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stopbush

(24,404 posts)
Sun Mar 1, 2020, 12:06 AM Mar 2020

Should the also rans drop out and make it a Biden/Sanders contest?

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Yes - before Super Tuesday
11 (48%)
Yes - after Super Tuesday (ie: Wednesday)
6 (26%)
No
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Should the also rans drop out and make it a Biden/Sanders contest? (Original Post) stopbush Mar 2020 OP
pete yes, liz and amy not nt msongs Mar 2020 #1
After Super Tuesday none of the 3 have a path. Especially Klobuchar. Celerity Mar 2020 #12
After super Tuesday there will be a Democrat running and a MyNameGoesHere Mar 2020 #2
Bloomberg should drop out IronLionZion Mar 2020 #3
And should never have dropped in lunasun Mar 2020 #7
We need Amy to stay put and win Minnesota. RandySF Mar 2020 #4
This message was self-deleted by its author democratisphere Mar 2020 #5
It was a 2-person race the moment we got results from Nevada. Garrett78 Mar 2020 #6
Strategy - If Amy is in she'll prevent Bloomberg from doing well in IndyOp Mar 2020 #8
Yes. Pete, liz, and amy all need to drop out. Tulsi is a nonentity. Vivienne235729 Mar 2020 #9
This message was self-deleted by its author pinkstarburst Mar 2020 #10
Bloomberg won't drop out. Laelth Mar 2020 #11
Age is such an arbitrary metric when it comes to government. stopbush Mar 2020 #13
I don't know about arbitrary. Laelth Mar 2020 #14
Pete dropped out today. stopbush Mar 2020 #15
 

msongs

(67,536 posts)
1. pete yes, liz and amy not nt
Sun Mar 1, 2020, 12:07 AM
Mar 2020
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Celerity

(43,901 posts)
12. After Super Tuesday none of the 3 have a path. Especially Klobuchar.
Sun Mar 1, 2020, 10:01 AM
Mar 2020

Other than the irrelevant Gabbard, Klobuchar is dead last of the remaining candidates in almost every state, except for MN, with MN being the only reason she is still in (to block Bernie). She also, along with Bloomberg, pulls mostly from Biden, more than the others, Pete included. As for Warren, there is a high likelihood she doesnt even win Massachusetts and has no real path either, barring some freakish turn of events (Bernie becoming ill, etc)

Pete will do the right thing, but that same call to drop out surely also will apply to Klobuchar and Warren as well.

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MyNameGoesHere

(7,638 posts)
2. After super Tuesday there will be a Democrat running and a
Sun Mar 1, 2020, 12:10 AM
Mar 2020

Independent Senator from Vermont. I vote Democrat.

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IronLionZion

(45,692 posts)
3. Bloomberg should drop out
Sun Mar 1, 2020, 12:14 AM
Mar 2020
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lunasun

(21,646 posts)
7. And should never have dropped in
Sun Mar 1, 2020, 02:51 AM
Mar 2020

If he wants to run the anti trump stuff fine but why he inserted himself in only partially as a primary candidate for ST is beyond me.

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Undecided
 

RandySF

(60,100 posts)
4. We need Amy to stay put and win Minnesota.
Sun Mar 1, 2020, 12:16 AM
Mar 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
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Response to stopbush (Original post)

 

Garrett78

(10,721 posts)
6. It was a 2-person race the moment we got results from Nevada.
Sun Mar 1, 2020, 12:24 AM
Mar 2020

As I stated when the entrance poll numbers came in last Saturday, if those numbers are even remotely accurate, this is quite obviously a 2-person race. It was abundantly clear at that point that only Sanders and Biden had enough support (among POC, youth, etc.) to be viable for the nomination.

That anyone thought Buttigieg or Klobuchar, with near-zero support among POC, was viable is just astounding to me. It's as if those folks are brand spankin' new to Democratic Party politics.

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Undecided
 

IndyOp

(15,542 posts)
8. Strategy - If Amy is in she'll prevent Bloomberg from doing well in
Sun Mar 1, 2020, 08:46 AM
Mar 2020

states like hers. Warren will keep Bernie in check in CA.

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Vivienne235729

(3,391 posts)
9. Yes. Pete, liz, and amy all need to drop out. Tulsi is a nonentity.
Sun Mar 1, 2020, 09:47 AM
Mar 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
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Response to stopbush (Original post)

 

Laelth

(32,017 posts)
11. Bloomberg won't drop out.
Sun Mar 1, 2020, 09:59 AM
Mar 2020

Gabbard won't drop out. At least, I would be shocked if she did.

Warren, Buttigieg, and Klobuchar both should and may drop out, but my point, here, is that I think this will whittle down to a 3-person race: Sanders, Bloomberg, and Biden (our three elderly gentlemen--sigh). Their combined ages are greater than the age of our republic, itself.



-Laelth

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stopbush

(24,404 posts)
13. Age is such an arbitrary metric when it comes to government.
Sun Mar 1, 2020, 11:05 AM
Mar 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

Laelth

(32,017 posts)
14. I don't know about arbitrary.
Sun Mar 1, 2020, 11:29 AM
Mar 2020

It's relative, though. I'll give you that.

-Laelth

If I were to vote in a presidential
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stopbush

(24,404 posts)
15. Pete dropped out today.
Sun Mar 1, 2020, 09:00 PM
Mar 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
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