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In It to Win It

(8,655 posts)
Thu Dec 20, 2018, 10:22 AM Dec 2018

Dear Beto, Andrew, and Stacey--Run Again



Truly transforming this country requires more than winning the White House. While Beto O’Rourke, Andrew Gillum, and Stacey Abrams would all be amazing presidential candidates—and probably excellent presidents—they are each uniquely suited to advance the larger cause of political transformation by running again for the offices they just recently sought and fell short of attaining.

https://www.thenation.com/article/beto-orourke-andrew-gillum-stacey-abrams-run-again/
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Dear Beto, Andrew, and Stacey--Run Again (Original Post) In It to Win It Dec 2018 OP
I hope all 3 run again NewJeffCT Dec 2018 #1
I hope they all run again mcar Dec 2018 #2
They should all... Mike Nelson Dec 2018 #3
All three of these candidatss need to run again Gothmog Dec 2018 #4
:) Pretty sure they will. They're all professional politicians Hortensis Dec 2018 #5
K & R MFGsunny Dec 2018 #6
Very easy to support all three. Lucky Luciano Dec 2018 #7
Yes! DownriverDem Dec 2018 #8
they should all run for senator seats AlexSFCA Dec 2018 #9
Abrams/Gillum 2020...works for me. mountain grammy Dec 2018 #10
Before today, I never thought of an Abrams 2020... In It to Win It Dec 2018 #11
I followed her campaign mountain grammy Dec 2018 #12

NewJeffCT

(56,832 posts)
1. I hope all 3 run again
Thu Dec 20, 2018, 10:26 AM
Dec 2018

I know Abrams just joined the Center for American Progress, but that doesn't mean she can't run

Mike Nelson

(10,127 posts)
3. They should all...
Thu Dec 20, 2018, 10:53 AM
Dec 2018

… run again... they would get even closer, which mean win. I like how they didn't try to be less "liberal" - I think voters like candidates who say how they feel and how they expect to compromise.

Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
5. :) Pretty sure they will. They're all professional politicians
Thu Dec 20, 2018, 11:41 AM
Dec 2018

who captured attention because of what they want to do in office. A book examining the various ways career politicians operate and what they need to do between their official elected gigs would be interesting reading if anyone knows of one.

In It to Win It

(8,655 posts)
11. Before today, I never thought of an Abrams 2020...
Thu Dec 20, 2018, 06:41 PM
Dec 2018

Because despite being an amazing candidate there wasn’t really much enthusiasm around the idea of an Abrams 2020 (at least, not that I’ve seen).

As of today, I thought about an Abrams 2020 run and I’m loving it. I can’t think of anything greater.

mountain grammy

(26,887 posts)
12. I followed her campaign
Thu Dec 20, 2018, 09:53 PM
Dec 2018

after listening to a GA State law professor talk about her. The energy that woman has is exactly what we need. Same with Gillum. I usually don't like to weigh in on this subject, but these two people have caught my imagination more than anyone else.

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