Kevin and Charlie discuss the character and chances of the latest Democratic presidential contender.

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There are 5 comments.

  1. Taras Coolidge

     Democrats do best with a candidate for President who is unknown to the public, because that permits the media to build him up, unrestrained by the facts. 

     Republicans do best with a candidate for President who is well known to the public, because that makes it hard for the media to tear him down. 

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    • March 21, 2019, at 8:01 AM PDT
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  2. David Bryan Member

    Taras (View Comment):

    Democrats do best with a candidate for President who is unknown to the public, because that permits the media to build him up, unrestrained by the facts.

    Republicans do best with a candidate for President who is well known to the public, because that makes it hard for the media to tear him down.

    Brilliant, Taras

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    • March 21, 2019, at 11:48 AM PDT
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  3. Lazy_Millennial Member

    re: “Beto deciding while cleaning his teeth” – see I actually believe that, because I’m fairly sure Beto wasn’t used to being a loser and spent months in a funk, then went home to his family. And after a few weeks spending time with his family, he realized he was NOT a family man, so embraced running for President. 

    I’m not saying he hadn’t thought hard about running for President before that, but Beto seems like that type of politician who gets addicted to crowd worship and prefers it over family time. 

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    • March 22, 2019, at 7:17 AM PDT
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  4. Eustace C. Scrubb Member

    About children being used by politicians, one of the things that angered me most when he “changed” his position on gay marriage was when he explained that his daughter said to him “why can’t people love who they want to love” or whatever stupid thing he claimed she said. Like it never occurred to him to link love and marriage until his young daughter brought this to him. Just such unmitigated garbage.

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    • March 22, 2019, at 5:21 PM PDT
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  5. Daniel Sterman Listener

    Eustace C. Scrubb (View Comment):

    Like it never occurred to him to link love and marriage until his young daughter brought this to him.

    Well, not everyone has watched Married With Children

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    • March 23, 2019, at 10:20 AM PDT
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