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Nikki Haley for President

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by basso, Feb 1, 2023.

  1. basso

    basso Contributing Member
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    official announcement coming tomorrow. She's my first choice in '24.
     
  2. Astrodome

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    1st. Go Nikki!
     
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  3. Xerobull

    Xerobull You son of a b!tch! I'm in!

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    Pretty significant flag that some GOP powerbrokers believe that Trump will be out of the picture soon.
     
  4. basso

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    Trump will not be the GOP nominee.
     
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    My fear is that too many "can't win but would like a VP position to the winner" people join the fight. That dilutes the vote percentage. 20 people get 4.5% and Trump ends up with 10% to win the nomination. There are still a good chunk of Trumpers remaining out there to get a decent number of votes. Not enough to win in any head to head matchup though. I like Haley but I can't see her getting the votes to beat the Trumpers if too many others muddy the waters.

    I can see a DeSantis/Haley ticket though.
     
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    There is a non-zero chance that you are wrong.

    As a US citizen, I hope you are right.

    As a non-R, I hope you are wrong. Trump 2024 would lead to a Blue Tsunami or at least a Blue Wave.
     
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    @astros123 is taking tipjar bets on this. You should place one.
     
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  8. basso

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    I’m already a contributing member.
     
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    My guess is they know he'll be indicted. However they aren't taking to account that this doesn't mean Trump will bow out. I personally think history shows he'll double down.

    The only thing I can hypothesize is that is a deal has been made with essentially all of the nominees to pardon Trump if he bows out early next year, and throws his endorsement behind the leader in the polls. Even then, who really trusts Trump at this point? The GOP have reason to trust him less than the Democrats.

    The way they stacked the primary process for the nomination, Nikki Haley or any of these nominees have about as much of a statistical chance of being the nominee as the Rockets have of making the play-in.

    In the end Trump has all the incentive in the world to become president again. He needs it for his survival. His voting base is locked in and won't in a million years switch their primary vote to Nikki Haley. The field is going to be fragmented so much that it'll be impossible to consolidate enough non-Trump votes to beat him. It's virtually impossible for Trump to not be the nominee unless there is a massive consolidation.... like NOW... behind someone that can be more popular with the Republican base than Trump.
     
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    Ranked choice voting makes too much sense. Especially for the primaries when there are dozens of candidates.
     
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    I feel like this post was made (not necessarily by you) in 2015.
     
  12. basso

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    I may not have posted it (I may have), but I certainly expressed that thought to friends.
     
  13. JuanValdez

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    Haley definitely seems like that. Angling to be someone's Kamala Harris.
     
  14. basso

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    she is thrice as smart as Kamala.
     
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    It's funny how you forget how Haley was on Boeing boards and happily pushed the bs that the max was ready to fly again even after the ceo knew the plane was in trouble mechanically.

    But sure big bad kamala harris
     
  16. basso

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    she joined the board after the crashes, and resigned less than a year later over disagreements with Trump over bailouts due to the crashes and covid. I don't think this line of attack works the way you think it does.
     
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    She joined in February and crash happened in march...if you're going bootlick someone atleast have the facts straight
     
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    she joined in march and left in February.
     
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    https://boeing.mediaroom.com/2019-0...ikki-Haley-for-Election-to-Board-of-Directors

    She joined February 26 and the first crash happened in march

    https://www.africanews.com/2022/12/24/ethiopia-state-investigators-releases-final-report-on-deadly-2019-boeing-737-8-max-crash//#:~:text=In March 2019, Ethiopia's flight,board from 35 different countries.

    It's amazing how awful you people are in debating facts lmao. It's amazing how utterly clueless you people are. Do you even try with the truth anymore?

    It's too easy debating with you right wingers. It's like arguing with a toddler.
     
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