If you were American would you vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton?

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Last night was the first of three of the big TV debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. 

Up to 100 million viewers tuned in in the USA. Even on this side of the Atlantic, a large number of people stayed up to the early hours to see Trump versus Mrs Clinton, such is the excitement surrounding the presidential election.

With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump virtually tied in recent national polls, they entered the debate as the two least popular presidential candidates in modern history.

In the blue corner, a career politician, an experienced debater, trying to stem an apparent surge in popularity for her rival.

In the red corner, a reality TV star, who successfully disposed of his opponents by giving them nicknames on stage, now needs to prove he has the temperament to be commander-in-chief.

They argued on television like a pair of teenagers. Hillary Clinton’s best line was “I think Donald just criticised me for preparing for this debate. And yes I did. And you know what else I prepared for? I prepared to be president. And that’s a good thing.”

Clinton largely kept her cool, eventually offering wryly with a smile: “Donald, I know you live in your own reality.”

According to a CNN poll of debate watchers, 62% thought Hillary came out on top, 27% for Donald Trump and 11% unsure. However, 46% think that neither of them are suitable to be President!

Towards the end of the debate, the Republican claimed Mrs Clinton does not have the “stamina” to be president, clearly alluding to her recent bout of pneumonia.

“I said she doesn’t have the stamina. And I don’t believe she does have the stamina. To be president of this country, you need tremendous stamina,” Mr Trump said.

Mrs Clinton fired  back: “Well, as soon as he travels to 112 countries and negotiates a peace deal, a ceasefire, a release of dissidents… or even spends 11 hours testifying in front of a congressional committee, he can talk to me about stamina.”

The debate concluded with both candidates pledging to respect the results of the election no matter who wins. It’s a sign of just how contentious this election has become that such a pledge is even necessary.

The election is on 8th November so time is running out …

What are your views? Who would make the more credible president of the United States? How do they both compare to Obama? If you had to choose between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, who would you vote for?

If you were American would you vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton?

800 people have already voted, what's your opinion? DONALD TRUMP HILLARY CLINTON

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Bluekat
28th Nov 2016
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LittleMinx
1st Nov 2016
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Hillary is getting her come uppance now maybe not fast enough. Yet another scandal. I have added quotes from CNN Money International.
"Donna Brazile, the acting chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, resigned from her role as a CNN contributor earlier this month."

"Her departure was announced on Monday amid fresh revelations that she sent questions to Hillary Clinton's campaign in advance of a CNN debate and a CNN-TV One town hall."

In a statement, CNN said it was "completely uncomfortable with what we have learned about her interactions with the Clinton campaign while she was a CNN contributor."

