"Hillary doesn't come down to Florida," Donald Trump says hours after Clinton campaigned in Florida.
— Alex Seitz-Wald (@aseitzwald) October 12, 2016
"Your vote really, really, really counts," Al Gore said. "You can consider me as an Exhibit A of that." https://t.co/TvW2Pivmkz
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) October 11, 2016
Miami crowd is counting "you won" when Al Gore mentions the results of the 2000 presidential race
— Jennifer Epstein (@jeneps) October 11, 2016
One candidate is running to be leader of the Free World. The other is running to bask in the adulation of his fans at yooooge, classy rallies…
Trump: “The polls are pretty even in Florida. Don’t let me down! Honestly, don’t let yourselves down."
— Igor Bobic (@igorbobic) October 12, 2016
Trump, in Panama City in Panhandle, far from Little Havana: "I also have a message for our wonderful Cuban Americans."
— Nick Corasaniti (@NYTnickc) October 12, 2016
Dear @realDonaldTrump – here is a primer on Florida. Should read before you come back ? https://t.co/795EHiRlHK https://t.co/3SbTHDx644
— Steve Schale (@steveschale) October 12, 2016
Trump: “You better make sure we win or there will be no more Trump rallies — the hell with that. The hell with the rallies."
— Igor Bobic (@igorbobic) October 12, 2016
In Florida tonight, @realDonaldTrump urges supporters to register and vote: "If we don't win, all it is is a little asterisk in history."
— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) October 12, 2016
Between Sept. 10th and Oct. 10th, the Florida GOP registered 117 new voters.
Florida Democrats registered 6,920. https://t.co/DPFTQOpmCZ https://t.co/AVftzfuRmL
— Frank Luntz (@FrankLuntz) October 12, 2016
.@realDonaldTrump tells supporters in Florida to vote on "November 28." https://t.co/0w9O26NerX
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) October 12, 2016
Wow, election day is Nov. 28th? That should make for some interesting Thanksgiving banter, though the timing sucks for folk who work retail being it’s the Monday after Black Friday.
Hard to argue with a self-description like that.
@BillinGlendaleCA: Maybe Presidential candidates will be really really discounted by then? Found is all the better Campaign Outlet Malls.
Villago Delenda Est
Those poor people at The Onion, The Late Show, Full Frontal, The Daily Show, all the rest…
Their creative energies are not needed during this presidential campaign. All they need to do is roll the tape of the most recent Drumpf rally.
I heard you, Carly: “Your face, it was apricot!”
Yes, Trump supporters, vote on November 28th. That’s the ticket.
Villago Delenda Est
@Msb: For the win!
md S Oregon
Wow! You kids still up?? I’m late to the party with the West Coasters. Signing out now in J’ville County. Peggy Noonan count of signage…1 Trump sign removed from Crater Lake Highway.
Al Gore will have his revenge! Love the Luntz quote, GOTV for the win.
What our media have learned from this election:
(1) “Wall-to-wall, policy- and context-free coverage of the ferret-wearing shitgibbon made us a butt-load of money,” and
(2) “More, please.”
@scav: The wife told me that Macys(her employer) is opening at 4:30pm on Thanksgiving Day for Black Friday. UGGGGHHH.
Obviously, the Dems did better, but both numbers seem low for a month-long total. Anyone know if the Dem number is a good one?
@Botsplainer: If she has to work then(probable), we’ll do Thanksgiving Wednesday night.
@BillinGlendaleCA: Hopefully the kid’s schedule won’t be a problem with that plan now that’s she’s no longer ‘the nursing student’ and is now a nurse.
@BillinGlendaleCA: Watch, her schedule will be Wed Thur and Fri.
@OzarkHillbilly: Heh, she only works 3 days a week, but it’s 12 hour days.
ETA: The other thing I can complain about is there will be NO parking on my street on Black Friday, I’m about 3 blocks from the mall and the fuckers park here and walk to the mall AND I have to drive madame to the mall.
