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S. S.>>>I NEVER GOLFED TILL I WAS 41>>>I NEVER GOLFED TILL I WAS 41 YEARS OLD, AND I GOT MY INDEX YEARS OLD, AND I GOT MY INDEX DOWN TO SIX-SEVEN. DOWN TO SIX-SEVEN. THEN I RAN FOR PRESIDENT. THEN I RAN FOR PRESIDENT. DON’T RUN FOR PRESIDENT. DON’T RUN FOR PRESIDENT. DON’T RUN FOR PRESIDENT UNLESS DON’T RUN FOR PRESIDENT UNLESS YOU OWN A GOLF COURSE AND YOU YOU OWN A GOLF COURSE AND YOU CAN SPEND HALF YOUR LIFE THERE, CAN SPEND HALF YOUR LIFE THERE, OKAY? OKAY?>>THAT WAS JOE BIDEN TONIGHT IN>>THAT WAS JOE BIDEN TONIGHT IN CONWAY, SOUTH CAROLINA, THE HOME CONWAY, SOUTH CAROLINA, THE HOME OF COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY. OF COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY. GO SHAUNT CLEERS. GO SHAUNT CLEERS. JOE BIDEN, IF HE LOOKS LIKE HE’S JOE BIDEN, IF HE LOOKS LIKE HE’S IN A GOOD MOOD, HE MAY HAVE IN A GOOD MOOD, HE MAY HAVE REASON TO BE BECAUSE WE’VE SEEN REASON TO BE BECAUSE WE’VE SEEN A BUNCH OF POLLS COME OUT IN A BUNCH OF POLLS COME OUT IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE LAST DAY SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE LAST DAY OR TWO. OR TWO. LET ME SHOW YOU WHAT THEY’RE LET ME SHOW YOU WHAT THEY’RE POINTING TO. POINTING TO. THIS IS THE AVERAGE OF THIS IS THE AVERAGE OF EVERYTHING WE’VE SEEN RIGHT NOW. EVERYTHING WE’VE SEEN RIGHT NOW. JOE BIDEN IN THE AVERAGE OF JOE BIDEN IN THE AVERAGE OF POLLS IN SOUTH CAROLINA IS POLLS IN SOUTH CAROLINA IS SUDDENLY UP DOUBLE DIGITS OVER SUDDENLY UP DOUBLE DIGITS OVER BERNIE SANDERS. BERNIE SANDERS. WHY THAT IS SO SIGNIFICANT, WHY THAT IS SO SIGNIFICANT, BECAUSE, SURE, A COUPLE MONTHS BECAUSE, SURE, A COUPLE MONTHS AGO, A MONTH AGO, IT WOULD HAVE AGO, A MONTH AGO, IT WOULD HAVE BEEN NO SURPRISE TO HAVE JOE BEEN NO SURPRISE TO HAVE JOE BIDEN UP DOUBLE DIGITS IN SOUTH BIDEN UP DOUBLE DIGITS IN SOUTH CAROLINA. CAROLINA. IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE HIS IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE HIS FIREWALL STATE. FIREWALL STATE. BUT THEN BIDEN WENT AND LOST THE BUT THEN BIDEN WENT AND LOST THE FIRST THREE STATES. FIRST THREE STATES. HE CAME IN FOURTH PLACE IN IOWA. HE CAME IN FOURTH PLACE IN IOWA. HE CAME IN FIFTH PLACE IN NEW HE CAME IN FIFTH PLACE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE WITH JUST 8%. HAMPSHIRE WITH JUST 8%. AND HE CAME IN A VERY, VERY AND HE CAME IN A VERY, VERY DISTANT SECOND PLACE IN NEVADA, DISTANT SECOND PLACE IN NEVADA, BASICALLY LOST TWO TO ONE TO BASICALLY LOST TWO TO ONE TO BERNIE SANDERS OUT THERE. BERNIE SANDERS OUT THERE. YET DESPITE ALL THAT, SINCE YET DESPITE ALL THAT, SINCE NEVADA, JOE BIDEN IS UP 11 NEVADA, JOE BIDEN IS UP 11 POINTS IN THE AVERAGE IN SOUTH POINTS IN THE AVERAGE IN SOUTH CAROLINA. CAROLINA. SANDERS BASICALLY FLAT. SANDERS BASICALLY FLAT. NO OTHER MOVEMENT. NO OTHER MOVEMENT. AN 11-POINT GAIN ALL OF A SUDDEN AN 11-POINT GAIN ALL OF A SUDDEN FOR THE GUY WHO LOST THE FIRST FOR THE GUY WHO LOST THE FIRST THREE CONTESTS, WHO DIDN’T EVEN THREE CONTESTS, WHO DIDN’T EVEN COME CLOSE IN THE FIRST THREE COME CLOSE IN THE FIRST THREE CONTESTS. CONTESTS. IT LOOKS LIKE SOMETHING VERY IT LOOKS LIKE SOMETHING VERY INTERESTING IS HAPPENING THERE INTERESTING IS HAPPENING THERE IN SOUTH CAROLINA. IN SOUTH CAROLINA. IT MAY BE THAT THAT NEVADA IT MAY BE THAT THAT NEVADA VICTORY FOR BERNIE SANDERS, IT VICTORY FOR BERNIE SANDERS, IT CREATED A NEW LEVEL OF FOCUS, A CREATED A NEW LEVEL OF FOCUS, A NEW INTENSITY OF FOCUS ON THE NEW INTENSITY OF FOCUS ON THE PROSPECT OF HIM BEING THE PROSPECT