Just like a nasty smelly boil, this one needs a lot more lancing, and a good dose of antiseptic.
Next question: who will step in for her if she is arrested?
All smokes and mirrors.
Wilf
1st Nov 2016
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Any other politician apart from Clinton would have resigned from the campaign in shame by now. Same fro Trump. Can you image those two in the UK. The press would have had a field day and they would have been hounded out. They are so desperate for power its crazy. I think Trump may just get in as Clinton is now the one who has been tarnished again. Putin meanwhile must be laughing all the way as he has been accused of manipulating the election and if he has its quite incredible as I have never seen such a fiasco.
Barton babe
28th Oct 2016
1
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I'm very pleased I do not have to vote for either of them but if I did, Hillary would just about get my vote. That other person would get the boot.
Wilf
30th Oct 2016
1
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Trump seems a nutter but with the latest email scandal breaking today about Hillerys aide and he husband Mr Weiner I do not believe Hillary should be President. If she had any other contender say a Reagan or Bush she would be toast by now and a long way back in the polls. Its an incredible situation how deeply flawed both candidates are.
Alisonrd
18th Oct 2016
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What a hideous choice - but Trump is quite clearly unhinged.
susieq5000
16th Oct 2016
1
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Americans will be a laughing stock throughout the world if they vote Trump in. If he wasn't so obnoxious he would be laughable. How has America got into this dire situation?
londontown
16th Oct 2016
1
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I'm an American over here in the UK, lived here for over 30 years. I was all set to register to vote. I wanted to vote for Bernie Sanders. When Hilary was nominated instead, I felt she was at least better than Trump. However, as I read more about her, I decided not to vote because she doesn't seem truthful & covers up too much & I refuse to vote for Trump - . I will leave it in the hands of Americans living in the States to choose which one they want. Hopefully, in 4 years (if none of them get impeached before then) there will be a better choice of who to vote in as President.
dexawrek
14th Oct 2016
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I honestly don't trust either with the job but if I had a vote it would be for Hillary. Quite simply because, of the two, she is the only one with prior political experience. Out here in the USA we keep hearing about these e mails then in another story we hear how hackers have hacked stars e mails and phones and thousands of personal photos released to the internet. How safe are e mails? Her servers are a lot more secure than open internet ones. Also most top politicians admit to having their own servers. She is being held responsible for a lot of her husbands activity. They say she lies but what politician doesn't?
Now Trump. He's a showman playing to his audience. Knows nothing about politics. Thinks all the public wants to hear is him insulting women, immigrants forgetting his own wife is one, women again. He never talks about election issues, never mentions the national debt and how to reduce it. Doesn't know how to talk to other countries leaders. I'm so afraid he's going to to say the wrong thing to the wrong person and lead us into WW3.
If American's find they made a mistake it's not as easy to replace them as "you're fired" ( his catch phrase on TV)
All in all I don't know.
jeanmark
13th Oct 2016
1
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I note that yesterday Donald Trump asked all his supporters to vote for him on November 28th! Hopeful they will comply.
OVER70RETIRED
13th Oct 2016
2
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TRUMP IS A PIG IS NOW AND ALWAYS WILL BE. HES A BULLIE WILL INSULT ANYONE AND SAY WHAT IS NOT TRUE LIE TO WIN CHEATS AT CARDS..THE RUSSIAN PRES YEArs ago TOOK OF HIS SHOES AND POUNDED IT ON THE UN TABLE SAID WE WILL TAKE OVER THE UNITED STATES WITH OUT RAISING A ARM.. NOW HERE IS TRUMP 50 YEARS LATER DEALING WITH RUSSIA CHINA ALL COMMUNES COUNTRIES BE AFRAID UNITED STATES VERY AFRAID,,,NOW WE STAND AGAINST HIM HILLARY HAS HER EMAILS SO WHAT LETS CHECK ALL OF HIS SECRET DEALING WITH RUSSIA, FELLOW AMERICANS NOW IS THE TIME TO HOLD HANDS. DDO NOT LET WHAT THE LAST10 PRESIDENT HAVE DONE TO KEEP US FREE I AM A 72 YEAR OD MAN A VET OF VIETNAM 1965 TO 1966 IN COUNTRY
ALL YOU CONGRESS AND SENATORS STAND TOGETHER WARN YOUR PEOPLE YOUR STATES HE WILL HURT YOUR COUNTRY LOOK HOW HE WORKS THE CROWED TO ANGER THEM TO FIGHT ANOTHER AMERICAN, WHY I WAS ALWAT PROUD OF OUR WAY OF LIFE NOW HE TURNED IT TO A DIVIDING OUR COUNTRY..
Lionel
11th Oct 2016
5
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The second debate was not television material. It should not have been aired.

Neither party discussed meaningful policies, only slagged each other off. The point of these televised debates is to give both candidates an opportunity to speak out, in front of one another, in front of a TV audience, to give a summation of the direction on which they will tale the country.