@BillinGlendaleCA: That would be your daughter’s schedule.
@OzarkHillbilly: Yes, I don’t think they have them work 3 days consecutively.
ETA: My Black Friday rant was just a general rant.
@BillinGlendaleCA: My hospital employed brother and SIL both get the 3/12 work schedule too. It’s a pretty sweet deal. Of course in their case it means they only get 1 full wkend a month together.
@OzarkHillbilly: I think she works Mon, Wed, Fri; I know she was off last Sunday since she put up a video of her at the Rams game. I haven’t talked to her since she stood me up on our hike to Mt. Lowe(she had a good excuse, she came down with a cold).
@BillinGlendaleCA: I don’t know. I’m pretty sure my brother has his 3 days in a row as he has spoken of how much he enjoys his 4 day wkends (It’s really funky how it gets scheduled and I can’t recall the details now). Of course, I suppose different hospitals will do it differently.
@Sm*t Cl*de: Oh, it will be more than an asterisk if HO successfully sets the GOP on fire.
@BillinGlendaleCA:If you love her, really love her, you will never let her go to another Rams game. They are hazardous to one’s mental health.
@OzarkHillbilly: I don’t think she has too much of a choice being that she’s new. She working on the floor now, but next spring she’s supposed to be moving to the OR(she likes that work).
I’m trying to think of the most Luntzian spin on the voter registration disparity. So far, I’ve come up with these.
“Republican voter confidence.”
“Liberal registration panic.”
“Fuck it. Just fuck it. I’ll be at the bar.”
Any to add?
@OzarkHillbilly: I went to one in 1979 and I’m still haunted by the experience. On the other hand her BF is a Chargers fan, there’s an exercise in futility.
@trnc: “You have to register to vote?”
How was it virtually unprompted? The Cowardly Ryan didn’t fluff the mango misogynist for a couple of days, and that’s like a declaration of war on his ego.
@BillinGlendaleCA: Suffer the children.
Wait, who is Donald Trump? The name seems familiar – have I heard it at all in the past few months?
@OzarkHillbilly: The good thing about when I saw the Rams play in 79 was it was free(my former and future roommate’s dad got tickets and parking), they were playing the 49er’s, and OJ was still playing for the 9er’s.
The pups make it a trifecta, the cover of all three local papers!
I read somewhere they registered 60K new hispanic voters last month.
@craigie: He’s a game show host.
more on latino voter registration.
hopefully, they will all turn out massively.
@raven: How’s it feel knowing your dogs are more photogenic than you are? ;-)
@OzarkHillbilly: I got used to that a long time ago. Maybe that’s why my flickr dog album has 800 pics!
@OzarkHillbilly: I know that feeling.
@raven: I need to take some more pics of my girls, but they’re horrible models. They don’t take direction very well.
So Assange isn’t aware of how he’s fucking himself in every orifice with this hacking shit. He always had a somewhat plausible excuse on Manning’s crime (which was, at its heart, Manning’s crime); but now, he’s a material conspirator in a targeted set of unauthorized cyber invasions.
That’s a whole different pot of shit.
Ecuador is going to find itself in an awkward spot, given the target of the incursions and the sort of policies the beneficiary of the incursions would have enacted.
How long until it cuts its losses, and how different will Julian’s life be in Leavenworth?
I don’t know, this late in the campaign getting almost 7,000 new registrations seems pretty good. I wouldn’t count on many of those 6,920 potential votes actually being cast. With the wall-to-wall coverage of this campaign and the amount of media attention that has been given to all things Trump, anyone not registered by September probably doesn’t care much about the outcome. That is particularly likely for Democratic registrants, since so many always have something better to do on election day. (And, now, with so much early voting, absentee voting, and mail-in voting, you really have to be apathetic to not manage to get your ballot filled out and delivered.
The number I would like to see is how many people refused to register even though all it took was a few minutes and a little bit of printing.
