Cruz wins Iowa Caucuses

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  1. Zaac

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    They've called it already.
     
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    Rubio did VERY well and was VERY pleased. His speech sounds like a victory speech. I wonder how Trump will spin coming in 2nd?

    Now, on to New Hampshire....
     
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    I'm very pleased with this result. Cruz shows that he has a good ground game, which he has been working on in all the states. Trump will get on the talk shows tomorrow and insult the Iowa voters which of course the press will eat up.
     
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    He'll be very angry for one day and move on. He is realistic. He will win most primaries and lose a few along the way.
    It's certain that Trump will win New Hampshire. Rubio and Cruz will lag a dozen or more points behind there.
     
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    Trump will win New Hampshire and possibly Nevada and THAT WILL BE ALL HE WILL WIN!
     
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    Ha, Ha, Ha. I really am laughing at the above.

    You will have to eat some humble pie in the near future. If I am wrong I will acknowedge that "ITL deserves a great deal of credit. He called it exactly the way it transpired."
     
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    I would like to amend my prediction. I should not have said New Hampshire and Nevada would be the only states he will win. Trump will not win many states, certainly few that matter. He will likely drop out after Super Tuesday (March 1st) or possibly a week after Super Tuesday. In addition to New Hampshire he could also win:

    Nevada
    Alaska
    Colorado
    Massachusetts
    Vermont

    If he stays in past Super Tuesday he might win:
    Maine
    Puerto Rico
    Hawaii

    But these states are like leftover crumbs in the pecking order of the primaries. Only Alaska is a true red state.
     
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    Wow, you will have to eat TWO humble pies later on. By the way, Puerto Rico isn't a state --it's territory.

    I predict that he will take most of the Northeastern corridor, the Carolina's, Florida, all of the south,Ohio and others. We are at loggerheads.
     
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    You sound like Trump tooting your own horn like that....
     
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    Yes, most of the commentators were crediting his organization in Iowa for the win. That's a very good indicator about Cruz the leader.
     
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    But, (using an MMA metaphor) he has a good standup.
     
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    Good win for Cruz. Especially considering he stuck to his guns on ethanol subsidies.
     
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    Yep, and that the Governor of Iowa came out strongly against him.
     
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    The latest Real Clear Politics average in NH has it this way --

    Trump - 34%
    Cruz - 11%
    Kasich - 11%
    Rubio - 10%
    Bush - 10%
    Christie - 6%

    Not sure what last night will mean - if anything - to NH voters. However, spoke to a friend in NH today. Said he was leaning toward Bush initially - now planning to vote for Rubio.
     
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    To me, his speech was the best - by far. Cruz rambled on for 30+ minutes and Donald now wants to buy a farm in Iowa. At least he didn't call the Iowans stupid again. Hillary & Bernie seemed angry in their speeches (but then again, Bernie always seems angry).

    BTW, did you see former president Clinton behind the Hillary. Hard to believe that he has aged so much. And he's only one year older than Hillary.
     
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    He probably will once he gets to New Hampshire.

    Doesn't he? I thought it was just me or maybe that's just the way he talks. But he never sounds just normal. There's just something acerbic and grating about his voice.

    Presidents usually seem to start aging normally again once they leave office. He looks to be the exception.

    Hard to believe that Chelsea is 35 now. Where has the time gone?
     
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    It's hard for me to believe it's been fifteen years already since he was president.

    Lol, yes I've noticed his aging and so have others: Bill Clinton looks old

    You ever been around anyone with AIDS?
     
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    Thanks for the laugh. Really needed one today.
     

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