Winner. Loser. Both lost; it got too personal.
OVER70RETIRED
13th Oct 2016
1
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LOOK I AGREE BUT NO ONE CAN DEBAT A MAN WHO IS SAYING THINGS THAT HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH WHAT HE IS DOING HILLARY IS TRYING TO KEEP TALKING ABOUT WHO WHAT AND WERE SHE HAS TO DO BUT OTHER PERSON YELLING LIEING BULLYING EVERYONE MAKING EXCUSSES HOW THE AMERICANS IF HE LOOSES CHEATED I AM A INDEPENDENT
JohnHerb
12th Oct 2016
4
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I disagree Lionel thought it was the best comedy show i have seen in a long time!
OVER70RETIRED
13th Oct 2016
1
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PAL THAT IS WHAT THE PROBLEMS ARE HE HAS TURNED IT INTO HE SAID SHE SAID BUT THEY HAVE HIM DOING un-American THINGS I HAVE A DAUGHTER HE WAS WORKING WHEN HE STATED HE WOULD F--- HER GRAB HER PU--Y IF I WAS HER HUSBAND I WOULD GET A GREAT ATTORNEY MAKE HIM SORRY HE INSULTED HER BEFORE HE SHOOK HER HAND PRETENDING TO CARE AND KISSED HER WITH HIS NASTY MONTH . HE IS A PIG AS ANYONE IN NY THE 15 YEAR OLD TEEN AGE CONTEST SAID HE WOULD WALK IN WHILE THEY WERE NAKED IN THEIR DRESSING ROOM
Lionel
12th Oct 2016
2
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I'll give you that one JohnHerb. Hadn't seen it that way!
MrsPat
9th Oct 2016
4
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Reading the papers today its got even more crazy. The Donald is being accused of insulting women and being a serial sexist while Hillarys husband Bill was just that as well and she seems to have let him get away with it. i.e. she is still married to him? You couldn't make this one up! In the UK its more like so and so had a fling and they resign immediately...or they drag it on for a week while the press have a field day...the PM says "I stand by this member of my cabinet" and then there is so much pressure they resign anyway and everyone has a chuckle...look at Mr Vaz for instance. Not so with our good friends across the pond it seems.
jeanmark
11th Oct 2016
4
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I agree MrsPat that things are getting crazy but it's worth noting Bill Clinton is not running for President so what ever he has done in the past is irrelevant. I don't support Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump but I'm not sure a woman should be criticised for following her marriage vows and standing by her husband even if he is an adulterous. If she wasn't who she was she would be admired for her courage.
OVER70RETIRED
13th Oct 2016
1
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I AGREE BUT REMEMBER ALL ABOUT HILLARY IS EMAILS WHAT EVER THAT MEANS MOST DO NOT UNDERSTAND BUT WHAT THEY ARE SAYING IS WHEN I GOT OUT IN 1966 IN MY STATE IF YOU WERE IN VIETNAM GOT A 50.00 BREAK ON YOUR TAXS OK MY APO NUMBER WAS 96233 SAN CAL UNDERSTAND I COULLD NOT GET MY REDUCTION BECAUSE THE APO WAS CLASSIFIED OK MANY THINGS ARE CLASSIFIED BUT DO NOT START OUT THAT WAY AND REMEMBER SHE BROKE NO LAWS NOW HER HUSBAND YES HAD SEX WITH A WOMAN THAT WANTED TO NOT LIKE TRUMP 15 YEAR OLDS AND HE AS A BOSS USED HIS TO HOLD WOMAN OR THEY WOULD LOOSE THEIR JOBS YOU HEARD HIS OWN VOICE SAYING THE WOMAN WHO IS MARRIED IS A STATE HE WAS GOING TO FIRE THEM UP NOW WHAT HE WILL DO BUT WHAT HE THINKS SHE HAS DONE AS HE WALKED OUT OF HIS BUS SAID WOW I FU-- HER AND GRAP HER PUS-- AND SHE LOVE IT THE WALK OUT THE BUS KISS HER SHE DID NOTHING TO DESERVE THAT AT ALL HE SAID IT IS LOCKER ROOM TALK I WAS A CEO NEVER HEARD ANYONE TALK ABOUT A WOMAN THAT WAY THEY WERE NOT A SICK MAN HE BELEAVES HIS MONEY ALLOWS HIM TO DO WHAT EVER HE WANTS WITH A WOMAN I AM NOT A BILLIONAIRE BUT HAVE DONE WELL IN MY LIFE NEVER SAID THINGS LIKE THAT,, NOW THE OTHER THING AT WAR PEOPLE DIE I NOW I WAS IN VIETNAM 1965 AND 1966 THE PEOPLE THAT DIED WERE PAID A LOT OF MONEY TO DO WHAT THEY DO HER PROBLEM WAS SHE WAS 20,000 MILES USED A RADIO HER PEOPLE ASK IF THE ATTACK WAS GANGS OR ISIC THEY DID NOT KNOW 4 PEOPLE DIED IN 1965 AND 66 THE 7TH CAV LOST 178 MEN IN 2 DAYS WHO WAS BLAMED FOR THE SHE LOST 4 PEOPLE IN A ATTACK IN A WAR STRICKEN COUNTRY SO SHE GETS BLAMED SHE DID NOTHING WRONG THE COMMANDERS DIDNT REACT QUICKLY BUT YOU CANT BECAUSE THE ATTACK LASTED 20 MINS I AM A INDEPENDENT AMERICANS WE NEED TO HOLD HANDS DO NOT BE BULLIED LOOK AT ALL HIS LIES YES LIES THANK YOU ALL VOTE
Wilf
15th Oct 2016
1
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Looking at it from the British viewpoint its just that he is so obviously flawed. the issue is there is nobody else apart from career politicians and they are all just blabbering on and on with political correctness. Its the same in the UK. Hopeless. We need somone like a Margaret Thatcher who had an iron will. Said what she thought and got stuff done
Wilf
11th Oct 2016
3
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I think the issue is jeanmark that while Hillary stood by Bill in fact he was a serious problem with women and he abused his power as the President. I cannot understand how a man as clever as him acted in such a stupid manner but then we are all human
OVER70RETIRED
13th Oct 2016
1
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YOUR RIGHT BUT ALL THE WOMAN WERE ONES WHO WANTED TO NOT WORRIED ABOUT THEIR JOBS REMEMBER THAT I WAS A BOSS ALL MY LIFE THEN HAD MY OWN BUSS. FROM 1985 TO2000 NEVER DID BUT WOMAN OFFERED TO FOOL AROUND PEOPLE IN POWER MANY WOMAN USE THEIR WELL BODYS TO GET AHEAD BAD BUT TRUE TRUMP NOW LIVEING IN NJ AND NY I BET 100S OF WOMAN HAD SEX WITH HIM BUT BECAUSE THEY NEEDED TO KEEP THEIR JODS SAD BUT TRUE AMERICANS BEWARE WE STOP BULLIES IN SCHOOLS LOOK HOW MUCH TROUBLE HE IS DOING I AM A INDEPENDENT CANT VOTE FOR HIM HE INSULTED ALL GOOD LADIES AND BLAMES EVER THING HE DOES ON OTHERS NEVER HIM I HAVE DAUGHTER LOOK MANY ARE COMEING OUT TELLING THEIR STORYS HE SAY NO THEIR LIEING SOME ARE 30 YEARS AGO SOME ARE A WEEK AGO BUT THEY ARE LIEING
jeanmark
12th Oct 2016
2
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Wilf, my point was should she be judged for what her husband did? He may have abused his position but did she abuse her position as a wife?
OVER70RETIRED
13th Oct 2016
1
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100 % RIGHT IT WAS UP TO HER WHAT SHE WANTED FROM HER HUSBAND NOT US NONE OF OUR BUSS. AND REMEMBER THEY WERE ALL CONSENTING WOMAN NOT 15 OR WAKING INTO DRESSING ROOMS BECAUSE IT IS HIS JOB TO CHECK OUT THEIR NAKED BODIES
AND NOW THE TRUTH ABOUT HILLARY SHE WAS A DEFENSE ATTORNEY APPOINTED BY THE COURTT TO DEFENDING A 20 YEAR OLD FOR RAPE OF A 16 OR 17 YEAR OLD LADY SHE WON HE DID NOT RAPE HER BUT NOW TRUMP 40 PLUS YEARS LATER SAYING SHE GOT HIM OFF NOT THAT HE WAS NOT GUILTY AND SHE DID WHAT THE JUDGE ORDERED HER TO DO
jeanmark
12th Oct 2016
1
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Well Wilf, whether it was power of otherwise, she had to be mad to stay with him even if he had been faithful!
Wilf
12th Oct 2016
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Jeanmark---yes agree to an extent but it looks like she tried to hush up the stink from all Bills exploits. I think most woman may have forgiven Bill the once but he was accused of being a multiple philanderer over many years. Looks like she stuck with him as she is power mad (according to General Colin Powell)
Lionel
11th Oct 2016
4
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Wilf, POTUS now requires a man of super human capabilities. The job has become too big for one man, or ten, twenty, or even fifty men.

