Than why didnt he run?

Originally Posted by Jonnax

8 Years of Trump and/or Pence. Congrats.

His son had just died.
The Broken Ska Record
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(05-19-2017, 02:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by Pagusas

Than why didnt he run?

I think it was because his son had died.
Mr.Shrugglesツ
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(05-19-2017, 02:57 PM)

Originally Posted by Pagusas

Than why didnt he run?

His son died.
Last edited by Mr.Shrugglesツ; 05-19-2017 at 02:57 PM. Reason: sonned
KarmaCow
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(05-19-2017, 02:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by Pagusas

Than why didnt he run?

His son died.
JLynn
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(05-19-2017, 02:57 PM)
Leads me to believe the reason why Biden didn't run in 2016 wasn't because he was still in mourning.
Octavianus
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(05-19-2017, 02:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by Pagusas

Than why didnt he run?

Something about his son having just died or something I dunno
Ray Wonder
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(05-19-2017, 02:57 PM)
We missed out
Haloid1177
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(05-19-2017, 02:58 PM)
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Biden/Trump debates would have been GOAT.
Briarios
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(05-19-2017, 02:58 PM)
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Also, knowing Joe Biden, I wouldn't be surprised if this was said in a humorous way. I'd need a bit more context before jumping to conclusions.
Steel
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Originally Posted by JLynn

Leads me to believe the reason why Biden didn't run in 2016 wasn't because he was still in mourning.

Does the opposite for me.
Ridley327
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(05-19-2017, 02:58 PM)
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I don't think he's wrong, especially with his clarification about her potentially being a good president. Being a good candidate and a good president don't necessarily go hand in hand.
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(05-19-2017, 02:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by Jonnax

8 Years of Trump and/or Pence. Congrats.

How does that follow?

If this comment is a small volley towards announcing his candidacy for 2020, I don't see it as a huge downside to downplay his similarities to Hillary.
BlueTsunami
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(05-19-2017, 02:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by Haloid1177

Biden/Trump debates would have been GOAT.

Dude would have out snarked him by a factor of 10. Clinton showed shades of this with the puppet comment. Knocked Trump off his axix a bit.
Glass Rebel
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(05-19-2017, 02:59 PM)
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The fact that a woman of her pedigree and expertise isn't a great candidate is just a sad reality of modern American politics.
Kusagari
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(05-19-2017, 02:59 PM)
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Well he's right.
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(05-19-2017, 02:59 PM)
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He has no room to talk since he didn't do it

In could have been a great hitter in the mlb as well.

But even if I don't like hillary it also doesn't matter, she would have been better than trump for me at least.
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andythinkpad
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(05-19-2017, 02:59 PM)
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I donno about him but she is indeed a terrible charisma-free candidate.
Mr.Shrugglesツ
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(05-19-2017, 03:00 PM)

Originally Posted by BlueTsunami

Dude would have out snarked him by a factor of 10. Clinton showed shades of this with the puppet comment. Knocked Trump off his axis. A bit.

You're the Biden!
ezrarh
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(05-19-2017, 03:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by Glass Rebel

The fact that a woman of her pedigree and expertise isn't a great candidate is just a sad reality of modern American politics.

We can pick our candidates. Candidates can't really do anything about what the American people are.
phanphare
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(05-19-2017, 03:00 PM)
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he's right, you know
Cesare Borgia
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(05-19-2017, 03:01 PM)
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He's not wrong, although I don't think he would have been a great candidate in the primaries. He would have been ripped apart and it would be ugly. Mix in personal gaffes and things would get worse.

Hillary Clinton has never won a contested, competitive primary in her life. She's not a good politician and has been handed opportunities due to her last name.
Ray Wonder
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(05-19-2017, 03:01 PM)

Originally Posted by Glass Rebel

The fact that a woman of her pedigree and expertise isn't a great candidate is just a sad reality of modern American politics.

She's too heavy on the patronizing, and simply generally unlikable, to me. He clarified and said she'd be a good president, but not a good candidate. I agree 1000%.
Glass Rebel
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(05-19-2017, 03:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by ezrarh

We can pick our candidates. Candidates can't really do anything about what the American people are.

That's my point. The game is rigged, so to speak.
JadedWriter
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(05-19-2017, 03:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by Glass Rebel

The fact that a woman of her pedigree and expertise isn't a great candidate is just a sad reality of modern American politics.

