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Its amazing that for months and months the Hillary Clinton campaign and her followers scream sexist at every negative comment even ones on her policies, and then in one night can shatter that whole narrative as well as the one of the Bernie Bro by attacking Jane Sanders looks, her appearance, the kind of clothes she wears, or her weight.
Keep it up, Hillarites. You're making yourselves look just so, so good.
Why there's so much resistance on the Dem side to backing a winner is frankly incomprehensible. It's obvious that Bernie can play rope-a-dope with Donnie all day. Meanwhile Hillary cowers on the sidelines and tries to spin away her forthcoming indictment. It's unreal.
It's all on you from here on out. Good luck.
I swear, the Democratic Party could fuck up a wet dream. On one hand you've got a beloved candidate whose supporters ooze enthusiasm, who never hesitate to shower him with money, who will crawl over broken glass not only to vote for him but to volunteer for him, who would drive turnout in droves. He preaches a return to fairness and economic opportunity for all.
On the other, you've got a candidate dogged by scandal, under FBI investigation, sleazed up to the nines, trustworthiness and approval numbers through the floor and digging, preaching "settle for less", who will actively depress turnout.
Just in terms of finding some coat-tails to ride, why aren't the downticket candidates clamoring for a shift to Bernie? If Hillary is the nominee people will stay home in droves and it will be a Republican walk in the park!
Found this delightful little article in my wanderings. This seems like an accurate depiction of what Trump's attacks against Hillary might look like.
One can already imagine the monologue:
She lies so much. Everything she says is a lie. Ive never seen someone who lies so much in my life. Let me tell you three lies shes told. She made up a story about how she was ducking sniper fire! There was no sniper fire. She made it up! How do you forget a thing like that? She said she was named after Sir Edmund Hillary, the guy who climbed Mount Everest. He hadnt even climbed it when she was born! Total lie! She lied about the emails, of course, as we all know, and is probably going to be indicted. You know she said there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq! It was a lie! Thousands of American soldiers are dead because of her. Not only does she lie, her lies kill people. Thats four lies, I said Id give you three. You cant even count them. You want to go on PolitiFact, see how many lies she has? It takes you an hour to read them all! In fact, they ask her, she doesnt even say she hasnt lied. They asked her straight up, she says she usually tries to tell the truth! Ooooh, she tries! Come on! This is a person, every single word out of her mouth is a lie. Nobody trusts her. Check the polls, nobody trusts her. Yuge liar.
Full title: Bernie Sanders is the Worst Presidential Candidate in History, and You and All Your Friends are Idiots
Just in the interests of, you know... balance, or something!
And I wouldnt worry about millennial voters either, even though theyre critical to the partys general election success and are gleefully declaring that they wont support anyone but Bernie in November. Dont sweat it. Hillarys this close to understanding what theyre all about.
And, most importantly...
Full article: http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/02/bernie-sanders-is-the-worst-presidential-candidate.html
The claim was quickly batted back by the states Democratic senator Harry Reid, who was instrumental in securing Nevadas first in the west position as an early-nominating state, in large part to ensure a more diverse state has a say early on in the primaries.
But the remark left a strong impression in the state. Both Mook and Fallon know that 80% figure is ludicrous, and the attempt to make Nevada seem like Iowa and New Hampshire is a spin too far, wrote Jon Ralston, the most influential pundit in the state, pointing out that around half of the states population are minorities.
He added: I dont smell a rat. I smell something much more pungent from the Clinton campaign: fear.
I just love that nickname. El Viejito. ¡Si se puede!
But it is in the area of foreign and military affairs that Hillary the hawk is most vulnerable. As Secretary of State her aggressiveness and poor judgement led her to the White House where, sweeping aside the strong objections of Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, she persuaded President Obama to bomb Libya and topple its dictatorial regime.
Whether as Senator on the Armed Services Committee or as Secretary of State, Mrs. Clinton has never met a war or raid she didnt like, or a redundant, wasteful weapons system she was willing to aggressively challenge. As president, Hillary Clinton would mean more wars, more raids, more blowbacks, more military spending and more profits for the military-industrial complex that President Eisenhower so prophetically warned about in his farewell address.
Yep, it's a Nader link. But let me ask you this: if people of like mind with Nader had enough sway to take the election away from Al Gore, why would we want to court disaster a second time by antagonizing them? Sure, they're not "true Democrats", but the votes of "not true Democrats" count just the same. If we want the best outcome for the most number of people, should we not unite behind the candidate that can garner the most number of votes?
For your consideration.
I just... wow. Bill's got some stones to be throwing Obama himself under the bus. I think some folks might start feeling a little taken for granted after this.