The public expectation of these men is other worldly. It cannot be met. They will fail.

But, following your drift, we too are human, and prone to failure.
Wilf
11th Oct 2016
1
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Lionel..They are just figureheads at the end of the day. They all have reams of civil servants and lackies doing all the hard work. Besides that they all want to be Presidents or Prime Ministers-they are all power mad. the only real decision makers are Putin and his like
Lionel
11th Oct 2016
4
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'Fings ain't what they used to be.' But whilst both of them are a pair of rogues I coming around to the view Trump will it get it.
Michael Michaels
8th Oct 2016
4
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Hillary Clinton is possibly the most corrupt politian in the world. America needs a leader that will make it strong and get rid of the distructive policies of the obummer regime. Trump is not the best alternative, but i believe he will try his best. Ronald Reagan wasn't given a chance but he didn't sell america short like others that followed. Trump could be a surprise.
MrsPat
9th Oct 2016
3
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Think Trump is actually a bit of a nutter. I do agree with Hillary -she is power mad look at the comments from Colin Powell. Shame he did not become president
Lionel
9th Oct 2016
3
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Yep, quite agree with you.
lonemoan
6th Oct 2016
3
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Frankly I believe O bama has allowed Russia to look strong against his weak policies, Trump will certainly toughen up Americas image, Clinton will only weaken it further.
wpshark
5th Oct 2016
3
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Go Donald! America and the world need him. Someone who is NOT in the pocket of the rich establishment and someone who is not afraid to state what every sane person is thinking.
Our world is in a mess because we have allowed PC/Liberalism to take away all logic, responsibility and accountability. It is time we redress this and face the errors of past policies that place individual rights above the state and the people.
We need strong leaders who can take us out of this quagmire of liberalism.
jeanmark
8th Oct 2016
3
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He doesn't have to be in the pocket of the rich as he is one and I'm not sure any sane person would speak the way he does about women, immigrants etc. You don't have to be a liberal to consider a number of his comments are inappropriate and not acceptable in todays society. He is just a sexist bully and not my idea of a strong leader and certainly not a role model for the young.
cloudzeye
4th Oct 2016
4
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I AM an American and there is another candidate on the ballot in all 50 states, his name is Gary Johnson, he's Libertarian.

