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Mon Feb 29, 2016, 08:44 AM

Tulsi Gabbard has a future in our party.

I'm not talking about her resigning from the DNC and endorsing Bernie.
That certainly ruffled some party feathers but will fade in years to come.

I had never seen her before an interview this morning.
Very attractive,,,I know that shouldn't matter, but.
Very well spoken.. No ums or ahs.
Military veteran
Gives a clear and concise presentation.

I hope she stays in politics.

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 09:45 AM

1. I saw her ad last night and thought "There's the future of Progressive Politics in America"

 

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Mon Feb 29, 2016, 02:41 PM

2. She was the opening interview on Bill Maher's show back in November

And was so impressive that she stuck in my mind. I agree that she has a very bright future ahead. And a belated welcome to DU...

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Thu Mar 24, 2016, 05:14 PM

3. The Curious Islamophobic Politics of Dem Congressmember Tulsi Gabbard

 

The Curious Islamophobic Politics of Dem Congressmember Tulsi Gabbard


http://www.democraticunderground.com/12511380969

http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/curious-islamophobic-politics-dem-congressmember-tulsi-gabbard


But the case of Tulsi Gabbard becomes less curious and more expected once you look at her links to a different set of ethnic and religious hardliners: the Hindu nationalist Indian Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Since her election to Congress, Gabbard has tied herself closely to this party, which has a history of condoning hatred and violence against India's Muslim minority. Many of her stateside donors and supporters are also big supporters of this movement, which disdains secularism and promotes religious sectarianism....

Why did Gabbard work so hard to shield BJP abuses from congressional review? The answer lies in her base of supporters. The BJP draws on support from the large Indian expatriate community through an organization called the Overseas Friends of BJP. In August of last year, the group convened a large number of Indian American BJP supporters in Atlanta as part of an eight-city tour designed to prepare for Modi's first visit to the United States the following month.

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