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Question: which is more likely to happen?
gay president   -5 (15.6%)
a never married, but not openly LGBT, president   -27 (84.4%)
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« on: July 27, 2012, 10:40:50 pm »
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attempt to answer the question in a vacuum, not assessing current concrete possibilities among potential candidates
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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2012, 11:00:10 pm »
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Buchanan
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There is a lot of humor to be mined from this as the mind of LBJ in the body of an 18 month old baby girl is quite hilarious.

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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2012, 11:05:23 pm »
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« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2012, 11:52:09 pm »
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Ah. Now it's tough.
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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2012, 08:26:54 am »
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This.  We already had a never-married President (1857-61).
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« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2012, 08:45:42 am »
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Well, he's referring to the immediate future (although, yes, scenario 2 actually occurred in the 19th century). I would say scenario 2 is still likelier.
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« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2012, 08:59:05 am »
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scenario 2 will probably not happen until scenario 1 is possible.
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« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2012, 07:48:33 pm »
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Who are some prominent currently living American politicians over 40 who are in the second category?

Off the top of my head, I can think of:

Lindsey Graham
Herb Kohl
Janet Napolitano
Condoleezza Rice

Any others?  I'm sure there must be quite a few.
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« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2012, 09:37:40 pm »
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Who are some prominent currently living American politicians over 40 who are in the second category?

Off the top of my head, I can think of:

Lindsey Graham
Herb Kohl
Janet Napolitano
Condoleezza Rice

Any others?  I'm sure there must be quite a few.


None of those have come out though, right?
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« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2012, 12:49:22 am »
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Today? The latter scenario is more likely. But it likely will not be by the end of this decade.
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« Reply #10 on: July 29, 2012, 01:07:11 am »
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Who are some prominent currently living American politicians over 40 who are in the second category?

Off the top of my head, I can think of:

Lindsey Graham
Herb Kohl
Janet Napolitano
Condoleezza Rice

Any others?  I'm sure there must be quite a few.


None of those have come out though, right?

Correct, that's why they're in Category #2.
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« Reply #11 on: July 29, 2012, 09:23:14 am »
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I still think option 2 is more likely, even today.
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« Reply #12 on: July 29, 2012, 06:43:13 pm »
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Who are some prominent currently living American politicians over 40 who are in the second category?

Off the top of my head, I can think of:

Lindsey Graham
Herb Kohl
Janet Napolitano
Condoleezza Rice

Any others?  I'm sure there must be quite a few.


Russ Feingold, I believe.
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« Reply #13 on: July 29, 2012, 06:54:13 pm »
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Option 1.  Those in Option 2 will lose too many votes from those who suspect they are secretly gay.  Some votes will be lost for being gay, other votes will be lost for not having the courage to come out.
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« Reply #14 on: July 30, 2012, 12:08:44 am »
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Who are some prominent currently living American politicians over 40 who are in the second category?

Off the top of my head, I can think of:

Lindsey Graham
Herb Kohl
Janet Napolitano
Condoleezza Rice

Any others?  I'm sure there must be quite a few.


Russ Feingold, I believe.

Feingold is twice divorced.  We're only talking about people who've never been married.
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« Reply #15 on: July 30, 2012, 01:39:12 pm »
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Option 1 once the baby boomers are dead.
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