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  Which of the 2016 Republicans is the strongest candidate for 2024
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Ted Cruz
 
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Marco Rubio
 
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John Kasich
 
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Ben Carson
 
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Jeb Bush
 
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Chris Christie
 
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Carly Fiorina
 
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Rand Paul
 
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Rick Santorum
 
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Rick Perry
 
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Bobby Jindal
 
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Lindsey Graham
 
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Scott Walker
 
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Jim Gilmore
 
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Mike Huckabee
 
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« Reply #25 on: January 23, 2019, 03:03:52 pm »

Cruz accrued too much baggage from the 2016 run, so I say Rubio is the more likely one to win the nomination.

Cruz' 8 million votes aren't going anywhere, and I highly doubt Trump voters would choose Rubio over Cruz.
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« Reply #26 on: January 23, 2019, 05:49:55 pm »

Rubio. But I'm sure Lyin' Ted will give it one last go.
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« Reply #27 on: January 24, 2019, 08:50:01 pm »

I rescind my vote for Rubio. Bearded Cruz will be unstoppable in '24. He's a new man. I'm a Cruz Missile now!
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« Reply #28 on: February 05, 2019, 12:00:46 pm »

Rubio.
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« Reply #29 on: February 20, 2019, 07:38:52 pm »

The fact that atlas thinks the guy who one state that wasn't even his home state has a better chance than the guy who was the most competitive runner up since Reagan and Ford shows how out of touch atlas is with Republican voters and most of the country.
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« Reply #30 on: February 21, 2019, 10:59:01 am »

cruz and paul. also lol at those who think rubio or kasich.
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« Reply #31 on: February 23, 2019, 07:41:43 pm »

None of the 2016 candidates will be the nominee in 2024. Among other things, Trump's win and the rise of the Tea Party show that Republicans really, really prefer fresh "outsider" candidates that speak to them on whatever Fox News is talking about that day than those who have been around for a while and can be called career politicians.

Also the political careers of most of these guys have been over for several years (Jeb, Walker, Jindal, Santorum, Christie, Huckabee, Fiorina, and of course Jim Gilmore)
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« Reply #32 on: February 23, 2019, 08:55:33 pm »

cruz and paul. also lol at those who think rubio or kasich.

Thank you!
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« Reply #33 on: February 23, 2019, 08:58:45 pm »
« Edited: February 24, 2019, 12:00:26 am by Medal506 »

None of the 2016 candidates will be the nominee in 2024. Among other things, Trump's win and the rise of the Tea Party show that Republicans really, really prefer fresh "outsider" candidates that speak to them on whatever Fox News is talking about that day than those who have been around for a while and can be called career politicians.

Also the political careers of most of these guys have been over for several years (Jeb, Walker, Jindal, Santorum, Christie, Huckabee, Fiorina, and of course Jim Gilmore)

Trump's 2016 run was his second run. The first time he ran as a reform party candidate in 2000. There's also been talk about him running since the 1980s. I wouldn't call Trump fresh face.
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« Reply #34 on: February 24, 2019, 03:14:21 pm »

None of the 2016 candidates will be the nominee in 2024. Among other things, Trump's win and the rise of the Tea Party show that Republicans really, really prefer fresh "outsider" candidates that speak to them on whatever Fox News is talking about that day than those who have been around for a while and can be called career politicians.

Also the political careers of most of these guys have been over for several years (Jeb, Walker, Jindal, Santorum, Christie, Huckabee, Fiorina, and of course Jim Gilmore)

Trump's 2016 run was his second run. The first time he ran as a reform party candidate in 2000. There's also been talk about him running since the 1980s. I wouldn't call Trump fresh face.

Was he a fresh face in media? Of course not. Was he a fresh face in Republican politics? Absolutely.

Both of those "runs" were brief and for independent candidacies. Also they were mostly for media effect. Coupled with the fact that he was a hardliner on immigration when no serious GOP candidate really was, he was definitely fresh in the eyes of conservative Republicans.

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