Those two idiots you're polling nobody really likes.
MrsPat
9th Oct 2016
3
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Never heard of him was he the chap who had never heard of Alleppo??
ginntonic
2nd Oct 2016
5
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I wouldn't vote for either of them but if I had to would be for Hillary Clinton.
Has anyone else noticed that when she walks on stage she always finds someone in the crowd to wave to and say "Hello there". This must be her way of getting people to think she is a friendly person. Her husband did the same. I don't believe she is actually waving to anyone, just doing it for show.
Donald Trump does the annoying thing of holding the elbow of the person he is talking to when shaking hands. This is a sign of trying to be the dominant of the two people. Obama dose it all the time with all the males he shakes hands with.
Capricorn
1st Oct 2016
4
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I think whoever wins the Election will not halt the downward spiral in America . America was the Country most respected , but since Obama, who has proved nondescript as a Leader, the current Contenders are even worse .
JohnHerb
12th Oct 2016
2
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Yes at least Obama has a brain. Trump just talks in riddles and cannot put a cohesive argument forward at all. But to be fair he does stuff which the likes of Hillary just seem to waffle on and on blabbering about nothing-reminds me a lot of our MPS. At least Thatcher gone on with stuff ...same as Churchill. they were true leaders. FDR and Kennedy in the USA same as well. Giants of their time. Trump is a giant but only because he looks like he eats too much. How he can have the cheek to tell women they are fat is beyond me. He must have a mirror like you used to have on pier arcades to make people look thin!!
Capricorn
12th Oct 2016
1
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Hi John Herb, Is there any Leader in Britain or America who is worthy of the name???? Trump is a joke , but who else is there ? Hillary is
tainted and hardly commanding is she ? Trump is a joke but more likely to put Putin in his place. Who said a Country only
gets the Government it deserves. ??? The days of Churchill, Maggie Thatcther, and Attlee are long gone.
pamflower
1st Oct 2016
4
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I am surprised these were the only two who the US thought were suitable to be President. Clinton will have her husband's hand up her back "working her" and Trump I think will do more harm than good.
Capricorn
12th Oct 2016
1
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Yes Pamflower I can't believe there was no one in the American or whatever , did not want to stand. Actually , the system of voting is rubbish , look how long it takes to arrive at a conclusion , everyone is brain dead and the contenders arguing instead of letting Joe Public what they intend todo for theCountry if they are elected..

I suggested this a few weeks back.There are 52 States, have one person from each State, the State with the lowest vote drops out. Another State votes and the
one with the lowest vote drops out.This happens every week and the loser of that State again drops out.It is a better way of cutting expenses and much less boring LOL
BrumEJ43
2nd Oct 2016
4
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Absolutely agree, -the most powerful country in the world - as is the United States , - it just beggars belief that these are the only two, - money is the answer.
Whoever gets in will only be there for the maximum term of 8 years, but most likely only 4, and completely controlled by the Senate. Thank goodness.
ronniecoolbox
1st Oct 2016
2
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I know it's all hypothetical but the less of the two candidates probably Mrs Clinton as from past history she has a forgiven spirit
BrumEJ43
30th Sep 2016
5
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I think I have already posted this, but I wouldn't vote for either of them.
Avril
30th Sep 2016
3
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Hopefully she will 'trump' him.
Robcar
30th Sep 2016
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Only a redneck would vote for Trump
JohnHerb
12th Oct 2016
1
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Thats the issue there are a lot of rednecks!
Hughes_Keith1skycom
30th Sep 2016
2
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Trump is a clear case of Populism
Straker
30th Sep 2016
5
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Between the 2 of them there's only a trump in It.
Capricorn
29th Sep 2016
6
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Have you ever watched a serious "debate " shown around the World turn into yah boo Politics? The USA has always been the Worlds' Policeman and Defender, but not any more . They have whittled down the remaining contenders , nothing to choose between them . America , be afraid !!! At a time when the World is in chaos the USA needs strong leadership to help the people , not
themselves.
MorrisandDoris
28th Sep 2016
4
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America always get idiot Presidents who are just stooges for corporate America who really control the country !
SovereignInventory
28th Sep 2016
3
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I have friends in the U.S. and I am so glad that I do not have to vote for either candidate - they are both very unpopular and have no policies at all.
jentie51
28th Sep 2016
3
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Not impressed by either, but Hillary is the lesser of the two evils.
Lionel
27th Sep 2016
5
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A few weeks ago, on a similar thread on SS, I opted for Trump on the basis of being a fan of the populist rebellion against the too well-entrenched establishment. Time for a cull, so to speak.

But, this evening I have a rather different view.

This inter-connected world is in an unprecedented state of commotion. Confusion. Even the planet is reacting badly with volcanoes, unusual weather patterns etc. Nation is set against nation and wars are threatened. Peoples are on the move invading other nations. Each country is at odds with the others. Interlocking and unresolvable difficulties. Complexities beyond normal imagination.

