• Kim Schwan y
Why don't we do election year like
The Masked Singer?
Every politician is disguised, has
to tell us their plans and debate
with distorted voices.
We don't know their gender, race,
or party.
Winner rips off their mask on
election night and boom! New
president!
08 Mar 20
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    • because as entertaining as that’d be... actually i don’t have a counter argument carry on
      Ultu 30 jul
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    • My global history teacher did that to make a point in class with the struggle setting of post ww1 Germany but we didn’t know it was Germany and we all voted for hit|er
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    • Because you also wont know their history. They could be liars, scumbags, etcetera. Though otherwise it seems like a quite good idea
      Posla 30 jul
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    • Because we have people's records. Hearing someone say joe Biden saying he's going to solve all these problems but then look at his history you see he was the one who caused most of them, or in the least was in politics for decades and didn't do anything
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    • Even better, we don’t know their party so people won’t blindly vote for one party
      HornyYoda 30 jul
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    • Honestly I feel like that would make some things better. The party extremists who die hard would vote for their candidate based on party and not ideals would have to actually think before they voted.
      Skavanchi 30 jul
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    • Because one of the masked candidates would be touching young girls and trying to smell their hair and we would know who’s who after that...
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    • I wish we did that. There’s a Campus Reform video where he disguises Obama policies as Trump policies and they hated everything about them until they were told it was actually Obama polices
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    • My history teacher did this & he read all these descriptions of dead people in political power and we had to vote on who we thought would be best and one guy sounded great when he said who it was it was h!tler that's how he got to power he told them all these great ideas then k*lled 6 million people
      mtolbacn 30 jul
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    • Because I'd rather not have my future president dress like a furry
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    • Because for all we know, Putin's behind that mask
      Numbuh_2 30 jul
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    • I agree, except without knowing the candidate we wouldn't be able to look at their past and see what possible issues come up. Lol like that's ever stopped a candidate. Great idea!!!
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    • Until you vote for a convicted felon
      jchess 30 jul
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    • People would call it racist somehow
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    • Because then no matter who you vote for, they could just have a random person claim that they said the stuff you liked
      sewd1289 30 jul
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    • All candidates are known but are put into the last man standing type tournament of debates questioning and interviews for the whole year isolated from results and statistics all that matters is content and resolve eliminated members must remain secret
      Fuckitup 30 jul
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    • Good example of this, the reaction to the Nixon/Kennedy debate. Those who listened on the radio thought Nixon won, those who watched the tv thought Kennedy won(Nixon was not good looking and Kennedy was)
      jibjab 30 jul
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    • Cause presidents are SELECTED not ELECTED
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    • I prefer to see who it is, image matters Hillary could write good things but I’m not voting for a murder
      GoldenSea 31 jul
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    • Because Jo Jorgensen would win and that would ruin the whole corrupt system.
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    • What’s to stop them from putting whoever they want up there then if we don’t know who’s behind the mask?
      link_atb 30 jul
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    • I remember once in Spanish class we all brought food, were given 100 pennies each, and had to run “shops” in Spanish with a partner where we sold our food. Prices were reasonable until the teacher announced she’d do a tally of who had the most money at the end. 1
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    • That's a good idea except we wouldn't know anything about that person. They could lie the entire time (albeit they already do, let's be honest) and we wouldn't have the slightest idea they were because, there's no telling who they are and what they did in the past.
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    • Trump would win for sure then. Maybe the media would get off his back!
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    • Here's the plan I've had for over a decade. We have the issues on the ballot. Not politicians. We select which issues we agree or do not agree with. At the end, it calculates our answers and selects the person who most closely aligns with our choices. Now, here's the kicker... The politician 1/2
      kevron75 30 jul
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    • cut to the chase, Trump is going to get it again
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    • Sorry to break it to you sweetie but gender is not impacting females dropping out of the race or losing because they are p e d o s
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    • Because the elites can’t have people making mildly informed decisions
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    • Trump would win even easier that way lmao
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    • You can't make the dems rely on their actual values. There's nothing there to talk about. Their last 3 elections have been about the race or gender of their candidate, not any reasonable plan or solutions.
      dabrick01 30 jul
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    • Interesting idea. One problem is it would be really easy for someone to lie about their policy because we wouldn't be able to look at their previous record.
      iamFmily 30 jul
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    • This can't happen because then the dems wouldn't be able to use identity politics.
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    • Most of the stuff Biden is proposing is stuff Trump is already doing. But it's not really surprising bc Biden has a history of plagiarism
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    • Cheesy, but not a bad concept. No bias. However, it can easily go South because policies don't make a candidate (not entirely, at least). Decision making is a huge part. More people would vote for Trump in this upcoming election if he was more soft spoken and was less impulsive.
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    • Because election night isn't a good time to find out that the new president is the same guy who was sniffing young girls hair when he was vp years before
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    • So I can say fuck shit pussy nigga but can’t say hit|er...
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    • Sounds like a lot of work to elect a person that doesn't have much power.
      MrSwerve 30 jul
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    • That would be good because people bash trump for his personality but if they actually listened to his economic ideas they'd see he's the best option (out of the shitshow that is candidates rn)
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    • It’d be called rigged when trump got 90% of the vote though
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    • We did an experiment at school somewhat like that. We had twelve choices for presidents and we didn't get any of their names, we had to rate all of them on a scale of 1-10 based on their views and what they would do as president. Everyone in my class voted 1 on one candidate and behold, it's Trump
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    • A lot of leftists will vote trump. Not even knowing they agree with him.
