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How Sanders/Stein can win the Presidency: and it's incubating now!

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There is only one month to the first debates; it's time to act!

Here are the 4 routes to the Presidency for Sanders and Stein:

1. Trump drops out (which he has said he would do if he was losing). This would lead to either Pence or another Republican (the second runner up Cruz?) assuming the top spot. This could possible hurt Clinton (who has inherited some never-Trump Republicans) and lower her poll percent to under 40%. The new Republican would be presiding over chaos and would likely not draw an enthusiastic response.

Both major parties would be hurt if Trump quits...and this opens the door for Sanders/Stein.

2. Clinton has health issues. . Repubs are exaggerating her health issues, and Hillary supporters are denying them. But her issues are obvious: a concussion with 6 month recovery, danger of blood clot, coughing fits, needing help up stairs. Many Presidents (FDR, JFK) had serious health issues but Clinton's condition makes her vulnerable....and an accident or hospitalization could end her hopes. This would create an immediate demand, by millions of us, to put the runner up in top spot. Polls have consistently showed Bernie can beat Trump. It would take huge public demonstration to block Tim Kaine from being place in the top slot, but he did not earn it. Bernie did. And Our Revolution can bring in massive crowds!

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3. Trump (or a replacement) takes a lead over Clinton. This open the door once again, as Bernie vowed he would "do everything to make sure Trump is not President." If Trump takes a lead, Bernie would be obligated to join with the Greens and Libertarians to defeat Trump, as Clinton falters. He should jump at any Trump lead as a legitimate pretext for joining the Green ticket in alliance with Johnson. Thus he would fulfill his promise AND lead the revolution into the White House.....................

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4. This one takes only 2 phone calls.

Jill and Bernie talk and agree that Bernie will run as President and Jill will become Secy of State, and then in 2020, she will run. Gary Johnson, who come bearing the gift of 15% in the polls, will be offered the VP slot, hard to turn down since he would be first in line to be the most powerful leader in the world with the oldest President ever elected.

Sanders/Johnson 2016

Stein/ ? 2020

Johnson, whose foreign policy is non-interventionist like the the Green Party ( and arguably to the left of Sanders), would be without any real power unless the President dies. Stein , as Secy of State, will have the most critical cabinet post, and it would set her up to run in 2020. The cabinet would be filled out with powerful progressives.........

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Here's the math: right now, Trump has about 38% and Clinton 42%

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