This is a time of perplexity: perplexity, the condition that results from extreme complexity.

I do not believe any nation is capable of solving it's own ills, let along intervening in the confusion of other states.

So the question is not, Hilary or The Donald, but rather which one will make the best fist of our situation?

Once again, I vote, none of the above, please try again!
Jo Kingham
27th Sep 2016
4
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Having friends in the US it's an interesting one. Their view is Clinton is a liar and although Trump is not ideal he's the better of the two evils.
evemk13
27th Sep 2016
4
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At about 100 minutes into the discussion Hillary brought up the subject of people losing their homes and Trumps says Thats business - obviously people don't matter but money and profits are all Trump is interested in
shellyb
27th Sep 2016
4
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I just wish they would stop messing about and tell us who the real candidates are because it's not funny any more
Wilf
30th Sep 2016
3
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Brilliant comment & very very funny!!! Had me in stitches!
RetiredJohnB
27th Sep 2016
5
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I've not been very good with recent votes (Labour and Remain) so I would vote Trump in the hope the trend continues.
Valerie Simpson
27th Sep 2016
4
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Dear Editor - Could you please be correct and consistent with the spelling of Mrs Clinton's name. She spells it Hillary, not Hilary, but your piece in this 'Speakers Corner' appears to to use a double 'l' and single 'l' quite randomly. I would appreciate it if you would amend this, please, especially in the title and the red banner.
MorrisandDoris
28th Sep 2016
3
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Remember Hillary is the one who dresses in the dark !
Valerie Simpson
27th Sep 2016
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Thank you, Editor!
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Thank you Valerie for spotting that - much appreciated and hopefully all the incorrect spellings have been rectified - many thanks again 🙂
JohnHerb
27th Sep 2016
1
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I like Trump, maybe because he seems to say it straight and he is a bit of a character. Would not trust Clinton. What proper work has she ever done?
Wilf
27th Sep 2016
2
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I saw some of it on TV news this morning. Trump seems a bit demented. He cannot seem to string together a coherent argument but just uses soundbites. He is a million miles away from what I would have thought an ideal president should be. Having said that I would not trust Hillary as far as I could throw her which is not far. She is very deceitful and as Colin Powell said "obsessed by power". A sad state of affairs for the worlds most powerful nation and our great friend across the pond. What a difference from FDR or Eisenhower!
Marley444
27th Sep 2016
1
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I didn't stay up to watch the TV debate, but I have seen a bit on breakfast TV. I think it is worrying that from the whole of the USA these are the two best candidates for the job! Donald Trump in my view does not show any qualities needed to be President and I still can't believe that anyone would want him to be in charge of such an influential nation. At the end of the day it will depend on who actually turns up to vote on the day - a bit like Brexit - lots of debate and hot air before the big day and the result will depend on who actually marks the box with a 'X'

