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Thu Apr 9, 2020, 08:49 PM

 

Sanders' exit could bring Obama into the 2020 fold

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is out, and former President Barack Obama is maybe, possibly in.

Sanders dropped out of the 2020 race on Wednesday, saying his "path toward victory is virtually impossible" but pledging to stay on primary ballots through the Democratic National Convention to gain influence in the party. That makes former Vice President Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee, and leaves Obama free to campaign for his former second in command.

Obama has refused to endorse a primary candidate since the 2020 Democratic race's jam-packed beginnings, though reports did suggest he was quietly backing Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). Other reports suggested he wasn't thrilled about Biden getting in the race, and told Biden's campaign staff to make sure he didn't "embarrass himself." Biden meanwhile maintained he specifically asked Obama not to endorse him, though he has promised his presidency would essentially be a third Obama term.

But Sanders' departure leaves Obama with just one choice, effectively compelling him to take a stand as a Biden surrogate. Obama did reportedly expect to perform a lot of party unifying this summer, after all. There's just one problem: Obama didn't end up turning the tides when he did the same for Hillary Clinton in 2016.

https://news.yahoo.com/sanders-exit-could-bring-obama-170948684.html
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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Apr 9, 2020, 09:03 PM

1. 3979 comments on that article, didn't look, probably nasty as hell nt

 

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Response to msongs (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 9, 2020, 09:06 PM

2. Good choice.

 

Yahoo comments make Twitter look reasonable.
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Response to TwilightZone (Reply #2)

Thu Apr 9, 2020, 09:12 PM

5. lol@yahoos. Poor things.

 

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Response to msongs (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 9, 2020, 09:08 PM

3. Yahoo has gotten better lately

 

But I didn't look at this article's comments.
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Response to msongs (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 9, 2020, 09:10 PM

4. Don't

 

Yahoo comments are cancerous
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Response to msongs (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 9, 2020, 10:49 PM

9. Yeah I tend to stay out of the comments for this reason.

 

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Apr 9, 2020, 09:16 PM

6. I doubt some of this--a) that Obama backed Warren b) this crap about Biden embarrassing himself.

 

But yes, it will be great to see Obama endorse Biden.
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Response to emmaverybo (Reply #6)

Thu Apr 9, 2020, 09:31 PM

7. Those narratives were thrown out to stop Biden. Doubt their authenticity.

 

I don't think Obama has any problem at all with Joe.
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Response to UncleNoel (Reply #7)

Fri Apr 10, 2020, 06:25 AM

11. The USS Barak Obama is watertight.

 

No ship leaks less. The tugs and pilot ships can chatter all they like.
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Response to emmaverybo (Reply #6)

Fri Apr 10, 2020, 02:24 PM

13. Looks like the author took a little bit of "journalistic" liberty with this article. I highly...

 

doubt Obama "backed" anyone, or even gave broad hints as to who he preferred. He stayed out of it, just like in 2016. This reminds me of the fake question..."why isn't Obama endorsing Biden"? My belief is that Obama always knew that whoever emerged victorious, he would have to play the role of unifier.
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Response to Tarheel_Dem (Reply #13)

Fri Apr 10, 2020, 03:19 PM

15. Makes sense. I also do not think he would leak anything.

 

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Apr 9, 2020, 10:32 PM

8. Where would you think he would do the most good??? nt

 

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Apr 9, 2020, 10:51 PM

10. Obama Didn't "Turn The Tides" For Hillary In 2016?

 

SHE WON BY OVER 3 MILLION VOTES.
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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Apr 10, 2020, 06:59 AM

12. This article is a HIT JOB on Biden/Obama/Dems, beginning to end. nt

 

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Apr 10, 2020, 02:28 PM

14. how much time will Obama get to endorse Biden

 

before he is treated here like Sanders for not "immediately" endorsing?
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