Bob Barr Forms Presidential Exploratory Committee

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  1. KenH

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    If Bob Barr wins the LP presidential nomination this could very well dash what little chance that Senator McCain has of winning on November 4. I had been thinking that Barr would only receive the typical 250,000 votes that the LP candidate normally gets. However, if he prove adept at raising money for his campaign he could raise that vote total to 750,000 and do so real damage in swing states to Senator McCain's campaign.

    http://wiredispatch.com/news/?id=116439
     
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    I disagree. Bob's got too many skeletons.....they'll make mincemeat out of him.
     
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    Will you be switching to support him if he does decide to make a run for it?
     
  4. webdog

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    Why wouldn't he do damage to Obama-ry?
     
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    Only if Paul is selected for VP :D
     
  6. Martin

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    ==I think that is wishful thinking on your part. Many conservatives are supporting John McCain. Some conservative "leaders", usually self-appointed as such, oppose McCain but my experience is that most conservatives will vote for McCain. The media does not pick up on that because they focus on the self-appointed "leaders" such as James Dobson and Pat Robertson. However if they took the time to look at true, consistant conservatives they would find that McCain will get most of the votes.

    Barr does not have the "name" id that he would need to be successful. He also does not have any shot at winning in the fall. I predict that most conservatives stick with McCain if Barr actually gets in the race.
     
  7. KenH

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    Libertarian candidates generally take more potential votes from Republicans than from Democrats, based on economic issues.
     
  8. KenH

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    No. As I stated before in this forum at my age I really don't want to continue messing with minor parties that can't win.
     
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    This is your position?
     
  10. KenH

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    Yes. It is my position for all general elections from 2008 forward.
     

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