It's Time: Which Candidate Do You Currently Favor?

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    I think we're approaching the point in the campaign where the voters who aren't hardcore support bases and campaign workers are starting to get a feel for the candidates and leaning one direction or the other, although we obviously still have a lot of time before it's necessary to make a final choice.

    So which candidate are you currently favoring, and why?

    For myself, I'm currently throwing my support to Ted Cruz. As I've said in other places, he's smart, principled, conservative, and has shown himself to be willing and able to take on and oppose both the Democrats and the establishment of the GOP.
     
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    No it isn't "time". This isn't even an election year. Get a ride to a clue store.
     
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    Trump.
     
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    Then fuck off and don't discuss it. I don't recall anyone sending you an engraved invitation, desperate to hear your opinions, anyway.
     
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    And the other half of the topic was "Why?"
     
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    If Bernie Sanders does not get the nomination, I would probably go for Ted Cruze.

    There is no friggin way I would ever vote for Hillary. Or Trump. Or Bush.

    I can't vote for Bernie in the primaries because I am a registered Republican.
     
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    Honestly, because he isn't a politician. Also because he's rich already and not sucking up to billionaire donors doing their bidding. Every other GOP and Dem both are with the exception of Carson. But Carson's a religious crazy person.
     
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    I'm definitely curious about the "why" on this one. How do you go from Bernie to Cruz as your first and second?
     
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    I don't worry a lot about donors as a rule. I think it tells you a lot about a candidate to see which donors they align with, but as a general rule, I think ideology decides donors, rather than donors deciding ideology.

    I am obviously looking for a conservative candidate, and I want someone who isn't chummy with the GOP establishment, but I'm very dubious about people who have no experience with the specific skill set of working in the government. I think Obama has shown us how disastrous a complete neophyte can be.
     
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    Good question. Perhaps it is the order of honesty and integrity. Bernie has real issues. Most everyone else just does tired old talking points.
     
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