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The custom of sending Christmas cards was started in the UK in 1843 by Sir Henry Cole. He was a...
Do you still use cheques as payment? Signing a blank cheque with a fountain pen
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Cheques books have been used in the UK for over 350 years but they are now on the decline. In...
Are you surprised that Donald Trump won? Saint Louis, MO, USA - March 11, 2016: Donald Trump addresses supporters at the Peabody Opera House in Downtown Saint Louis
After months of campaigning, debating, mud slinging and scandals, the Americans have voted and...
Do you mind the gap? toblerone
The makers of Toblerone, Mondelez, have taken the decision to widen the gaps between the...
Should Nigel Farage be ennobled in the House of Lords? LONDON, UK - MAY 1, 2016: Nigel Farage seen arriving at the BBC to attend the Andrew Marr show
There are calls for Nigel Farage to be made a Lord and take his place as a peer in the upper...
Should the FA defy the poppy ban? poppy
England are due to host Scotland at a World Cup qualifying match at Wembley on November 11 ...
Who would you trust more to be the next US President? LONDON UK - MARCH 3RD 2016: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump pin badges over the American flag symbolizing their battle to become the next President of the United States 3rd March 2016.
With the latest results today from ABC/Washington Post tracking poll, now showing Donald Trump...
Should the UK have a complete ban on selling Ivory products? ivoryburn2 900x600
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, chef come wildlife campaigner, has been looking into the shocking...
Do you think Princess Beatrice and Eugenie should be given royal duties? London UK - June 17 2006: Princess Eugenie (left) and Princess Beatrice seating on the Royal Coach at Trooping the colour ceremony also known as the Queen's Birthday Parade
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It was revealed in the sunday papers that there is a nasty feud brewing between Prince Charles and...
Do you rake or vacuum? Yorkshire Dog on the autumn leaves blur
Autumn is in full swing, and the leaves are rapidly changing from luscious shades of green, to a...
Where do you think the extra runway should be built - Heathrow or Gatwick? Airplane touch down on runway during sunset
Since the 1970s various UK governments have been debating how to expand the UKs potential to...
Are the Government right to do a Pension U-turn? bigstock-Pensions-11274911
The government has done a huge U-turn on Pensions and scrapped the rights of 5 million pensioners...
Do city zoos still have a place in a modern society? gorilla in zoo
Last week’s incident at London Zoo, in which a male silverback gorilla escaped his enclosure...
Are hospital trusts cashing in on the sick? Ticket machine at the exit of a car park
Patients in England are being penalised with increasing parking charges with 30% of hospital...
Is BA trying to pull the wool over our eyes? BARCELONA SPAIN - DECEMBER 11: A British Airways Airbus A320 taking off on December 11 2014 in Barcelona. British Airways is the international airline of Great Britain with its headquarters in London.
Last week British Airways proudly announced that they will be partnering with Marks & Spencer...
Are we being ripped off? TERRY'S CHOCLATE ORANGE
It seems to happen every year now, that chocolate manufacturers start messing with our favourite...
Will you still watch The Great British Bake Off without Mary Berry? Mary Berry
Earlier this month we asked our Silversurfers should the  Great British Bake Off should remain...
Do you prefer the new £5 note? chuchill-sterling-note
A new plastic £5 note that features Sir Winston Churchill and can survive a spin in the washing...
Should all cats wear a bell-collar? Closeup frontal view of calico cat with its recently caught wild bird.
According to statistics, there are 8.1 million cats in the UK that kill 275 million "prey items...
Had you planned to retire earlier than you are now able to? Worried senior woman, an elderly pensioner counting utility bills at her home, concept of financial security in old age
Changes in 1995 and 2011 to the state pension age mean women born on or after April 6, 1951 can...
Blue or Burgundy passports? biometric passport on a page of visas
It has just been announced by a Home Office Minister that the old blue passports for UK residents...
Should The Great British Bake Off remain with the BBC? WARNING: Embargoed for publication until: 28/07/2015 - Programme Name: The Great British Bake Off - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. 1) - Picture Shows: +++Publication of this image is strictly embargoed until 00.01 hours Tuesday July 28th 2015+++ Paul Hollywood, Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc, Mary Berry, The Great British Bake Off contestants - (C) Love Productions - Photographer: Mark Bourdillon
First Top Gear, then The Voice and now Great British Bake Off. The BBC has lost the contract to...
Do you support the Junior Doctor's latest planned 5 day strike? Doctor. Close-up. Doctor hands crossed with stethoscope.
There is continuing unrest in hospitals as we hear today that Junior Doctors have more plans to...
Should an immediate ban on microbeads in toiletries be imposed? Illustration of lotion bottle with zoomed in particles of microbeads or lotion
Many cosmetics and toiletries such as shower gels and anti-ageing creams, scrubs and even...
Do you take HRT? Menopause - diagnosis written on a white piece of paper. Syringe and vaccine with drugs.
Following more than a decade of controversy, today we wake up to the news that hormone replacement...
Should the Government create more Grammar Schools? Portrait of three students: two girls and a boy in the middle of them. They're looking at camera and smiling. Blackboard behind them.
Theresa May and Justine Greening the new Education Secretary have said they would like to open...
Is Climate Change really happening? The Effect of Global Warming is shown on a landscape
The weather is an obsession with the British and no wonder with all the changes we get during our...
Should Punch and Judy be banned at public events? WEYMOUTH, DORSET, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Holiday makers sitting on the sands of Weymouth beach to watch a traditional Punch and Judy show on August 31 2012.  The old fashioned performance is attracting more tourists to the area.
Punch and Judy shows have been going for 350 years after one was first performed at Covent Garden...
Are the school holidays too long? the text school holidays made from modelling clay of different colors and some beach toys such as toy shovels and sand moulds, on a rustic wooden surface
