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Who would be more dangerous, Hillary or the "Donald"?

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Though the Repubs convene in Cleveland between July 18-21 and the Dems cavort a week later in Philadelphia between the 25th and the 28th, from here unless there's some unforeseen revolt overturning the primary results, these conventions will be the usual superfluous affairs of frivolity and nonsense they've become with the "Donald", Donald Trump the Repubs nominee and the "Hillerator", Hillary Clinton the Dems nominee.

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On the other hand, Rob Kall, Editor in Chief of OPEDNEWS holds, "It is still not over". "There's 18 days before the Democratic convention. A lot can still happen. The GOP convention could repudiate Trump...investigations of Hillary's Clinton Foundation criminal activity could break out...so she has to drop out. House Republicans could make an issue of Hillary's perjury under oath while testifying before Congress". [1]

All valid points but with regard to Hillary; after she was recently interviewed by the FBI, Director James Comey said he wouldn't indict her for criminal conduct though he harshly criticized her actions as Secretary of State,(read Glenn Greenwald's [2] recent take on Comey's actions). So if he won't take action against her the flap over her using a personal email server when she was Secretary will blow over. Sure she received preferential treatment not afforded to us lesser plebeians. What else is new. When Director of National Intelligence James Clapper lied to Congress (a federal offense) not only was he not prosecuted he was not fired and remains in office. Dubya Bush lied about WMD in Iraq, Colin Powell lied before the UN...on and on it goes.

As for Trump he received the most primary victories putting him way over the top in delegates committed to him. Under these circumstances if he didn't get the Repub nomination there undoubtedly would be a backlash, possibly violent. Just can't see the delegates provoking such a revolt.

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But here's the thing assuming it's the "Donald" vs the "Hillerator" in November ; in the final analysis it comes down to who is the more dangerous?

As for the "Donald" he's never held elective office, shoots off the hip denigrating Muslims as potential terrorists entering the country, he'd kill terrorist relatives, build a wall on the southern border with Mexico and have them pay for it. He's a self important egotistical billionaire real estate magnate and a reality show host. How any of this qualifies him to be president is to say, only in America.

Yet Trump has said he opposed Bush's Iraq war, asks what are we doing in Syria, said he'd be a neutral arbiter between the Israeli's and the Palestinian's and said he'd work with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Contrast these positions with the :Hillerator". She voted for Bush's Iraq war as a Senator, wants to escalate the conflict in Syria, is clearly one sided in favor of Israel over the Palestinian's and has called Putin "the new Hitler"-not exactly a sign she'd work with the Russian leader.

If these times were "normal"-which they obviously are not-Trump would be seen as a buffoon, ridiculed and been long gone from the scene.

Clinton would easily be seen as a neo-con war monger and someone who could never be trusted with her finger on the nuclear button. No sane party-which the Democrats and their super delegates are not-would give the nomination to someone so unfit for the presidency as Hillary Clinton. Even Bernie Sanders-who rightfully criticized Clinton as being unfit to be President- has said he'd still vote for her to keep Trump out of the White House.

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Lastly, check out Paul Craig Roberts [3] latest article and his take on Hillary. "What does seem clear is that if Hillary is elected, more war, including war with Russia, will be our future".

Regrettably, that's my take as well. Hillary is the more dangerous.



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