@Botsplainer: I think he’d end up in Florence Supermax, he’s not military.
@raven: You are still doing better than me. After the Cliff Cave rescue I learned that my truck was more photogenic than I (a fellow carpenter saw it on TV) and more quotable than I (a PD reporter quoted a bumper sticker I had on it)
There’s a civilian side to Leavenworth, but I like the way you think…
@Botsplainer: Very different from the few years he’s going to spend in Swedish prison first.
@OzarkHillbilly: Tell me I don’t look good!
@raven: Is that from the Battle of Hastings?
Sign # 3,212,547, 568,644 that our elections is broken:
I blame Obama.
@OzarkHillbilly: I blame Baud!
@BillinGlendaleCA: Oh no, it’s only rock n roll but I like it. . .
Ceci n'est pas mon nym
The Bobic tweet confuses me. Is Trump promising that there will be rallies if he wins? Why? Does he know the campaign ends whether you win or lose?
Maybe I’ll just make myself crazy if I try to parse meaning into a Trump quote. His voters probably don’t, they just hear “blah blah blah Crooked Hillary blah blah great again”
So Joke and his fool Halperin seem to be accepting that Trump has lost. Now as usual Joke is saying “as I told you last week” – b.s. but Halperin is rabble rousing the civil war – it’s going to be 35% of the population that hates the media and the Clintons and Paul Ryan.
They talk more b.s in this show than Trump talks at his rallies.
Edit: Cancel that – they still think Trump can win. Why do I ever turn it on.
At the rate he’s going, he’ll spend the rest of his life in confinement somewhere.
I’d taunt him on the Wikileaks twitter, but I don’t want his flying monkeys attacking my office computers, because we’re just not that secure.
@TS: Edit won’t work – Cancel the Trump can’t win – the polls are coming back in his favor according to Mica – and she’s attacking Hillary campaigning with Gore – and why on earth do I ever turn it on.
@raven: OK, you don’t look good. (ask and receive)
@TS: The margin is down to 7% from 14%.
@raven: Your dogs are royalty. Too dang cute.
@Ceci n’est pas mon nym:
A fascist head of state holding rallies? That’s crazy talk!
@Ceci n’est pas mon nym: Um, remember Nuremburg? They had rallies, even after the ‘election’ silliness was over..
Your Maricopa County tax dollars at work! Here’s hoping he spends the first 6 months of his new term in the Federal hoosegow.
@OzarkHillbilly: Nah, he’ll resign and become Trump’s DHS Secretary.
where's my hammer
In Washington state:
“According to the Secretary of State’s Office, 27,601 people statewide signed up to vote online Monday — the state’s voter registration deadline — breaking a record set the day before, when 23,167 voters registered to vote.
“We are ecstatic to see more than 50,000 new registrations in the past 48 hours,” said Secretary of State Kim Wyman in a news release.”
I can never make heads or tails of it in Ohio. Maybe the ratio means something, 5 to 1 for D v R or something, but you would need much better analysis to come up with a real comparison, because voters also drop off every year- they move, die or “become inactive”. The reporting on it is cyclical in Ohio- between 2008 and 2012 they said Democrats “lost” 300k D voters (not sure what that means) and then Democrats said they registered 220k new voters btwn 2011 and 2012.
Someone could do it I guess- count this in some reliable way that means something- but it’s more complicated than just comparing monthly totals of new voters.
The only thing the Obama campaign used was early/absentee votes CAST- that’s a “banked” vote. Reliable. If the votes are cast in a D county where he needs a huge margin and they have a number they need in that county (as a total) that’s “10% there” or “25% there”.
I forgive them that because if they made any kind of definitive call that really would drive down turnout and affect the race. They can’t do that. They shouldn’t do it.
@Botsplainer: ADX Florence, like Robert Hanssen.
Careful. Now that they’re stars, they’ll think they can get away with anything.
@raven: Is that your Raven, raven?
ETA: Probably not, if this was a recent photo! Moar coffee needed…