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Fri May 3, 2019, 02:14 PM

 

Which had you rather do next year?

Last edited Fri May 3, 2019, 03:06 PM - Edit history (1)

Win

or

Spend months telling people "Yeah, but it's DEMOCRATIC socialism"

And his 🍯 🌕 in the USSR "ain't gonna make it with anyone anyhow."
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided

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Reply Which had you rather do next year? (Original post)
prodigitalson May 2019 OP
uawchild May 2019 #1
prodigitalson May 2019 #4
uawchild May 2019 #5
prodigitalson May 2019 #6
NYMinute May 2019 #14
George II May 2019 #22
mtnsnake May 2019 #8
murielm99 May 2019 #2
Cary May 2019 #3
aikoaiko May 2019 #7
prodigitalson May 2019 #9
NYMinute May 2019 #10
prodigitalson May 2019 #11
NYMinute May 2019 #12
prodigitalson May 2019 #21
WeekiWater May 2019 #13
NYMinute May 2019 #15
WeekiWater May 2019 #16
NYMinute May 2019 #17
WeekiWater May 2019 #19
Gothmog May 2019 #18
melman May 2019 #20

Response to prodigitalson (Original post)

Fri May 3, 2019, 02:16 PM

1. Please be more specific

 

please expand on your op
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided

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Response to uawchild (Reply #1)

Fri May 3, 2019, 02:22 PM

4. Explaining different types of socialism to general election voters

 

is probably not the best use of our time and resources in the presidential election. I'd rather get rid of Trump that try to put low info voters through grad school.
If I were to vote in a presidential
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Response to prodigitalson (Reply #4)

Fri May 3, 2019, 02:54 PM

5. "I'd rather get rid of Trump that try to put low info voters through grad school"

 

Really? Condescend much? lol

Isn't "low info voters" a pejorative? okie dokie, let's not fill their heads with issues then? lol

Call me an optimist but I do think voters do grasp the details of issues that are important to them, its our job to select a candidate that addresses their concerns.

Cheers
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Response to uawchild (Reply #5)

Fri May 3, 2019, 03:02 PM

6. People who will start paying attention in Sept. of 2020

 

and make their decision in late Oct. is who I'm talking about.

And my biggest concern to be addressed is getting rid of Trump.

And his honeymoon in the Soviet Union isn't gonna help explaining his socialism to those people. Well actually it might, but not in a helpful way. That shit is gonna leave a mark.

And yes, I am very arrogant and condescending. Just as the gods made me.
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Response to uawchild (Reply #5)

Fri May 3, 2019, 03:25 PM

14. Educational system has already failed core Trump voters

 

I doubt they are suddenly going to have a lightbulb moment.

The association of socialism with communism is very powerful and Bernie's own praise of Cuba and defense of Venezuela will seal the deal for them.

I think that the people outside Trump's core supporters may be persuaded by a mainstream "known quantity" candidate like Joe Biden.
If I were to vote in a presidential
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Response to uawchild (Reply #5)

Fri May 3, 2019, 08:10 PM

22. There are a lot of "low info" voters, maybe under informed would have been better, but....

 

....this brings back when I was making calls for Dan Malloy for his first Governor election campaign. It was going to be close, so they had us working right up to 8:00 when the polls closed, reminding people to get out and vote. One woman I spoke to about 7:00 said "I don't feel like going out tonight, maybe I'll vote tomorrow or Thursday"!!! Unfortunately we have way too many people who are "low info" like that.
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Response to prodigitalson (Reply #4)

Fri May 3, 2019, 03:14 PM

8. I agree

 

and you are right about low info voters. The country has more than its fair share of them, and trying to educate that particular segment of voters about the benefits of certain aspects of social programs would be in one ear and out the other. The priority is to beat Trump no matter what else.
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Response to prodigitalson (Original post)

Fri May 3, 2019, 02:16 PM

2. Hee Hee Hee.

 

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Response to prodigitalson (Original post)

Fri May 3, 2019, 02:19 PM

3. Do I understand what you will be saying here?

 

In the correct tense I will cross that bridge if I get there.
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Response to prodigitalson (Original post)

Fri May 3, 2019, 03:11 PM

7. I'm down with both.

 

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Response to aikoaiko (Reply #7)

Fri May 3, 2019, 03:15 PM

9. They are mutually exclusive imho nt

 

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Response to prodigitalson (Original post)

Fri May 3, 2019, 03:18 PM

10. I couldn't decipher the emojis in your OP nt

 

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Response to NYMinute (Reply #10)

Fri May 3, 2019, 03:19 PM

11. honeymoon nt

 

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Response to prodigitalson (Reply #11)

Fri May 3, 2019, 03:20 PM

12. well duh .. I am so dumb at times nt

 

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Response to NYMinute (Reply #12)

Fri May 3, 2019, 05:29 PM

21. Nah, that moon emoji could be more lunar. nt

 

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Response to prodigitalson (Original post)

Fri May 3, 2019, 03:22 PM

13. If Sanders wins the nomination....

 

It's his job to explain his platform and win. That doesn't mean we can't help without having to sell something we don't want to sell. There is more than one race coming up.

There is something people like myself will be doing all over the country that will hopefully carry him. If Sanders gets the nod I will be working strictly for down ticket democrats. Sanders won't have coattails and our efforts will be the only thing that will continue the blue wave. If we each work hard enough locally we will carry Sanders across the finish line. I will sure as hell tell each person I talk to about local candidates to make sure they vote for Sanders as well.
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Response to WeekiWater (Reply #13)

Fri May 3, 2019, 03:28 PM

15. If Sanders wins the nomination

 

he will have negative coattails. We will lose the house and the senate once Trump and republicans are done framing him. For his ambitious plans he will have to raise taxes or cut defense spending -- both are radioactive outside extreme liberal circles.
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Response to NYMinute (Reply #15)

Fri May 3, 2019, 03:36 PM

16. I agree that he will not have coattails. That was one of my points.

 

But politically active people on the left won't just slither away. Our efforts will be more emphasized on down ticket races. That additional emphasis will have an impact on down ticket races. If people slink away from the whole process because Sanders wins the nomination that really says something about us. We don't have to fight for Sanders in order to help carry Sanders or prove down ticket gains. Yes, it will be harder.
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Response to WeekiWater (Reply #16)

Fri May 3, 2019, 03:43 PM

17. I get your "no coattails"

 

I was going further with NEGATIVE coattails because a lot of centrist Democrats in middle America and South may stay home if Sanders is the nominee - which will be a net negative for whoever is running there for house or senate.
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Response to NYMinute (Reply #17)

Fri May 3, 2019, 03:57 PM

19. Agree with every word of your post. NT

 

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Response to prodigitalson (Original post)

Fri May 3, 2019, 03:56 PM

18. If it is a choice between being Woke or winning, I pick winning

 




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Response to Gothmog (Reply #18)

Fri May 3, 2019, 04:02 PM

20. Michael Steele

 

You mean former RNC chairman Michael Steele? lolol
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