Trump Sanders debate
Wow! I predict this will be the most-watched debate in the history of American politics.
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The consensus is that a Trump-Sanders debate right before the California primary hurts Hillary, which means that it benefits Trump. The only danger for Trump is if he hurts Hillary so badly that Bernie somehow becomes the nominee instead, but that’s pretty unlikely because for the same reason the GOPe wanted to lose with Cruz, the Dem-e wants to lose with Hillary.
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Otis the Sweaty writes:
Is this actually going to happen? I thought Trump was just trolling.
Yes, I predict it will happen because Trump said he would do it if the profits are donated to charity, and apparently Bernie really wants a debate because he understands that publicity benefits his cause, and ABC apparently has agreed to host the debate for the prestige of hosting it even though the profits have to be donated to charity.
This has reached a level where no one can back out of it. And Hillary is left looking stupid because she refused to debate Bernie and she insisted at a TV interview that there is no way such a debate would happen. So now Hillary looks like a chicken with very bad predictive powers, while the real man, who are not afraid of debates, debate each other.
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This is a huge opportunity for Trump to win over the support of Bernie’s supporters. I predict that we will see Trump treat Bernie with a lot of respect, and Trump will try to agree with him as much as possible while adding his catchphrase “but we have to be smart about it.”
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DONALD J. TRUMP STATEMENT ON DEBATING BERNIE SANDERS
Based on the fact that the Democratic nominating process is totally rigged and Crooked Hillary Clinton and Deborah Wasserman Schultz will not allow Bernie Sanders to win, and now that I am the presumptive Republican nominee, it seems inappropriate that I would debate the second place finisher. Likewise, the networks want to make a killing on these events and are not proving to be too generous to charitable causes, in this case, women’s health issues. Therefore, as much as I want to debate Bernie Sanders – and it would be an easy payday – I will wait to debate the first place finisher in the Democratic Party, probably Crooked Hillary Clinton, or whoever it may be.