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cali

(114,904 posts)
Sat Feb 6, 2016, 03:44 PM Feb 2016

Why Hillary going to Flint is good thing- from a Bernie supporter

Because it will put the spotlight on Flint in a positive and urgent way. And anyone horrified by this austerity/greed created tragedy, should consider that. I don't care if Hillary gets good press or what her motives are. I care about help and justice for the people of Flint, particularly, the kids.

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Why Hillary going to Flint is good thing- from a Bernie supporter (Original Post) cali Feb 2016 OP
Agree. /nt think Feb 2016 #1
Fair enough warrprayer Feb 2016 #2
K and R for showing the way. oasis Feb 2016 #3
Couldn't agree more Andy823 Feb 2016 #4
Absolutely. thucythucy Feb 2016 #5
A voice of sanity. Stand and Fight Feb 2016 #6
Thank you Dem2 Feb 2016 #7
Thanks cali Feb 2016 #13
Thank you. MineralMan Feb 2016 #8
Couldn't agree more, cali. Aerows Feb 2016 #9
I agree. Too bad it won't be Snyder. cali Feb 2016 #11
I couldn't agree more....but it is still a political stunt virtualobserver Feb 2016 #10
Nice post, thank you. nt intheozone Feb 2016 #12
It's win-win Flying Squirrel Feb 2016 #14
I don't see how it could make things worse. The pukes are already cali Feb 2016 #16
You do know Andy823 Feb 2016 #21
Bernie supporter here and I commend Hillary honeylady Feb 2016 #15
I wish it would stop also Andy823 Feb 2016 #23
Thanks Cali. Agschmid Feb 2016 #17
I think this is the first post of yours I've ever rec'd. Ever Number23 Feb 2016 #18
I've written several in the vein of defending Hillary, but thanks cali Feb 2016 #19
I'm not 1/5 as interested in defending Hillary as I am drawing attention to issues that Number23 Feb 2016 #20
This issue needs to be kept front and center Andy823 Feb 2016 #22

warrprayer

(4,734 posts)
2. Fair enough
Sat Feb 6, 2016, 03:49 PM
Feb 2016

I stood outside to see her speak for two hours in '08 at Mercyhurst College in Erie Pa, along with hundreds of working single Moms who drug their kids with them in - 5 weather with howling winds.
I cheered her until I was hoarse.
Sad to see how it all turned out.

Andy823

(11,495 posts)
4. Couldn't agree more
Sat Feb 6, 2016, 03:56 PM
Feb 2016

The problem in Flint needs all the attention it can get. People responsible for what happened need to be put on trial and let the people decide their fate.

MineralMan

(146,062 posts)
8. Thank you.
Sat Feb 6, 2016, 04:02 PM
Feb 2016

Flint needs all the help it can get. It's like a lot of forgotten places, full of forgotten people. Shining a light on that is important.

 

Aerows

(39,961 posts)
9. Couldn't agree more, cali.
Sat Feb 6, 2016, 04:05 PM
Feb 2016

The people of Flint deserve all the attention they can get, and frankly, if nobody goes to jail over this situation, it will be a very dark day for justice in this country.

 

Flying Squirrel

(3,041 posts)
14. It's win-win
Sat Feb 6, 2016, 04:41 PM
Feb 2016

It helps put attention on the bad actors in MI and it makes her look bad for politicizing a tragedy, which could make the situation worse. (I don't want to see the situation get worse, so I guess it may end up being win-win-lose.)

Andy823

(11,495 posts)
21. You do know
Sat Feb 6, 2016, 09:45 PM
Feb 2016

The mayor invited her, and don't you think that if Bernie had been invited he too would have gone?

honeylady

(157 posts)
15. Bernie supporter here and I commend Hillary
Sat Feb 6, 2016, 05:01 PM
Feb 2016

for going to Flint and I know its not just a PR stunt. She has been genuinely outraged and very upset over this.

I wish we could stop the fucking bickering.

Andy823

(11,495 posts)
23. I wish it would stop also
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 07:45 PM
Feb 2016

Not one person here is going to change their vote, and all the fighting and name calling is only making things worse come the general election. When one candidate does something good we should all applaud them, not rip them apart.

Number23

(24,544 posts)
20. I'm not 1/5 as interested in defending Hillary as I am drawing attention to issues that
Sat Feb 6, 2016, 05:41 PM
Feb 2016

seriously and genuinely affect black people and/or the poor. This issue affects both.

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