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Cruz Campaign is Done

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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by audiophile » Sun Apr 24, 2016 9:14 pm

Oh, the woman that the only thing that is Indian is when she is riding an Indian motorcycle?


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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by Bryce » Mon Apr 25, 2016 8:48 am

48125er wrote:Every news anchor has done an aborrhent job of explaining how the delegate process works to the average citizen
Compounded by the fact that many "average citizens" believe the U.S. is a democracy.


I survived four years of Carter. I imagine I can survive one year of Biden and three years of Harris.

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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by audiophile » Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:11 am

We all know it's an idiocracy :blink


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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by Bryce » Mon Apr 25, 2016 8:16 pm

audiophile wrote:We all know it's an idiocracy :blink
It certainly has looked that way the past seven years.

Obama, Reid, Pelosi, Boehner, McConnel....

Idiots all.


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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by TC Talks » Tue Apr 26, 2016 4:46 am

audiophile wrote:We all know it's an idiocracy :blink
God bless the GOP.


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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by JackAttack FM » Tue Apr 26, 2016 11:18 am

bmw wrote:
JackAttack FM wrote:Trump needs less then 400 delegates. If he just takes the winner-take-all states he's leading in now, MD, CT, RI, DE, WV, NJ, IN and CA, that's 415.
It is not quite that simple. Most of those states are winner-take-all per congressional district with some delegates going to the overall state winner. This means that Cruz and Kasich will get at least some delegates from some of these states where one or the other beats Trump in a particular district.
California in particular is difficult to predict since it has so many districts. Whoever wins the state will likely get about 2/3 of its delegates with the other 1/3 being split between the other 2 candidates.
Are you disagreeing that the delegates for all these states don't add up to 415? I did mention five other states that you didn't quote.

So give him 300 out of those 415.
There are 674 delegates available in all of the remaining contests. All he'd need is an additional 91 delegates in more then a half dozen remaining contests. The point is the math is getting more simple now.

Cruz has spent more then twice the amount that Trump has. Almost $90 million already versus Trump's over $35 million. And with all of Cruz's free press coverage he can't beat a candidate that could be easily defeated just based on the stuff Trump says.
That's called a bad investment.



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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by bmw » Tue Apr 26, 2016 12:01 pm

I was simply pointing out that those states are not true winner-take-all states (at least not all of them).

300 in those particular states is a bit on the high side, IMO. 250-275 might be attainable though.



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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by bmw » Tue Apr 26, 2016 9:41 pm

Cruz is getting absolutely DESTROYED tonight. He's in a distant 3rd place in 4 out of 5 races.

Trump, on the other hand:

54
59
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65

So much for the Trump ceiling theory.



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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by screen glare » Wed Apr 27, 2016 2:17 am

She had better choose Bernie Sanders.

By the way - notice how Trump has kept on suggesting that poor Bernie get on a third party ticket. Trump wishes!



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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by Deleted User 8570 » Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:40 am

screen glare wrote:She had better choose Bernie Sanders.

By the way - notice how Trump has kept on suggesting that poor Bernie get on a third party ticket. Trump wishes!
She doesn't need Bernie...



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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by TC Talks » Wed Apr 27, 2016 3:12 pm

This was the move that will turn it all around for Ted :rollin
Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, desperate to alter the course of a presidential primary fight in which Donald J. Trump is closing in on victory, will announce Wednesday afternoon that Carly Fiorina will be his running mate if he wins the Republican nomination, two campaign advisers confirmed.

The move, a day after Mr. Trump scored unexpectedly wide victory margins in sweeping five East Coast states, amounts to the grandest diversionary tactic a presidential candidate can stage — or at least the grandest one available to a candidate trailing by more than 400 delegates who failed to win more than 25 percent of the vote in any state on Tuesday.


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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by Lester The Nightfly » Wed Apr 27, 2016 5:07 pm

Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, desperate to alter the course of a presidential primary fight in which Donald J. Trump is closing in on victory, will announce Wednesday afternoon that Carly Fiorina will be his running mate if he wins the Republican nomination
Guess old Ted wasn't all that interested in being President after all...

What makes this all that much more amusing is world-class grifter Sarah Palin at least managed to win an election in her career. Carly fuckin' couldn't even do that



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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by MWmetalhead » Wed Apr 27, 2016 5:35 pm

Carly = wicked witch of the west.

She makes even Hillary seem gregarious.

Horrible pick for Cruz, although I will concede Fiorina is probably his mirror image on many political issues. Are there any major topics where the two differ?

She might be more interventionist than him on foreign policy, and Cruz has a little bit of libertarian in him whereas I don't sense that with her.


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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by Deleted User 8570 » Wed Apr 27, 2016 5:37 pm

Ted Cruz is a friggin idiot. What trashy pick. Darko Milicich level bad...



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Re: Cruz Campaign is Done

Post by MWmetalhead » Wed Apr 27, 2016 6:47 pm

If I'm Ted Cruz and I want to do a takedown of Donald Trump, why not go after...

...his Atlantic City bankruptcies.
...Trump University.

If I were Ted Cruz or his campaign staff, I'd be all over Trump University like flies on shit. Mr. Cruz is a highly accomplished attorney and a legal scholar. Surely, he could find the "juicy" parts of the legal pleadings and share them with the entire country. Maybe he's waiting for the right time to strike. Perhaps he feels that's immediately before the California primary.


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