Friday, May 27, 2016

Trump is nominee, to debate Bernie (video)

Seth Auberon (ed.), Wisdom Quarterly; Ana Kasparian, John Iadarola (The Young Turks); Colbert
I'd rather go up against and destroy Hillary "Rape Defender" Clinton. But Bernie will do.

TYT has been trying to host a debate between Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders.

While the chances of the debate being hosted by The Young Turks appear low, the chances of it happening somewhere seem to be growing.

Hosts Kasparian and Iadarola (ThinkTank) break it down.

"Hillary Clinton has declined [chickened out of] an invitation to debate Sen. Bernie Sanders before the California primary election next month, but he may have found a willing replacement: Donald J. Trump."

The idea of a debate between the two candidates came up Wednesday when Trump was appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and Kimmel said that Sanders had passed along an invitation to the presumptive Republican nominee.

When they
debated the first time

Trump, who opted out of a debate in Iowa in January and decided that he would no longer participate in primary debates after the Republican field narrowed to three candidates, said he would be open to debating Sanders if the proceeds were donated to charity, although there were conflicting reports about how serious he was.

“If I debated him we would have such high ratings, and I think we should take that money and give it to some worthy charity,” Trump bragged. “If we paid a nice sum toward a charity, I would love to do that.”

Sanders, who faces a big delegate deficit against Clinton, was quick to sign on. “Game on,” he wrote in a Twitter post. “I look forward to debating Donald Trump in California before the June 7 primary.” Read more at the

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