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Good news for Buttigieg - but reality check... He's still at 2% among AAs. And, if he wins Iowa? No,

the AAs, in SC, will not "fall in line" - just as they won't "fall in line" if Warren wins Iowa.

The kingmakers will not be predominantly white states. All roads to winning the nomination run through the racially-diverse states. This means that the black votes actually have relevance.

That being said, I can see Buttigieg in Biden's cabinet - for sure...

Harris Backs Away From Busing As A Federal Mandate After Biden Attack (Huffpost)

The comments section is interesting...


*NEW* Ipsos/Reuters (B+ Rated) Poll - Biden 22%, Sanders 16%, Harris 10%, Warren 9%


***NEW*** Washington Post/ABC (A+ Rated) Poll - Biden 29%, Sanders 23%, Harris 11%, Warren 11%

This was conducted many more days, post-debate, than the other newly-released polls (June 28 to July 1).

The bubble has already burst!


New Suffolk University Iowa poll actually shows that Joe Biden maintains the same lead as last month

and remains at 24% - the same as last month.

Yet some publications are making it seem as if Biden polled poorly in the recent Iowa poll. Why does the media engage in this type of misrepresentation?

Thankfully, the below article gives a more fair analysis:



In a new Suffolk University/USA TODAY Poll, Biden continues to lead the field, backed by 24% of those who say they are likely to attend the Democratic caucuses in Iowa that will open the presidential contests next year. Harris jumped to second place, at 16%, leapfrogging over Sanders, whose support sagged to single digits. At 9%, he finished fourth, behind Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 13%.


So, nothing has changed with Biden since last month. He is still at 24% and he still maintains the same 8 point lead. The only change is that Harris switched places with Sanders. He was at 16% last month, now she is at 16% this month.

CNN Poll - Biden 43%; Sanders 13%; Harris 12% ** Best Chance to Beat Trump **


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*** New (B+ Rated) Emerson College Poll *** Biden 34% (up 1), Bernie 24% (up 2), Warren 14% (up 4)

Joe Biden continues to hold his announcement bounce, and has gained a point since May now holding 34% of the vote, followed by Senator Bernie Sanders who moved up 2 points to 27%.

Senator Elizabeth Warren has broken away from the rest of those running, into 3rd place improving from 10% of the vote up to 14%. Senator Kamala Harris comes in fourth with 7%, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is in fifth with 6%, and Senator Cory Booker follows in sixth with 3% of the vote.

All other candidates poll at 1% or lower. The data was collected June 21-24, and has a margin of error of +/-4.5% for the Democratic primary.


*** N.B. that this poll was taken during the days after the smear attacks on Biden

I am looking forward to seeing the new Morning Consult Poll - I predict that Joe

will continue to dominate...

Cory is full of it -he applauds MLK for "loving" a segregationist but is hammering Biden for working

alongside Eastland.



Dont be one of those people I catch calling our president nasty names, Booker said.
Im serious. How can you think that youre going to beat darkness by stealing darkness? If Nelson Mandela can love his jailers, if Martin Luther King can love Bull Connorweve got to be people of love!



Theophilus Eugene Connor (July 11, 1897 March 10, 1973), known as Bull Connor, was an American politician who served as an elected Commissioner of Public Safety for the city of Birmingham, Alabama, for more than two decades. He strongly opposed activities of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. Under the city commission government, Connor had responsibility for administrative oversight of the Birmingham Fire Department and the Birmingham Police Department, which also had their own chiefs.

Connor enforced legal racial segregation and denied civil rights to black citizens, especially during the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's Birmingham campaign of 1963. He became an international symbol of institutional racism. Bull Connor directed the use of fire hoses and police attack dogs against civil rights activists; child protestors were also subject to these attacks.[2][3] National media broadcast these tactics on television, horrifying much of the country. The outrages served as catalysts for major social and legal change in the Southern United States and contributed to passage by the United States Congress of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.[4]

African American South Carolinians weigh in on Biden's comments (Report by CNN's Martin Savidge)

Martin Savidge: "Everybody we talked to said that Joe Biden's words did not change their opinion of him..."

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