The Debates

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Re: The Debates

Post by monkey » Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:55 am

dyqik wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:46 pm
Make Politics Boring Again and Any Functioning Adult 2020 are real yard signs here, and about as common as Trump signs.

To be contrasted with the Giant Meteor 2016 and and Kodos/Kang 2016 last time out.
A friend of mine spotted a Bender one today (kill all humans, you meatbags have had your chance).

But there's very few presidential ones, there nearly all for the senate race, the split between dem and repub depends on which side of the hill you live on.

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Re: The Debates

Post by Vertigowooyay » Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:17 pm

dyqik wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:43 pm
Grumble wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:09 pm
Biden got better tv ratings than trump. That is more significant than any number of polls I think. Americans are wanting to turn over to Biden to hear what he has to say and whether they actually want to vote for him IMO. Is there another way of reading this?
It should be added that this is despite Trump being on five NBC networks, including in Spanish, while Biden was just on two ABC networks.
And out of everything, you can guarantee that it’s this that will burn Trump most. Ratings are all he comprehends.
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Re: The Debates

Post by dyqik » Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:19 pm

monkey wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:55 am
dyqik wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:46 pm
Make Politics Boring Again and Any Functioning Adult 2020 are real yard signs here, and about as common as Trump signs.

To be contrasted with the Giant Meteor 2016 and and Kodos/Kang 2016 last time out.
A friend of mine spotted a Bender one today (kill all humans, you meatbags have had your chance).

But there's very few presidential ones, there nearly all for the senate race, the split between dem and repub depends on which side of the hill you live on.
The important thing here though is that these are anti-Trump signs rather than "a plague on both your houses" signs.

Not that it makes any difference in MA.

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Re: The Debates

Post by dyqik » Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:37 pm

There's a reasonable chance that Thursday's debate follows the US breaking its all time daily CoVID cases record on Wednesday.

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Re: The Debates

Post by sTeamTraen » Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:44 pm

Grumble wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:09 pm
Biden got better tv ratings than trump. That is more significant than any number of polls I think. Americans are wanting to turn over to Biden to hear what he has to say and whether they actually want to vote for him IMO. Is there another way of reading this?
A few ideas:
- Everyone knows what Trump will say anyway.
- Biden's dementia is more endearing than Trump's dementia.
- Trump's supporters know he's an a..hole. They vote for him despite this because he enables stuff they like (racism, owning the libs, etc), but very few of them would actually want to spend any time with the guy. Meanwhile Biden comes across as a normal human being, to the extent that anyone who has been active in national politics for 50 years can have be "normal", or have been so when he went in.
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