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Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:32 AM

 

Things you actually LIKE about the candidate you oppose the MOST.

I was thinking this morning about how toxic things have gotten (Yes, I do know I've been part of it). One thing we all agree on is getting Tramp out of office. So, I was thinking, maybe to diffuse a bit of the toxicity.. maybe a thread where people can post something('s) that the actually "LIKE" (positive things please, no snarky bullshit like "I like that he's/she's going to lose). So here goes. Also, I don't think this needs saying, but this is about things you like about the Democratic Party candidate that you oppose the most.

The one I oppose the most is Bernie Sanders, but
I like his positions on most issues. I think they are ambitious and extremely humane. This is admirable.
I do like that he's extremely consistent.
I do like that he energizes significant numbers of people that don't traditionally vote.
I do like that his energy is having a leftward movement effect on our party.
I do actually get some enjoyment from that "grumpy grandpa" persona he runs with.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided

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Reply Things you actually LIKE about the candidate you oppose the MOST. (Original post)
Amimnoch Feb 2020 OP
LonePirate Feb 2020 #1
FoxNewsSucks Feb 2020 #5
rzemanfl Feb 2020 #2
Devil Child Feb 2020 #3
33taw Feb 2020 #14
Devil Child Feb 2020 #16
33taw Feb 2020 #19
RhodeIslandOne Feb 2020 #21
hangaleft Feb 2020 #25
Zolorp Feb 2020 #4
KPN Feb 2020 #36
yellowwoodII Feb 2020 #6
hangaleft Feb 2020 #26
lark Feb 2020 #7
MaryMagdaline Feb 2020 #8
Amimnoch Feb 2020 #20
thesquanderer Feb 2020 #9
Laelth Feb 2020 #10
Codeine Feb 2020 #24
rampartc Feb 2020 #11
Squinch Feb 2020 #12
LAS14 Feb 2020 #13
I_UndergroundPanther Feb 2020 #15
denem Feb 2020 #32
BusyBeingBest Feb 2020 #17
zackymilly Feb 2020 #18
Codeine Feb 2020 #22
DanTex Feb 2020 #23
The Mouth Feb 2020 #27
Vivienne235729 Feb 2020 #28
NedBraden Feb 2020 #29
JustAnotherGen Feb 2020 #30
defacto7 Feb 2020 #40
Celerity Feb 2020 #31
denem Feb 2020 #33
Celerity Feb 2020 #37
mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2020 #34
nevergiveup Feb 2020 #35
KPN Feb 2020 #38
mvd Feb 2020 #39
defacto7 Feb 2020 #41

Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:34 AM

1. He served honorably as VP for 8 years.

 

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Response to LonePirate (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:37 AM

5. that plus

 

he is capable of showing genuine human compassion and empathy.

Something entirely absent from MF45
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:34 AM

2. Plus topless women. You forgot that. n/t

 

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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:35 AM

3. The thing I like most about Mike Bloomberg!

 

Sorry, Iím at a loss here.

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Response to Devil Child (Reply #3)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:53 AM

14. Bloomberg knows the target. It is Trump.

 

He has employed people that will target Trumps personality disorder. Other candidates and their surrogates attack each other. Sort of like you did. This is an attempt to get people to say something nice, or say nothing at all. There are lots of opportunities for that.

Tulsi Gabbard is my least favorite candidate. I like that she served in the military honorably.
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Response to 33taw (Reply #14)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 11:06 AM

16. Michael Bloomberg: He is for sure and without a doubt, not Donald J. Trump.

 

That is the best I can muster.
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Response to Devil Child (Reply #16)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 11:19 AM

19. I also feel that Michael Bloomberg is not a Russian puppet like Donald Trump.

 

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Response to Devil Child (Reply #3)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:26 PM

21. Tulsi is pretty. n/m

 

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Response to RhodeIslandOne (Reply #21)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:32 PM

25. I was gonna say I like Tulsi's hair

 

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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:36 AM

4. I like that my momma taught me to say nothing at all in cases like this.

 

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Response to Zolorp (Reply #4)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:15 PM

36. What, saying anything good?

 

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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:37 AM

6. Uhhh..

 

Biden: Nope, can't think of anything
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Response to yellowwoodII (Reply #6)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:32 PM

26. He's not Tulsi

 

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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:42 AM

7. I'm pretty much where you are at on Bernie.

 

I do like a lot of his policies and his consistency in messaging

Bloomberg is next to last on my list and the thing I like best about him is he is running squarely against drumpf, not the rest of the field, and has said he would not run as a 3rd party candidate and would donate his network to the person who has the D behind their name for the general election.