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    • That sounds like you just want a furry for president
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    • Democrats wouldn't allow it, besides by defending their beliefs, they would tell on themselves during a debate
      wrtzjs2 30 jul
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    • as an independent voter I genuinely think this is a fantastic idea
      ggnigg 31 jul
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    • Remember when a teacher did this for his class and every student voted for a certain German dictator
      lsv823 30 jul
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    • The only real counter argument i can think of is that the candidates pasts cant be taken into account
      Humor_man 30 jul
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    • If I was an eccentric billionaire, im going to say what you want to hear then abuse my power when I'm "elected"
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    • How about if a Republican president wins they have to have a democrat VP and if a Democrat wins they have to have a Republican VP
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    • Because it would be better
      Riddick 30 jul
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    • Because then they could completely escape from their past. Like how Mike Bloomberg basically said “sorry for all that shit I did to New York, also I’m a democrat now” three days before announcing his candidacy, and tried to act like the complete opposite of who he is. Luckily, people remembered him
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    • One of the most important things to understand about politicians is that they excell at telling you what you want to hear to get a vote. The best solution we have for it is to look at their actual record. Masks k.ill our one advantage.
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    • Solution to the problem - campaigning is only a week long event with the candidates only being able to talk from a room with no exits only an opening for food obviously and footage of their time there would be released immediately after voting ended.
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    • I get where everyone’s coming from but if we don’t know who they are the can just say whatever they want to make everybody vote for them we don’t know who they are what they’ve done before or if they were ever in a government position and passed bad policies before
      bdogtumey 30 jul
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    • votes for h*tler like a boss
      TOMESTO1 31 jul
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    • And that is when |-|itler comes out of hiding in Argentina
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    • You want to know who you’re electing as a person. Their history, what they’ve done, what their experience is. A system like this could lead to so much cheating
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    • Wouldn't work because people would be able to tell who is who due to a person's speech pattern.
      Koworebi 31 jul
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    • Because it could be a woman
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    • We can all tell who trump is even without his voice by the way he talks
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    • Because then we wouldn’t know if he’s black or not >:[
      BageIBite 30 jul
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    • Kim Schwan, you're on to something. I'm gonna join your team.
      GraceDNA 31 jul
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    • All we really need to do is get rid of political parties, a good portion of modern politics seems to be hating something because the other side likes it, or at least exaggerate how good or bad it is, and visa versa, parties make bias way more common
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    • Are you going to increase taxes? If yes, hang them.
      iNoonlol 30 jul
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    • Because most peoples votes don't count for shit in some states
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    • Because then they could easily rig the election. I mean more easily than usual if they wanted too.
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    • Yea we'd still know Trump's stupid ass no matter how much you distort him lol
      armani_x 31 jul
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    • UNSC 2 aug
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    • most ppl i see who pay for their name to be a color mostly green
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    • Everybody a great debater in these comments 😂 Most of y’all live with ya parents
      SauceGod3 31 jul
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    • The left would be terrified of that because people would be forced to think about the actual policies. If we did it like this, Republicans would win every time.
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    • We don’t know their party who they are, and we just decide based on what they plan to do. Honestly not a bad idea
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    • Good way to get your dick sucked
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    • Until you vote for a con artist or a lier
      awilkins3 30 jul
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    • I want to make sure I'm voting for someone who isnt known for doing bad things
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    • I also like the idea of not having parties. People are more wrapped up in "I'm a democrat, fuck republicans" and "I'm a republican, fuck Democrats" than actually voting for someone who they really believe is gonna help the country. No parties would also allow for more people to run with mixed ideas
      Hamsamech 30 jul
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    • Because then people wouldn't know if we are voting for race, sex, age, or nationality which would piss most people off. What a shame. I still vote for brains in jars!
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    • If you’re not a shitty person this is how it is
      KVGE 30 jul
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    • And thats how i became president guys
      epic_wind 30 jul
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    • Interesting idea
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    • Genus
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    • Call a hitman on the real winner and switch the masks duh. Then we’d wind up with fuckin trump. Oh wait
      butternut 31 jul
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    • That’s a great way for them to get shot 😂💀
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    • How about we decide the candidates this way and vote for the president the regular way afterwards?
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    • I think our government would run better if the children of politicians weren’t allowed to run for office.
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    • That would be kinda cool
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    • I like it
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    • Genius, as long as one person knows so that they can background check and give vague information about past achievements
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    • You see, then trump would win comfortably once more because the dems would finally be able to look past their “orange man bad” mentality and realize that he has some legitimately good ideas
      epicgoat 30 jul
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    • Sounds interesting but I can tell this would not go the way you’d want it to.
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    • Not a half bad idea lmao
      GLoomis 30 jul
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    • Because we would have no way to tell who is lying
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    • Bc that would require effort
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    • That wouldn’t really change anything
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    • Yeah like we don't know who is saying build a wall or keep a great
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    • Shut up femoid
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    • Because without knowing their identity, we can't know their history, which is important. If a politician says a bunch of good sounding stuff, but he or she has a history of poor execution or poor decision making, then we're being robbed of that pertinent information.
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    • Takes off mask and boom Hillary Clinton!
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    • Because the average voter is too unintelligent and ill informed to pick policies based on merit. They don’t vote based on ideology. They vote their social group.
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    • Given how drumpf can string a complete sentence together I think his racist followers would still figure out which one is him. I do like the idea though. Need more substance and less name calling. I looking at you Hollywood trump.
      Oirucrem 30 jul
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