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Tue Apr 16, 2019, 05:59 PM

 

A millennial has taken the stage and he is extremely impressive.

We have a millennial making waves as he campaigns to be the next Presidential candidate for the Democratic Party. It really is exciting and he shatters every myth that millennials have been unfairly tagged with, as a whole. Some of the most amazing people I know hit early adulthood at the turn of the century.

Buttigieg is wonderful in so many ways. He is mature beyond his years and a great reflection of what I feel is going to be a great generation that will fight to make the US a better country than they were raised in. We are already seeing some of it in Congress.

Millennials unite. I think Mayor Pete is someone who can get them to the polls. I also think he is someone who will drive them back to the polls after Harris wins the primary. He is going to be amazing for our Democratic coalition in the decades moving forward.

Go Mayor Pete.
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Reply A millennial has taken the stage and he is extremely impressive. (Original post)
WeekiWater Apr 2019 OP
left-of-center2012 Apr 2019 #1
WeekiWater Apr 2019 #2
Cha Apr 2019 #6
ecstatic Apr 2019 #7
IndianaDave Apr 2019 #8
murielm99 Apr 2019 #3
blueinredohio Apr 2019 #4
WeekiWater Apr 2019 #5
IndianaDave Apr 2019 #9
namahage Apr 2019 #19
AlexSFCA Apr 2019 #10
WeekiWater Apr 2019 #12
AlexSFCA Apr 2019 #13
WeekiWater Apr 2019 #15
AdamGG Apr 2019 #11
WeekiWater Apr 2019 #14
Instant Liberal Apr 2019 #16
WeekiWater Apr 2019 #18
Celerity Apr 2019 #20
Politicub Apr 2019 #17
Celerity Apr 2019 #21

Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 06:20 PM

1. "after Harris wins the primary"

 

Uh huh

Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #1)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 06:21 PM

2. That was a fun line.

 

Smile.
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Response to WeekiWater (Reply #2)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 07:30 PM

6. :)

 

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Response to WeekiWater (Reply #2)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 07:31 PM

7. lol! nt

 

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Response to WeekiWater (Reply #2)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 07:33 PM

8. Well, we're all a little prejudiced about our favorite candidates --

 

But, deep down, we all love our country and our whole field of candidates. And we give each other some leeway to stand up for our chosen ones. Go Pete! Go Harris!
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Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 06:45 PM

3. This seventy year old hopes

 

the millennial wins the Presidency.
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Response to murielm99 (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 07:27 PM

4. I saw him on Rachel last night

 

I'm 62 and I'm kinda liking him.
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Response to murielm99 (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 07:29 PM

5. Love it. I am really impressed with him. NT

 

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Response to murielm99 (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 07:40 PM

9. Yep - I'm seventy-seven, and I'm all in for Pete Buttigieg!

 

We older folks have some wisdom about presidents. We've seen a lot of them, and Pete has everything one could hope for in a candidate. And he's the only one with military experience -- which means he will be very unlikely to draw our country into a frivolous war.

I could go on and on, but my primary point is, I agree with you!
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Response to IndianaDave (Reply #9)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 07:33 PM

19. Isn't Tulsi Gabbard also a veteran?

 

Oh. You meant serious candidates. My apologies.
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Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 08:31 PM

10. I actually think he is a stronger candidate than Harris

 

I supported Harris since before she even announced her run but switched to Buttigieg who is a true powerhouse with a political and oratorical talent matched only by Obama and Bill Clinton. Harris is great for California, I just can’t imagine her winning MI, WI and PA where Buttigieg is nearly guaranteed to win being the only candidate from industrial midwest. Those three states are the only ones that will count in general election (popular vote is 100% irrelevant). He should be able to carry Ohio also.
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Response to AlexSFCA (Reply #10)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 09:01 PM

12. I think it comes down to more than three states.

 

That is a bit too simple of a narrative. There are other high elector states that swing as well. Clearly we need to win more of them than last time around.

I also think we currently have a handful of contenders who could potentially win.

I really like a number of people in the field.
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Response to WeekiWater (Reply #12)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 09:02 PM

13. you CAN'T win w/o midwest

 

the most logical way is to select a candidate from midwest. Remember, Obama was from midwest.
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Response to AlexSFCA (Reply #13)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 09:14 PM

15. There are numerous paths to victory.

 

Winning the mid west is important. It was so close in some of those states that winning some and not others is a real possibility. It’s nice that we have other major electorate swing states as well.

Eliminating candidates by region is a poor tactic, in my opinion.
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Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 08:54 PM

11. Like what I've seen of Pete, but wonder if he'd be cut-throat enough in the general election

 

I remember well what Lee Atwater did to Michael Dukakis after he left the Democratic convention with a 17 point lead in the polls. Hopefully, Pete would have people close to him who have battled on the Presidential level before.
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Response to AdamGG (Reply #11)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 09:09 PM

14. Valid concerns.

 

He has shown a toughness by not being bombastic about the release of tapes having to do with a police chief that was fired. I see that a lot different than some people making very wild assumptions. Each move he has made appears to be in the protection of his constituents and possible “whistleblowers.” It’s a tough position and I could see some politicians handling it in a way that would gain them favor over what is right.

He also seems to have hit a chord with major Democratic leaders over the last couple of years. He opens the door for them. He seems like a sponge just soaking up knowledge.
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Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 02:24 PM

16. Referring to him as a Millennial is really pushing the definition, lol.

 

He's literally at the cutoff age to be considered such. He'll be 38 this year, right? Personally I think the start date should be more mid 80's than early 80's. But, we're already on to the next generation, so....what do we call them? The Naughty Generation? I've heard iGeneration too.
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Response to Instant Liberal (Reply #16)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 02:30 PM

18. It's not pushing the definition. It meets all parts of the definition.

 

The generally accepted dates and the accepted concept.
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Response to Instant Liberal (Reply #16)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 07:57 PM

20. Gen Z (I am right on the border between the 2, born in December 1995) comes after

 

Millennial for me (and a lot of others) means born 1981 to 1995 or 1996 (I prefer 1995 because that is a 15 year span)

I have seen it taken up to being born in 2000, even 2005 but that makes little sense to me.

Buttigieg was 16, 17, and 18 from January 1, 1999 to January 1, 2001. That certainly makes him still in his formulative years during the actual millennium flip (whether you think that happened Jan 1, 2000 or, like I do, January 1, 2001). I remember it, just not at a fully-formed adult level.
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Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 02:26 PM

17. Kamala/Pete is my dream ticket

 

K&r

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Response to Politicub (Reply #17)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 07:57 PM

21. +1

 

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