Hilary was character assassinated for some 20 years. Whether she was on paper good or not is hard to really say, but I honestly felt she had more plans formulated than fucking Trump. I would've taken four more years of Obama lite over half ass Homunculus Nixon.
entremet
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(05-19-2017, 03:02 PM)
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Biden has always had loose lips lol.

Too late now!
Extra Sauce
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(05-19-2017, 03:02 PM)
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And who's fault is that.
snacknuts
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(05-19-2017, 03:02 PM)
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I thought Obama asked him not to run in 2016.
DonShula
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Not sure what's to be gained by saying this, other than currying favor of disenfranchised swing voters who went Trump and regret it now. And it seems pretty damn early to be doing that. Surely he won't run anyway.
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Originally Posted by Sho_Nuff82

How does that follow?

If this comment is a small volley towards announcing his candidacy for 2020, I don't see it as a huge downside to downplay his similarities to Hillary.

People just reflexively say that shit whenever theres even an inkling of disagreement on the left. It really doesn't follow.
DontBeThatGuy
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(05-19-2017, 03:03 PM)
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Useless to speculate now but I don't think he would've made it out of the primaries.
Knuckle Sandwich
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(05-19-2017, 03:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by Glass Rebel

The fact that a woman of her pedigree and expertise isn't a great candidate is just a sad reality of modern American politics.

She would have been an amazing president but she was a bad campaigner. No real denying that.
100%TrophyMaster
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(05-19-2017, 03:03 PM)
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I think he would have won had he ran. Although shit happens....darkest timeline.
Souldriver
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(05-19-2017, 03:03 PM)
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Then you should have run instead of bitching after the facts.
nomster
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(05-19-2017, 03:03 PM)
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I think Sanders backers would have had just as much distaste for him
phanphare
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Originally Posted by snacknuts

I thought Obama asked him not to run in 2016.

I believe he did, obama clearly put his support in hillary behind the scenes
The Greek Freak
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(05-19-2017, 03:03 PM)
Bums me out because despite not being 100% on the same page as Joe, he has always seemed to genuinely give a shit beyond his bank account and ego which is hard to find in any national politician.
MrGerbils
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(05-19-2017, 03:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by FlutterPuffs

Diamond Joe is right

Totally.

She was obviously a terrible candidate. She lost probably the easiest election in history to the biggest idiot in the country. Defend her as a politician or as a potential president all you want, but she was demonstrably a fucking awful candidate.
gcubed
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(05-19-2017, 03:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by Cesare Borgia

He's not wrong, although I don't think he would have been a great candidate in the primaries. He would have been ripped apart and it would be ugly. Mix in personal gaffes and things would get worse.

Hillary Clinton has never won a contested, competitive primary in her life. She's not a good politician and has been handed opportunities due to her last name.

this is just dumb

Originally Posted by Ray Wonder

She's too heavy on the patronizing, and simply generally unlikable, to me. He clarified and said she'd be a good president, but not a good candidate. I agree 1000%.

i agree completely with him. She doesn't connect well at all while campaigning
Ray Wonder
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(05-19-2017, 03:04 PM)

Originally Posted by nomster

I think Sanders backers would have had just as much distaste for him

Why? I was a Sanders backer and think Joe Biden is awesome.
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Originally Posted by Glass Rebel

The fact that a woman of her pedigree and expertise isn't a great candidate is just a sad reality of modern American politics.

She was an uncharismatic horrible communicator that couldn't run a campaign and had a nack for hanging around scandalous figures like her husband and her top aid's husband.
Blastoise
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(05-19-2017, 03:04 PM)
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spits truth
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Originally Posted by The Broken Ska Record

I think it was because his son had died.

Pretty much. Imagine if he had run against Trump. Trump would have had no problem using that against him in a debate. "Look at this guy. He can't even keep his own son alive, how is he supposed to protect the American public?"
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(05-19-2017, 03:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by Jonnax

8 Years of Trump and/or Pence. Congrats.

Haha what
clevbrowns94
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(05-19-2017, 03:04 PM)
No email scandal. And he would have appealed better to working class white voters. Those things decided the election and he would have likely won as a result. Plus, while Biden is full of gaffes, most of his as harmless, unlike the deplorables comment. That was about as bad as Romney's 47 percent comments in terms of rallying the other side.
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Appearing at the SALT hedge fund conference in Las Vegas

Well at least he picked the place for it.

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