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Sat Oct 31, 2020, 07:47 PM

Signs may point to a Biden victory, but some Democrats can't shake memories of 2016

The last days of the 2020 campaign have become anxious moments for some Democrats. They believe that signs point to a victory for former vice president Joe Biden, but thatís never quite enough when it comes to dealing with President Trump. The hangover from 2016 remains palpable.

Strategists agree that were it not for what happened in 2016, it would be easier to predict the outcome in 2020 with confidence. But 2016 did happen, and the country has lived with the results for four years. As in the closing days four years ago, Trump still appears to have another path to victory, perhaps against great odds. Also there is disagreement over whether the country faces a long and fractious week of vote counting or will have a clear and decisive outcome relatively quickly.

The president hasnít changed in four years, and his campaign rallies offer fresh testimony. He is trying to replicate that closing rush that shocked the world. Along the way, he has sought to divide, to inflame, to distract. At a time of record numbers of new cases of novel coronavirus infections, his closing message continues to be a claim that the country has rounded the corner in containing the coronavirusís spread. Truth has never been Trumpís calling card.

While campaigning Friday, he asserted falsely that doctors have dishonestly recorded deaths linked to other causes ó cancer or other diseases ó as being caused by the coronavirus because they make more money doing so. What the president said was both callous and outrageous. Doctors and other health-care workers have been on the front lines all year; some have given their lives in service to others. It matters not to the president. It should matter to voters.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/signs-may-point-to-a-biden-victory-but-some-democrats-cant-shake-memories-of-2016/2020/10/31/5174e07c-1bac-11eb-aeec-b93bcc29a01b_story.html

We don't have an October surprise like the news Comey broke at the last minute. Trump's personal attorney and groom of the stool Giuliani tried without success with the Hunter Biden laptop news.

Still some of the voter and mail suppression has me a little concerned.

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Sat Oct 31, 2020, 07:56 PM

1. We got this, just keep it going!

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