It's hard saying good things and not including the other more negative stuff that tilts the field, IMO. This was a good exercise for me in civility, thank you for posing this question.
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:44 AM

8. Bernie: has deep concern for the poor

 

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Response to MaryMagdaline (Reply #8)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:18 PM

20. Oo, that is a good one as well. Thanks. -nt

 

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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:51 AM

9. Things I like about Bloomberg

 

I like that he is known to have always been someone focussed on actual data.

I like that he is directing so much energy on fighting Trump (and as a bonus, that he seems to specifically be trying to get under his skin).

I like that he is committed to providing substantial support to our nominee, no matter who it is.

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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:51 AM

10. She is absolutely gorgeous! n/t

 

-Laelth
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Response to Laelth (Reply #10)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:30 PM

24. This is true. nt

 

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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:51 AM

11. i like those things about bernie as well

 

but I oppose joe biden who is incredibly experienced, particularly in foreign affairs, probably the most important area to fix in the post trump era. biden knows the players, at home and abroad, that will be needed to restore order.
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:52 AM

12. About Bernie? Really I find nothing to like, though I'd vote

 

for him if I had to.

Pete - who I don't support only because I know there are loads of people who would tell a pollster, "Sure I'd vote for a gay guy," when they never would - I think he's a terrific candidate other than that.
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:52 AM

13. I like that Sanders is passionate and consistent. nt

 

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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 11:02 AM

15. Bloomberg is my least favorite candidate

 

Something nice hmmmm.
Bloomberg is paying big bucks to torment trump and has even hired an expert on narcissists to make sure his ads go for the jugular with him.
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Response to I_UndergroundPanther (Reply #15)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:44 PM

32. 'even hired an expert on narcissists'

 

If those reports are true, you have gotta love that.
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 11:07 AM

17. Counting out Tulsi and Steyer, because I doubt they'll

 

get anywhere--

Biden: Who doesn't like him personally and empathize with him and his family's struggles?

Buttigieg: Very smart, will have his turn someday at bigger things
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 11:10 AM

18. He has nice hair.

 

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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:29 PM

22. Bernie has always been on the right side of history.

 

Heís got a strong moral compass and wants to do good.
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:29 PM

23. I oppose Bloomberg the most, but his ads against Trump are outstanding.

 

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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:36 PM

27. Bloomberg. He is an actual successful businessperson

 

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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:38 PM

28. I don't like Bernie AT ALL. But I do like his policies and that he is pulling the party back to the

 

LEFT. I also like that he is bringing in young people.
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:39 PM

29. Michael Bloomturd

 

I dislike Bloomberg the most.

The thing I like most about him is he decided to not buy a 4th term in NYC..
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:39 PM

30. Gabbard

 

She sticks to the script. She does not move from her response - regardless of the question.
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Response to JustAnotherGen (Reply #30)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:37 PM

40. Mine is Gabbard and I have exactly the same positive remark.

 

Nothing else though.
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:42 PM

31. I hate everything about Trump other than I do like the fact he is not immortal

 

Democrat, well, I will support the winner. I cannot take the back and forth bashing anymore.
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Response to Celerity (Reply #31)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:47 PM

33. I can't think of one positive thing to say about the trump family.

 

No redeeming qualities,
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Response to denem (Reply #33)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:16 PM

37. A nightmare with the largest concentrated power on the planet

 

at their grubby, grimy little fingertips.
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:08 PM

34. The candidate I oppose the most is Donald Trump.

 

What I like about him is that he's not ten feet tall.

(You should have seen what spell check turned that into.)
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:13 PM

35. I believe he is a decent and honorable man but

 

George McGovern was also a decent and honorable man.
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:18 PM

38. Bloomberg --

 

He has pledged to use his money to support and promote whoever gets the Democratic Party nomination.
He rankles tRump no end with his ads.
He's not tRump.
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:23 PM

39. Good idea, recommended

 

For Bloomberg:

- I looked up his positions, and at least many of them are commonly accepted in the party
- He has LOTS of money that can be used to beat Trump. And that is also the case if he isnít the nominee
- I like how he insults Trump right back
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Response to Amimnoch (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:54 PM

41. My second worst is Bloomberg..

 

Positive: I don't think he's really running, I think he's undercutting Trump to give the value to the final front runner. My tin hat on?... sure.

My third I won't mention because my reason for not liking this person is too subtle for most and it just won't matter. I'll vote for the person if it's necessary. To me, the ends don't justify the means for any candidate.

My first is Gabbard whom I positively eluded to previously.
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