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Moderateguy

Moderateguy's Journal
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February 23, 2020

With Bernie as the nominee, lots of down ballot candidates will have to run against him

People need to realize and acknowledge this fact. A lot of down-ballot candidates in multiple states will have to run against Bernie, in addition, to their republicans opponent. This will be unavoidable. The unity among democrats will be an illusion at best. We might not be able to be on the same page about a lot of things, but we need to be on the same page about this.

February 23, 2020

Sanders replacement in the Senate would be a republican

The governor is republican. So it will be just a little bit harder to get control of the Senate—IF Bernie is the nominee and wins

February 22, 2020

Super Tuesday only awards 34% of the delegates

https://sites.uci.edu/energyobserver/2019/02/10/democratic-primary-delegates-are-40-super-tuesday-and-only-4-3-february-and-1-1-iowa/

A total of roughly 40% of the delegates will have been awarded after Super Tuesday. So unless a candidate has a blowout on Super Tuesday the race will still be on..
February 21, 2020

Full Transparency from Bernie is needed now

He knew about this a month ago. Did he not realize that not addressing this as soon as he was informed was not a good idea? He has consistently voted against Russian sanctions— surely someone in his campaign has to realize that this lack of transparency would look suspicious

February 21, 2020

NC: Top GOP Super Pac spent money on a democratic primary candidate

https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/483983-top-gop-super-pac-spent-money-on-nc-democrat


Snippets:

Those advertisements touted state Sen. Erica Smith (D), a candidate who has raised about $210,000 for her campaign. Smith is the more liberal candidate in the field, openly embracing "Medicare for All" and the Green New Deal.

In an interview, Steven Law, who heads the Senate Leadership Fund, said his group had decided to meddle in the Democratic primary after polls showed Cunningham running only narrowly ahead of Smith and after Democrats dumped millions of their own dollars into early advertising on Cunningham's behalf.


My comments:

Geez I wonder why the choose to run ads backing the more liberal of the Candidates if the GOP are so afraid of Sanders and his socialist message?
February 21, 2020

Attended a local candidate strategy breakfast this morning...

A strategy being suggested is that moderate Congresspeople/Congressional candidates come out against Bernie before or soon after their state primaries. It is hoped that by doing so the republicans will not be as successful in tying them together with Bernie (if he is the candidate). I think this is a good strategy to distance the top of the ticket from down-ballot races in states where a democratic socialist will be a electoral liability instead of an electoral asset.

February 21, 2020

Crazy Idea: Trump wins re-election

But we win 2/3rds majority in both houses. It was be great to have him both impeached and removed.

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