OF HIM BEING THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE, OF THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE, OF THE QUESTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN RAISED QUESTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN RAISED BY SOME OF HIS CRITS, BY THE BY SOME OF HIS CRITS, BY THE DEMOCRATIC ESTABLISHMENT, THE DEMOCRATIC ESTABLISHMENT, THE QUESTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN RAISED QUESTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN RAISED ABOUT HIS ELECTABILITY. ABOUT HIS ELECTABILITY. HAS THAT GIVEN VOTERS IN SOUTH HAS THAT GIVEN VOTERS IN SOUTH CAROLINA SUDDEN PAUSE OVER CAROLINA SUDDEN PAUSE OVER BERNIE SANDERS AND HAS IT SENT BERNIE SANDERS AND HAS IT SENT THEM TO JOE BIDEN. THEM TO JOE BIDEN. BIDEN NOW UP DOUBLE DIGITS IN BIDEN NOW UP DOUBLE DIGITS IN THE AVERAGE IN NEVADA. THE AVERAGE IN NEVADA. AN 11-POINT GAIN. AN 11-POINT GAIN. ONE OF THE POLLS THAT CAME OUT ONE OF THE POLLS THAT CAME OUT TODAY WE CAN SHOW YOU THE TODAY WE CAN SHOW YOU THE BREAKDOWN HERE. BREAKDOWN HERE. THE CRITICAL QUESTION IN SOUTH THE CRITICAL QUESTION IN SOUTH CAROLINA, IT IS BLACK VOTERS. CAROLINA, IT IS BLACK VOTERS. YOU SEE AMONG WHITE VOTERS, YOU SEE AMONG WHITE VOTERS, BIDEN BIDEN BIDEN LEADING SANDERS. BIDEN LEADING SANDERS. AMONG AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTERS, AMONG AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTERS, BIDEN UP HERE AT 45%. BIDEN UP HERE AT 45%. SANDERS NOT EVEN IN SECOND SANDERS NOT EVEN IN SECOND PLACE. PLACE. TOM STEYER, WHO OF COURSE TOM STEYER, WHO OF COURSE SENDING A FORTUNE ON TELEVISION SENDING A FORTUNE ON TELEVISION ADS IN SOUTH CAROLINA, HE’S ADS IN SOUTH CAROLINA, HE’S ACTUALLY IN SECOND PLACE WITH ACTUALLY IN SECOND PLACE WITH BLACK VOTERS IN THIS POLL. BLACK VOTERS IN THIS POLL. THERE’S SANDERS AT 13%, THERE’S SANDERS AT 13%, BASICALLY LOSING BY THREE TO ONE BASICALLY LOSING BY THREE TO ONE TO JOE BIDEN. TO JOE BIDEN. THE HOPE OF THE SANDERS THE HOPE OF THE SANDERS CAMPAIGN — REMEMBER, ABOUT 60% CAMPAIGN — REMEMBER, ABOUT 60% OF THE ELECTORATE IN SOUTH OF THE ELECTORATE IN SOUTH CAROLINA WE THINK WILL BE CAROLINA WE THINK WILL BE AFRICAN-AMERICAN ON SATURDAY. AFRICAN-AMERICAN ON SATURDAY. THE HOPE OF THE SANDERS CAMPAIGN THE HOPE OF THE SANDERS CAMPAIGN WAS THEY COULD GET CLOSE TO EVEN WAS THEY COULD GET CLOSE TO EVEN WITH JOE BIDEN AMONG BLACK WITH JOE BIDEN AMONG BLACK VOTERS. VOTERS. IN NEVADA LAST WEEKEND, THERE IN NEVADA LAST WEEKEND, THERE WERE SOME BLACK VOTERS OUT WERE SOME BLACK VOTERS OUT THERE. THERE. THE MARGIN IN THE EXIT POLL WAS THE MARGIN IN THE EXIT POLL WAS 38 TO 28. 38 TO 28. TEN-POINT MARGIN. TEN-POINT MARGIN. THE SANDERS CAMPAIGN WAS HOPING THE SANDERS CAMPAIGN WAS HOPING TO KEEP IT SOMEWHERE AROUND TO KEEP IT SOMEWHERE AROUND THERE OR TIGHTER. THERE OR TIGHTER. IF IT’S ANYTHING LIKE THIS ON IF IT’S ANYTHING LIKE THIS ON SATURDAY, YOU ARE LOOKING AT A SATURDAY, YOU ARE LOOKING AT A JOE BIDEN LANDSLIDE. JOE BIDEN LANDSLIDE. IF IT’S WORSE THAN THIS, YOU’RE IF IT’S WORSE THAN THIS, YOU’RE LOOKING AT A REALLY BIG JOE LOOKING AT A REALLY BIG JOE BIDEN LANDSLIDE. BIDEN LANDSLIDE. BY THE WAY IN 2016, THE BLACK BY THE WAY IN 2016, THE BLACK VOTE IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE VOTE IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE CLINTON/SANDERS PRIMARY, IT WAS CLINTON/SANDERS PRIMARY, IT WAS 86% FOR CLINTON, 14% FOR BERNIE 86% FOR CLINTON, 14% FOR BERNIE SANDERS. SANDERS. THAT WAS WHAT HE GOT FOUR YEARS

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