O f course everyone needs a break: teachers, pupils, parents, all of us. And it’s lovely to...
Are you tempted to plan a digital detox? Trash Bin Button
Internet overload has led millions of people in the UK to take a "digital detox", according to...
Do you floss? Daily health care. Young man cleaning flossing his white teeth with dental floss
It seems like simple, sensible advice to improve our health : Eat five portions of fruit...
Who would make a better President - Donald or Hillary? Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton
D emocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a six-point lead over Republican rival...
Have you visited your GP in the last 5 years? Doctor. Close-up. Doctor hands crossed with stethoscope.
Patients could be struck off GP surgery lists after five years of no contact...
Jeremy Corbyn or Owen Smith - who would you choose? OwenCorbyn
Owen Smith will take on Jeremy Corbyn for the Labour leadership in a head-to-head race that will...
Who would be the best leader for the Labour Party? Angela Eagle and Jeremy Corbyn
What an eventful two weeks in politics!  We have voted to leave the EU, tomorrow we will have a...
Is it all about the winning or the taking part? hand holding up a gold trophy cup as a winner in a competition
Why do we say "it's not the winning but the taking part that counts"? It's a phrase echoed by...
Theresa May or Angela Leadsom for Prime Minister? Theresa May  and Andrea Leadsom
The contest now moves to its final stage with the Conservative Party's 150,000-strong membership...
Would you vote differently in a new EU Referendum? Flag of United Kingdom over the flag of the European Union Vector illustration
An anonymous group of business leaders and academics is mounting a legal challenge to stop the...
Should Jeremy Corbyn Stay or Go? Jeremy-Corbyn-England-900
The results of the EU Referendum have left the country in a state of temporary turmoil. The...
Do you think we’re facing chaos now we’re leaving the EU? brexit Great Britain EU exit
After months of debate, scaremongering, polls and confusion the decision has been made for the...
Is recognising 'gender neutral' going to get complicated? toilet door for gender neutral isolated on white background
The gender-neutral Mx . is used as a title for those who do not identify as being of a particular...
Should advertising be less sexist? tv ads and mass media: old style television with text Marketing and advertising
Unilever, the firm, behind more than 400 brands from Ben & Jerry's ice-cream to Dove soap, has...
Should the law be changed on naming and shaming the accused? cliff
Sir Cliff Richard has admitted he feels "tarnished" following two years of "trauma", after the CPS...
Do you research to ensure you always get the best deal? Isolated stack of bills over a black background.
It's a familiar complaint from customers, that they have to search on the internet to find the...
Do you approve of dummies? happy baby with pacifier lying in a stroller
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Love them or hate them, parents have used dummies, pacifiers, comforters, or soothers for...
Would you like to be categorised as 'Mrs M&S'? LONDON-MAY 21, 2013. M&S store sign in London on May 21, 2013. Marks and Spencer specialises in the selling of clothing and luxury food products. 703 stores in UK and 361 stores in more than 40 countries.
Marks and Spencer's has a new boss and he has unveiled plans to revive the retailer's clothing...
Do you renew your insurance policies on a comparison website or via a broker? Insurance - letters on wooden desk with laptop computer and a notebook. 3d render illustration.
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In this day and age, we probably all have many different insurance polices, covering a range of...
Do you have enough facts yet to make your decision about the EU? Brexit UK EU referendum concept with flags
With less than 6 weeks to go now, until we get the chance to cast our vote on whether we want to...
Should Abortion be de-criminalised after 24 weeks? Pro-life vs pro-choice female right on abortion concept
The Royal College of Midwives has faced controversy after calling for the legal limits on abortion...
Should attendance rate be considered when fining parents who take children out of school in term time? Young family having fun together in pool
Should parents whose children attend school regularly be allowed to take their children out of...
Should it be legal to require females to wear high heels at work? High heel woman shoe. Isolated on a white background.
It's still legal in the UK for a company to require female members of staff to wear high heels at...
Do you buy a daily newspaper or do you read the news online? Desktop monitor, office laptop, tablet PC and black glossy touchscreen smartphones with internet web business news on screen and stack of color newspapers isolated on white background
A brand new daily newspaper, the New Day, is set to close on Friday, just nine weeks after it was...
Do you find supermarket offers misleading? SUPERMARKET
Around four in ten of all products sold in supermarkets are on some kind of special offer as...
Have your tried e-cigarettes as an alternative to smoking? Electronic cigarettes isolated on the white background
Doctors have given e-cigarettes the green light in a new landmark report stating smokers should be...
Do you support or oppose junior doctors in all-out strike? picture of doctor hands giving white pills and glass of water
Today is the first day ever that a Junior Doctor's strike will effect cover in Hospital Accident...
Do you rinse your dishes before placing them in the dishwasher? Open dishwasher with clean utensils in it
It's the argument that divides households - and we want to hear your view. Before putting your...
Should Inheritance Tax be abolished? Papers with inheritance tax and testament form.
Currently, inheritance tax is paid on amounts left over £350,000. This tax is payed on income...
Should Britain stay in the EU or is now the time to leave? Eu Flag
The decision for the EU Referendum date has now been made, and David Cameron will...
Should the government be spending tax payers money on EU Leaflets with a one sided view? _89125929_89125928
The government is spending more than £9m on sending a leaflet to every UK household setting out...
Should ‘Exercise Equivalents’ Be Part of Food Labelling? Image of overweight person chased by cupcakes and runs above a scale, isolated on white background
There is a new initiative being investigated which says that food should be labelled with how much...
Do you think that all dogs should be microchipped? Cute puppy
The new law comes into force tomorrow, 6th April 2016, for all dogs in the UK to be microchipped...